Steel Chicago Approved Emergency Light | 2 Heads | 27-100W

Base Code: CHEL

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Steel Chicago Approved Emergency Light | 2 Heads | 27-100W

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An efficient Industrial Steel Housing Emergency Light approved for City of Chicago use.
This product has been tested to meet all required U.S. standards by Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. (UL), the most widely recognized U.S. nationally recognized testing laboratory (NRTL).

UL Listed
This item has been tested and meets safety standards imposed by the Underwriters Laboratories (UL).

Fluorescent Lighting

This unit produces Fluorescent lighting.

Battery Included

Battery Included
This unit contains a battery for backup power. The battery must be connected during installation.


  • UL 924, NEC, OSHA and NFPA 101 Life Safety Code
  • City of Chicago approved
  • Rugged 20 gauge steel housing
  • 2 Lamps (6V/12V 7.2W each)
  • Dual voltage transformer 120/277V
  • Battery-lockout circuit
  • 6V Sealed lead calcium maintenance-free
  • Remote Head Capable (50W and 100W model only)

Previous Product Codes: CHEL


Weight14.00 lb

What's included?

  • White or Black 2 Lamp Steel Housing Emergency Light
  • Installation Instructions & Hardware
  • SLA Battery - Must connect the battery after installation (Located inside unit)


The CHEL Chicago Approved Emergency Light is contructed from durable 20-gauge steel. White and Black housing are available.


Emergency lamps use either 2 6V or 12V 7.2W lamps. The lamps are fully adjustable and use bi-pin halogen lamps.

Emergency Operation

Upon failure of the normal utility power, an internal solidstate transfer switch automatically provides uninterrupted emergency operation for at least 90 minutes. The fully automatic solid-state, two-rate charger initiates battery charging to recharge a discharged battery in 24 hours.

Battery - Battery Backup

The CHEL series is designed with a maintenance-free 6V 12Ah battery that provides a minimum emergency duration of 90 minutes. Recharge time of the battery is 24 hours. Operational temperature range is 68°F (20°C) to 122°F (50°C).

Remote Head Capable Option

The CHEL emergency light series offers remote head capacity for the 50W and 100W models respectively. This option allows the units to operate up to 2 additional remote heads.

Electrical Components

Dual voltage input 120/277 VAC operation. LED display indicates AC/ON. An external push button test switch with battery backup units allows maintenance personnel to quickly determine the operational status of the unit. Unit offers surge protected, solid state circuitry


The CHEL is suitable for wall mount only. Each model has side and top knockouts for conduit feed applications.

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Steel Chicago Approved Emergency Light | 2 Heads | 27-100W Dimensions

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