LED Lighting for Refineries | Oil Rig Lighting
Refineries are unique and hazardous environments, and our LED Lighting for Refineries are designed to meet the toughest requirements. We have explosion rated fixtures up to C1D1 and high temperature fixtures rated to 212F ambient temperatures. We also can supply Oil Rig Lighting. We can easily replace your existing refinery and oil field lighting – 1 for 1 – and reduce your lighting bills and maintenance costs as well.
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What’s LED Lighting for Refineries?
We generally think of refinery lighting as hazardous locations. Therefore, a lot of the lighting required needs to be explosion proof rated. There are instances where you could use general lighting. Such as wall packs, flood lights and parking lot lights. For indoor areas, high bays and office panel lights are the preferred option.
Are LED Lights Safe to Use at a Refinery?
They can be, but you have to choose the right light for the right application. If the area requires explosion proof lighting, that’s what you should install in the area. LED lights are only unsafe if you use the wrong lights for the wrong application.
What Considerations Go into LED Lights for Oil Refineries Lighting Design?
Oil refineries are rather complex areas. So the lighting design needs to take into account all the obstructions that a refinery has. This will provide the best and safest light coverage.
How Are Oil Rig Lights Different from Normal LED Lighting?
Oil rigs are dangerous environments. Installing a non-explosion proof light in this environment could prove dangerous. Do not confuse “vapor proof” lighting as a candidate to replace explosion proof lights. They are not designed to be explosion proof.
BEFORE YOU BUY
What Type of Fixtures Should You Use for Oil Platform Lighting / Oil Rig Lights / Drilling Rig Lights / Oil Field Lighting?
Can You Run a Lighting Plan for an Oil Refinery or Drilling Rig?
Yes we can. To be able to do that, you should supply map coordinates or scaled drawings.
We Need non Explosion Proof Outdoor Lighting. What Do You Recommend?
It depends on the area that needs to be lit up. For parking areas, we recommend shoebox lights. For security lighting, we recommend flood lights and even high mast lights. For building exterior lighting, we have wall packs. For interior lighting, LED panel lights will fit into a suspended ceiling.
Do I Need Explosion Proof Lighting at an Oil Refinery?
You need explosion proof lighting if the area’s considered a hazardous location. There are parts of the refinery that are not in a hazardous zone.
Do I Need Class 1 Division 1 or Class 1 Division 2 at an Oil Refinery?
That all depends on the environment. If hazardous conditions exist all the time, Class 1 Division 1 (C1D1)’s required. If hazardous conditions exist some of the time, use Class 1 Division 2 (C1D2) lighting. It’s important that you understand the environment before deciding. If unsure, C1D1 will also cover C1D2 areas.
What Type of Fixtures Should You Use for Oil Rig Lights?
Are Your LED Lights for Oil Refineries Fixtures SASO or CB Rated?
Yes, we have a wide selection of SASO and CB rated fixtures.
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FIXTURES AND FITTINGS
Do You Offer Explosion Proof Lighting for Oil Refineries?
We do. We have a full line of C1D1 and C1D2 fixtures designed for oil refineries.
Can Your Fixtures Withstand Extreme Cold Down to -40 Degree Fahrenheit?
Yes, we have many fixtures installed in Alaska, where winter conditions are commonly below -40F at night.
Can Your Use Your Fixtures at Oil Refineries in High Temperature Environments?
Which of Your Fixtures Can Withstand Saltwater Environments?
We have marine grade fixtures with special powder coating and epoxy paint finishes.
Should You Use Light Fixture Safety Cords at an Oil Refinery?
Yes, in the event a mount fails, the last thing you would want is to have a light cause an accident in a hazardous location.
Are There Special Requirements When Installing Industrial Rig Lights / Petrochemical Lighting?
We recommend using a certified electrician. One who is familiar with installing lights within these types of facilities. There is nothing difficult in installing our fixtures. Nut understanding codes and regulations is paramount in these types of facilities.