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ATEX Turbolite

A-TL44A, A-TL44B, A-TL45A, A-TL45B

ATEX Certification CE1180 Certification LLOYDS Certification FM Certification

Zones: 1, 2, 21 and 22

The ATEX Turbolite is a high power compressed air driven lamp for use in potentially explosive atmospheres and meets EN 1127 'Explosion Prevention and Protection’ in Europe and FM Class 3600 ‘Electrical Equipment for use in Hazardous (Classified) Locations’ in the USA.

Wolf airlamps provide illumination for shotblasting, cleaning and coating of storage tanks and vessels and pipeline and structural engineering activities, offering a safer alternative to mains and low voltage lighting where explosive atmospheres present a serious risk to the workforce.   Light models include: Bay provides a high level of all-round general illumination and Flood has a matt reflector giving a wide-angle diffused beam.  Available in aluminium (A) or brass (B), usable in gassy mines and all lamps are nickel plated to protect against corrosion and are supplied with a bridle and safety hook fitted.  

The ATEX Turbolite is powered, purged, pressurised and cooled by compressed air controlled by an integral regulator, which passes through the lamp head and drives the turbine wheel by means of three nozzle plates. The turbine drives a magnet rotor within windings, generating the 24 Volt ac electrical supply which powers the 250 Watt halogen bulb. Major improvements over other models, include sealed bearings, refined regulator, greater use of stainless steel components, bulb-life enhancing device and silencer with a particle trap.

Special certification conditions: clean, dry compressed air and anti-static air hose are used to operate the lamp to minimise contamination inside the lamp and dangerous accumulation of static electricity and in potentially explosive dust atmospheres a ‘remote exhaust’ must be used, exhausting air to the safe area. Accessories available include anti-static hoses, filters and stands, tripods, setting and testing devices.

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Features & Benefits

  • CE marked to ATEX Directive, for use in zones 1 and 2 Hazardous Areas
  • Aluminium super-lightweight construction
  • 250 watt Halogen light output
  • Safe compressed air power source
  • Re-designed for greater reliability
  • Fitted with stainless steel exhaust silencer
  • Dust ignition protected for zones 21 and 22 using remote exhaust
  • Group I Mining approval with alternative brass construction
  • US Factory Mutual dual marking approval
Product Description

Bay Light - Aluminium

Gas Zone: 1 and 2 Dust Zone: 21 and 22


Bay Light - Brass

Gas Zone: 1 and 2 Dust Zone: 21 and 22


Flood Light - Aluminium

Gas Zone: 1 and 2 Dust Zone: 21 and 22


Flood Light - Brass

Gas Zone: 1 and 2 Dust Zone: 21 and 22

Product Reference  A-TL44A  A-TL44B A-TL45A A-TL45B 
Product Description  Safety Bay Light, Compressed Air Powered Safety Flood Light, Compressed Air Powered
Code ATEX  II 2 GD II T4 (Tamb = 55°C) T135°C
Mining - I M2 -  I M2
FM Class 1 Div 1 Groups A, B, C, D. T4 Ta = 55°C
Apparatus Standards  EN1127-1: 2011
Type of Protection  Technical File
Area of Class (Gas)  Zones 1 and 2, Gas Groups IIA, IIB, IIC
Temp. Class (Gas)   T4
Area of Class (Dust)  Zones 21 and 22
Max Surface Temp. (Dust)  T135°C
Ambient Temperature  -20°C to +40°C
Certificate  SIRA02ATEX5099X
Enclosure  Aluminium Brass Aluminium Brass
Lens  Lens Ball Glass/Plastic Dome Toughened Glass (15mm)
Beam Type  All-around 360°C Illumination Flood (as standard) or Spot (to order)
Light Source: Part Number A-129 (as standard) / A-159 (alternative)
Type Halogen Filled Filament Bulb
Volts 24v
Watts 250w
Output 6000 lm/9000 lm
Life 2000 hrs/200 hrs
Power Source: Type Compressed Air Driven Turbo-alternator
Air Pressure 5.0-8.0 bar
Consumption 0.75m3/min
Ingress Protection  Once pressurised may be used underwater
Weight  5.5kg 9.4kg 7.1kg 13.5kg
  • All information has been gathered under laboratory conditions, the user must regard the values given as approximate.
  • Changes may be made to the above specification without notification, details are available on request.

Light Output

A-TL44A/B - Ball Glass
Peak luminous intensity at 2.5m 70lux

A-TL45A/B - Polished Reflector
Spot Beam (approx 10°)
Peak luminous intensity at 5m 2000lux

A-TL45A/B - Matt Reflector
Flood Beam (approx 25°)
Peak luminous intensity at 5m 950lux

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