Guardmaster Explosion-Proof Switches

Our Guardmaster Explosion-Proof Switches have sealed flameproof contact blocks, making them suitable for use in European Zone 1 and Zone 2 hazardous environments. They retain the safety features and operating principles of the conventional Guardmaster® switches. All the Guardmaster Ex switches conform to the exacting standards required by the European harmonized standards.

Guardmaster Explosion-Proof Switches
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Features

  • For use in potentially explosive atmospheres
  • Positive mode action, flameproof contact block
  • Suitable for use in European Zone 1 and 2 environments
  • Conforms to EN 60079 and IEC 60079

Hazardous Location Switches

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Specifications

TitleNumberDownload
Guardmaster Explosion Proof Switches Installation Instructions440T-IN003
Tongue Operated Guard Interlock Switches Installation InstructionsTRO5GD-IN001

Certifications

  • II2G EExd IIC T6 or T5 II2D T80°C IP66 under ATEX
  • Flameproof, for use in surface industries, suitable for group IIC gases

Certifications apply when product is marked. See our Product Certification site for Declarations of Conformity, certificates and other certification details.

Product Certifications

See our Product Certification site for Declarations of Conformity, certificates and other certification details.

Documentation

TitleNumberDownload
Bulletin 1494G Safety Switches for Hazardous Locations1494G-PP004
Guardmaster Explosion Proof Switches Installation Instructions440T-IN003
Tongue Operated Guard Interlock Switches Installation InstructionsTRO5GD-IN001
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Product Certifications

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