ZALUX launches latest STRONGEX G2 luminaire at Gastech 2022

Source: press release, 6 September 2022

illustration: ZALUX
illustration: ZALUX

ZALUX, global provider of industrial lighting solutions, will be showcasing at this year’s Gastech exhibition where it will be launching a new addition to its innovative STRONGEX range of luminaires.

The STRONGEX G2 offers exceptional resistance to harsh environmental conditions, is available with options for Ex Zone 1 or Zone 2 installation and is an ideal solution for applications across the oil & gas, chemical, petrochemical, and energy sectors.

Commenting on the launch at Gastech 2022, Daniel San Bernardino at ZALUX, says, “This latest addition to our range of luminaires continues our focus on sustainability in onshore and offshore lighting applications. The longevity of these products means they require very little maintenance and are extremely resistant to the elements, meaning they can be used in the harshest of environments. For the past 40 years, we have been setting the benchmark for sustainability in our products and we are delighted to showcase our latest explosion proof luminaire at Gastech.”

In line with other products within the ATEX range, the STRONGEX G2 is designed to promote sustainability with low energy consumption, extended lifecycle, low maintenance overheads, and a recyclable PMMA profile. The G2 model further incorporates an openable to enable access for maintenance, easy change of the emergency battery, increased flexibility for installation, and even though the luminaire offers an exceptional 100,000-hour lifetime, the ability to replace internal components to further extend life and promote a circular economy. The unit’s superb energy efficiency and lifetime can be further enhanced the availability of DALI dimmable versions and optional emergency kit. A wireless control version is also available for the Ex Zone 2 model.

A high-quality plastic housing protects the luminaire from even extreme weather conditions, including corrosive salty environments, and provides high resistance to chemicals that may be present. The unit has no external aluminium parts, further promoting its resistance to corrosion, and can work in a wide temperature range. Its profile incorporates a heatsink with fins that helps improve heat dissipation within the luminaire and ensure excellent performance throughout its lifetime.

Designed for flexible application and installation, the STRONGEX G2 is available in lengths from 300 to 1,500 mm with high efficiency. Optics can also be fitted to adapt to the specific needs of each space. The luminaire offers four cable entries, two on each side of the unit, to enable through wiring on the same or opposite sides of the fitting. And it incorporates and Ex-certified push-wire internal connectors, with up to 8 poles.

Mounting accessories use 301 stainless steel and, for areas exposed to chemicals, fixing clips and locking screws can also be provided in 316 stainless steel to increase resistance to corrosion. A variety of mounting options, including pole mounting, are available to ensure versatility and ease of installation.

Ultimately, the STRONGEX range offers plant operators ultimate performance in terms of efficiency, longevity, reliability, and flexibility with models offering significant savings and quick return on investment compared with traditional lighting solutions. To assure the highest levels of quality, ZALUX manufactures the luminaires at its QAR/QAN (Zone 1 manufacturing) certified factory in Spain with certification of products by an external accredited ATEX/IECEx laboratory.