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XB12 21 joule explosionproof beacon / strobe for hazardous areas

These high output certified beacons have been designed for use in potentially explosive atmospheres and harsh environmental conditions. The enclosures are suitable for use offshore or onshore, where lightweight combined with corrosion resistance is required.

The beacon housing is manufactured completely from a UV stable, glass reinforced polyester. Stainless steel screws and mounting bracket are incorporated ensuring a totally corrosion free product.

Units can be painted to customer specification and supplied with identification labels.

Data Sheets
XB12 (232 KB) (PDF)
XB12 North American (302 KB) (PDF)
Product Certificates
UL (567 KB) (PDF)
UL Ord Locs (239 KB) (PDF)
TR CU Ex d IIB (2 MB) (PDF)
Inmetro Ex d IIB (905 KB) (PDF)
TR CU EMC (404 KB) (PDF)
CCOE (555 KB) (PDF)
TR EAEU 037 (388 KB) (PDF)
Product Certificates – External Link
Schematics / Wiring
Exd Schematic (73 KB) (PDF)
UL Schematic (128 KB) (PDF)
XB12 Wiring (75 KB) (PDF)
Technical Manuals
Ex d (TM138) (866 KB) (PDF)
UL (TM113) (70 KB) (PDF)
XB12 INMETRO (TM338) (422 KB) (PDF)
Certification ATEX, IECEx, UL, TR CU, Inmetro
Flameproof ATEX Ex II 2G, Exd IIB T4 T5 T6
Area Classification Zone 1 and Zone 2 use.
Certified Ambient Temperature -55°C to +70°C
Ingress Protection IP66 & IP67
Material Corrosion-free GRP
Entries 2 x 20mm (NPT for UL)
Weight 7.0kg
Options Body & lens colour, lens guard, tag & duty labels,
telephone initiation, flash rate, mounting method,
earth continuity, voltages 24V d.c. 110-240V a.c.



  • Zone 1 and Zone 2 use.
  • UL Listed for USA and Canada
    • Hazardous locations:
    • Class I, Div 2, Groups C & D.
    • Class I, Zones 1 & 2, AExd IIB T4 & T5.
    • Ordinary locations: Visual-Signal Device.
    • Marine Listed
  • Exd, IIB T4 & T5.
  • ATEX approved, Ex II 2G.
  • BASEEFA certified.
  • TR CU certified.
  • Inmetro certified.
  • High Output (21 Joules).
  • IP66 and IP67.
  • Certified temperature: –55°C to +70°C.
  • Corrosion resistant GRP.
  • Optional stainless steel backstrap.
  • Various lens colours.
  • Optional lens guard.
  • Optional telephone initiation.
  • Twin replaceable tubes.