Appleton™ EGC Static Ground Indicator

Appleton

Appleton™ EGC Static Ground Indicator

Appleton

Appleton™ EGC static ground indicators connect to tanker trucks to provide a positive ground prior to the dispensing of flammable materials. A positive ground safeguards trucks, railcars and loading racks from the accumulation of static charge during transfer operations.

Specifications

CEC Certifications and Compliances
Class I Division 1 and 2, Groups C, D; Class II Division 1, Groups E, F, G; Class II Division 2, Groups F, G; Class III; CSA Enclosure Type 3R; Ex ia
Standard Materials and Finishes
Copperfree (4/10 of 1%) aluminum enclosure, cover and clamp with gray baked epoxy finish. Red and green LED indicator lights. All hardware (except clamp) is stainless steel
Line Voltage
120 Vac. Control transformers for 240, 480 or 600 Volt available. Contact your local representative for details
Control Relay Rating Interlocking Contact
15 Amp at 277 Vac, 10 Amp at 600 Vac
Temperature Limitations
+100 °C to -25 °C (+212 °F to -13 °F)
Options
7.6 meter (25 foot) retractable reel. Breather and drain. Heater and thermostat. See catalog pages for details

Features

  • Two wire positive ground indicator system renders the pumping system inoperable without a positive ground
  • Intrinsically safe ground detecting circuitry
  • Supplied standard with two LED indicator lights. Red indicates unit is on but without a positive ground. Green indicates positive ground
  • Supplied with a 7.6 meter (25 foot) cord and heavy duty self-release clamp
  • Release of the ground clamp opens the contacts, stops the product flow and is indicated by the red LED pilot light
  • Circuitry will control a pump, valve or indicating device such as light or audible warning device
  • Provided with internal ground lug
  • If any electrical connections fail (either in the enclosure or at the ground rod) the red indicator light will be on and the unit will not operate and switch to green; until the problem is solved
  • An optional retractable reel is available to raise and lower static ground cable. Allows cable and clamp to hang free when not in use. The clamp should not be in contact with ground when not in use. The retractable reel is supplied with 7.6 meter (25 foot) of nylon covered steel cable and cable securing clamp

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