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Larson Electronics Explosion-Proof Motor Control Station

July 8, 2019 | By MRO Magazine

Larson Electronics released an explosion-proof motor control station. This three-pole unit operates on 480V AC and features a 120V coil with start/stop momentary push-buttons. This unit is suitable for wet locations and provides operators with general motor control, motor overload and under-voltage protection.

The EPCS-MTS-3P-5HP-480V-PB.RG explosion-proof motor control station is rated for use in Class I, Divisions 1 and 2, Groups B, C, and D; Class II, Division 1, Groups E, F, and G; Class II, Division 2, Groups F and G; and Class III hazardous locations. This unit is made of corrosion-resistant, cast copper-free aluminum with a semi-clamshell design with an external flanged ground joint between the body and cover. It is compatible with 480V AC and features a motor operating starting handle.

This unit is rated for 18 amps and contains a neoprene cover gasket that seals out moisture and stainless steel springs. It features three two-inch NPT hubs for completing electrical connections and comes with a pre-drilled mounting plate.



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