Designed upon request of the military, Hercules is probably the most durable and shockproof UV light in the world today, suitable for any “heavy duty” environment. Accidentally Dropped it, kicked it, run it over by a tank, baked it in an oven? – it will still work! – The battery is inside the light, you don’t need to worry it got smashed like ordinary lights. In a tough environment such as non-destructive testing, you want the best NDT equipment possible to avoid disruptions. Four years after its introduction to market, Hercules Ex has a track record of ZERO failed LEDs.
Hercules Ex is the first and only UV inspection light on the market today with explosion proof approvals that complies with ASTM E3022-18 and all PRIMES requirements, including Rolls-Royce RRES 90061 and Airbus AITM6-1001.
Labino is undergoing regular audits to maintain the explosion proof status of Hercules Ex. Our auditor on this product is Intertek. Hercules Ex ATEX certification number is ITS17ATEX402144X.
a. The price of one Hercules Ex is similar to other competing lights that do not have EX certifications.
b. Whether you are looking for ATEX or not, you are simply getting the most durable handheld UV LED light, at no extra cost.
c. Our certifications are from Intertek in the U.K, not a Chinese lab that nobody has heard of, and are available for your consideration.
d. Hercules Ex offers the best warranty terms in the industry, 2 years.
e. Zero LEDs out from day of launch, 4 years ago.
…affordable and durable!
Hercules Ex is probably the most durable UV light in the world today! This product has been specifically developed for use in areas where the risk of an explosion is high but can also be used in any “heavy duty” environment. Explosion proof products are most often used in Offshore Oil Rigs, Refineries, Aerospace, and Defense.
All Hercules Ex tests have been conducted by independent accredited labs which employ highly qualified trained personnel and onsite audits are performed on a quarterly basis to maintain its explosion proof accreditation. For the safety of your staff and out of respect for your investments please be advised that UV lights manufactured in low cost countries, claiming to be explosion proof and making use of the ATEX EX mark, have been identified not to be explosion proof. To verify if a product is explosion proof ask the local distributors of those lights for the ATEX certification number and check the authenticity of that certification number as ALL ATEX certificates are available online.
Hercules Ex is an extremely durable product and has successfully completed extremely tough tests among them; thermal endurance to heat, a test that requires the unit to be in a heat chamber for 28 days in temperatures no less than 176 degrees Fehrenheit (80 degrees Celsius); impact tests; drop tests; ingress protection tests and more. Hercules Ex tests have been performed with all parts included as one unit and without selectively removing any of the vulnerable parts observed in common lights, such as the battery pack – Hello James!.
Labino AB maintains all certificates from all the tests conducted by independent accredited labs and all are listed in the declaration of conformity that is supplied with every unit sold. All lights come with a serialized test report and certification for ASTM E3022-18, Rolls-Royce RRES 90061 and Airbus AITM6-1001.
This unique light is battery powered, it has four UV LEDs and has an intensity of 4,000 μw/cm2. A charger is supplied with each lamp enabling users to charge the batteries without removing them from the lamp. Charging of batteries should only take place outside explosive atmospheres.
This unique product complies with ASTM E3022-18, Rolls-Royce RRES 90061 and Airbus AITM6-1001. A certificate of conformity is provided with every light as well as a 24 month warranty.
If you are looking instead for a UV LED stationery light with fixed installation please read about GX Orion. If you are looking for a non-explosion proof UV LED handheld light please read about MB 2.0 Series or BB 2.0 Series. If you are looking for a UV LED flashlight for quick inspections please read about UVG3 2.0 Series. If you are looking for a UV meter please consider a wireless meter, Apollo 2.0. Don’t forget the unique measurement stand Olympos which brings professionalism and standardization to your team.
Hercules Ex has successfully completed extremely tough tests, amongst them tests for thermal conditioning, Impact Tests, Drop Tests, IP tests that led to the ATEX certification (Certificate: ITS17ATEX402144X).
This unique product is suitable for use in extreme weather conditions varying from 104° Fahrenheit (+ 40° Celsius) to minus 4° Fahrenheit (- 20° Celsius).
Furthermore, Hercules Ex has successfully completed all tests and audits leading to its certification for IECEx (Certificate: IECEx ITS 17.0056X), NFPA 70 Article 500 for Class I (divisions II locations) and the United States military tests, Salt Fog Test and Explosive Atmosphere Test. It has an ingress protection marking of IP66.
Hercules Ex has been specifically designed to meet the ASTM E3022-18 and ISO 3059-12 standards as well requirements set by the PRIMES.