Monday, November 8, 2010

Dialight 556 Series LED Panel Mount Indicators Expanded to Include Certification to Class I, Div 2 for Use in Hazardous Locations


Watertight, Daylight-Viewable Indicator for Industrial Equipment Provides Unprecedented Clarity, Durability and Variety of Options to Suit Wide Range of Applications

Farmingdale, NJ (November 8th, 2010)—To better meet the needs of industrial equipment manufacturers, Dialight (LSE: DIA.L), the global leader in LED lighting technology, today announced the expansion of its 556 Series LED Panel Mount Indicators to include certification for use in Class I, Division 2 Hazardous locations.

Featuring Dialight’s high-intensity LED technology, the tamper-proof 556 series is designed for high durability and long life, providing up to 100,000 hours of continuous use. Offering maximum light output for daytime visibility in a watertight housing, the 556 series is available in both a domed lens model for superb viewing from a wider angle or with a flat lens for low profile designs.
The new Class I, Div. 2 rating makes the product ideal for use in the oil and gas, mining and petro-chemical industries, which demand highly rugged, reliable components to meet both safety and productivity demands.

Designed for 1” mounting holes, the 556 series features a nickel-plated brass housing and is available in white, red, yellow, green, blue, orange and cyan. Voltage ratings of 12-125 VDC and 125 and 230 VAC are designed to meet a wide range of applications, including the specific needs of the railway industry.

The Dialight 556 Series is available now through Dialight distributors. For more information, visit http://www.dialight.com/.
 
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