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Blue Spot for ATEX forklifts

08 September 2020

Pyroban has launched Blue EX Spot, a driving path warning system for ATEX compliant lift trucks operating in Zone 1, 2, 21 and 22 hazardous areas. 

One light covers all Zones and has entered the market at an RRP of £280+VAT.

“Blue EX Spot is an off-the-shelf explosion proof blue spot light that can be fitted to any existing Pyroban equipment already working in the field,” says Pyroban materials handling sales manager Darren Boiling. “It increases safety where visibility is poor, such as in warehouse aisles or at crossings where IBCs and drums containing flammable material are handled.”

With ATEX EX II 2GD certification and a smaller size than any previous solution, it is suitable for production applications or storage facilities handling chemicals, solvents, waste, paints, whisky, foodstuffs, and more.

“Spillage or accidental release of flammable material may create an explosive atmosphere with the perfect stoichiometric mix,” says Darren. “Blue EX Spot can help minimise some risks, particularly where pedestrians are working in close proximity to trucks handling flammable materials, or where multiple trucks are operating.”

Readily available for installation on any equipment in the field made by Pyroban or other EX manufacturer, or it can be factory fitted on all new orders. The compact Blue EX Spot is easily fitted by competent EX trained engineers and measures 97.5mm by H 64.2mm by D75mm. It is IP6X, made from diecast aluminium and can be connected to a 12-48V DC source in ambient temperatures from -20 to +40 deg C. 

For more information, visit www.pyroban.com

 
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