Explosion Proof Light - Waterproof Fluorescent Light Fixture - Paint Spray Booth, Rigs - 4 foot, 2 l
Part # EPL-48-2L Price: $780.00
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The Larson Electronics EPL-48-2L Explosion Proof Fluorescent Light Fixture is U.S./Canada U.L. approved Class 1 Division 1 and Class 1 Division 2 for hazardous locations where flammable chemical/petrochemical vapors exist or have the potential to exist. The unit carries a T6 temperature rating, it is also approved for Paint Spray Booths.
The EPL-48-2L fixture is a 4 foot long, 2 lamp, UL listed Class 1 Division 1 and Class 2 Division 1 & 2 explosion proof fluorescent light which is also approved for use in paint spray booth applications. This T6 temperature rated fixture comes standard with two fluorescent lamps. Lamp choices include T5HO, T12HO, and T8. The lamps are protected by heat and impact resistant Pyrex tubes and the fixture is constructed of copper free aluminum alloy. The lamp reflectors are corrosion resistant heavy gauge aluminum and coated with a high gloss reflective finish.This fixture is multi-voltage capable and is available with a variety of lamp options. The EPL-48-2L provides operators in hazardous locations with a reliable and affordable lighting solution that provides the best explosion proof protection available without sacrificing light quality or fixture durability.
We offer a choice of bulbs with all of our explosion proof fluorescent fixtures. However, we standardize on the T-5HO bulbs mostly for longevity and high output. However, many of our customers, including Naval bases, shipyards, oil rigs and petrochemical processing plants operate in very cold conditions, and T-12HO bulbs operate well in those environments. Larson Electronics offers a T12VHO lamp option, 110 watt Very High Output lamps make this fixture an ideal replacement for 400 watt metal halide surface mount fixtures in hazardous location areas requiring Class 1 Division 1 rated lights. *However, the 110 watt T12VHO lamp configuration is not appropriate for paint spray booth applications.
|Amp Draw @ 120V AC
|Amp Draw @ 277V AC
|Amp Draw @ 12V DC
|Amp Draw @ 24V DC
|Lamp Life Expectancy
||5000K / 4100K
|Operation cost per year
(8hs/day @ 11c/kWh)
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Mounting Options: Unless otherwise specified, our standard, most popular configuration is the bracket end mounting shown enlarged below. We also offer a pendant mount for those needing to suspend the fixture away from the ceiling surface (i.e. suspend from pipe or conduit). Additional mounting configurations can be customized to meet the requirements on the application. Please contact us for special mounting configurations.
Surface Mount (Standard) |
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Adjustable Surface Mount Brackets: Each bracket is cinched to the bracket mounting peg on each side of the light. The angle of the bracket is set by tightening two cap screws on either side of the bracket. The cap screws act as a set screw. The bracket itself is mounted via a single bolt hole at the top the bracket. There are two brackets, one on each end of the light. Once the brackets are mounted to a surface (ceiling, floor or wall), the light fixture can be removed from the brackets by loosening the cap screws that hold the bracket to the mounting peg.
Pendant Mount (Optional) |
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3 Conduit Positions
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Suspension Mounting: Pendant mount fixtures hang from the ceiling and are suspended by rigid pipe. Each fixture features a 1/2” NPT junction box on one end, and a 1/2” NPT adjustable L-bracket on the other end of the fixture. Operators bring rigid pipe down to the threaded mounting hubs. Wiring is fed down through the rigid pipe to the junction box and tied in to the fixture’s lead wires, completing the electrical connection. The adjustable L-shape mounting bracket provides support for the opposite end of the fixture.
|Made in USA Quality
1. Each unit dialectically tested.
2. Fixture arrives assembled and lamped to reduce installation time and cost. Adjustable mounting brackets enable the operator to choose any mounting angle for the fixture, where other models may only offer one or three choices.
