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Larson Electronics Releases North/South ATEX/IECEX-Rated 35-Amp Explosion Proof Contactor

KEMP, Texas, Oct. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Larson Electronics, a Texas-based company with over 40 years of experience spearheading the industrial lighting and equipment sector, announced the release of an explosion proof contactor designed for secure connections to circuits and motors in ATEX-rated, flammable and combustible sites. This 35-amp, three-pole unit is compatible with 240V AC 50/60Hz and has a choice of a NO or NC configuration.  

This 35-amp device is compatible with 240V AC 50/60 Hz and features a choice of NO or NC configuration. Operators are provided access to two 3/4" NPT hubs at the north and south sides of the explosion proof, 3-pole unit.

The EXP-CTR-3P-35A-240V-2X0.75NS is a durable explosion proof contactor featuring two 3/4" NPT hubs for the north and south sides of the unit – one for each side. Larson Electronics’ powerful explosion proof contactor is made of copper-free aluminum with an electrostatically applied powder epoxy/polyester finish.

The explosion proof contactor is rated NEMA Type 3, 4, 4X, 7 (B, D, D) and 9 (E, F, G) and is designed to withstand harsh environments and operating conditions. Ideal applications include hazardous locations, HVAC systems, industrial motors, compressors, chemical processing, welding, heating equipment, manufacturing sites and more. The EXP-CTR-3P-35A-240V-2X0.75NS is listed for the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia.

“This contactor allows safe electrical connections in flammable environments,” said Rob Bresnahan, CEO of Larson Electronics LLC. “Operators can choose between a normally open or normally closed configuration depending on the logistics of the couplings’ application.”

About Larson Electronics LLC: Larson Electronics LLC is a manufacturer of industrial lighting equipment and accessories. The company offers an extensive catalog of industry-grade lighting and power distribution products for the following sectors: manufacturing, construction, food processing, oil and gas, military, marine and automobile. Customers can benefit from the company’s hands-on, customized approach to lighting solutions. Larson Electronics provides expedited service for quotes, customer support and shipments.

For further information, please contact:
Rob Bresnahan, President and CEO
Toll-free: 1-888-351-2363
Int'l: 214-616-6180
Fax: 903-498-3364

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