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Hazardous Area Fluorescent Light Fixture operates on 347 Vac.

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Hazardous Area Fluorescent Light Fixture operates on 347 Vac.

Jul 29, 2014 - Suited for open air locations where flammable chemical vapors may be occasionally encountered, HALS-48-4L-347V explosionproof, 4 ft fixture carries Class 1 Division 2 Groups A/B/C/D approvals, has T4A temperature rating, and comes with four 54 W T5HO lamps. Options include T12HO or T8 lamps. While fixture is constructed of copper-free aluminum alloy, lamp reflector is constructed of heavy gauge aluminum coated with glossy reflective finish. Mounting options include surface, pendant, and cable.

Original Press Release

Larson Electronics Releases a Class 1 Division 2 Four Foot, Four Lamp Fixture Compatible with 347VAC

Press release date: Jul 25, 2014

Kemp, Texas – With over 40 years as a leader in the industrial and commercial lighting industry Larson Electronics continues its commitment to providing high-grade lighting equipment to specialty markets with the release of a Class 1 Division 2 explosion proof four foot, four lamp fixture that operates on 347 volts AC.

The HALS-48-4L-347V from Larson Electronics is a hazardous area fluorescent light fixture that is Class 1 Division 2 Groups A,B,C, and D approved, has a T4A temperature rating and is ideal for open air locations where flammable chemical vapors may be occasionally encountered. This fixture comes standard with four 54 watt T5HO lamps but an optional T12HO or T8 lamps are available. The lamps are protected by an aluminum framed hinged glass door secured with four turn latches. The fixture is constructed of copper free aluminum alloy and the lamp reflector is constructed of a heavy gauge aluminum coated with a high gloss reflective finish. This fixture is configured to operate on 347 volts AC for Canada and is 1598A Marine Type approved for use in marine environments.

The HALS-48-4L-347V has an electronic voltage ballast that works specifically with 347 volts AC and wiring connections are made through a ¾” threaded access hole. This fixture is designed to be surface mounted. Each surface mounting bracket is attached on each end of the light and allows the operator to adjust the angle of the entire fixture. Pendant and cable mounting options are also available for operators who wish to mount these fixtures away from the ceiling surface. Ideal applications would include aircraft maintenance, oil rigs, refineries, solvent and cleaning areas, gas processing plants, chemical manufacturing and waste treatment plants.

“This fixture provides operators in hazardous locations with a powerful, reliable and affordable lighting solution for open areas where flammable chemicals and vapors may be present,” said Rob Bresnahan with “Although this particular unit was configured to operate on 347 volts, we offer the same fixture that can be operated on 120-277 volts AC.”

Larson Electronics carries an extensive line of LED light towers, portable power distributions, explosion proof lights for hazardous locations, portable work lights and industrial grade LED area lights. You can view Larson Electronics’ entire line of lighting by visiting them on the web at You can also call 1-800-369-6671 to learn more or call 1-214-616-6180 for international inquiries.