ATEX Call Points Zone 1 & Zone 2 Safe Break Glass Hazardous Area Ex ia – Eaton MEDC BG3 Hazardous Area Manual Call Point

ATEX Call Points Zone 1 & Zone 2 Safe Break Glass Hazardous Area Ex ia – Eaton MEDC BG3 Hazardous Area Manual Call Point

ATEX Call Points Zone 1 & Zone 2 Safe Break Glass Hazardous Area Ex ia – Eaton MEDC BG3 Hazardous Area Manual Call Point

Eatom MEDC BG3 are ATEX call points that are weatherproof to IP66 and IP67 and available certified intrinsically safe, simple apparatus or uncertified.

The hazardous area call points are manufactured from glass reinforced polyester (GRP) which provides a robust, corrosion free construction and ensures effective and reliable operation in harsh industrial and offshore environments in ATEX Zone 1 and Zone 2 hazardous areas

ATEX call points are supplied in natural red GRP or painted to customer specification. ‘Burning House’ duty label is provided as standard, other duty and tag labels may be supplied to customer specification.

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

Eaton MEDC BG3

Eaton MEDC BG3

ATEX Call Points Zone 1 & Zone 2

ATEX Call Points

ATEX

Features

Call Point Order Code MEDC BG3.

  • Zone 0, Zone 1 and Zone 2 use.
  • Exia IIC T4.
  • ATEX Approved Ex II 1 G.
  • BASEEFA certified.
  • Chinese (CQST) certified.
  • IP66 and IP67.
  • Certified temperature: –55°C to +55°C.
  • Corrosion free GRP.
  • Optional in line/end of line resistors/diodes.
  • Optional LED indicator for ATEX call point
  • Hazardous area call point with optional lift flap.
  • Key operated test facility.
  • Various body colours available.
Eaton MEDC BG3 - Dimensions

Eaton MEDC BG3 – Dimensions

MEDC BG3 Hazardous Area Manual Call Point

Technical Specification

Eaton MEDC BG3I
ProtectionExplosion protected Ex ia dust-tight & weatherproof (intrinsically
safe)
CertificationCert. no BAS00ATEX1067X
Certified to: EN50014, EN50020, EN50284
ATEX Ex ia IIC T4
Suitable for use in Zones 0, 1 & 2
VoltageUp to 28V (IS)
Certified temperature-55ºC to +55ºC
Ingress protectionIP66 & IP67
Terminals6 x 4.0sqmm
Resistor values470R minimum
LED indicationA high intensity red LED can be fitted as an optional extra to indicate
operation on all 24V systems
As standard the LED is not provided with over current protection.
The forward current (If) should be limited to 20mA
Cable entries2 x M20 top or bottom
Weight0.5Kg
MaterialUV resistant glass reinforced polyester
FinishNatural red GRP or painted GRP to customer requirements
Duty/tag labelsStainless steel as standard
Eaton MEDC BG3W
ProtectionDust-tight & weatherproof
CertificationNot applicable
VoltageUp to 250V a.c
Certified temperatureNot applicable
Ingress protectionIP66 & IP67
Terminals6 x 4.0sqmm
Switch ratings30Vdc 3A
30-50Vdc 1A
250Vac 3A
Resistor values270R minimum
LED indicationA high intensity red LED can be fitted as an optional extra to indicate
operation on all 24V systems
As standard the LED is not provided with over current protection.
The forward current (If) should be limited to 20mA
Cable entries2 x M20 top or bottom
Weight0.5Kg
MaterialUV resistant glass reinforced polyester
FinishNatural red GRP or painted GRP to customer requirements
Duty/tag labelsPlastic as standard

Eaton MEDC BG3 – 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 BG3 - Ordering Requirements

Eaton MEDC BG3 – Ordering Requirements

ATEX Call Points

ATEX Call Points

Eaton MEDC

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.

Complete range of LV-HV Cable Joints, Terminations, Cleats & Glands are available to support installation of power, control and instrumentation cables up to 33kV – includes Cold Shrink for use in hazardous areas to provide electrical insulation and cable protection.