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TOMAR Electronics Inc. has designed and manufactured industry leading emergency signaling products in the U.S.A. since 1968.

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5 Joule 12 VDC Strobe

LED / Lens Option


Tomar Electronics flameproof BExBG05 xenon beacon is suitable for Zone 1, 2, 21 & 22 applications. It is approved to IECEx, ATEX, Ex EAC and INMETRO standards.

The BExBG05 5 Joule beacon’s robust construction enables installation in the harshest of environments. Additional features include automatic synchronization on multi-beacon systems and standard stainless steel guard and mounting bracket. The BEx range features enclosures manufactured from corrosion proof, marine grade copper free LM6 aluminum with a chromate and powder coat finish. All models have two M20 cable entries, large termination areas containing in & out terminals and an ingress protection of IP66/67.

  • Marine grade, corrosion proof, LM6 aluminum enclosure
  • Automatic synchronization on multi-beacon system.
  • Beacons can be set to ‘flip-flop’ alternating mode with other units on multi-beacon systems.
  • Xenon tubes mechanically secured against shock & vibration
  • Glass lens & Stainless Steel guard standard
  • Very large termination area.
  • Dual M20 cable entries – adaptors available.
  • Stopping plug included.
  • Ratchet adjustable stainless steel ‘U’ bracket.
  • Reverse polarity diode fitted.
  • IP66/67 ingress protection.
  • 120 candela effective light intensity.
  • UV stable PC, field replaceable, color lens filter.
IECEx KEM 10.0002X
IEC 60079-0
IEC 60079-1
IEC 60079-31
EN 60079-0
EN 60079-1
EN 60079-31
2012 + A11
TR-CU Ex EAC certificate RU C-GB.AA71.B.00109
Safety-integrity level SIL2
Inmetro certificate 10-IEx-0010
  • II 2G Ex d IIC T4 Gb Ta. -50°C to +50°C
  • II 2G Ex d IIC T3 Gb Ta. -50°C to +70°C
  • II 2D Ex tb IIIC T120°C Db Ta. -50°C to +40°C
  • II 2D Ex tb IIIC T135°C Db Ta. -50°C to +55°C
  • II 2D Ex tb IIIC T150°C Db Ta. -50°C to +70°C


Item Description
Energy 5 Joules (15Ws)
Flash rate 1Hz (60 fpm)
Peak Candela 500,000 cd – calculated from energy (J)
Eff. Intensity cd 250 cd – calculated from energy (J)
Peak Candela 39,463 cd* – measured ref. to I.E.S.
Eff. Intensity cd 120 cd* – measured ref. to I.E.S.
Lens colors Amber, Blue, Clear, Green, Magenta, Red & Yellow
Voltages DC 12 vdc; 24vdc; 48vdc
Voltages AC 115vac; 230vac
Ingress protection BG 05D: IP66/67 BG 05E: IP66
Enclosure material Marine grade copper free LM6 Aluminum
Enclosure finish Chromate & powder coated finish – anti-corrosion
Color RAL3000 Red
Cable entries Dual M20 ISO (one stopping plug incl.)
Terminals 0.5 – 2.5mm² (20-14 AWG)
Enclosure volume <2 liters
DC Line monitoring Blocking diode included EOL Min. 500 Ohm 2w, or 3k3 Ohm 0.5w resistor or diode
Grounding stud M5
Temperature range -50° to +70°C (-58°F to +158°F)
Relative humidity 90% at 20°C [68°F]
Tube life Emissions are reduced to 70% after 8 million flashes
Weight DC:2.45kg/5.39Ibs AC: 2.75kg/6.05Ibs

*All candela data is representative of performance with clear lens at optimum voltage

Ordering Information

Model Description Voltage Current
BExBG05-012-(lens color) 5 Joule strobe 12-14 VDC 750mA
BExBG05-024-(lens color) 5 Joule strobe 20-28 VDC 300mA
BExBG05-048-(lens color) 5 Joule strobe 42-54 VDC 180mA
BExBG05-115-(lens color) 5 Joule strobe 50Hz/60Hz +/- 10% 140mA
BExBG05-230-(lens color) 5 Joule strobe 50Hz/60Hz +/- 10% 55mA

2 x M20 cable entries; brass stopping plug. 304 (A2) Stainless steel mounting bracket and lens guard
Please specify lens color when ordering: Amber, Blue, Clear, Green, Magenta, Red, Yellow


Product Cut Sheet

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