ATEX Sounders Zone 1 & Zone 2 Alarm Bell Weatherproof Ex d – Eaton MEDC DB6 Hazardous Area Sounder

ATEX Sounders Zone 1 & Zone 2 Alarm Bell Weatherproof Ex d – Eaton MEDC DB6 Hazardous Area Sounder

ATEX Sounders Zone 1 & Zone 2 Alarm Bell Weatherproof Ex d – Eaton MEDC DB6 Hazardous Area Sounder

Eaton MEDC DB6 are ATEX sounders that are available in two voltages and suitable for use in ATEX & IECEx Zone 1 and Zone 2 hazardous areas.

The alarm bell hazardous area sounder is manufactured from cast iron finished in epoxy paint. Colour to customer specification.

Eaton MEDC DB6

Eaton MEDC DB6

ATEX Sounders Zone 1 & Zone 2

ATEX Sounders



  • Zone 1 and Zone 2 use.
  • Exd IIB T5.
  • ATEX approved Ex II 2G.
  • BASEEFA certified.
  • IECEx certified.
  • Brazilian (Inmetro) certified.
  • IP65.
  • Certified temperature: –20°C to +55°C.
  • 2 cable entries.
  • Captive cover screws.
Eaton MEDC DB6 - Dimensions

Eaton MEDC DB6 – Dimensions

MEDC DB6 Hazardous Area sounders

Technical Specification

Hazardous Area Certification Certified to IEC60079-0, IEC60079-1
Certified to EN60079-0, EN60079-1
ATEX Cert. No. Baseefa03ATEX0257, Ex II 2 G Ex d IIB T5 Gb
IECEx Cert. No. IECEx BAS 09.0040 Exd IIB T5 Gb
Material Cast Iron
Finish Grey epoxy paint as standard or to customer specification
Voltage 24Vdc or 200/254 Vac 50/60 Hz
Contact spring Phosphor bronze
Contacts Silver
Coil Bakelite former
Magnet Laminated iron
Armature Pivoted to operate shaft and hammer at back of gong through flameproof
Certified temp -20ºC to +55ºC
Weight 11 kg
Ingress protection IP65
Earthing M6 internal and external earthing points provided
Entries 2 x M20 with one Ex d blank fitted
Labels Tag label optional
Termination Terminals suitable for 4 x 4sqmm


The following code is designed to help in selection of the correct Eaton hazardous area sounders with ATEX approval and certification. Build up the part number by inserting the code for each component into the appropriate box.

Eaton MEDC DB6 - Ordering Requirements

Eaton MEDC DB6 – Ordering Requirements

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.

Cable Cleats | Cable Lugs | Cable Transits | Cable Joints


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