Appleton Plugs & 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 and 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 and onshore and offshore drilling platforms.


  • Plug and socket assembly is equipped with a patented silver-plated linear switch which allows a total disconnection of power when plug is removed:
    • The high voltage 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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