Appleton™ AFU and AFUX Conveyor Control Switches

Appleton

Appleton™ AFU and AFUX Conveyor Control Switches

Appleton

Appleton™ AFU and AFUX conveyor control switches provide normal and emergency shut off for motor driven conveyors, cranes, unloaders, bulk handling systems and other machinery. Models are available with a pull cord or with left-hand, right-hand or double-end levers. The AFU Series provides a NEMA 4X rated enclosure, while the AFUX Series is rated for use in Class I and Class II hazardous environments where flammable vapors or highly combustible dusts are present.

Specifications

AFUX Series NEC Certifications and Compliances
Class I, Division 1 and 2, Groups C, D; Class II, Division 1 and 2, Groups E, F, G; Class III; NEMA 7CD, 9EFG
AFu Series NEC Certifications and Compliances
NEMA 3, 4, 4X, 12
Standard Materials and Finishes
Cast aluminum housing with peened finish. Steel flag arm with red epoxy paint. Stainless steel actuator shaft, retaining ring, clevis loop and torsion springs
Switch Temperature Range
-40 °C to +66 °C (-40 °C to +151 °F)
Two Circuit Double Break Switch
Rated 15 Amp, 120, 240, 480, 600 Vac, 0.5 HP 120 Vac, 1 HP 240 Vac, 0.8 Amp 115 Vdc, 0.4 Amp 230 Vdc
Single Pole/Double Throw Switch
Rated 20 Amp, 125, 250, 480 Vac, 10 Amp 125 Vac "L" tungsten lamp load, 1 HP 125 Vac, 2 HP 250 Vac, 0.5 Amp 125 Vdc, 0.25 Amp 250 Vdc
Options
Epoxy powder coated switches. Red warning light for use in dimly lit applications (uses top conduit opening). See catalog pages for details

Features

  • AFU and AFUX conveyor control switches are available as pull cord type, left or right hand, single or double end
  • Ideal for use in steel mills, mining ore and coal handling operations, automotive and other assembly lines, warehouses, loading docks and other industrial processes
  • Can be used where alarm or computer interface capabilities are needed
  • Rugged torsion spring for positive actuation of flag arm
  • Stainless steel bushing may be easily reversed to increase or decrease actuation force, 6.8 or 11.3 kgs (15 or 25 lbs)
  • Maximum distance between switches should not exceed 61 meters (200 feet)
  • Two 1" conduit openings (top and bottom)

Documents & Drawings