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Hazardous area lighting

Electrical Engineering

12/03/2013

A solution for every application

Pepperl+Fuchs the world’s leading manufacturer of intrinsically safe explosion protection and electronic sensors acquired UK based Walsall Ltd to increase expertise and capacity in the manufacture of explosion protection lighting and enclosure products for use in hazardous areas and harsh environments.

Walsall Ltd had over one hundred years of UK heritage dating back to the early days of Walsall Conduits PLC, which once dominated the world of electromechanical explosion protection. Today, Pepperl+Fuchs UK manufacturing is located in the companies new 60,000 sq ft facility in Wednesbury, just off the M6 J10.  A complete range of mechanical explosion protection products and customised solutions are manufactured in the West Midlands for customers throughout the UK, examples of our portfolio are highlighted below:

Lighting Overview

Pepperl+Fuchs manufacture a wide range of luminaires for use in hazardous areas where potentially explosive gas & dust may exist. As well as being fully certified using various explosion protection techniques the products also have high levels of ingress protection to guard against the harsh environments they may be installed in.

Product Range

As mentioned earlier Pepperl+Fuchs can offer a wide range of lighting options, examples include:

  • Fluorescent Lighting for Zone 1/21 & 2/22

(General purpose and Emergency versions)

  • Well Glass Fittings for Zone 1/21 & 2/22

 (Mercury, metal halide and sodium versions available)

  • Floodlight Fittings for Zone 1/21 & 2/22

(Sodium and metal halide lamp options)

  • Portable LED Hand Lamps

(For use in Zone 0, 20, 1, 21, 2, 22)

Certification

As a global supplier to a wide range of industries and applications, all Pepperl+Fuchs products are certified to a variety of international standards including the latest European (ATEX), International (IECEX) and Russian (GOST R) guidelines.  Our products are used in a variety of applications from oil platforms to pharmaceutical plants and everything else in between; therefore we ensure certification allows usage in gas and dust environments as well as a wide range of temperature extremes.

Why choose Pepperl+Fuchs

Pepperl+Fuchs headquartered in Germany is the world’s leading manufacturer of intrinsically safe explosion protection and electronic sensors used in a wide range of process and factory automation industries. The family owned business has over 65 years industrial experience, and with a turnover in the region of €500 million, is one of the top 50 control and instrumentation companies in the world.  Our products are world renowned for their high standard of ISO9000 certified quality and reliability coupled with our unparalleled service in providing expert application analysis and technical expertise at no extra charge with each and every product we manufacture. 

Also Available

Enclosures & Terminal Junction Boxes

Pepperl+Fuchs mechanical explosion protection products are based around high quality enclosures in the increased safety, intrinsic safety and flameproof protection classes. The range provides several different options of enclosure dependent upon the project application and specification required, with a variety of sizes and materials available including stainless and mild steel, as well as glass reinforced polyester (GRP). All products are manufactured to the same exacting levels of quality which Pepperl+Fuchs has been associated with for over 65 years.

http://www.walsall-ltd.com/section.php?prod=1&topSection=1&title=Lighting

Telephone: +44 (0)161 633 6431

Email:  sales@gb.pepperl-fuchs.co.uk

Product Specific Information:  www.walsall-ltd.com

Group Website:  www.pepperl-fuchs.co.uk

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