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Waterproof Exit Sign

Price: $98.99

   

SKU: WATERPROOF-EXIT

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Weight: 10.00 LBS

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  • Product Description

    Overview

    Waterproof Exit Sign

    The Waterproof Exit Sign is designed for use oudoors and in wet locations, such as wash down areas. Waterproof exit signs feature a fiberglass housing that is hermetically sealed and prevents the entry of moisture or wetness into the body of the unit. Essentially, a waterproof exit sign is an LED exit sign encased in a weatherproof housing. The electronics of a waterproof exit sign are the same as an LED exit sign - less than 5 watts of electricity consumed at all times.

    A 90-minute lead acid battery backup system keeps this wet location exit sign ililluminated after power is lost. The battery backup can be tested by a simple push button that is located on the side of the unit. An internal heater can be added for operation in cold environments, where freezing temperatures may occur. All waterproof exit signs are UL Listed and approved for use throughout the United States. Operates using 120 or 277v AC electrical power and comes with a five-year warranty.

    Features

    • Weatherproof - Wet Location Rated
    • Efficient - LED technology consumes less than 5 watts electricity
    • Push-to-test button with LED charging indicator
    • Long-lasting - 8 to 10 year EXIT sign solution
    • UL924 Listed for the United States
    • 5 year warranty

    Application

    The Waterproof Exit Sign can be used indoors or oudoors, in wet and cold environments. This weatherproof exit sign is designed for harsh locations, the housing is NEMA rated. The exit sign can be single or double sided. The waterproof exit sign comes standard designed for back mount, a top and side mount bracket is available for ceiling/wall installations and projects that require a double-sided waterproof exit sign.

    External Specifications

    Entire unit is constructed from polycarbonate fiberglass that is corrosion resistant and UV stabilized. Housing is grey with red letters. The weatherproof exit sign features a fully gasket housing that is hermetically sealed to prevent the entrance of any type of moisture into the housing of the unit. The weatherproof exit sign is designed for use in severely cold environments and can be outfitted with a battery heater for such scenarios.

    Internal Specifications

    Red or Green LEDs provide illumination while consuming less than 5 watts of electricity at all times. The red letter choice is most popular for the weatherproof exit sign but both red or green are compliant for use throughout the United States.

    Electrical Specifications

    120/277v AC dual-voltage operation is standard. Other voltages available upon request such as 220v and 240v. AC lockout prevents battery pack discharge. Low voltage battery disconnect protects the battery pack form being damaged by long discharge periods.

    Code Compliance

    Wet Location Rated. UL924 Listed for the U.S. and Canada, CS860, NFPA, Life Safety 101, UL Listed for Damp Locations. Wet location rated means that the exit sign is weatherproof and can handle direct contact with falling water, snow, sleet, and the splashing of non-corrosive liquids.

    Warranty

    Five-year warranty on parts, five-year prorated warranty on battery. The weatherproof exit sign is manufactured under extremely high quality control standards that insure the unit will operate properly for 8-10 years in the harsh environments it is designed for.

    Maintenance Profile

    The maintenance required for this unit is monthly and yearly testing of the battery backup system per OSHA regulations. The nickel cadmium exit sign battery in the waterproof exit sign is replaceable. The waterproof exit sign can be ordered with self testing that alleviates the monthly and yearly testing required by OSHA. The self-testing version of the waterproof exit sign is a great choice for hard to reach or harsh environment installations.

    Lifespan

    8-10 year expected lifespan on all components except replaceable battery (five-year lifespan).

    Options

    • Choose red or green letters.
    • Choose single or double sided.

    Technology

    Battery backup system features brownout protection and low-voltage disconnect, ensuring a long lifespan. Push button testing is easy and reliable.

    Appeal

    Durable wet location, weatherproof construction is offered at an affordable price.

    Overall Value

    This mode is a great value, it will provide reliable EXIT lighting for 8-10 years in harsh environments.

    Installation

    Waterproof exit signs are suitable for surface (wall) installation. This model is suitable for indoor/oudoor and wet location installations on normally inflammable surfaces. Use two of three provided wires to connect the unit to AC power. Use the black(120v) and white(Common) wires for 120v AC connections and the red(277v) and white(Common) wires for 277v AC connections.

  • Warranty Information

    Five year warranty.

  • Product Reviews

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    1. Works fine in wash down area

      Posted by Jarred W. on 14th May 2012

      I installed a couple of these in an indoor wash down area where they are blasted with water for several hours per day. I've experienced no problems, so I'd have to recommend this product.

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