Energy saving lights for hazardous areas

Take up less than half the space required by conventional linear luminaires

The new 6036 series LED-based tubular light fittings

R. Stahl, a manufacturer of safety technology for hazardous areas based in Waldenburg, Germany, now offers compact LED-based tubular light fittings for use in Ex zones 1/21 and 2/22 that provide users with an alternative to typical linear luminaires.

With a diameter of only 55mm, the new lights take up less than half the space required by conventional linear luminaires and are less than half their weight.

What is most striking, the company says, is the design that makes the new 6036 series light-efficient: 34ft long LED-based tubular light fittings, for instance, ensure an illuminance of approximately 500 lx, which would usually require 35 linear luminaires with two 36W fluorescent tubes each – or alternatively 48 conventional box-type units retrofitted with LEDs. R. Stahl says the new lights consume only about half as much power and the specific power consumption per 100 lx is only 1.5W/m2.

The tubular light fittings can be operated in a wide temperature range from -40°C to +60°C. The maintenance-free units are suitable for general lighting purposes or for use as machine lamps. Due to their slim design, they can be installed in hard-to-access locations. Even at an ambient temperature of +60°C, they reach a lifetime of 80,000 hours.

The vibration-proof units are IP66/IP67-protected.