Larson Electronics’ Solves Heat and Durability Issues with Introduction of Aluminum Bodied LED Work Light

Share Article by Larson Electronics has added to its inventory a two foot long, hazardous location LED work light designed to provide enhanced performance as compared to similarly constructed incandescent and fluorescent work lamps. Designed similarly to common two foot long fluorescent work lights, Magnalights’ EPL-FL1524-LED-100 LED work light provides superior performance in the form of higher light output, less heat, greater durability and improved light color quality. Approved for Class 1 Division 1 and 2 locations, this LED work light is suitable for locations where combustible dusts and flammable vapors are present and offers improved illumination with less heat production and increased durability.

15 Watt LED Tube Lamp Within A Tough Industry Proven Housing

Aluminum Bodied LED Work Light That Solves Heat and Durability Issues.

The EPL-FL1524-LED-100 is our top of the line explosion proof LED light, both in durability and just volume of bright, white light output

Incorporating a 15 watt LED tube lamp within a tough and industry proven housing previously used to house a fluorescent tube; Magnalight has produced the new EPL-FL1524-LED-100 Explosion Proof LED Aluminum Drop Light, Producing more light than a comparable 100 watt incandescent drop light, this LED work light also produces light of a higher quality while producing much less heat. This improved light quality and cool operation practically eliminates the common problem of burns associated with using hand held work lights while providing more illumination for a more easily managed workspace. Since this unit relies on a 15 watt LED tube lamp to produce light, there is no ballast required, which helps to reduce lamp weight while improving reliability.

To further enhance the already substantial benefits of this LED work light, Magnalight includes 100 feet of 16/3 AWG SOOW cord, effectively giving operators in hazardous locations plenty of range for working within confined spaces while connected to power sources outside the hazardous area.

The LED tube lamp in this work light has the typical extreme long life expectancy you’d expect from LEDs and is highly resistant to damage from dropping or impacts. Since there is no glass and no filament used in an LED, they can withstand the commonplace work place impacts and dropping that would normally cause shattering and failures in typical incandescent and fluorescent work lights, With a housing and lamp guards formed of non sparking aluminum, molded rubber bumpers and an annealed protective glass lens, this unit is an extremely durable and rugged lighting solution that solves the problems of high heat and poor durability often encountered when using incandescent work lights within hazardous locations. Approved Class 1 Division 1 and 2 as well as Class 2 Division 1 and 2, this unit is suitable for use in a wide range of hazardous locations and appropriate for environments where combustible dusts and flammable vapors may be encountered.

"The EPL-FL1524-LED-100 is our top of the line explosion proof LED light, both in durability and just volume of bright, white light output,” said Rob Bresnahan. “Initial feedback on this explosion proof LED light both in the aerospace and manufacturing sectors has been outstanding. With a Class 1 Division 1 rating and a Class 2 Division 1 rating this explosion proof LED light is applicable for hazardous area locations with vapors and dusts, including inspection applications for tanks and grain silos.”

Larson Electronics’ Magnalight produces a wide range of intrinsically safe LED lights, explosion proof LED work lights, portable LED lights, explosion proof flashlights and LED trouble lights. The entire Magnalight line of explosion proof lighting can be viewed by visiting You can also call 1-800-369-6671 to learn more about all of Magnalights’ lighting products or call 1-214-616-6180 for international inquires.


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