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Safe for hazardous applications

Designed to meet the demands of the toughest, most rigorous commercial and offshore sectors, such as offshore oil rigs, gas and oil tankers, a new intrinsically safe lifebuoy light by AquaSpec is now available through its global distributor Ocean Safety.

The compact AQLBLTX Lifebuoy Light has ATEX and IECEx intrinsically safe approvals for hazardous marine applications, and full SOLAS/MED and EC MED approvals.

Automatically activated, the AQLBLTX turns on and off with the water and gravity sensor double activation system, with no inadvertent activation risk. Advanced LED technology offers low consumption, enhanced reliability and a powerful flashing white light of more than 2.0cd intensity for at least 20 hours.

Rated at II 1G Ex ia op is IIC T4 Ga, the AQLBLTX can be installed in hazardous atmosphere zones 0, 1 and 2. With T4 Temperature Class rating, it can be used in potentially explosive zones with gas auto ignition temperatures ≥135„ƒ.

Ocean Safety’s Alistair Hackett comments: “Providing safety equipment into the commercial marine sector is all about ensuring you are able supply products of high quality, are certified to all the appropriate standards and are cost competitive. The Aquaspec Atex light fulfils all these requirements and opens a new and exciting avenue for Ocean Safety – it is a product ideal for the oil and gas industry.”

AquaSpec’s recently extended product range includes powerful and efficient LED lifejacket, liferaft, lifebuoy and signal lights; distributed exclusively by Ocean Safety, specialists in the worldwide supply, distribution, service and hire of marine safety equipment.

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