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Intrinsically Safe Lights
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NEW Lights
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Military Spotlights 24V
Infrared Filters, Covert Covers, and Blackout IR Lenses
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Larson Electronics Spotlights
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HID Work Lights
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Rechargeable HID
Acro Light Flashlight
Xenon HID Flashlights
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Xenon Flashlights
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Explosion Proof Lighting
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Explosion Proof Lights:

Our line of explosion proof lights and explosion proof LED lights represent the best in high quality explosion proof lighting technology.
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LED Lights:

We carry an extensived line of LED lights including LED light bars, explosion proof LEDs, LED lights for military applications, boats, vehicles, security lighting and more. 
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Infrared LED Lights:

Infrared LED light emitters for covert applications. Larson Electronics Infrared LED emitters are ideal for military and security applications where a covert source of infrared light is needed.
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Golight Spotlights:

We carry the full line of Golight remote controlled spotlights and related accessories. Larson Electronics is the only source for the Golight Stryker Remote Control Spotlight with magnetic base.
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Hunting Spotlights:

Larson Electronics stocks a comprehensive line of hunting lights and related accessories. Our hunting lights include rechargeable handheld LED spotlights and HID spotlights with red lenses.
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Military Spotlights:

Our HML series of spotlights have been tested and approved for use by the Marines, Army, Navy, and Air Force and are part of the military’s Special Forces' Escalation of Force Kits.
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24 Volt Lights:

Larson Electronics manufactures and stocks an extensive line of 24 volt lighting equipment that ranges from 12/24 volt spotlights and floodlights to multimillion candlepower searchlights and industrial grade work lights.
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Magnalite or Larson Electronics

Larson Electronics is often confused with Magnalite.
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Larson Electronics

Larson Electronics is a manufacturer and distributor of industrial-commercial grade lighting products. Larson Electronics carries an extensive line of lighting products including explosion proof lights, hazardous location lights, explosion proof paint spray booth lights, high power LED lights, remote control HID Golight spotlights, LED flashlights, military spotlights, infrared LEDs, LED boat lights and industrial light towers. Larson Electronics also manufactures and distributes a wide range of HID high power spotlights and HID flashlights that are ideal for use as military spotlights and law enforcement searchlights as well as effective for use in the utility and emergency services industries.


Larson Electronics products that are particularly well suited to military and law enforcement applications include police flashlights, police lights, unity post mount spotlights, unity roof mount lights, remote control Golight spotlights, remote control spotlights with magnetic bases, rechargeable spotlights, rechargeable flashlights, led flashlights,  high intensity discharge military spotlights with magnetic bases and magnetic tripods for flashlights and spotlights. Larson Electronics manufactures and carries an extensive line of military spotlights, floodlights, and military grade lighting accessories and equipment.

 

 Many of Larson Electronicss lighting products can serve equally well in the public and private sector as hunting spotlights, boating spotlights, camping lights, off-road and ATV lights, and infared security lights; this includes a wide array of LED lights and LED light bars that can operate on a variety of voltages ranging from 9 to 42 VDC and can be mounted on cars, trucks, boats and heavy equipment.


Larson Electronics is a large distributor of the Golight line of remote controlled spotlights and stocks a comprehensive variety of HID or high intensity discharge Golights, Golight marine spotlights and searchlights, Golight floodlights, military Golights and a wide array of camouflage Golights for hunting and off-road use. Larson Electronics is the only source for the Golight Stryker Remote Control Spotlight with magnetic base and offers a wide variety of mounting options for both the Golight Stryker and Golight RadioRay series of spotlights.

Larson Electronics develops and stocks a wide range of explosion proof lights and products as well as intrinsically safe lights and intrinsically safe LED lights. Larson Electronics’s explosion proof line of lights carry the required explosion proof certifications and approvals and are U.L. certified for use in hazardous locations according to their respective class, division and zone ratings. Larson Electronicss hazardous location lighting includes explosion proof fluorescent lights for paint spray booths, Class 1 Div 1 flashlights and intrinsically safe lights, portable and cart mounted tank lights, explosion proof droplights, explosion proof LED lights and intrinsically safe flashlights.


