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Portable Explosion Proof LED Light mounts on base stand.

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March 3, 2014 - Comprised of 150 W LED light head mounted atop non-sparking aluminum base stand, Model EPL-16BS-1X150LED-100 produces 12,000 lm in flood pattern that is suitable for illuminating enclosed areas and hazardous locations where flammable vapors, gases, and dusts may be present. Lamp head is T5 temperature rated and retains 80% of its lumen output after 60,000 hours of use. By loosening 2 hand screws on side of light head, lamp can be adjusted up or down 90° and locked into position.

Larson Electronics, LLC

9419 E US Hwy. 175, Kemp, TX, 75143, USA

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Larson Electronics Reveals a 150 Watt Portable Explosion Proof LED Light on a Base Stand

Press release date: February 24, 2014

Kemp, Texas – Leading supplier of explosion proof and industrial grade lighting Larson Electronics has announced the release of a Class 1 & 2 Division 1 & 2 Portable Explosion Proof LED Light mounted on a base stand fabricated from non-sparking aluminum. The compact LED light head on this unit produces 12,000 lumens of light while drawing only 150 watts.

The EPL-16BS-1X150LED-100 portable explosion proof LED light provides operators an easy to maneuver LED work light for use within hazardous locations. This portable fixture is comprised of a 150 watt LED light head that is mounted atop of a base stand that is fabricated from non-sparking aluminum. The LED light head produces a brilliant flood pattern of light that is ideal for illuminating enclosed areas and hazardous locations where flammable vapors, gases and dusts may be present. The LED lamp head is T5 temperature rated and retains 80% of its lumen output after 60,000 hours of use. The explosion proof LED light head in this unit features multiple LED drivers which help to increase the operational life of the fixture. With traditional LED lights, in the event an LED array or driver fails, the entire fixture no longer illuminates. This new series of LED lamps contains twelve LED boards configured in a series of banks. Each bank contains two LED boards with an individual driver. In the event of a driver failure, only one bank of LEDs will be affected while the other banks will continue to operate. In the event of an LED failure, the mating LED will continue to operate.

The lamp can be easily adjusted up or down 90° and locked into position by loosening the two hand screws located on the side of the light head. Once the light is in the desired position, the operator then tightens the screws back to set the position. The light frame assembly features a carrying handle on the top for easy transport and a hand screw at the base allowing operators to pivot the top frame assembly on the four leg base stand. Included with this portable LED light is 100 feet SOOW cord terminated in a 1523 explosion proof straight blade plug. This unit is multi-voltage capable and can be configured to operate on 120-277 volts AC. For added protection to the lens, it is shipped with 25 peel off mylar over-spray lamp protectors. The protectors provide the lamp protection from dirt or debris and can be removed, cleaned and replaced.

“This 150 watt LED fixture provides operators with a powerful flood beam for work areas within hazardous locations,” Rob Bresnahan with Larsonelectronics.com said. “This explosion proof LED light is lightweight, versatile and maintenance free.”

Larson Electronics carries and extensive line of LED lights, boat lights, intrinsically safe LED lights, LED blasting lights and explosion proof lights. You can view Larson Electronics’ full line of industrial grade lighting by visiting their website at Larsonelectronics.com. Larson Electronics can be reached directly by calling 1-800-369-6671 or 1-903-498-6636 for international inquiries.

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