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ABB launches a new LED range of lighting fixtures for hazardous locations

Offer now comprises linear & tubular lighting, self-contained emergency lighting and beacons fully equipped with the efficiency and durability of light-emitting diode (LED)

Zurich, Switzerland, May 5, 2015 – ABB has launched a new range of LED products for hazardous locations from its DTS branded portfolio - a leading product brand for hazardous lighting and cabinets. DTS’ range comprises linear fittings – EVNL, EVDL and EVTL range, tubular fittings – XFFL and XFPL range, and beacons - XFB and FB range.

“The availability of LED technology in DTS’ industry-leading lighting and beacons brings longer service life, greater energy efficiency and vibration & shock resistance to lighting for hazardous locations,” said Christophe Janin, Director, global product management and engineering, Explosion Protective Components and Systems. “Our luminaires are the most popular items in DTS’ catalogue, and by offering them with LED technology, we deliver our range’s benefits for applications in oil and gas processing, as well as food and beverage, pharmaceutical and chemical processing.”

The DTS tubular and linear fittings offer an operating life of more than 100,000 hours, output of 5,000 lumens with 100 per cent yield. All components, mounted on a sliding gear tray, permit easy installation and maintenance, and may be retrofitted into existing fluorescent fixtures mounted with T8 lamps.

The DTS beacons are equipped with a static LED, lightweight and robust for easy installation.

In addition, both tubular lighting and beacons are manufactured with low-copper, marine-grade aluminum castings and finished with offshore-grade paint. Linear lighting are fiberglass polyester reinforced for high impact strength with a UV protected polycarbonate diffuser to resist harsh environments.

DTS also provides a complete range of enclosures, junction boxes and custom built control panels for hazardous environments, which can be combined with Kopex-Ex flexible conduit systems, cable glands and accessories. A comprehensive offer that is compliant with most stringent national, European and international regulations including IECEx and ATEX, specifically designed for use in potential explosion gas & dust atmospheres. As for DTS LED products are concerned: linear lighting - Zone 2, 21, 22; tubular lighting - Zone 1, 2, 21, 22; Beacons - Zone 2, 22.

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