The TEC has a 120/277V input. The maintenance free, sealed nickel cadmium batteries provide a minimum 90 minutes of emergency duration. Optional 120 minutes duration battery is available. Solid state charger, auto-test, and transfer are standard on self powered units. The self powered version (B) comes standard with an external LED status indicator and test switch.
The TEC is wet location/IP66 rated. Utilizes a long-life neoprene gasket and is constructed from .420” thick, heavy duty die-cast aluminum. The face plates are high abuse clear polycarbonate recessed into the housing. Tamper resistant screws are standard. The TEC comes standard black, (custom colors available). Perforated chevrons allow for on-site selection. Single, double or universal face plate configuration must be specified. An internal heater option with thermostat is available for low temperature installations.
BATTERY:The TEC B (self-powered) series is designed with a maintenance free, sealed Nickel-Cadmium battery providing a minimum emergency duration of 90 minutes. An optional 120 minutes Nickel-Cadmium battery is available. Recharge time of the battery is twenty-four (24) hours. The battery operating temperature without the internal heater/ thermostat option is 40°C maximum and 7.2°C minimum; with the internal heater (IH) option the minimum battery operating temperature is -20°C. .
The TEC series is constructed of extra heavy duty cast aluminum with a 1/8” thick polycarbonate protective shield. Tamper resistant screws are standard. Field adjustable chevrons are standard. The TEC is standard in an attractive matte black finish. Other colors are available, including custom color matching to meet the customer’s needs. The polycarbonate face shield is recessed into the housing making the TEC series one of the most rigid, yet attractive high abuse signs on the market.
The TEC B (self-powered) series comes standard with FME Autotest diagnostic system. Featuring continuous monitoring of the units main components (battery, charger & LED’s) and providing instant visual verification of the status.
VANDAL RESISTANT DESIGN
The ultra heavy duty design and appearance of the TEC series exit warns potential vandals that this is no regular sign. The stencil is protected by a 1/8” thick, impact resistant polycarbonate shield that is recessed into the housing and fastened with 4 tamper resistant screws. The TEC offers a contemporary look and durability like no other.
The TEC B (self-powered) series is designed to operate on battery power in the event of a regular/mains power failure. Both battery and charger are completely contained within the standard enclosure. The TEC B (self-powered) series utilize a solid state transformer technology that eliminates the possibility of relay failure due to particle build up on the relay. Status is easily determined via an LED that indicates AC-ON. Standard self powered versions use sealed Nickel-Cadmium batteries to provide a minimum of 90 minutes of emergency duration. Optional 120 minutes duration battery is available. Solid state charger, autotest, and transfer are standard on self powered units.
SANITATION / NSF LISTED
The FME TEC is sanitation approved. The Intertek verified splash zone listing is certified to the NSF standard 2, meeting the rigorous sanitation, electrical safety and performance standards of food service environments.
The TEC Series comes with a 5-year factory warranty. Deliberate damage, misuse, improper installation effectively cancel the warranty.