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Din rail terminals have ATEX approval

17 September 2008

IMO has gained ATEX approval for its Type ER range of feed- through, Din rail terminals, and also for three sizes of its ERPE Din rail earth terminals, making both types suitable for operation in potentially explosive atmospheres 94/9/EC.

Din rail terminals have ATEX approval
Din rail terminals have ATEX approval

The ER Din rail mounted terminals comprise a pair of single pole, feed-through terminal assemblies that are mounted into moulded insulation housings. Each terminal assembly consists of an electroplated copper current bar with screw clamping yokes that are zinc plated to increase their resistance to corrosion.
The terminal housings are manufactured from Polyamide 6.6. This material has excellent electrical, mechanical and chemical characteristics, even at temperatures as high as 85oC, and contains no cadmium-based pigments. The moulded housings absorb humidity from their surroundings, making the plastic material elastic and fracture proof, even at temperatures down to -200C.



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