Product News: Electrical Equipment & Systems
Explosion Proof Fluorescent Fixture delivers UV output.
Press Release Summary:
February 6, 2013 - Approved for hazardous locations and paint booth use, Model EPL-48-2L-UV provides ultraviolet light output that is suitable for curing adhesives and coatings in industrial applications or germicidal control in food and health related fields. Unit features aluminum construction, external sealed ballast, and heat- and impact-resistant Pyrex tubes to protect bulbs. Measuring 4 ft long, fixture operates from 12–277 Vac and is available in UV wavelengths of 400–315 nm, 315–280 nm, and 280–100 nm.
Original Press Release
Larson Electronics Releases Explosion Proof Fluorescent Fixture with Ultraviolet Output
Press release date: January 30, 2013
The EPL-48-2L-UV explosion proof ultraviolet fluorescent light from Larson Electronics provides high output ultraviolet light that is ideal for use during adhesive and coating applications that require UV light to speed the curing process. This fixture is also well suited to suppression of microbes as a germicidal control in the food and health industries. Measuring four feet long and weighing 65 lbs, this ultraviolet fluorescent fixture features aluminum construction, external sealed ballast, and heat and impact resistant Pyrex tubes to protect the fluorescent bulbs. These lights are designed to produce ultraviolet light, commonly known as “black light”, and are available in a variety of wavelength depending upon the operators needs. Available output wavelengths for this light include Ultraviolet A 400nm - 315nm, Ultraviolet B 315nm - 280nm, and Ultraviolet C 280nm - 100nm which is commonly referred to as the germicidal range. These explosion proof lights are approved for Class 1 Division 1, Class 1 Division2, and Class 2 Division 1 and 2 locations as well as paint spray booth certified. This paint booth approval combined with the ultraviolet output of the UV lamps makes this an ideal fixture for operations where UV light is used within the booth to speed the curing of UV reactive paints, adhesives, and coatings. These fixtures are also approved for outdoor marine environments, making them suitable for use dockside and within marinas and shipyards where vessel servicing often involves the application of adhesives and coatings. Operators can choose from different mounting options including standard adjustable end brackets and optional pendant mounts to allow better clearance between the fixture and the mounting surface. These explosion proof lights operate with standard 12-277 VAC current, allowing them to operate with most common voltages encountered within industrial and commercial settings without the need for transformers.
“This explosion proof ultraviolet light fixture is UL Listed for Class 1 Division 1 environments and approved for use in paint spray booths,” said Robert Bresnahan or Larson Electronics’ LarsonElectronics.com “Offered in UV-A, UV-B, and UV-C wavelengths, the EPL-48-2L-UV fixture will produce ultraviolet light for multiple applications including paint curing, packaging, and quality control to name a few.”
Larson Electronics produces a full range of explosion proof and hazardous location lighting equipment, fluorescent work lights, portable LED lights, HID light towers, and LED boat lights. To view the entire Larson Electronics line of industrial grade lighting solutions, visit them on the web at Larsonelectronics.com. You can also call 1-800-369-6671 to learn more about all of Larson Electronics’ lighting products or call 1-214-616-6180 for international inquires.