ATEX Call Points Zone 1 & Zone 2 Break Glass Hazardous Area Ex ed, Ex ia – Eaton MEDC BG2 Hazardous Area Manual Call Point
Eaton MEDC BG2 are manual fire alarm ATEX call points designed for use in flammable atmospheres and harsh environmental conditions in ATEX Zone 1 and Zone 2 hazardous areas.
The GRP enclosure of the hazardous area call points are suitable for use offshore or onshore where light weight combined with a high level of corrosion resistance is required.
The Eaton MEDC BG range of Zone 1 & Zone 2 call point caters for numerous options such as variety of colours, LED indication, earth continuity, double switch, etc
ATEX Call Points Zone 1 & Zone 2
Call Point Order Code MEDC BG2.
- Zone 0, Zone 1 and Zone 2 use.
- Exed, Exia or weatherproof.
- ATEX approved
- Ex II 1GD (Exia)
- BASEEFA certified.
- IP66 and IP67.
- Certified temperature of hazardous area call point: –40°C to +50°C (Model dependent).
- Corrosion resistant red painted GRP.
- Retained stainless steel cover screws.
- ATEX call point with optional lift flap.
- Key operated test facility.
- Lightweight and robust.
- Breakglass hammer available (Contact sales office for details).
MEDC BG2 Hazardous Area Manual Call Point
|Hazardous Area Certifications|
|ATEX Ex d||Cert. no. BAS02ATEX2105X. ATEX Approved Ex II 2GD|
Certified to: EN60079-0, EN60079-1, EN60079-7, EN60079-31
Ex d e IIC T6 Gb, Ex tb IIIC T85°C Db (switch only)
Ex d e mb IIC T4 Gb, Ex tb IIIC T135°C Db (with resistors & diodes)
|ATEX Ex ia||Cert no. Baseefa 03ATEX0084X. ATEX Approved Ex II 1 GD|
Certified to: EN60079-0, EN60079-11
Ex ia IIC T4 Ga, Ex ia IIIC T135°C Da
|Material||Anti static UV resistant glass reinforced polyester|
|Certified temp||-40°C to +70°C|
|Voltage||Up to 250Vac. Up to 50Vdc (model dependent)|
|Ingress protection||IP66 and IP67|
|Cable entries||2 x M20 bottom|
|Terminals||6 x 2.5 sqmm|
|Resistors values||Ex de – 100Ω minimum, 39 KΩ maximum|
Ex ia – 470Ω minimum
|Switch ratings||Switch only 30Vdc 5A (resistive) or 3A (inductive)|
30-50Vdc 1A (resistive or inductive)
250Vac 5A (resistive or inductive)Resistor(s) 24Vdc 0.05A
Eaton MEDC BG2 – Ordering Requirements
The following code is designed to help in selection of the correct MEDC hazardous area call point with ATEX approval and certification. Build up the part number by inserting the code for each component into the appropriate box.
Eaton MEDC have developed ATEX products designed for harsh and hazardous area conditions and where there is a risk of explosion due to the presence of flammable atmospheres both onshore and offshore – since 1975 MEDC have been designers and manufacturers of alarm, signal, control and communications equipment. T&D distribute the extensive range of Eaton MEDC ATEX Certified manual call points, visual, audible alarms, loudspeakers and telephones for hazardous area workplaces, including Zone 1 & Zone 2 explosive atmospheres.
Thorne & Derrick, are the Explosive Atmosphere Experts, distributing an extensive range of ATEX Certified Equipment including heat tracing cables and systems, electrical heating products, electrical enclosures and plug/sockets outlets.
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