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Woodhead® LED Wide-Area Portable Magnet Light for Wet Locations by Molex Delivers Superior Durability and Efficiency

June 23, 2015
By Business Wire News


Molex Incorporated announces the availability of its wet-location-rated Woodhead® LED Wide-Area Portable Magnet Light. This durable solution offers contractors and maintenance, manufacturing and quality personnel a light that consumes just 40 watts of power to produce 2700 lumens output lasting 50,000 hours. This delivers significantly longer life expectancy when compared to traditional lights such as high-pressure sodium (HPS) and metal-halide (MH). The light also features a heavy-duty magnet, allowing it to be quickly, easily and securely mounted on a variety of metal surfaces.

“Lighting a jobsite can be expensive and challenging, due to high electricity costs and the cost and inconvenience of servicing fixtures when the light source burns out,” said Tom McCollum, global product manager, Molex. “The Woodhead LED Wide-Area Portable Magnet Light helps eliminate many of these challenges by providing efficient operation for substantial energy saving while the long life of the LED source means the need for maintenance is greatly reduced.”

The Woodhead LED Wide-Area Portable Magnet Light provides instant-on capability in extreme temperatures and does not contain mercury, eliminating lamp disposal costs. It delivers excellent color rendering with 2700 lumens at 5000K and a Color Rendition Index (CRI) of 86. The Watertite® feed-through connector is rated for wet locations and is offered as an option to allow multiple lights to be strung together for lighting large areas. The rugged cast-aluminum enclosure and molded polycarbonate lens making it highly resistant to shock, vibration, impact and corrosion. The light is third-party cULus certified for wet locations, providing code compliance in the US and Canada.

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About Molex Incorporated

Providing more than connectors, Molex delivers complete interconnect solutions for a number of markets including: data communications, telecommunications, consumer electronics, industrial, automotive, commercial vehicle, aerospace and defense, medical, and lighting. Established in 1938, the company operates 50 manufacturing locations in 17 countries. The Molex website is Follow us at, watch our videos at, connect with us at and read our blog at

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