Appleton ATXTM PRE Series 32 Amp Plugs and Sockets

Product Category: Electrical Explosion Proof
Product Brand: Appleton


  • Plugs and sockets are used with portable or stationery electrical equipment such as:
    • Lighting systems
    • Conveyors
    • Heaters
    • Motor generators
    • Air conditioning equipment
    • Compressors
    • Pumps
  • For use in corrosive atmospheres and installations in Zone 1 and 2 and 21 and 22 of the oil and gas industry, such as: — Refineries
    • Chemical and petrochemical plants
    • Pipelines
    • Loading docks
    • Onshore and offshore drilling platforms


  • Plug and socket system is designed with a safe disconnect mechanism to insure maximum hazardous location protection:
    • The contact separation is in a flameproof chamber
    • The automatic electrical disconnection of each phase is contained in a second flameproof chamber
  • Short circuit protection is 20 kA, while normal reference is 10 kA.
  • Different voltages are color coded for easy identification.
  • The sockets are keyed to accept only ATX plugs (other plugs can not be inserted).
  • ATX plugs can be used in non-hazardous sockets.

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