1250 mm Vintage Texas Rig-a-lite explosion proof aluminium light

AUD $1,285.00

Weight: 15.5kg

15 in stock (can be backordered)

LED color temperature *

Internal LED Tube Cover *

Choose a cover that makes the LED’s visible or hidden with an opaque cover (see gallery image)

Suspension Type *

Choose here the style and length of suspension required. If you require a different variation of these lengths let us know when ordering.

Ceiling Hooks *

Add here two ceiling hooks in Aluminum. If Wall/Ceiling mount is chosen above no ceiling hooks are required.

None required Rough Cast Aluminium X 2 +AUD $72.00 Large Polished Aluminium X 2 +AUD $51.00

Choose Country Voltage and dimming solution *

Note: For USA and Canadian requirements, this does not provide a UL Listed product, but provides UL Listed drivers and wiring.

Warranty: 1 Year

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Product Description

1250 mm Vintage Texas Rig-a-lite explosion proof aluminium light is a restored and polished ship light previously employed in ships’ engine rooms, cargo decks and similar hazardous locations. This 1250 mm Vintage Texas Rig-a-lite explosion proof aluminium light was designed to allow efficient lighting on LNG or LPG carriers and chemical container ships where explosion proof lighting is essential. These were also used to light drilling rigs. Built in the 1960’s, these light fittings are not too heavy weighing around 13kg each. These have a 1200mm long glass cover and two LED tubes.

They are ridiculously over engineered for the purpose we now see them being used for, but they are an industrial style that we think would work well in an industrial themed cafe or bar. These can be used in wet areas as outdoor lighting.  Incorporating a flat glass cover, they may also provide lighting for food preparation areas i.e., shatterproof.

These lights have been stripped and then polished to a degree, but not to a “perfect surface”. We clean them up as best we can, but they will show signs of wear consistent with their age. The original vapour containment system and ballast for the fluorescent tubes are removed and the light fitting is then retro-fitted with high quality (CRI90), low voltage LED strip inside an aluminium profile. The LED can be dimmed via the driver.

We supply with the “lever type” mount brackets that may be installed as a non functional decorative industrial feature. We do install chain connection points and “S” hooks for pendant install. We can also supply with a range of hard ceiling mount components for your specific fixing requirements. These are more suited to being hung from chains however. For 1-10V dimming with install two cord grips. One supplies mains power to the driver housed inside the case. The other provides 1-10V dimming circuit via the driver. For TRIAC dimming only one cord grip is installed.

Wiring and LED

The driver location can be concealed in the ceiling space or surface mounted. All new wiring is completed ready to be installed by your electrician. We supply chain suspension when installed as a pendant. However, you may prefer to hard mount it to a ceiling or to a wall vertically.

Choose between 240V and 120V to suit your Country voltage.  For US and Canada, UL listed components including the new driver and the existing vintage fitting.
TRIAC Dimming is compatible with most mains-connected trailing or leading edge dimmers. 1-10V dimming can be used with any 1-10V dimmer or other systems such as DALI. You can also choose to have this supplied with no driver and supply your own to supply 24 volt constant voltage to suit your control system.

For 1-10V dimming selection a 4 meter length of flex cable in black braid is also supplied as standard.  This will provide active, neutral and earth along with two wires for the dimming circuit.

For TRIAC (mains dimming) we supply 4 Meters of 3 core cable, since dimming control is on the mains wiring.

Color Temperature

*Colour Temperature can be specified from Vintage warm (2700K), Warm (3000k), Neutral (4000k) or Dim to warm (1800K to 3000K)

Dim-to-Warm Series creates more than beautiful light, it sets the tone and creates the perfect ambience. LED technology allows this dynamic strip to produce a candle-like glow similar to traditional incandescent lighting, but with innovative versatility and peak performance.

Choosing the right color temperature to create the perfect ambience has never been easier. The Din-to-warm Series is easily dimmable and controllable with TRIAC dimming (MLV, and ELV), PWM dimming, and 0/1-10V dimming. As the lights dim, they automatically warm from 3000K to 1800K. The strip offers the nostalgic comfort of incandescent lighting while utilizing modern technology that can be used in almost any space. All without having to install a complicated control system.

Please note these light fittings are refurbished and may no longer qualify as vapour or explosion proof. Therefore they are not suitable for hazardous applications.

240VAC (eg. AUS, UK, NZ) or E26 120VAC (eg. US, CA).
Rated Watts: 90-120W total
Light Source: 2 x 3528 120/M CRI90-95
Lumens: 6300lm
Colour Temperature: Vintage warm (2700K), Warm (3000k), Neutral (4000k) or Dim to warm (1800K to 3000K)
Dimmable: Yes via driver

Length: 1250mm
Width: 160mm
Height: 160mm
Glass component: 1200mm
Weight: 13kgs


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