Ensure Safety in Hazardous Areas with COBIC-Ex’s ExplosionProof Lighting Solutions
Explosion proof lighting is crucial for ensuring safety in hazardous areas. These lights, also called hazardous area lighting or intrinsically safe lighting, are designed to prevent explosions in environments where flammable gases, dust, or other combustible materials are present in combination with oxygen.
It is important to note that not all lighting products in our range are intrinsically safe. Some products utilize alternative protection methods, such as ex d.
Industries We Serve: Oil and Gas, Chemical Processing, Food Industry, and Mining
Hazardous area lighting is often used in industries where explosive atmospheres may be present. Think of Industries such as the oil and gas industry, chemical processing, the food industry, or mining. These lights are designed to never form a source of ignition. Some hazardous areas deal with high temperatures and rough circumstances, which the equipment must withstand.
Our Range of Explosion Proof Lighting Options: Flashlights, Work Lights, Searchlights, Headlamps, and Flood Lights
COBIC-Ex offers a diverse range of explosion-proof lighting options, including:
Flashlights for efficient and dependable lighting
Work lights for task-specific applications
Searchlights for long-distance visibility
Headlamps for hands-free and portable lighting
Flood lights for wide-area coverage
Our comprehensive product offering includes top-of-the-line brands such as Underwater Kinetics, Nightsearcher, Peli, and Petrel, guaranteeing that we have a solution to meet the unique needs of our business customers.
Certified for Hazardous Areas: IECEx, ATEX, Class and Division, INMETRO, and Mining Approved
Our product range of explosion-proof lighting solutions is designed and certified to meet the highest industry standards for use in hazardous environments. The certifications include:
IECEx: The International Electrotechnical Commission System for Certification to Standards Relating to Equipment for Use in Explosive Atmospheres.
ATEX: The European standard for equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres.
Class and Division: This refers to the classification system used by the National Electric Code (NEC) to identify the type of hazardous location and the level of protection required for equipment used in those locations.
INMETRO: The National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology, which is the Brazilian national accreditation body.
Mining Approved: This refers to the certifications that meet the requirements of the mining industry, such as MSHA (Mine Safety and Health Administration) in the US.
We ensure that our product range is suitable for use in various hazardous environments, providing added safety and peace of mind for our business clients.
Fixed vs Portable Explosion-Proof Lighting: Pros and Cons?
Fixed and portable explosion-proof lighting both offer unique advantages and disadvantages for use in hazardous locations.
Fixed lighting is permanent and hardwired into the electrical system, making it suitable for applications where a constant light source is required. However, they can’t be moved and require a higher installation cost. Installing fixed lighting in explosive zones is subject to strict regulations and guidelines to ensure the safety of workers and equipment. It is important to consult with experts and comply with all applicable regulations before installing fixed lighting in these potentially hazardous environments.
Portable lighting, on the other hand, is lightweight and suitable for situations where mobility is necessary. They can be battery-powered, making them independent of electrical systems. Portable lighting is also a cost-effective solution, as they don’t require hardwiring installation.
It’s important to consider the specific needs of the application and the environment to determine whether fixed or portable explosion-proof lighting is the best solution. Both options have their advantages and disadvantages, and it’s crucial to choose the one that meets your requirements in terms of safety and cost-effectiveness.
Discover the Best Explosion Proof Lighting Solution for Your Business
At COBIC-Ex, we provide a wide range of explosion-proof lighting options, including flashlights, work lights, searchlights, headlamps, and flood lights, from top brands such as Underwater Kinetics, Nightsearcher, Peli, and Petrel. Our products are designed and certified to meet the highest industry standards for use in hazardous environments, ensuring safety and peace of mind for our clients. Whether you need fixed or portable lighting, we have a solution that meets your specific needs. Browse our product range today to find the perfect lighting solution for your business.