Larson Electronics LLC, released an explosion proof control station that supports several control mechanisms for heavy-duty machines used in industrial operations.
This station includes an emergency stop push button and two, maintained contact push buttons, and is ideal for petroleum refineries, chemical and petrochemical plants and food manufacturing.
The EPCS-PBS-2XPB-1XESTP 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.
The unit has a maximum voltage of 600V AC and features one red mushroom head emergency stop push button and one, maintained contact long push button (green/start) and one, maintained contact short push button (red/stop) for operator engaged commands.
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 3/4-inch NPT hubs. The EPCS-PBS-2XPB-1XESTP is Class I, Division 1 and 2, Groups C and D, Class I, Zones 1 and 2, Groups IIB and IIA, Class II Division 1 and 2, Groups E, F and G, and Class III rated.
“This control station provides operators in hazardous locations with a simple solution to control mechanisms in heavy-duty machines from a single unit,” said Rob Bresnahan, chief executive of Larson Electronics. “The unit is surface mount compatible, so it’s easily accessible and doesn’t invade on busy industrial operations.”