Fluorescent Explosion Proof Emergency Light


The Larson Electronics HALP-EMG-48-2L-T5HO Class 1 Division 2 emergency fluorescent light is designed to provide operators with a failsafe lighting solution that can withstand the rigors of operation in locations where corrosion and wetness is an issue. This explosion proof emergency light looks and operates like a standard fluorescent fixture, but incorporates a corrosion resistant housing and emergency backup battery system that provides a failsafe lighting option and the ability to withstand the effects of a corrosive operating environment. The housing on this unit is constructed with a glass fiber reinforced polyester housing with poured in gasket for reliable sealing and an impact resistant acrylic diffuser cover for even light distribution and high durability. Stainless steel latches provided added protection against corrosion and secure the acrylic diffuser to the housing to prevent drips and water intrusion. 

Light output is provided by a pair of T5HO fluorescent lamps which produce a combined total of 10,000 lumens of light output, making this unit ideal for illuminating larger areas such as work stations, walkways, storage areas, and anywhere large scale coverage is needed. These lamps offer excellent efficiency and high color quality for operations requiring accurate color distinction and have an operational life rated at 20,000 hours, making them a powerful yet economical lighting solution. The emergency backup system in these hazardous location lights consists of a special battery backup ballast system that automatically takes over operation in the event of power failures. 

A built in charging system maintains the battery backup at full charge levels during normal operations, and when power is abnormally cut immediately takes over and runs the light at reduced output for up to 90 minutes. Once power is restored, the system automatically recharges the battery system and returns the unit to a ready state for the next event. During normal operation the fixture operates from standard 120-277 VAC current for easy and versatile connection to most universal voltages.  The HALP-EMG-48-2L-T5HO is ideal for use in hazardous locations where corrosive and wet conditions are common and is well suited to installation on oil platforms, in marinas, chemical plants, water treatment plants, and petrochemical processing facilities where advanced explosion proof protection and failsafe operation is required.


  • corrosion resistant housing
  • emergency backup battery system
  • built in charging system
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