Zone 2 & Zone 22 Lighting for Hazardous Areas | Abtech ExLED LED Light Fittings

Published 22 Jul 2019

Abtech ExLED GRP Linear LED

Abtech ExLED GRP Linear LED

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Linear LED Fitting

Zone 2 & Zone 22 Hazardous Area Lighting

ExLED hazardous area lighting is a superior quality LED linear suitable for use in Zone 2 & Zone 22 hazardous areas as a direct replacement for traditional 36W and 58W fluorescent light fittings with both outputs housed within the same 4 foot (1250mm) body.

LED Lighting

The ExLED light fitting for hazardous areas provides 100,000 hours continuous operation.

Manufactured by Abtech with a GRP body and frosted, glare-free polycarbonate diffuser and stainless steel clips. The LED light fitting features innovative encapsulated LEDs to minimise the reduction in both light output and performance. The ExLED design has excellent colour rending (CRI >80), suitable to provide lighting to the majority of industrial plant locations with explosive atmospheres in hazardous areas.

Standard and integral battery backup options are both available with ATEX and IECEx hazardous area certification and approvals. The ExLED light fitting has an operating voltage range of 220-240V AC/DC, 50/60Hz.

The toughened GRP enclosure has been developed to last. This philosophy is in line with the extended lifetime of its LED light source. Also unique to the LED type of light fitting is both 36W and 58W equivalent outputs can be housed within the same 4 foot (1250mm) light fitting body.

A high ambient version of the LED light fittings for temperatures up to +65 degrees Celsius is also available.


Abtech ExLED GRP Linear LED

Key Features:

  • Reduced hazardous area maintenance due to longer maintenance intervals
  • Replace LED lighting and driver modules on-site
  • Emergency battery backup with automatic monitoring and bi-colour LED indicator
  • Automatic function and duration testing of hazardous area lighting
Light Fitting TypeZone 2 & Zone 22 linear LED lighting fitting
Ingress ProtectionIP66
MaterialGRP enclosure with frosted polycarbonate diffuser, stainless steel clips.
Distribution/outputVia diffuser
Light SourceLight emitting diode, pure white (5000K)
LED Life100,000 hours L70 @ 55°C
Colour Rendering IndexCRI 80
Cable Entry3 x M25 clearance holes. Supplied with 1 x Ex plug and 2 x Ex plastic glands
TerminalsTerminal block for up to 2.5sqmm conductors, through wiring as standard
Control GearHigh frequency
MountingM8 fixing points
Supply220 to 240V 50/60Hz ac dc
Battery (867 only)4 Ah NiCd
Duration (867 only)3 hours

Thorne & Derrick International, based in the UK, are main distributors for Abtech – they design and manufacture a complete range of Zone 2 hazardous area lighting products. The Ex-rated lighting range includes hazardous area floodlights and LED luminaires suitable for both Zone 2 and Zone 22 hazardous locations.


Abtech ExLED GRP Linear LED are certified according to leading hazardous area classifications including:

  • Area Classification Zone 2 & 22, Gas & Dust
  • Type of Explosion Protection Increased Safety (Ex e)
  • Apparatus Coding Standard: Non Em: II 3 G Ex ec IIC T4 Gc, II 3 D Ex tc IIIC T80°C Dc Em: II 3 G Ex ec IIC T4 Gc, II 3 D Ex tc IIIC T80°C Dc
  • Certificate Number: IBExU 16 ATEX B006, IECEx IBE 15.0015

Abtech ExLED GRP Linear LED

Standard Specification

Abtech Product ReferenceFluorescent EquivalentLength (mm)Power (W)Lumen Output (lm)Temperature RatingAmbient Temperature*Weight (kg)
LX2E866F12L422 x 36W1250314,420T4-30°C to 40°C4.7
LX2E866F12L602 x 58W1250466,060T4-30°C to 40°C4.7
LX2E867F12L42342 x 36W1250334,420T4-30°C to 40°C5.5
LX2E867F12L60342 x 58W1250486,060T4-30°C to 40°C5.5

866 = Standard operation or for use with central battery systems, 867 = Emergency battery backup version * high ambient temperature version available – contact T&D for information

ExLED Dimensions

ExLED Dimensions



Thorne & Derrick, the Explosive Atmosphere Experts, are Specialists Suppliers of Electrical & Process Instrumentation Equipment certified to ATEX and harmonised international IECEx standards – other accredited hazardous area certification bodies include EAC and INMETRO.

We stock and distribute an extensive range of equipment including control panels, terminal boxes, electrical enclosures, control stations, plugs and sockets, beacons, sounders and hazardous area lighting covering all methods of explosion protection Ex d (Flameproof), Ex e (Increased Safety), Ex i (Intrinsic Safety) and Ex p (Pressurised).

Electrical enclosures and junction boxes are available in a selection of materials including GRP, carbon steel, aluminium and stainless steel suitable for IIA, IIB and IIC gas groups and also dust hazards. We have expertise to design and build custom Ex d control panels; including all stages from design to drawing to delivery.

With access to leading manufacturers of equipment for hazardous areas; we can advise on and source the most cost-effective solution no matter what the requirements.

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