Abtech ABCS13 Control Stations GRP|ATEX IECEx InMetro Certified

Abtech ABCS GRP Control StationsAbtech ABCS13 hazardous area control stations are ATEX Certified for use in Zone 1 and Zone 21 hazardous areas and potentially explosive atmospheres.

  • ATEX, IECEx & InMetrozone 1 and 2 hazardous areas
  • Ex e II T4 (Ammeter only) or Ex ed IIC T4

GRP Control Stations

Zone 1 & Zone 21 Hazardous Areas Application

Abtech ABCS13 control stations are suitable for both industrial and hazardous areas and are manufactured from Carbon-Loaded Glass Reinforced Polyester (Black) – also available in stainless steel and plastic.

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Protection Degree – IP66.

Temperature Rating – Max ambient range: -20°C to +55°C



Part ReferenceControl Station

Dimensions HxWxD (mm)

Max. Power Dissipation (W)Maximum Populations
Operators OnlyW/ TerminalsW/ AmmeterW/ Ammeter & Terminals
Abtech ABCS13400x250x1201010 x Op9 x Op8 x Op,4 x Am4 x Op,2 x Am
Layout Drawingsabcs13 grp control stations


abcs13 grp control stations

Op = Operator (Push Button, E-Stop, Indicator Lamp or Selector Switch) – Allow 1W power dissipation per operator Am = Ammeter – Allow 0.5W power dissipation per ammeter See Data Sheet for typical layout drawings.

Abtech ABCS13 control stations, manufactured from GRP are suitable for Zone 1 and Zone 21 hazardous areas according to the ATEX Directive – the ABCS13 is available with a selection of different manufacturers operators and indicators.

Control Stations – Zone 1 & Zone 21 Hazardous Area ATEX

Control Stations – Zone 1 & Zone 21 Hazardous Area ATEX

Maximum Cable Entries

Control Station Top FaceControl Station Bottom Face

Electrical Data

Push ButtonUtilization category (per BS EN 60947-1)AC12AC15DC13DC13
Emergency StopRated voltage250V250V110V24V
Mushroom HeadRated current16A10A0.5A1A
Key Release Push ButtonMaximum ambient temperature+40°C+55°C+55°C+55°C
Indicator LampSuitable for 24-240Vac / 24-36Vdc supply. Alternative supply option: 220-380Vac
Illuminated Push ButtonUtilization category (per BS EN 60947-1)AC15DC13
Rated voltage250V24V
Rated current6A1A
Maximum ambient temperature+55°C+55°C
Lamp suitable for 24-240Vac / 24-36Vdc supply
TerminalsTerminal typeAKZ 2.5AKZ 4SAK 2.5SAK 4
Maximum cable size2.5mm24mm22.5mm24mm2
Maximum voltage176V275V550V550V
Maximum current15A*28A15A*28A

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ATEX Hazardous Area GRP Control Stations Zone 1 & 21 - Abtech ABCS

ATEX Hazardous Area GRP Control Stations Zone 1 & 21 – Abtech ABCS


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