Larson Electronics regularly develops and manufactures new additions to its line of explosion proof lighting and industrial grade lighting products and is proud to offer the latest in explosion proof LED lighting and explosion proof paint spray booth lighting. Larson Electronics also manufactures a wide array of military and law enforcement related accessories including the concealable, back up universal handcuff key (plastic handcuff key) used by Air Force pilots, Navy SPAWAR, Navy Seals and Special Operations military personnel to effect escape in hostage or prisoner situations.


If you have any questions or special requirements regarding any of our industrial grade lighting solutions please contact us by E-mail at
sales@larsonelectronics.com You can also call us toll free at 1-800-369-6671. Purchase orders can be faxed to us at 903-498-3364 Larson Electronics can provide detailed technical information regarding any of its products and is capable of working with customers to create unique lighting solutions to suit their needs and requirements.

Larson Electronics

Larson Electronics manufactures the Larson Electronics 12 volt spotlights with magnetic base and 12 volt searchlights with magnetic base with magnetic bases and 16 foot cords in Dallas, TX. These industrial grade 12 volt spotlights have been a staple of the cable, telephone and electric utility industry since 1967. Larson Electronics has since its beginnings expanded this to include the military/law enforcement industries, federal and local governments, and emergency and first responder industries as well.

 We carry a complete line of HID off road and HID equipment lights, including the Acro Light line. HID flood lights with permanent and magnetic mount options work on 12 and 24 volt DC systems and provide illumination that extends 250 feet. The permanent mount and magnetic mount HID spotlights project a beam to 3000 feet.

Larson Electronics is a manufacturer and as such we maintain a large available inventory of our magnetic mount spotlights, HID spotlights. HID flashlights and the Golight Stryker and Golight Radioray remote controlled spotlights, battery operated flashing strobe lights, LED flashlights and LED headlamps. Because of our extensive inventory and "make to order" capacity, nearly all orders for spotlights and flashlights received before 4 PM CT are shipped same day via UPS.

Many of our professional grade spotlights and flashlights make excellent gifts for him or gifts for men. Remote controlled spotlights with magnetic base, military spotlights, handheld spotlights, vehicle mount spotlights, rechargeable spotlights, rechargeable flashlights, hunting spotlights, hunting searchlights and state of the art hid flashlights all make fine christmas gifts for men, and are sure to please even the most discriminating friends and family.

Larson Electronics' Larson Electronics can also be viewed in these languages - Arabic  Spanish  Japanese  Italian  Portuguese  Russian  French.

Contact us at sales@magnalight .com or call us toll free at 1-800-369-6671 for mor information regarding any of our products. Purchase orders can be faxed to us at 903-498-3364 Larson Electronics can provide detailed technical information regarding any of its products and is capable of working with customers to create unique lighting solutions to suit their needs and requirements.

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01/28/13 Explosion Proof and Intrinsically Safe Lighting in Confined Spaces

Article-January 2013 By Larson Electronics.com

Explosion Proof Compact Fluorescent Drop Light

Larson Electronics Explosion Proof Compact Fluorescent Drop Light


Confined spaces represent some of the most hazardous areas a worker can access. Because of the potential for becoming trapped, the possible presence of pooled gases and vapors, and the likely presence of unshielded machinery and equipment, the chances for accidents are high and the speed with which they can occur is great. Workers must take extraordinary precautions before entering a confined space, even in situations where rescue efforts or critical repairs necessitate fast response.


Confined spaces in many cases are required to be marked as such and require that only permit holding personnel be allowed to enter. Even in areas not clearly marked as permit required, if the potential exists for trapped toxic or flammable gases or vapors to be present, or access is limited, or the space holds materials which could engulf a worker, or if the space is otherwise not intended for a workers physical presence, they should be considered a hazardous confined space.


