Emergency Light, Industrial Steel - 27-140W Capacity - NEMA 12 - Options

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Regular price $184.00
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Steel Emergency Light

The ISL Steel Emergency light is a NEMA 12 rated egress light suitable for a variety of commercial applications. The 16-gauge steel housing is designed for dependability and durability. gasket construction allows this light to be installed into area that may contain dust, lint, fibers, condensation and dripping water. The ISL emergency light features a number of lamp head choices as well as battery sizes. This model comes with 9-watt, top-mounted lamps.


Industrial Steel Emergency Light Dimensions
  • 27-140W watt capacity - accomodates up to 15 remote heads!
  • NEMA 12 Rated 16-gauge steel housing is fully gasket and extremely durable
  • Popular for heavy duty commercial applications
  • 9-watt PAR style lamp heads provide powerful illumination
  • Push button and AC charging indicator allows for easy testing of the unit


The ISL emergency light is designed for heavy-duty and industrial commercial applications. Popular for manufacturing facilities, warehouses, processing plants, wash down areas. Popular for emergency light applications where a longer run time and/or more powerful lamp head options are desired.


NEMA 12 enclosures are manufactured for indoor use to provide protection against dust and water. They are designed to easily stand up to dust, fibers, and light splashing of water or other liquids.


Utilizes 120/277v AC electricity to operate and charge the battery. Comes standard with solid state charging circuitry, low voltage disconnect, AC lockout, and brownout protection. Available in custom voltages upon request.

Lamp Specifications

When ordering the ISL model as it is configured on this page you will receive a model with (2) PAR36, 9-watt lamp heads. Higher and more powerful lamp heads are also available; please download the cut sheet at the top of the page to view the variety of options available. Please call us to receive a price quote if you would like more powerful lamp heads.

This steel emergency light comes with (2) lamp heads but can also be ordered with one; or no lamps at all. When ordered with no lamps the unit is essentially a recessed power supply for remotely located lamp fixtures. Other lamp wattage available: 8, 9, 10, 12, 18, 20, and 35.


When ordering the ISL model as it is configured on this page you will receive a 6-volt, 27-watt sealed lead calcium capacity battery. Higher capacity batteries are available; please see the category page for a wider selection of models.

The ISL emergency light battery provides at least 90 minutes of emergency illumination power to the unit after AC power to the facility is lost. The recharge time for the battery is 24 hours and the max working temperature for the battery is 122º F. The sealed lead acid battery has an average lifespan of 3 to 5 years. Nickel Cadmium battery option increases efficiency and extends lifespan to 5-7 years.


To purchase a model with one or more of the options below (that are not offered above) please contact us via email or call us at 800-480-0707 for price and availability.

Self-testing - The unit can come with self-diagnostic testing that eliminates monthly and yearly testing of the battery backup system and alerts the user to any problems regarding operational functionality of the unit.

Internal Heater - Allows the emergency light to be used in cold locations. The ISL can handle temperatures as low as -15º F.

Nickel Cadmium Battery - The unit can come with a nickel cadmium battery. A step above the standard sealed lead acid batter, Ni-Cad batteries have a 5-7 year lifespan, are easier to replace, and decrease shipping weight.

Time-Delay - This option is ideal for installations that are utilizing fluorescent and HID lamps for general lighting purposes. The time delay feature keeps the emergency lights ililluminated for a preset period (usually 15 minutes) after power is restored since fluorescent and HID lighting can take 10-15 minutes to reach full brightness, even after a short power failure.

Cord Set - If you need to plug your emergency light into the wall purchase the cord set option that allows you to connect your emergency light to any standard 120v AC outlet.

Voltmeter - This option gives a visual display of the voltage condition/level of the battery.

Ammeter - This option gives a visual display of the current that is being consumed by the emergency light at all time.


16-gauge steel housing is designed for heavy duty applications. Suitable for harsh locations that include water and/or dust.


The gray powder coat finish on the steel housing creates an aesthetic of power and ruggedness combined with classic design appeal.


The SEL provides powerful emergency lighting illumination and a heavy duty, durable NEMA 12 steel housing at an affordable, wholesale price.


The mounting feet allow for easy and secure installation. Simply back mount the ISL steel emergency light to any normally inflammable surface.