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Our Brands, KICK-IT TOUGH™ LED Safety Lights, KICK-IT TOUGH™ SeriesExplosion Proof Inspection Work Light & Drop Light

Inspection Light, Work Light, Drop Light, Hand Lamp, & Blast Light … One Work Light, Many Applications!

The STRIKER™ Datasheet (PDF)

Product Description


Model 8100 | Explosion Proof Inspection Work Light & Drop Light

Shine a light on the darkest of work site conditions with the STRIKER™ | Explosion Proof Inspection Work Light & Drop Light. The long handle configuration is perfect for hand-held inspection use in hazardous locations and confined spaces.  The short handle configuration, dome diffuser & hook mount converts this explosion proof light into a drop light. Replaceable blast lenses, overspray protection bags and stanchions are available. The STRIKER™ could also be used as an explosion proof blast light.  The STRIKER™ was designed to meet an incredible variety of applications. This work light is quickly becoming the go-to tool for industrial job sites worldwide. Part of our KICK-IT TOUGH™ LED Safety Lights!

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Comparing the STRIKER™ Drop Light to a typical incandescent drop light.





“The lights are working great; the guys on the floor like them, tell your folks good job.” – Field Engineer

“The lights are still a big hit with our Fuel Tank Entry group. Everybody I have asked says they are the best lights they have used…” – Major Airplane Manufacturer


Product Features

Approved for:

Class I, Div 1 & 2; Groups C & D
Class II, Div 1 & 2; Groups E, F, & G
CSA Zones 1 & 2; Zones 20, 21, & 22 (rated for use in Canada)

Conforms to:

UL Stds 153, 8750, 781, 844

Certified to:

CSA Stds C22.2#s, 12, 25, 137

Suitable for:

Wet Location Use


Portable Luminary (Portable Luminaire)

Temperature Rating:

T5 (-40°C to +40°C) / T4 (-40°C to + 100°C)


XP-G Cree

LED Color:

~6000K, CRI >70

Light Output:

– 45,000 lux at 1ft.
– >2,100 lumens

Standard Optic:

25° refractive, collimated beam

Light Head Power:

– 21 VDC, 800mA, LVLE (A & C Models)
– 120 VAC, 3A (B Model)


– 3 lbs (light head only)
– 20 lbs (light head and 100′ cable)


– Short Handle (8.2″L x 3″D)
– Long handle (13.5″L x 3″D)

Body Material:

– Machined solid blocks of 6061-T6 Aluminum
– Polyurethane Bumpers


Blast Lens, Filters & Diffusers, Hanging Hook, Overspray Protection Bags

Optional Configurations:

STRIKER 8100 LH (Long Handle Version)
STRIKER 8100 SH (Short Handle Version)

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Country of Origin:

Designed & Manufactured in the USA