Dialight’s SafeSite® Stainless Steel LED Linear Fixture Achieves Brazil’s INMETRO Certification
Industry-Leader in LED Hazardous Location Lighting Adds Another Qualified Product for Brazilian Oil & Gas, Chemical Industries
Farmingdale, NJ (August 5th, 2013) – Dialight (LSE: DIA.L), the innovative global leader in LED lighting technology, today announced its SafeSite® Stainless Steel linear fixture is now INMETRO certified for Zone 1 and Zone 2 hazardous locations in Brazil. As the fifth Dialight fixture to achieve INMETRO certification, Dialight’s ultra-efficient and durable hazardous location LED lighting is highly suited to drastically reduce energy and maintenance costs while improving safety for Brazil’s oil, gas and petrochemical locations.
This new certification for the SafeSite Stainless Steel linear fixture will provide lucrative new market opportunities in a Brazilian oil and gas market that continues to see tremendous growth. With the U.S. Energy Information Administration reporting it as the world’s tenth largest oil producer in 2012 and projecting it to hit 3.0 million barrels per day by the end of 2013, Dialight provides the best LED lighting options for companies looking to maximize safety and environmental sustainability while improving their bottom lines.
“With a fast-moving and exciting market growth in Brazil’s industrial sectors, companies must have the most efficient and durable lighting to stay competitive. This is where Dialight excels,” said Roy Burton, Dialight’s Group Chief Executive. “Dialight’s SafeSite products outperform competitive lighting fixtures even in the harshest conditions and this new certification only strengthens our position as the innovative leader in LED technology for hazardous locations.”
With low-wattage options of 32 and 64W, the super-efficient SafeSite Stainless Steel Linear fixture is available in 2 or 4-foot versions, providing up to 5,100 lumens at 81 lm/w. The 25-pound fixture is housed in 316 Marine grade stainless steel with a high-impact resistant polycarbonate lens and is IK-09 to EN 50102 impact-rated — all backed by a 5-year full performance warranty. The Stainless Steel fixture is also certified to IECEx, ATEX and UL844 hazardous locations standards.
The 110-250V SafeSite fixture is shock compliant to MOD specification BR8470 to Grades C and D and holds an L70 lifetime rating of more than 100,000 hours. The Stainless Steel Linear fixture is T4 temperature rated for reliable performance from -20C to +60C and provides several different mounting options to meet industry demands.
For more information about Dialight’s complete line of SafeSite LED lighting solutions for hazardous locations, including IES files, LM79 reports and technical datasheets, visit www.dialight.com.
Michael Schratz, Global Marketing Director
Dialight (LSE: DIA.L) is leading the energy efficient LED lighting revolution around the world for industrial and hazardous areas as well as transportation and infrastructure applications. For 40 years it has been committed to the development of LED lighting solutions that enable organizations to vastly reduce energy use and maintenance needs, improve safety, ease disposal and reduce CO2 emissions. The company is headquartered in the UK with operations in the USA, UK, Denmark, Germany, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia and Mexico. www.dialight.com