3. Fixture constructed of extruded corrosion resistant copper free aluminum alloy.
4. Over-sized, finned ballast housing for 800 mA fixtures provides more heat dissipation and extends ballast life. Larger ballast box accommodates High Output lamp ballasts. Ballast housing easily accessible and externally mounted. Top and bottom covers secured with nuts and bolts, instead of threaded through holes, which can be damaged with dirt.
5. Heavy gauge extruded aluminum reflectors with high gloss reflective finish. Resists dents and corrosion.
6. A wrench is used to unscrew the end caps for relamping the fixture, while other models require the “tap and knock off” method to loosen the end cap.
7. Explosion proof, impact and heat resistant Pyrex tubes provide lamp protection.
F54-T5/850/HO – 54 watt, 5000 lumens per bulb, 20,000 hours life, 5000 Kelvin color, CRI 85 RHA-UNV-254-LT5 Ballast is THD<10% and HPF .98 (Suffix –50KT5)
F54-T5/841/HO - 54 watt, 5000 lumens per bulb, 20,000 hours life, 4100 Kelvin color, CRI 85 (Suffix -41KT5)
F48-T12/HO – 60 watt, 4050 lumens per bulb, 12,000 hours life, 4100 Kelvin color (Suffix –T12HO)
F32-T8/841 – 32 watt, 2950 lumens per bulb, 24,000 hours life, 4100 Kelvin color (Suffix –T8)
F36-T8/841 – 36 watt, 3350 lumens per bulb, 24,000 hours life, 4100 Kelvin color (Suffix –T8)
T12HB with magnetic ballast for high heat configurations ("hot box" explosion proof light applications) - 60 watt, 4050 lumens per bulbs - This bulb, ballast and wiring configuration is designed for applications to 165 degrees C.
Specifications / Additional Information
|EPL-48-2L Explosion Proof
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|Listing: United States - Canada
||Class I Division 1, Groups C and D T6|
|Dimensions: W-11.25" x L-52" x H-8.5 "
||Class I Division 2, Group A,B,C,D|
|Weight: 65 Lbs
||Class II, Division 1 & 2, Groups E,F,G|
|Voltage: Universal 120-277VAC 50/60 Hz
||UL 595 Marine Type (Saltwater)|
|Total Watts: 108W (T5HO, 64W or 72W (T8), 120W (T12HO)
|Total Lumens: 10,000 (T5HO), 5,900 (T8), 8,100 (T12HO)
||UL 1598 Marine Type|
|Lamp Life Expectancy (Hrs): 20,000 (T5HO), 24,000 (T8), 12,000 (T12HO)
||Certified Canadian Standards|
|Luminous Efficiency (Lm/W): 95.59 (T5HO), 92.19 (T8), 67.5 (T12HO)
||Listed for Paint Spray Booths|
|Color Temp: 5000K (T5HO/T8), 41000K (T5HO/T8), 4000K (T12HO), 3000K (T8)
|Beam Angle: 150°
||California Title 24 Compliant|
|Ambient Operating Temp Range: -20°C to +70°C
||IP67 Rated - Waterproof|
|Operating Temp Rating: T6 Rated
||T6 Temperature Rating|
|Minimum Operating Temp: -30°C
|Maximum Case Temp: +90°C
||Approved for Confined Spares|
|Housing Material: Cast Aluminum End Caps, Aluminum Reflectors - Copper Free
|Lens Material: Hardened Borosilicate Glass Tubes
||Special Orders- Requirements|
|Gasket Material: Buna Rubber O-Rings
||Contact us for special requirements |
|Mounting: Surface Standard - Pendant Optional
|Wiring Hub: 1/2" NPT
||Toll Free: 1-800-369-6671|
|Warranty: 5 Years*
|U.L Approval: U.S Certificate Canada Certificate
|*Temperatures above +65° C will diminish ballast life from 5 years to 3 years
|Click here to view the Explosion Proof Light Design Description|
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