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Plugs & Sockets | ATEX & IECEx

Explosion Proof & Hazardous Area Zone 1 (21) & Zone 2 (22)

Thorne & Derrick International, based in the UK, are the leading stockists and suppliers of Plugs & Sockets and Connectors for hazardous area and explosive atmosphere applications from market-leading brands including Marechal, CEAG, Amphenol and A.T.X. Appleton – a comprehensive range of Explosion Proof plugs, sockets and connectors are available with ATEX & IECEx certification and explosion protection to including Ex d (Flameproof).

Hazardous Area ATEX IECEX Plugs

Explosion Proof & Hazardous Area Plugs & Sockets | ATEX IECEx | Zone 1 & Zone 2


Hazardous Area Plugs & Sockets

Marechal Decontactors | Switch + Socket Outlet

A Decontactor® is a plug and socket outlet system with an integrated power switch permitting absolutely safe connection and disconnection of electrical equipment with plug-and-play simplicity. The Marechal decontactor is a plug and socket with an integral load-break switch – this unique design offers various benefits :

  • contact quality
  • safe disconnection
  • automatically watertight
  • cost reduction due to dual-voltage
  • robust and reliable alternative to conventional plugs and sockets

Decontactor Benefits

Plug Socket ATEX IECEx

ATEX Plugs Sockets Decontactors

DECONTACTOR = PLUG + SOCKET + INTEGRAL SWITCH DISCONNECTOR Maximum Efficiency, Safety & Reliability For Your Power Supply – disconnect under full electrical load or live supply for planned maintenance or rapid change out of equipment during plant shutdowns and turnarounds in hazardous areas and explosive atmopsheres.

Thorne & Derrick are Approved Main Distributors for Marechal Hazardous Area Plugs – contact us for competitive prices, fast delivery and expert technical support to enable the selection and specification of the correct plug, socket or decontactor for all industrial and hazardous area power distribution applications.

IECEx & ATEX Plugs For Hazardous Areas

Marechal plugs combine electrical safety in explosive atmospheres and reliability for power control and distribution in hazardous area industries where explosions are a real risk – plug and socket assemblies are suitable for flammable gases and vapours classified according to ATEX & IECEx as Zone 1 (21) Gas & Zone 2 (22) Dust hazardous areas.

High Current PlugsHigh Temperature Plugs

Marechal hazardous area plugs and sockets offer an extensive and comprehensive product range for all industrial electrical power applications in Zone 1 & Zone 2 hazardous areas with power currents varying from 10A to 680A with up to 1,500 volt power supplies – ATEX & IECEx certified plugs and sockets.

Typical applications for explosion proof hazardous area plugs include mobile machinery, portable plant, wellhead control panels, mobile skid units and offshore heavy power, data and signal distribution.


Decontactors

Marechal DXN Plugs (20 – 63 Amps)

Plugs & Sockets Hazardous Area Zone 1 & Zone 2 (Gas) Zones 21 & 22 (Dust) Explosive Atmospheres

  • Hazardous Area ATEX Certified Approved: Ex II2 G D Ex de IIC, Ex tb IIIC
  • Automatic IP66/IP67 water and dust tight decontactors
  • Integrated load break switch
  • Robust and compact design plugs
  • High performance poly casing
  • 20-63A plugs
  • 550V-750V plug and socket outlet

Marechal Plugs & Sockets DXN Technical Features

Plug SpecificationDXN1DXN3DXN6
Rated Current20A32A63A
Umax550V750V750V
Auxiliary Contacts (optional)22
Keying Positions<<<24>>>
Ambient Temperature<<<-40°C to 60°C>>>
Explosion Protection ModeEx II2 G D Ex de IIC, Ex tb IIIC
ATEX ZonesZone 1 & Zone 2 (Gas) + Zone 21 & Zone 22 (Dust)

ATEX IECEX Plugs Marechal DXN Hazardous Areas

Marechal DXA1 Plugs (20 Amps Metal)

Plugs & Sockets Hazardous Area Zone 1 & Zone 2 (Gas) Zones 21 & 22 (Dust) Explosive Atmospheres

  • Hazardous Area ATEX Certified Approved: Ex II2 G D Ex de IIC, Ex tb IIIC
  • Automatic IP66/IP67 water and dust tight decontactors
  • Integrated load break switch
  • Locking in connected or disconnected by padlockable shaft
  • Intended for low temperature -55ºC
  • 20A plugs
  • 550V plug and socket outlet
Marechal DXA1 Plugs ATEX IECEx Certified

Marechal DXA1 Plugs

Marechal DX Plugs (20 – 200amps Metal)

Plugs & Sockets Hazardous Area Zone 1 & Zone 2 (Gas) Zones 21 & 22 (Dust) Explosive Atmospheres

