Dialight Releases First ATEX/IECEx LED Streetlight with 7 year warranty, Improved Safety & Reliability
New Third-Party certified StreetSense® fitting is designed using ATEX/IECEx Ex nA protection method to meet and exceed the needs of electrical engineers seeking roadway and area lighting for Zone 2 hazardous areas
Newmarket, UK (5 November 2013) – Dialight (LSE: DIA.L), the global leader in LED lighting technology, has unveiled its latest innovation in LED hazardous area lighting. With options of 10,900 lumens (131W) and 20,250 lumens (252W), Dialight’s new StreetSense® LED fitting carries a seven-year full performance warranty and provides excellent quality of light for facility roadways in oil, gas, chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical and other hazardous applications.
The new IP66-rated Zone 2 certified luminaire is designed for side entry and enables easy change-out from existing cobra head type fittings to help reduce maintenance costs, as well as achieving sustainability and energy efficiency goals. It also offers robust, integrated 6kV surge protection as standard and is available with a choice of four or six LED light engines.
The compact and practical StreetSense fitting utilizes key optical management to deliver precision light placement and uniform light distribution with sharp cut-off to minimise light trespass. Designed to handle 3,000 hours of salt spray, Dialight’s new streetlight offers maximum energy efficiency and reliability in the harshest environments to provide a safe general area lighting solution with economical cost of ownership over its lifetime.
Delivering up to 83 lumens per Watt and 70% lumen maintenance over 100,000 hours, the new StreetSense fitting leverages Dialight’s own proprietary integrated driver to maximize performance and thermal management within a compact and lightweight housing. With instant-on ability and a power factor greater than 0.90, the new streetlight features a rugged, die cast aluminum housing with Ex nA protection method and a 6mm tempered glass lens. The high-output StreetSense fitting operates at 100-277V to provide a superior quality, neutral white light with a CRI of 70 and 4,300K CCT.
“This hazardous area LED fitting incorporates a number of Dialight’s industry-leading innovations, including our exclusive precision optics and unique angled design for more precise light placement and avoidance of glare,” said Roy Burton, Group Chief Executive at Dialight. “With a wide ambient temperature range and rugged housing, the new Zone 2 StreetSense fitting is the most durable and efficient roadway lighting solution for hazardous facilities available today.”
Michael Schratz, Vice President of Marketing
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