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rough service luminaire

luminaire designed to withstand severe mechanical handling

Note 1 to entry: The luminaire can:
– be permanently fixed, or
– be temporarily fixed on a construction or stand, or
– incorporate an integral stand or handle.

Note 2 to entry: Rough service luminaires are for use where normally rough circumstances occur, or where temporary lighting is required, for example on building sites, in engineering workshops and for similar applications.

Publication date: 2020-12
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