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Champ VMV HID Hazardous Area Light Fixtures

The Champ VMV HID light fixture from Eaton's Crouse-Hinds Division provides a compact, lightweight design that's ideal for a wide range of mounting heights within hazardous area applications.  Available in 50W through 400W with seven mounting arrangements to suit any lighting layout, the VMV HID is approved for use in Class I, Division 2 and Class I, Zone 2 locations.

The rugged design stands up to challenging environments where moisture, dirt, dust, vibration, corrosion and rough usage are problems.  These light fixtures are ideal for indoor and outdoor general area lighting in manufacturing plants, refineries, chemical, petrochemical and other industrial process facilities, waste or sewage treatment facilities, offshore, dockside and harbor installations, and other heavy industrial applications.

Certifications and compliances


  • Class I, Division 2, Groups A, B, C, D
  • Class I, Zone 2
  • 50W-70W HPS – Class II, Class III & Simultaneous Presence (Class I, Division 2 and Class II)
  • 200W-400W with glass refractor – Class II, Class III & Simultaneous Presence (Class I, Division 2 and Class II)


  • Zone 2 Ex nR IIC (200W-400W only)

UL standards

  • UL844 – Hazardous (Classified) Locations
  • UL1598 – Luminaires
  • UL1598A – Marine Locations

CSA standard

  • C22.2 No. 137

IEC standard

  • 60079-15

Design features

  • Compact, lightweight design is ideal for medium and low mounting heights
  • Cast copper-free aluminum construction (less than 0.4 of 1% copper) and epoxy powder finish provide excellent resistance to corrosion
  • Seven mounting arrangements to suit any lighting layout – pendant, flexible pendant, ceiling, wall bracket, angle stanchion, straight stanchion, and quad mount
  • Wide range of light sources and wattages to meet specifiers' needs
  • Hinged ballast housing for ease of installation and maintenance
  • Wide choice of photometric distributions; glass globes, refractors and compact refractors available for all wattage luminaires
  • All luminaires are designed to perform in a 40°C ambient temperature; selected luminaires are suitable for ambient temperatures up to 65°C
  • Superior gasketing seals between the mounting module, housing and optical assembly for optimum performance in wet and corrosive environments
  • Hubs with an integral conduit stop and bushing to help prevent damage to field wiring during installation
  • Low ambient capability to (-40°C)
  • Dome and 30° angle reflectors made of bright white Krydon material provide superior reflectivity, with twist-on feature requiring no tools or additional hardware; will not chip, peel, dent, rust or corrode
  • Grounding wire for safety
  • High power factor ballasts (min P.F. 90%) and available in a variety of voltages to meet local area requirements
  • Mogul base porcelain lamp socket

Standard materials

  • Ballast housings and mountings – copper-free aluminum with epoxy powder coat
  • Exterior hardware – stainless steel
  • Reflectors (dome and angle) – Krydon fiberglass-reinforced polyester material
  • Globes – heat and impact-resistant internally fluted glass
  • Refractors –  glass (50-175W); plastic (50- 100W), for non-hazardous applications
  • Guards – globe: copper-free aluminum; refractor: stainless steel
  • Reflector lens – spun Alzak aluminum, tempered glass, stainless steel door frame

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