Appleton™ Unicode™ 2 Series Customized Control Stations

Appleton

Appleton™ Unicode™ 2 Series Customized Control Stations

Appleton

Appleton™ Increased Safety Unicode™ 2 Series control stations are available as completely customized units in fiberglass reinforced polyester, 316L stainless steel, aluminum and polyamide. They are ideal for use in hazardous locations and washdown areas. A variety of push buttons and selector switches are available for use in conjunction with contactors or magnetic starters for remote control of motors. They provide circuit control and/or selection. Pilot lights are available to provide visual assurance that an electrical function is being performed at a remote or local location.

Specifications

NEC Certification and Compliances
Class I, Division 2, Groups A, B, C, D; Class II, Groups E, F, G; Class III; Ex de IIC/DIP A21; IP66, Type 4X
CEC Certification and Compliances
Class I, Division 2, Groups A, B, C, D; Class II, Groups F, G; Class III; Type 4X; Class I, Zone 1, AEx de IIC/AEx tD 21; IP66
ATEX and IECEx Certification and Compliances
Zone 1 and 2 - 21 and 22; Ex II 2 GD; Ex de IIC/Ex demb IIC/Ex tD A21; IP66; IK10
Standard Materials
316L stainless steel body and cover with natural finish and captive 304 stainless steel cover screws
Accessories
Key for changing actuator blocks. Guard for mushroom head actuator. Padlockable guard. M5 and M6 earth stud. Combination drain and breather available in brass, polyamide and stainless steel. See catalog pages for details
Options
Stainless steel or Lamacoid nameplates with different color combinations. Padlocking facility on selector switches. Padlocking facility for momentary and maintained push buttons. Special contact arrangements available, see Unicode™ 2 Series customized control stations catalog pages for details
Surface Temperature
Stainless steel: T80 °C to T95 °C (T176 °F to T203 °F). Polyester, aluminum, polyamide: T75 °C (T167 °F)
Ambient Temperature
Stainless steel: -40 °C to +55 °C (-40 °F to +131°F). Polyester: -55°C to +60°C (-67°F to +140°F). Aluminum: -55 °C to +60 °C (-67 °F to +140 °F). Polyamide: -20 °C to +55 °C (-4 °F to +131 °F)
Other Ambient Temperatures
For empty enclosures, temperature to be determined according to actuators

Features

  • Ideal for the control of equipment at power, chemical and petrochemical plants, petroleum refineries, re-verse osmosis plants, pulp and paper processing plants and various industrial applications
  • Employs Ex de method of protection which eliminates the need for external seals
  • Operators include push buttons, illuminated push buttons, selector switches, control and load break switches and LED pilot lights.
  • Pilot light employs high intensity single LED with lifetime of 100,000 hours that can be used at 12 Vac to 254 Vac 50/60 Hz and 12 Vdc to 60 Vdc
  • Up to 3 contact blocks per actuator can be used
  • Contact block technical data. IEC rated operating voltage (Ue): 500 Vac - 110 Vdc. IEC switching capacity: AC12: 16 Amp/400 Vac, AC14: 10 Amp/400 Vac, AC15: 6 Amp/500 Vac, DC13: 2 Amp/24 Vdc and 1 Amp/110 Vdc. NEMA switching capacity: A600: 10 Amp/600 Vac
  • Selector switch technical data. IEC rated operating voltage: 690 Vac. IEC rated operating current: maximum 16 Amp. IEC switching capacity: AC1: 16 Amp/690 Vac, AC15: 16 Amp/415 Vac, AC3: 8 Amp/500 Vac, AC3: 4 Amp/690 Vac, AC3: 16 Amp/690 Vac, DC1: 10 Amp/24 Vdc, DC1: 6 Amp/60 Vdc, DC1: 6 Amp/110 Vdc (2 contacts wired in series), DC1: 6 Amp/220 Vdc (3 contacts in series), NEMA switching capacity: A600: 10 Amp/600 Vac
  • Enclosures are rated for IP66 with firmly secured gasket
  • Operators and contact blocks are spaced for easy wiring
  • Wide selection of termination methods available
  • Choice of DIN rail mounted high performance contact block suitable for low intensity (less than 5 mA). TS35 rail mounted components are held securely in place during operation and easily removed for service
  • Brass Inserts are provided for TS35 DIN rails or mounting plates to be installed inside the enclosure

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