Vapor Proof Lights – Applications & Options
Vapor proof light fixtures use rugged die-cast housings for applications where the lamp socket and wiring are protected from rain, corrosive fumes, non-combustible dusts, moisture, and nonexplosive vapors and gases. Vapor proof lights are typically found where structural fortitude and the ability to handle hazards matter most. These locations include parking garages; laundry facilities; transportation centers; subways, tunnels; barns; riding arenas; sports facilities, swimming pools; locker rooms, public bathrooms; car washes; stairwells; under canopies; automotive repair facilities; and food-processing facilities including walk-in freezers, kitchens, bakeries, and ice cream shops. In other words, any damp, wet, or dirty location should use vapor proof lighting.
Vapor Proof Commercial Lighting – Reliable and Versatile
Access Fixtures vapor proof light fixtures include LED and LED turtle & wildlife friendly vapor tight fixtures. These fixtures are used by properties and individuals that need excellent lighting for wet and dusty conditions. Vapor proof fixtures are designed for use in interior and exterior locations. These energy-saving fixtures not only protect against the elements, but their ability to work in any space makes them ideal for a wide range of locations. Other such locations include car washes, parking garages, airports, warehouses, docks, and other areas that need protection against dirt, dust, and wet environments. The products in the Access Fixtures vapor proof line are excellent in large part due to their rugged, die-cast housings that protect their lamp sockets and wiring from rain, corrosive fumes, non-combustible dusts, moisture, nonexplosive vapors and gases.
Vapor Proof Lights – Durability and Performance
Most of our fixtures are assembled in the USA using premium-quality lenses, houses, and gaskets. Vapor proof lights provide energy-efficient, low-maintenance, and low cost lighting built to last. It is ready for use in vandal-resistant, dirty, and wet spray-down locations. If your facility requires lighting with these characteristics, vapor proof fixtures from Access Fixtures are for you. All Access Fixtures vapor proof light fixtures are CSA listed for wet locations and most come with a range of options, including high-voltage ballasts or drivers, occupancy sensors, daylight harvesting sensors, photocells, marine-grade fixture coatings, epoxy coatings, step dimming, 0–10v dimming, surge protection, and battery backup for emergencies. All Access Fixtures vapor proof fixtures are IP65 rated; many are IP66 or IP67 rated.
IP Ratings – What They Are and Why They Are Important for Vapor Proof Lights
To pass IP65 testing, an enclosure or fixture must be able to withstand water projected by a 0.25-inch nozzle from any direction. The IP65 test must be at least fifteen minutes long with a water volume of 3.3 gallons per minute and a pressure of 30 kPa at distance of three yards.
To pass IP66 testing, the enclosure or fixture must be able to withstand water projected in powerful jets from a 0.50-inch nozzle from any direction. The IP66 test must be at least three minutes long with a water volume of 26.4 gallons per minute and a pressure of 100 kPa at distance of three yards.
To pass IP67 testing, the enclosure must not permit the ingress of water in harmful quantities when the enclosure is fully immersed. The IP67 test has a duration of thirty minutes and an immersion depth of at least one meter, measured at the bottom of the device with at least 5.9 inch of water above the top of the device.
Speak to an Access Fixtures Lighting Specialist about Choosing the Right Fixture
Access Fixtures has a comprehensive collection of all types of vapor proof luminaires, IP65 vapor proof lights, IP67 vapor proof lights, and marine-grade IP67 vapor proof lights with 590-nanometer LEDs. If you have questions about vapor proof lights, be sure to contact an Access Fixtures lighting specialist at (800) 468-9925.
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