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BIRNS, Inc. Launches New BIRNS Emergency Light Fixture-LED™


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Seismically Qualified, Nuclear Grade System Provides Three Times More Standby Illumination than Required by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission

OXNARD, Calif., Aug. 12, 2011 /PR Newswire/ -- BIRNS, Inc., an ISO 9001:2008-certified industry leader in the design and manufacture of unique lines of high performance lights for the nuclear power industry, has just introduced the world's most advanced, seismically qualified (per IEEE-344) emergency lighting solution for nuclear containment: the BIRNS Emergency Light Fixture-LED™.

This robust, slim-profiled, wall mounted system provides in excess of 24 hours of continuous, brilliant LED light in the case of power loss in nuclear power facilities, and is capable of withstanding a major earthquake.  It has a mirror finish, stainless steel construction that's impervious to humidity, acids and other corrosives and is simple to clean.  The BIRNS Emergency Light Fixture-LED is engineered in accordance with UL 924 (Emergency Lighting Equipment) and NFPA 70 (National Electrical Code), and goes through rigorous quality testing through BIRNS' NRC 10CFR50, App. B-compliant Quality Assurance system.

This breakthrough emergency lighting system has an advanced voltage regulator, integral sealed, rechargeable maintenance-free batteries that never require the addition of water or electrolytic solution, and fuses that can be replaced in 60 seconds.  Its blazing LED light fixtures have 50,000 hour lamp lives, with a low 10W power draw, for seamless reliability.  The rugged BIRNS Emergency Light Fixture-LED is also extremely versatile:  with seven conduit knockouts and a wide voltage input range, and the system can be tailored for custom applications with up to three lampheads.

About BIRNS, Inc.,

Founded in 1954, BIRNS, Inc. is an ISO 9001:2008-certified global leader in the design and manufacturing of high performance lighting and connector systems for nuclear power,  deep ocean, marine and military applications.  For more information, contact BIRNS Inc., 1720 Fiske Place, Oxnard, CA, 93033 · Phone: 805-487-5393 · US Toll Free 1-888-BIRNS-88 · Fax: 805-487-0427 www.birns.com


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