Exit signs save lives in case of fire or disaster. If your building loses power, exit signs with battery backup can guide people to safety. We sell a variety of exit signs to comply with building fire & insurance codes. If you are looking for a heavy duty wet location exit sign for outdoor placement or just looking to save some money with an energy efficient LED exit sign, we have it for you.
The main housing of these exit signs and emergency lights is painted white or made from a white thermoplastic.
Federally approved high temperature, top selling exit sign and emergency lighting 3.6 Volt NiCd batteries. A 3.6 Volt NiCd has three AA, AAA, C, Sub-C, D or F cells in a battery pack that can come in nested(triangle), row, stick or smoke stack configurations.
The nickel–cadmium battery is a type of rechargeable battery using nickel oxide hydroxide and metallic cadmium as electrodes. The abbreviation NiCd is derived from the chemical symbols of nickel and cadmium. NiCd batteries have a longer shelf life of around 10 years. The NiCd batteries sold on this site are High Temperature NiCds batteries with outstanding charge/discharge characteristics at both room temperature and high temperature up to 70°C (158°F).
Warning: Batteries, battery terminals, and related accessories can expose you to chemicals including Cadmium and Cadmium compounds, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to https://www.p65warnings.ca.gov
Red letters are required for New York City and Chicago approved exit signs.
New York City Approved
New York City has very specific codes regarding emergency lighting and signage. In short New York City approved exit signs must be Red 8 inch tall letters with a 1 inch stroke (line thickness) as opposed to 6 inch tall with a 3/4 inch stroke in typical exit signs.
Visibility, brightness and long life are very important factors that should be thought about when purchasing and exit sign. Light emitting diode or LED exit signs & emergency lights have proven to be successful in the reducing electricity consumption by up to 85%. LED exit signs can save money and power while still emitting considerable amounts of light.
An emergency light with battery backup capability switches to emergency operation in the event of a power loss to illuminate escape routes and safety equipment.
These products can be hung from the ceiling. Many exit signs come with the ceiling mounting canopy included.
Exit signs & emergency lights that are surface mountable are typically one sided and have a back plate that can be connected directly to a wall or flat surface.
Steel emergency lights and exit signs are designed to provide illumination and guidance in case of a power outage or an emergency situation. They are typically used in applications where steel housing is required for durability, protection, or aesthetics.
Some examples of where to use steel emergency lights and exit signs are:
Offices, factories, and warehouses: These places may have harsh environments or heavy machinery that can damage plastic or aluminum fixtures. Steel emergency lights and exit signs can withstand impacts, vibrations, and corrosion better than other materials.
AC only exit signs do not include a battery backup or charging circuitry and are for installation and use only where emergency power is supplied from a remote or secondary AC power supply.
Title 20 is part of the CEC's Appliance Efficiency Regulation and California Code of Regulations that requires
manufacturer certification of "self-contained” lighting control devices in California.
"Self-contained” lighting control devices are defined as discrete lighting control devices that can perform their
designed function without the requirement of being connected to additional devices.
Common devices that may fall under the category of "Self-contained” include:
- Self-contained Automatic Daylighting Controls
- Line powered Occupancy Sensors
- Line power Vacancy Sensors