Dialight SafeSite® LED Area Light Now Class I Div 2 Certified for Hazardous Location Use

T5 Rated Fixture Joins Growing Portfolio of LED Lighting Products for Hazardous Location Applications, Delivers 79 Lumens per Watt to Replace up to 250W HID

Farmingdale, NJ (September 8th, 2011) – Dialight (LSE: DIA.L), an innovative global leader in LED lighting technology, today announced its SafeSite® LED Area Light has achieved Class I Div 2 certification for use in hazardous locations where gas and vapors may be present, including applications in oil and gas, power generation, chemical, pharmaceutical, mining, water and sewage.

With a low T5 temperature rating and available in 180 degree forward-throw  or 360 degree optics, the new Class I Div 2 Area Light offers a wide range of applications with exceptional energy efficiency. Drawing just 70 watts to deliver 5,500 lumens, the SafeSite Series luminaire is designed to replace up to 250-watt HID light sources with a lighter weight and more compact illumination source. Operating voltage range of 100-277VAC and a wide assortment of mounting options offer flexible installation and easy changeout from existing fixtures. 

The solid-state fixture is highly resistant to shock and vibration with a polycarbonate lens and a rugged epoxy polyester finish for superior durability in corrosive environments, long-lasting aesthetics and performance. A CRI greater than 70 delivers exceptional visibility for improved safety in harsh environments, and the certified Area Light is available in both cool white and neutral white CCT options. Backed by Dialight’s five-year, full performance warranty, the new SafeSite Class I Div 2 Area Light offers up to 10 years of worry-free , maintenance-free performance, even at operating temperatures from -40°F to +149°F.

“We are very pleased to offer this latest addition to our hazardous location-certified portfolio that’s now the largest in the industry,” said Roy Burton, Dialight’s Group Chief Executive. “Our fixtures are now installed with every major oil and gas provider in the world, and we intend to continue meeting the industry’s needs with the most advanced, efficient and reliable illumination products on the market.”

In addition to the new Class I Div 2 certification, the SafeSite Series LED Area Light is also available in Class I Div 1 (Groups B, C and D) and Class II Div 1 (Groups E, F and G) classified versions, and the fixture meets the specifications of CSA 22.2 No. 137-M7981 with IP66 and NEMA 4X pending.

For more information about Dialight’s SafeSite Series LED Area Light and other hazardous location classified lighting solutions, including IES files and technical datasheets, visit www.dialight.com.  Dialight’s products are listed on the U.S. federal government’s GSA Schedule 56, contract number GS-07F-0664X.

Michael Schratz, Director of Marketing, Dialight, 1501 Route 34 South, Farmingdale, New Jersey 07727, USA. Tel: 1 732.751.5897 email: mschratz@dialight.com

Dialight plc (LSE: DIA.L) is leading the lighting revolution for industrial users across the world. Applying leading edge LED technology it produces high-specification, retro-fittable lighting fixtures designed for industrial, commercial, hazardous location, transportation and infrastructure applications to vastly reduce maintenance, save energy, improve safety and ease disposal. Versions of these high specification luminaires are also produced for more general industrial and outdoor situations. The company is headquartered in the UK with operations in the USA, UK, Denmark, Germany, Australia, Japan and Mexico. More information is available at www.dialight.com.