MEDC FB15 | Hazardous Area Beacon | ATEX Beacons Zone 1 & Zone 2 Steady Beacons Ex d
MEDC FB15 | ATEX Beacons
Zone 1 & Zone 2 Hazardous Areas
The enclosures are suitable for use offshore or onshore, where light weight combined with corrosion resistance is required and can be ordered from Thorne & Derrick with MEDC call points for integration into fire detection systems in the explosive atmosphere industries.
The hazardous area beacon housing is manufactured completely from a UV stable, glass reinforced polyester. Stainless steel screws and mounting bracket are available ensuring a totally corrosion free product.
ATEX beacons can be painted to customer specification and supplied with identification labels.
Contact Thorne & Derrick for customer service, competitive quotations and availability from stock for the MEDC range of sounders, including MEDC FB15, for safe use in hazardous areas with explosive atmospheres.
MEDC FB15 | Ex d Filament Beacon
The MEDC FB15 hazardous area filament beacon is available in a choice of variants.
- FB15B-backstrap mount (price includes lamps) (Ex d)
- FB15UL-backstrap or pipe mount (price includes lamps) (UL)
- FB15UW-backstrap or pipe mount (price includes lamps)
The MEDC range of sounders and beacons from the Crouse Hinds series of Signalling & Alarms – a comprehensive range of Explosion Proof call points are also available with ATEX & IECEx certification and explosion protection to both Ex d (flameproof) and Ex ia (Intrinsically Safe) applications.
ATEX Beacons Zone 1 & Zone 2
- CENELEC Approved — Zone 1 & 2 (Gas) and Zone 21 & 22 (Dust) Hazardous Areas
- ATEX Approved — Ex II 2GD
- UL Listed For USA & Canada
- – Hazardous Locations with Explosive Atmospheres
- Class I, Div. 2,Groups A, B, C & D
- Class I, Zone 1, AExdIIC,T3/T4
- Ordinary Location: Visual-Signal Device
- CSFM approved
- Brazilian (Inmetro) Certified
- TR CU Certified
- CQST Certified
- IP66 & IP67 Ingress Protection , Nema 4x & 6
- Pipe mount or direct mount hazardous area beacon enclosure*
- Optional cast or wire lens guard for ATEX beacon
- Corrosion-Free GRP
MEDC FB15 Hazardous Area Beacon
Should you require any further information to enable the selection or specification of explosion proof beacons and sounders with LED light source for use in potentially explosive atmospheres please contact us.
|Hazardous Area Certifications|
|ATEX Ex d||Cert. no. Baseefa 04ATEX0009X
Certified to: EN60079-0, EN60079-1, EN60079-31
Ex II 2GD Ex db IIC T3/T4 Gb, Ex tb IIIC T135°C/T200°C Db
|IECEx Ex d||Cert. no. IECEx BAS 05.0048X
Certified to: IEC60079-0, IEC60079-1, IEC60079-31
Ex db IIC T3/T4 Gb. Ex tb IIIC T135°C/T200°C Db
|UL Haz Locs||Cert. no. E187894
Class I, Div 2 Groups A,B,C & D
Class I, Zone 1 AEx d IIC
|UL Ord Locs||Cert. no. E187894. Visual signal device|
|TR CU Ex d||1Ex db IIC T3/T4 Gb X. Ex tb IIIC T135°C/T200°C Db X|
|INMETRO Ex d||Ex d IIC T3/T4 Gb, Ex tb IIIC T135°C/T200°C Db|
|CQST Ex d||Ex db IIC T3/T4 Gb, Ex tb IIIC T135°C/T200°C Db|
|Material||Body: glass reinforced polyester. (UL pipe mount – alloy lens cover)
Backstrap: stainless steel 316
Wire guard (optional): stainless steel wire
Cast guard (optional): aluminium LM25M
|Finish||Natural black or painted to customer specification|
|Models||FB15 ATEX – available in direct mount version only
FB15 UL – available in pipe and direct mount versions
|Voltage||24, 48V d.c. – 110, 120, 230, 240V a.c|
|Entries||Up to 3 x M20 or 2 x M25 ISO in Exd unit.
Up to 4 x M20 or 4 x M25 ISO in Exe unit.
|Lamp type||60W GLS filament|
|Lamp holder||E27 as standard|
|Certified temp||60W : from -55°C to +55°C (T4)
from -55°C to +70°C (T3)
|Weight||Pipe mount: 2.6kg; direct mount: 3.0kg|
|Ingress protection||IP66 & IP67|
|Entries||ATEX version: Standard: 2 x M20
Optional: 1 x M20/M25, 3 x M20/M25 entries
UL version: Standard pipe: ¾” NPT
Standard direct: 2 x ¾” NPT
Optional direct: 1 x ½”/¾” NPT or 3 x ½”/¾” NPT
Dual UL/ATEX, UL/IECEx: Standard direct: 2 x ¾” NPT
|Terminals||Direct mount: 12 x 2.5sqmm Pipe mount: 8 x 2.5sqmm|
|Label||Tag/duty label option|
Eaton MEDC FB15 – Ordering Requirements
The following code is designed to help in selection of the correct MEDC hazardous area beacon with ATEX approval and certification. Build up the part number by inserting the code for each component into the appropriate box – contact our sales team for support and advice covering an extensive range of standard and innovative ATEX & IECEx equipment for use in explosive atmospheres.
Eaton MEDC have developed ATEX products, including ATEX Beacons, designed for harsh and hazardous area conditions and where there is a risk of explosion due to the presence of flammable gas and dust 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 products – this includes 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.