Marechal DX Plugs Metal Decontactor | ATEX IECEx Certified

Marechal DX Plugs

  • Hazardous Area ATEX Certified Approved: Ex II2 G D Ex de IIC, tD A21
  • Automatic IP65 water and dust tight decontactors
  • Integrated load break switch
  • Locking in connected or disconnected by keying axis
  • 20-200A plugs
  • 750V plug and socket outlet


multi-contact connectors

Marechal PXN & DXN

Hazardous Area Power, Signals & Data Transmission Connectors

  • Hazardous Area ATEX Certified Approved: Ex II2 G D Ex de IIC, Ex tb IIIC
  • From 12 to 37 contacts
  • Locking in connected or disconnected position
  • Corrosion free metal casing
  • 10A plugs for explosive atmoshere applications
  • 220-440V plug and socket outlet
  • ATEX & IECEx Approved connectors
Marechal PXN is a multicontact connector designed for hazardous areas with explosive atmospheres. Manufactured from metal with ‘e’ explosion protection mode. The connector plugs and sockets are ATEX &IECEx Certified to provide safe and reliable distribution of LV power in hazardous area Zones 1 & Zone 2 (Gas) and Zones 21 & 22 (Dust). Marechal DXN is a multicontact connector designed for hazardous areas with explosive atmospheres. Manufactured from metal with ‘e’ explosion protection mode. The connector plugs and sockets are ATEX &IECEx Certified to provide safe and reliable distribution of LV power in hazardous area Zones 1 & Zone 2 (Gas) and Zones 21 & 22 (Dust). 
Up to 12 Contacts 10Amps | Marechal PXN is a multicontact connector designed for hazardous areas with explosive atmospheres. Manufactured from metal with ‘e’ explosion protection mode. The connector plugs and sockets are ATEX &IECEx Certified to provide safe and reliable distribution of LV power in hazardous area Zones 1 & Zone 2 (Gas) and Zones 21 & 22 (Dust).Up to 37 Contacts 10Amps | Marechal DXN is a multicontact connector designed for hazardous areas with explosive atmospheres. Manufactured from metal with ‘e’ explosion protection mode. The connector plugs and sockets are ATEX &IECEx Certified to provide safe and reliable distribution of LV power in hazardous area Zones 1 & Zone 2 (Gas) and Zones 21 & 22 (Dust).

Connector Plugs

Marechal PNCX

Marechal PNCX (5Amps | IP66/IP67/IP69) Hazardous Area Connectors

Marechal PNCX Plugs Compact Connectors Plugs | ATEX IECEx Certified

Marechal PNCX Plugs

  • Hazardous Area ATEX Certified Approved: Ex II2 G D Ex de IIC, Ex tb IIIC
  • Electrical connector for harsh environments and hazardous areas (ATEX) and can be used in Zones 1 & 2 (gas) and Zone 21 & 22 (dust)
  • Compact and easy to use
  • IP66/IP67 watertight
  • Longlife plug and socket assemblies
  • 5A plugs
  • 250V plug and socket outlet

Single Pole High Current Power Connectors Up to 680 Amps

Connectors Hazardous Area Zone 1 & Zone 2 (Gas) Zones 21 & 22 (Dust) Explosive Atmospheres

Marechal SPex Connectors Single Pole Power Connectors | ATEX IECEx Certified

Marechal SPex Connectors

  • Hazardous Area ATEX Certified Approved: Ex II2 G D Ex de IIC, Ex tb IIIC
  • IP65/IP66 water and dust tight – single pole
  • Electromechanical interlocking system
  • Mechanic and visual keying
  • High current 235-680A plugs and connectors
  • 1000V AC or 1500V DC plug and socket outlet

ATEX Plugs & Sockets

ATEX Plugs & Sockets | Certified by LCIE (ATEX & IECEx), NANIO (TR CU EAC), NCC (INMETRO) and cCSAus (French, Russian, Brazilian and AmericanCanadian* European and international notified bodies) and by Bureau Veritas Marine.


Amphenol Connectors

Amphenol Connectors | the worldwide leader in explosion proof and hazardous area connectors are distributed in the UK by Thorne & Derrick International – this includes a new, miniature, explosion-proof threaded connector specifically designed to allow a signal to pass through Zone rated hazardous areas using coax, fiber optic cables, or standard copper cables. The new Amphe-EX range is complimentary to Amphenol’s industry-proven Star-Line EX™. In addition, the rugged Amphe-EX hazardous area connectors are ATEX and IECex approved for Zone 1 rated applications.


Explosion Proof & Hazardous Area Electrical Equipment

Hazardous Area Electrical Distributors

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EXPERTS IN EQUIPMENT FOR EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERESExplosion Protection Ex d

Thorne & Derrick are leaders in the development and distribution of ATEX & IECEx Product Innovations that deliver significant improvements to clients plant, people and operational safety in the explosive atmosphere industries.

Your proactive problem solvers experienced in succession planning for the replacement of obsolete, non-conformant and legacy equipment in hazardous areas.

Your first-choice provider of innovative and competitive solutions to ensure ATEX & IECEx Compliance for Hazardous Area Electrical, HVAC & Process Instrumentation Equipment to UK and international projects.

Panels | Plugs | Isolators Enclosures | Lighting | Control Stations | Motor Starters | Call PointsHeat Trace | Gas Detection | Flame DetectionProcess InstrumentationProcess Heating | Fans | Security Locks

Hazardous Area Electrical Equipment

Competitive Prices | Extensive Stocks | Technical Support | Express Delivery