Larson Electronics Releases Explosion Proof Receptacle W/ Disconnect Switch, 100 Amp Rated


Larson Electronics, a Texas-based company with over 40 years of experience spearheading the industrial lighting and equipment sectors, announced the release of an explosion proof receptacle for use in Class I, Divisions 1 and 2 hazardous locations. This receptacle with disconnect switch provides a secure power connection for portable or stationary electrical equipment in flammable locations. This unit is 100-amp rated and features a housing made of copper-free aluminum with an epoxy powder coated finish.

The EPO-100A-PS explosion proof receptacle with disconnect switch is rated for use in Class I, Divisions 1 and 2, Groups B, C and D; Class II, Divisions 1 and 2, Groups F and G; and Class III hazardous locations. The housing on this unit is large enough to allow room for wiring and two tapped NPT conduit openings at the top and bottom of the unit. This unit features receptacle contacts that are deeply recessed to avoid accidental contact and an interlocked safety switch that allows safe connection and disconnection within hazardous locations.

Larson Electronics’ explosion proof receptacle with disconnect switch features a receptacle that is made of non-sparking aluminum and plug contacts that are made of brass with beryllium copper wire springs. This 3-wire, 4-pole unit features a shell and extra wire ground design and integral interlocking non-fused motor circuit switch to provide safe connection and disconnection. This unit is rated 600V AC (max) and 250V DC (max) and rated at 100 amps. Suitable applications include industrial and commercial settings, hazardous locations, and more.


About Larson Electronics LLC: Larson Electronics LLC is a manufacturer of industrial lighting equipment and accessories. The company offers an extensive catalog of industry-grade lighting and power distribution products for the following sectors: manufacturing, construction, food processing, oil and gas, military, marine and automobile. Customers can benefit from the company’s hands-on, customized approach to lighting solutions. Larson Electronics provides expedited service for quotes, customer support and shipments.


For further information, please contact:

Rob Bresnahan, President and CEO

Toll-free: 1-888-351-2363

Int’l: 214-616-6180

Fax: 903-498-3364


Source: Larson Electronics


Categories: Production and Manufacturing, Food and Beverage Manufacturing, Facilities Maintenance & Management, Heavy Machinery

Tags: 100 amp rated explosion proof receptacle, Class I, Div. I, Explosion Proof Receptacle, Explosion Proof Receptacle with Disconnect Switch, power receptacle

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