Larson Electronics has announced the release of a New Explosion Proof LED Flashlight that features an oversized reflector for more light output and a glove friendly handle. This hazardous location LED flashlight is designed to provide an economical explosion proof lighting solution without sacrificing durability or reliability.

Powered by four standard D-cell batteries, the LE-2206-LED from Larson Electronics is ideal for operators in industrial and commercial work environments classified hazardous locations. This LED hazardous location flashlight is constructed with a heavy duty polypropylene body to give it excellent durability and resistance to impacts. The lens is made of Tuflexx for resistance to shattering or breakage and the reflector is made of polycarbonate.  This explosion proof flashlight is IP67 rated and is waterproof to 1 meter, will float on water, and is impact resistant to 1 meter. A switch guard is built into the housing around the switch to protect it from impact. This Class I Division 1 and Class II Division 1 explosion proof LED lantern has a single LED bulb with a life expectancy of 30,000 hours that produces 90 lumens of intense light output. Power for this light is provided by four D-cell batteries that will operate the flashlight for 150 hours.

“Our new explosion proof LED lantern is light weight and can float on water if accidentally dropped,” said Rob Bresnahan with “The low price point of the hazardous location handheld flashlight makes it a perfect fit for any HAZLO application.”

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