Adds Rechargeable Class 1 Division 2 Hazardous Location Lighting

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Hazardous location lights are important for safe work environments in which traditional lighting might become unstable and dangerous. has been leading the way in explosion proof lights for years, and continues to provide a crucial supply of these lights to businesses, the military and anyone in need of such technology.

Larson Electronics LLC announced several additions to its line of hazardous location lighting, including cordless lights, surface mount fluorescent lights and flood lights on wheeled tripods. Hazardous location lighting is typically defined by Class and Division ratings. Class 1 Division 1 lights are considered explosion proof, while the Class 1 Division II lights are used in open air areas adjacent to the explosion proof rated areas, where the presence of flammable vapors and/or dusts are present occasionally.

Rob Bresnahan, President of explained, "The new cordless lights include the new Class 1 Division 2 RUL-9 rechargeable handheld lantern style light with 5 hour run time lithium ion battery and the Class 1 Division 1 EXPRL-95 wand style rechargeable LED flashlight with up to 18 hours run time. The EXP-LED-F4W explosion proof LED flashlight is powered by 3 AA batteries and runs more than 100 hours while delivering a beam that reaches 225 feet."

Rob continued, "The new surface mount Class 1 Division 2 lights include 2 versions of a surface mount fluorescent light, include the wet area, corrosion resistant HALP-48-2L (4 foot) and the heavy duty aluminum extrusion based HAL-48-2L (4 foot) and the HAL-24-2L (2 foot) fluorescent light fixtures. These hazardous location lights are equipped with electronic ballasts and can be configured with a T12HO, T8 or T5HO bulbs. These Class 1 Division 2 rated lights are part of the same family as our popular EPL-48-2L explosion proof lights that are rated for paint spray booth operation.

Finally, we now offer either one or two 400 watt metal halide fixtures on a wheeled tripod. These Class 1 Division II lights are also UL rated for wet area applications. The provide wide area flood light in an easy to position format. The HAL-C-2X4 produces 150,000 lumens and covers 13,000 square feet. These fixtures are designed for dry are and wet area locations like shipyards, docks and wash areas."

You can learn more about Larson Electronics' complete line of hazardous location lighting at


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