- January 23, 2019
January 23, 2019 -- Larson Electronics announced the release of an explosion proof emergency stop switch rated for Classes I, II and III hazardous locations. This 20-amp SPDT red push-button switch is protected by a NEMA 4X rated enclosure ideal for use in corrosive or harsh environments where combustible materials may be present.
The EPCS-PB20-600V-AXC explosion proof emergency stop switch provides control of machines, devises and processes in hazardous locations rated Class I, Divisions 1 and 2, Groups B, C, and D; Class I, Zones 1 and 2, Groups IIB+H2 and IIA; Class II, Divisions 1 and 2, Groups E, F and G; and Class III. This unit also has NEMA 3, 4 and 4X ratings and a voltage rating of 600 volts. The enclosure protects the switch from sleet, rain, snow, splashing water, and solid foreign objects.
Larson Electronics’ explosion proof emergency switch features a red mushroom head switch for visibility and is mounted with mounting lugs This unit allows operators to connect to low-voltage auxiliary contacts. This unit can be reset via a push-and-pull action and is offered in a feed-through or dead-end configuration.
This stop switch is made of copper-free aluminum featuring a grey powder polyester painted exterior. Suitable indoor and outdoor applications for this durable explosion proof emergency stop switch include hazardous locations, industrial facilities, warehouses, manufacturing plants, and more.