Explosion Proof Exit Emergency Lights
Explosion Proof Exit Emergency Lights are available in both Class 1 Division 1 and Class 1 Division 2, all under UL844 certification. These lights are also high temperature rated, up to 149F and high impact rated at IK10. IP66 rated for both indoor and outdoor use.
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Frequently Asked Questions
There are a lot of questions about explosion proof exit signs. We asked our customers what questions they had answered before they bought. Scroll below or call (888) 423-3191 to speak with a lighting expert.
What Are Explosion Proof Exit Signs?
These are exit signs that have been certified to operate inside hazardous locations. They include battery backup options to stay lit when the power supply has been cut off.
Are Explosion Proof Exit Signs and Exit Emergency Lights the Same Thing?
Yes and no. Emergency lights provide lighting when the power supply is off. Exit signs provide an indication of where an exit door is. Sometimes, the lights are combined as one unit.
BEFORE YOU BUY
When Does It Make Sense to Use Explosion Proof Lighting for Emergency Exit Lights?
If the environment requires it. If your environment is a hazardous location, you may be required to use explosion proof rated fixtures.
FIXTURES AND FITTINGS
How Long Does the Battery in the Emergency Exit Light Last For?
These batteries last quite a while. They can be discharged/charged 100s of times before they need to be replaced. If charged, you can get up to 3 hours of operation.
If an Exit Sign Gets Hit by a Forklift, Will It Still Be Explosion Proof?
That depends if the fixture has damage or not. If the light is damaged or structurally compromised, it should be replaced.
Are There Any Special Installation Instructions for Explosion Proof Exit Signs to Ensure They Stay Explosion Proof?
All our fixtures come with complete instructions. They should be installed by a licensed professional familiar with hazardous location fixtures.