Petzl PIXA range of head torches

In this blog, we’ll explain what you should look for in a head torch designed for explosive environments. So let’s take a look at the Petzl PIXA range of head torches.

Petzl PIXA – characteristics

Explosive environments

Certified for use in gas and dust explosive environments – ATEX zone 2/22 (Petzl PIXA 1,2,3 & 3R) and Zone 1/21 (Petzl PIXA Z1)

Usability

  • Rotating knob that’s easy to operate, even while wearing gloves
  • Storage position helps protect the head torch lens and prevents inadvertently switching it on
  • Comfortable and washable elastic headband
  • Supplied with 2x AA Duracell batteries
  • 3 year guarantee

Impact and chemical resistance

  • falls up to 2m
  • crushing up to 80kg
  • resistant to chemicals

IP Protection Index

IP67 – Waterproof to -1m for 30 minutes

Compatibility

The Petzl PIXA range mount directly to the Petzl VERTEX and ALVEO  and new 2019 Petzl STRATO helmets (without using the headband)

Petzl CONSTANT LIGHTING technology (not Z1)

Ensures brightness that does not gradually decrease as the battery drains

Petzl PIXA 3R – E78CHR 2UK

  • Rechargeable – Lithium-Ion Polymer battery (930 mAh) and docking unit for charging
  • 9 lighting modes
  • Maximum 90 lumens
  • ATEX zone 2/22 (II 3 GD Ex ic IIB T4 Gc IIIC T135° C Dc) certified

For further information and pricing on the Petzl PIXA 3R please click here.

Petzl PIXA - 80kg crush resistance Petzl PIXA ATEX Zone 2/22Petzl PIXA 3R - E78CHR 2UK

 

 

Petzl PIXA Z1 – E78DHB 2

  • Maximum 100 lumens
  • A versatile head torch for close range, movement and distance work in a Zone 1 environment
  • ATEX zone 1/21 (II 2 GD Ex ib IIB T4 Gb IIIB T135° C Db) certified

For further information and pricing on the Petzl PIXA Z1 please click here.

Petzl PIXA - 80kg crush resistancePetzl PIXA - ATEX Zone 1/21Petzl PIXA Z1 E78DHB-2

Maximum 100 lumensPetzl PIXA 3 – E78CHB 2

  • A versatile head torch for close range, movement and distance work
  • ATEX zone 2/22 (II 3 GD Ex nA ic IIB T4 Gc tc IIIC T135°C Dc) certified

For further information and pricing on the Petzl PIXA 3 please click here.

Petzl PIXA - 80kg crush resistancePetzl PIXA ATEX Zone 2/22Petzl PIXA 3 E78CHB-2

Maximum 80 lumensPetzl PIXA 2 – E78BHB 2

  • Ideal for close range work and movement
  • ATEX zone 2/22 (II 3 GD Ex nA ic IIB T4 Gc tc IIIC T135°C Dc) certified

For further information and pricing on the Petzl PIXA 2 please click here.

Petzl PIXA - 80kg crush resistancePetzl PIXA ATEX Zone 2/22Petzl PIXA 2 E78BHB-2

Petzl PIXA 1 – E78AHB 2

  • Maximum 60 lumens
  • The frosted lens makes it ideal for close range work
  • ATEX zone 2/22 (II 3 GD Ex nA ic IIB T4 Gc tc IIIC T135°C Dc) certified

For further information and pricing on the Petzl PIXA 1 please click here.

Petzl PIXA - 80kg crush resistancePetzl PIXA ATEX Zone 2/22Petzl PIXA 1 E78AHB-2

In conclusion, you’re getting a lot of functionality in such a small and relatively cost effective head torch. In addition, you get the quality and reliability you expect from Petzl.

For further information on the Petzl PIXA head torch range, please visit Petzl.com