Table of Contents

1 General
2 Drawings and Data
3 Construction

1 General

1.1 Description

This specification gives the minimum technical requirements for industrial high pressure, mercury vapor floodlights and ballasts for outdoor use in a chemical, refinery and hazardous atmosphere as specified in the requisition.

1.2 Standards

All floodlights shall meet the standards mentioned in the requisition and especially those with regards to explosion protection for application in Zone 1 and Zone 2 areas.

1.3 Site Conditions

Floodlights shall suit the site conditions mentioned in the requisition, and shall withstand a corrosive chemical and refinery atmosphere, with a maximum ambient temperature of 40°C, a minimum ambient temperature of -10° and a relative humidity of 90%.

1.4 Conflicting Requirements

In case of conflict between the conditions and documents mentioned above or between these and this specification or requisition the severest requirements will govern.

Purchaser is not committed to check vendor’s documents like quotations, order confirmations, drawings, etc. Purchaser will review them. It will remain vendor’s responsibility to make the floodlights in accordance with this specification in a fully functional and workmanlike manner.

A deviation from this specification is only acceptable in case vendor has specified in his quotation under the heading “deviations from specification” the requirements he cannot meet and Badger has accepted this deviation in writing before ordering or in the order.

Failure to do so will be interpreted by purchaser as confirmation that manufacturer complies fully with this specification.

2 Drawings and Data

Drawings and other technical data shall be furnished in quantities as specified in the invitation for bids.

2.1 Drawings and Data to Be Furnished with the Quotation

2.1.1 Outline drawing showing overall dimensions, weight, way of mounting, etc.

2.1.2 Test certificates for the floodlights E and R. For type R, a separate certificate for the lampholder is required.

2.1.3 Installation instructions.

2.1.4 Lighting curve for lighting intensities.

2.1.5 Kind of material, housing, cover and guard.

2.1.6 Technical description.

2.1.7 Standards, gas group and temperature class with which the items comply.

3 Construction

3.1 To indicate the degree of protection of floodlights and terminal box (es) with regard to the entrance of foreign objects and water, the German standard specification DIN 40050 has to be followed.

3.2 All floodlights shall be suitable for horizontal and vertical mounting outdoor, without any additional protection.

3.3 Floodlights shall be treated for application in a chemical and refinery atmosphere. Site conditions will be stated in the requisition.

3.4 Identification System

3.5 All floodlights shall be supplied complete with gland, capacitor for power factor correction, internal wiring, terminal block, internal earthing screws, ballasts, bulbs, mounting plates, glass guard, etc.

3.6 Restricted explosion proof floodlights shall be of a normal industrial design, however with an explosion proof lampholder. The lampholder shall be certified according VDE 0170/0171 E ExdIIT5. Terminals shall be secured against loosening by vibration.

3.7 Floodlights shall be compensated by means of internal capacitors in such a way that power factor of the floodlights shall be as indicated in the requisition.

3.8 Capacitors shall be mounted in the ballast housings.

3.9 All ballasts shall be supplied complete with housing, glands, terminals, etc. in the execution as specified.

3.10 All stuffing glands form part of supply and shall be suitable for PVC insulated. PVC covered cables, unless otherwise specified in the requisition.

3.11 Test certificates regarding gasgroup classification shall be provided for the entire floodlight as well as for the explosion proof lampholder itself.

3.12 All external metal screws and bolts shall be of the noncorrosive type.

3.13 All floodlights shall be provided with an internal reflector.

4 Testing

4.1 All floodlights and ballasts shall be tested in the factory.