EXHEAT FP-C Hazardous Area Flameproof Removable Core Immersion Heater – ATEX Certified Zone 1 & Zone 2
ATEX Immersion Heater | Zone 1 & 2 (IIA, IIB, IIC), Zone 21 & 22 (IIIA, IIIB, IIIC)
Hazardous Area Immersion Heater
EXHEAT FP-C hazardous area immersion heaters provide certified heating for Zone 1 & Zone 2 (Flammable Gas) and Zone 21 & Zone 22 (Dust) hazardous areas and explosive atmospheres according to ATEX Directive.
The EXHEAT FP-C offers a hazardous area heating solution for oil and similar applications where low heat density is required. A robust Ex d terminal enclosure protects the electrical connections. The watts density of the element core fitted depends upon the media to be heated and the kilowatt rating required.
Typical applications for the EXHEAT FP-C hazardous area flameproof removable core immersion heater include tank heating for oil and water, frost protection and boiler equipment.
The immersion heater is suitable for applications with ambient temperatures between -60°C to 60°C and the terminal enclosure is certified IP66 and made with either mild steel or 316 stainless steel as specified by the client.
The FP-C removable core-type immersion heater range is certified for use in hazardous areas where the atmosphere is classified as a Zone 1 or 2 (IIA, IIB, IIC) gas group, or a Zone 21 or 22 (IIIA, IIIB, IIIC) dust group.
Features of EXHEAT FP-C Immersion Heaters
- Mild steel or 316 stainless steel terminal enclosure with weatherproof protection to IP66 or Enclosure Type / NEMA 4 or 4X
- Choice of built in process temperature sensors
- Temperature Range – suitable for ambient temperatures from -60°C to +60°C (subject to cert parameters)
- Mounting – the immersion heater can be by a threaded NPT or BSP boss or an industry standard flange
- Installation – designed for horizontal installation (vertical mounting version available on request)
- Options – can be supplied with the terminal box mounted away from the fixing boss / flange
EXHEAT FP-C Hazardous Area ATEX Certification & Installation
ATEX/IECEx as standard – other certifications available on request
ATEX / IECEx II 2 G/D Ex d IIC T1 to T6 Gb Zone 1 and 2
ATEX / IECEx Ex tb IIIC T450°C to T85°C Db Zone 21 and 22 (IP66)
CSA (CEC/NEC) Class I, Div 1, Groups A, B, C, D; T1 to T6, Enclosure Type / NEMA 4 or 4X
CSA (CEC) Ex d IIC; T1 to T6 Gb, IP66 (CAN)
CSA (NEC) Class I, Zone 1, AEx d IIC; T1 to T6 Gb, IP66 (USA)
CU TR (EAC), KGS, CNEx, CCOE (CCEs), Inmetro
The EXHEAT FP-C hazardous area immersion heater can be easily be installed horizontally unless stated that the heater should be used in vertically orientation.
The FP-C immersion heater should be securely fixed in position and all terminal connections checked for tightness before energising.
EXHEAT FP-C Hazardous Area Immersion Heater – Applications
Applications for these electric heaters include:
- Bitumen tanks
- Boiler equipment
- Cleaning and rinsing tanks
- Crankcase lubrication
- Frost protection
- Heat transfer systems
- Lube oil reservoirs
- Oil purifiers
- Oil separation/filtration
- Oil separators
- Pre-heating oil/water
- Processing equipment
- Refrigeration packages
- Water/glycol cooling
Please download EXHEAT FP-C hazardous area immersion heater O&M manual for full details on installation and maintenance procedures – this includes wiring diagrams, earth connection and pre installation inspection and checks.
EXHEAT FP-C Hazardous Area Immersion Heater Specifications
|Enclosure||Mild steel or 316 stainless steel, external and internal earths, screwed terminal cover, finished in epoxy paint (if required)|
|Heating Elements||Removable core, comprising high quality 80/20 nickel chrome resistance wire, contained within ceramic formers housed in plain or extended surface tubes|
|Controls||Heater over-temperature protection is fitted as standard. Optional process temperature sensing devices can be incorporated in the form of thermostats, RTD’s or thermocouples.|
|Mounting||Any threaded NPT or BSP boss or flange in any material can be specified within the limits of the design parameters; heater terminal box can be either ‘direct-on’ or ‘stand-off’, depending on process temperature|
|Power Output||To suit process requirements within the design and certification parameters|
|Supply Voltage||Any electrical supply up to 690V (600V CSA)|
EXHEAT FP-C Flameproof Removable Core ATEX Immersion Heater Product Range
|Terminal Box Type||Hazardous Area||Minimum Flange Size Without Stand Off||kW LOAD with a maximum immersed Length of 2800mm|
|Inch||MM||Max number of Cable Entries||Max number of elements without Stand off|
|FP 4||Zone 1 &|
|3 Inches||75 mm||1 off M25 & 1 off M20||1|
|FP 6||Zone 1 &|
|6 Inches||150 mm||1 off M32 & 2 off M25||3|
|FP 8||Zone 1 &|
|8 Inches||200 mm||2 off M25 & 1 off M40||6|
|FP 10||Zone 1 &|
|10 Inches||250 mm||2 off M32 & 1 off M25||9|
|FP 12||Zone 1 &|
|12 Inches||300 mm||3 off M32 & 1 off M20||12|
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