- August 23, 2018
August 23, 2018 -- Larson Electronics LLC has announced the release of an explosion proof control station that supports several control mechanisms for heavy-duty machines used in busy industrial operations. This station includes an emergency stop push button, two-position selector switch, a green pilot light and a lockable 10k Ohm potentiometer.
The EPCS-PBS-2PS.OF-PTM.PLG-24VAC from Larson Electronics is an explosion proof control station designed for hazardous locations including, but not limited to: chemical and petrochemical plants, paint spray booths, food manufacturing facilities and agricultural sites. This Class I, Division 1 and 2, Class II Division 1 and 2, Class III unit engages commands using a two-position on/off, maintained selector switch. The unit has a maximum voltage of 600V AC and features a lockable, single-turn 10k Ohm, 2-watt potentiometer that operates on 30V DC. For emergency stop, a short, single pushbutton maintained contact red mushroom head is available (push/pull operation). The EPCS-PBS-2PS.OF-PTM.PLG-24VAC also includes a green pilot light to indicate status which operates on 120V or 240V.
This hazardous location control station is constructed of sturdy aluminum with stainless steel parts for additional reliability. The station is NEMA 7 (C, D) and NEMA 9 (E, F, G) rated, and includes three pre-drilled and tapped operator holes with ¾-inch NPT hubs.