PRE416PB ATX Appleton Plug | ATEX IECEx Zone 1 / 21 & Zone 2 / 22

Appleton ATX PRE 16a plug


ATX Appleton plugs

Product Type | Hazardous Area Plug

The PRE range of 16Amp plugs and sockets, manufactured by Appleton ATX, use a pin and sleeve design to deliver safe power to both stationary and portable equipment in hazardous areas and those potentially explosive atmospheres classed as Zone 1 and 2 (Gas) and Zone 21 and 22 (Dust) according to ATEX & IECEx standards.

These plugs are suitable for use in damp, wet or corrosive environments and are keyed and colour coded per IEC directives. The range includes flush-mount, wall-mount and mobile versions.

♦ See complete range of ATEX & IECEx Plugs for hazardous area electrical power distribution at LV – this includes flameproof plugs according to the Ex d Explosion Protection concept.


Features & specification

PRE416PB is a low voltage (LV), 16 Amp plug, forming part of the Appleton ATX PRE series, with a power output of 200/250 Vac 50/60 Hz.

The plug features one PG16 integrated cable gland – Ø 6.5 to Ø 14.5 mm (Ø 0.26 to Ø 0.57”).

  • Plug Weight: 0.6 kg (1.3 lbs)
  • Plug Volume: 0.6 dm³ (361.6 in³)
  • Colour Coding: Blue
  • Pin Configuration: 3P+E
  • Ingress Protection Rating: IP66
  • Impact Protection Rating: IK09/10
  • Terminal Capacity: 2.5 mm² (0.004 in² ).
  • ATEX Certified – Yes
  • IECEx Certified – Yes
  • Note – copy of hazardous area certificates and approvals are available on request
Appleton ATX PRE 16Amp Plugs Sockets

Appleton ATX PRE 16Amp Plugs Sockets

ATEX/IECEx Certifications and CompliancesATEX

Certification Type PCX (Plug, socket and mobile socket)
— Gas: Zones 1 and 2
– Conforming to ATEX 94/9/CE: II 2 G
– Type of Protection: Ex de IIC
– Temperature Class: T6 for Ta ≤ +40 °C (-40 °F) and T5 for +55 °C (+131 °F)
— Dust: Zones 21 and 22
– Conforming to ATEX 94/9/CE: II 2 D
– Type of Protection: Ex tD A21
– Surface Temperature: T68 °C (T154 °F)
— Impact Resistance (shock): IK10 (Polyester) and IK09 (Polyamide)
— CE Declaration of Conformity: 50228
— ATEX Certificate: LCIE 02 ATEX 6068
— IECEx Certificate: IECEx LCI 04.0014

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