Exit Sign - Hazardous - Class 1 Division 2 - Red or Green LED

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The SVXHZ Class 1 Division 2 Exit Sign is designed for use in hazardous locations that feature flammable and explosive gases, vapors, and dust. Such environments include power plants, chemical processing facilities, and oil refineries. This Class 1 Div 2 exit sign is waterproof and weatherproof, it can be installed both indoors and out, including in freezing environments.

The body of the SVXHZ is made from aluminum and features a vandal proof polycarbonate faceplate that protects the unit from moisture and abuse. The polycarbonate faceplate is fully gasket and and fastened with stainless steel tamper resistant screws. A poly-vinyl chloride frame features a built-in gasket that seals out moisture. This hazardous location exit sign is corrosion and and flame resistant.

Class 1 Division 2 Hazardous Location Exit Sign

A powerful battery backup system provides a minimum 90 minutes of illumination during AC power outages. 120 or 277v dual voltage operation. UL 844 an 924 Listed, Class 1 Division 2, Groups A, B, C, and D.


  • Rated for Class 1 Division 2 hazardous locations
  • Gray polycarbonate constructed housing
  • Choose red or green EXIT
  • Push-to-test button with LED charging indicator
  • NEMA 3, 4, 4x, and 12 Rated
  • UL 844, 924, and 1604 Listed for the United States
  • 5 year warranty

External Specifications

This Class 1 Division 2 exit sign is composed of an aluminum housing paired with a polycarbonate faceplate. The housing and faceplate are sealed together to prevent fluids, vapors, and gases from entering the inside of the SVXHZ exit sign. The housing is tamper-resistant and features a hermetically sealed magnetic test switch that allows for easy testing of the nickel cadmium battery backup system. The entire housing is vandal resistant and approved for use in high abuse areas such as schools and prisons.

These types of fixtures are known as explosion proof exit signs, because the housing is hermetically sealed to prevent the intrusion of any type of gas, vapor, or liquid which could ignite a fire or explosion. Class 1 Division 2 exit signs are designed for hazardous locations and are thus designed and built under the strictest quality control standards. If you need a model that has emergency lights attached to it, click to view our Class 1 Division 2 Exit Sign Combo.

Internal Specifications

Red or green LED (Light Emitting Diode) light strips provide brilliant and powerful EXIT illumination while consuming less than 5 watts of electricity at all times. Included Self-Testing Diagnostics constantly monitor the circuit board, transformer, and battery backup system for emergency mode readiness. The results of the self-testing are displayed via LED lights that indicate the functionality of the exit sign at all times.

Electrical Specifications

Class 1 Division 2 exit signs operate using 120/277v AC power. This exit sign is surge-protected, solid-state circuitry that provides for a reliable charging system. Other voltages available upon request such as 220v and 240v. Some models feature a temperature compensated charger. Charging system is complete with low voltage disconnect, AC lockout, and brownout protection. Test button is standard. Self-diagnostic testing is available on this Class 1 Division 2 exit sign as well as all of our other explosion proof models.

Battery Specifications

Class 1 Div 2 exit signs feature a maintenance-free Nickel Cadmium exit sign battery provides 90 minutes of emergency support and lasts for 5-7 years. The SVXHZ Class 1 Division 2 Exit Sign is also available in an AC only mode, which does not include the battery backup and is intended for use in buildings that feature backup generators.

Code Compliance

Class 1 Division 2, Groups A, B, C, and D. UL 924, UL 844, and UL 1604 Listed for the United States.


Three-year warranty on parts, four-year prorated warranty on lead calcium battery, five-year prorated warranty on nickel cadmium exit sign battery.

Maintenance Profile

The maintenance required for this unit is monthly and yearly testing of the battery backup system per OSHA regulations. Testing Class 1 Div 2 exit signs is important because the environments that explosion proof exit signs are placed in can require quick evacuation during an emergency situation.


8-10 year expected lifespan on all components except replaceable battery. Class 1 Division 2 exit signs are designed to be able to handle the harshest, most hazardous locations for a very long time. Replacement parts are available for this, and all, of our explosion proof exit signs.


Internal Battery Heater - The battery heater option enables the battery backup version of this hazardous location exit sign to operate in freezing temperature locations, as low as -4 degrees Fahrenheit.


The housing is rated for Class 1 Division 2 environments yet still offers the appeal associated with less industrial exit signs. Class 1 Division 2 exit signs come with a variety of options that allows the sign to be tailored to the application at hand. Examine the cut sheet for this explosion proof exit sign to learn more about the different choices.

Overall Value

At the price offered, the SVXHZ hazardous location exit sign is an extremely high-value. Class 1 Division 2 exit signs are traditionally priced above $1,000 per unit and feature a 3-4 week lead time for production. Our Class 1 Division 2 exit signs ship within 5-7 business days from the date of the order.


Class 1 Div 2 exit signs is suitable for surface (wall and ceiling) installation. This model is suitable for 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.