Even a simple container or pipe can appear harmless yet pose a serious threat to safety should ingress become required. Just because the space looks empty or there are no obvious threats from exposed wiring, equipment or gear, does not mean entrance can be considered safe. Confined spaces due to their very nature tend to trap gases and vapors which can either pose an inhalation risk or potential for ignition, or the area can lack adequate oxygen and produce potential asphyxiation. In either of these cases, the very atmosphere itself poses and invisible threat that can be just as lethal as a visible one.

The biggest part of safely entering and working within a confined space involves proper preparation. A detailed threat assessment before entrance, a clear exit strategy, and properly chosen gear are a must before any entry can be performed. Particularly in cases where a space could potentially contain a hazardous atmosphere, testing for oxygen levels and the presence of dangerous gases is critical to being able to properly prepare for entrance. In cases where a breathable atmosphere is not present or toxic vapors are present, workers will be required to carry their own air. In cases where flammable or explosive gases and vapors are present, any electrical equipment to be used inside the confined space must be appropriately designed to work within such environments.



Of all the equipment typically used within confined spaces, lighting is the most common. There are normally no integral light sources within confined spaces, and the limited access and sealed nature of most confined spaces greatly limits the amount of ambient light which can enter, thus workers must provide their own illumination.  There are only two types of lighting which should be considered suitable for use within confined spaces, either equipment that is approved explosion proof, or certified intrinsically safe. Additionally, this lighting gear must be chosen according to the type of atmosphere present as not all gases and vapors present the same fire or explosion potential. As a result, explosion proof equipment must be chosen according to Class, Division and Group ratings in order to ensure compliance with regulations and suitability for use around a particular set of gases or vapors. Intrinsically safe equipment is typically the highest safety rating and denotes equipment which is incapable of producing the heat or sparks required to cause ignition, thus it is suitable for the widest array of environments. However, intrinsically safe lighting is typically lower powered and limited in its ability to illuminate an area effectively, thus oftentimes limiting its practicality.


If flammable or explosive gases or vapors are found to be present within the confined space, explosion proof lighting must carry a Class 1 Division 1 rating. Equipment rated as Class 1 means it is rated for use with gases and vapors. Class 2 denotes combustible dusts and therefore would not be suitable in an environment contaminated by gases. Of course, if dusts are present, then obviously Class 2 equipment would be the correct choice. Division 1 denotes the active and continuous presence of these flammable or explosive materials. Since if an atmospheric test revealed their presence, then a Division 1 classification is correct. Division 2 refers to the presence of flammable or explosive gases or vapors under abnormal conditions, meaning a possible leak or otherwise unexpected presence of these materials, and thus does not hold the proper protections.



The more subtle yet equally important next consideration is what Groups the device is approved for. Groups denote the types of gases present and are categorized according to their ignition temperature and explosive potential. Since not all gases or vapors will ignite at the same temperatures or burn with the same rapidity or release of energy, this is obviously an important classification.


Groups encompass a wide variety of materials, but a general breakdown is as follows. For a more complete list, operators should refer to the NFPA’s National Electrical Code publication.


Group A refers only to Acetylene which has an extremely high explosion pressure.


Group B refers to Hydrogen, gases with more than 30% hydrogen by volume, butadiene, and other gases with similar explosive properties.


Group C refers to ether, ethyl, and ethylene gases, and other gases of a similar potential.


Group D refers to gasoline, acetone, ammonia, benzene, butane, methanol, propane and other more commonly encountered compounds.



As we can see, even with the proper Classification and Division, unless groups are also considered, safety as well as compliance with regulations is not ensured.
It is also worth noting that a most lighting equipment relies on power supplied from external sources, meaning it has a cord which must be connected to a power source. In most cases, the connection must be either be made outside of the hazardous location, or a plug and receptacle which also carries the same approvals as the fixture itself must be used. Some equipment relies on a transformer or ballast assembly somewhere inline with the power cord; in these cases the transformer or ballast assembly usually must also remain outside of the confined space. 


Confined space safety is a multi-faceted issue that requires comprehensive assessment in order to be addressed effectively. Worker preparation, site testing, equipment selection, and exit strategies all play critical roles and must be diligently addressed if entry is to be performed safely.





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