Universal conduit gland approved for groups 1 and 2 hazardous area applications
16 July 2012
Now available from Kopex-Ex is a range of Universal Conduit Glands with extensive approvals for use with electrical conduit installations within hazardous areas in markets such as the petrochemical, pharmaceutical and offshore industries
This flameproof gland provides high levels of protection to electrical systems and will suit Zones I and 2 for gas and vapour applications as well as Zones 21 and 22 for hazardous dusts.
Manufactured from brass, stainless steel or nickel plated, and with an epoxy resin barrier, the Universal Gland can be combined with rigid conduit, allowing it to be used in Class I Div I applications under CEC or NEC regulations. Approvals include ATEX Sira 09ATEX1231X, IECEx Sira09.0103X and CSA File No 2310045. Other Kopex-Ex conduit fittings and cable glands can be used to achieve a barrier type connection to Class I Div II certification standards.
Universal Conduit Glands are available in 16mm - 63 mm diameters and for thread sizes for M20, M32,M40, M50, M63 thread sizes as well as from ½ NPT to 2 NPT. Temperature rating is from -60°c to +130°c and it has IP 66 ingress protection rating.
For further information visit www.kopex-ex.com and view on line the latest Product Guide on Kopex-Ex conduit systems for Hazardous Areas.
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