Customised solution The explosion-proof TorchLED Ex torch

Mar 7, 2019

TorchLED family is extendet

Tested safety in potentially explosive atmospheres

Initial situation

The Swiss Army already has torches and battery-operated hand lamps of  the TorchLED family. As a supplement to the existing range, a separate lamp was developed for the Ex area. In particular, the aim was to ensure that the external shape corresponded to that of a comparable battery-operated and rechargeable hand lamp. A complete product family that covers all requirements!

General information

  • Customer / installation engineer: German Federal Office for Armament «armasuisse»
  • Requirement: Small and compact Ex lamp, which is suitable for various applications
  • Solution: TorchLED Ex – the new product of the TorchLED family
  • Item no.: 178065 (860454)
  • Quantity: approx. 3'000

Customer benefits

  • small, easy-to-handle, robust and durable
  • with a lot of accessories and spare parts ex stock
  • simple charging station 230 VAC or 12 - 48 VDC for installation in vehicles (charging must take place outside the ex-zones.)
  • various light functions possible – switchable battery or emergency light operation up to 7 hrs
  • simple handling and operation
  • tested and certified for the zones Ex 1, 21, 2 and 22

Areas of application

  • army
  • fire brigade
  • civil protection
  • chemical industry and trade - wherever highly flammable and easily combustible substances are stored or highly flammable gases may occur 


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