Explosion Proof Enclosure - 8"x8"x6" Internal Dims - Surface Mount - (2) 1/2" Hubs


Sale price$5,174.99


Specifications / Additional Information
EPL-AEB-8.8.4-2X0.5EW Explosion Proof Enclosure Features/Ratings
NRTL Listed for United States and Canada Listed for NEC and CEC
Internal Dimensions: 8"L x 8"W x 6"H Class I, Divisions 1 & 2, Groups B, C, D
External Dimensions: 12.32"L x 12.32"W x 8.09"H Class I, Zones 1 & 2, Groups IIB+H2, IIA
Pan Dimensions: 7"L x 7"W Class II, Divisions 1 & 2, Groups E, F, G
Available Dimensions for Devices: 7.59"L x 7.59"W x 6.06"H Class III, Divisions 1 & 2
Weight: 35 lb NEMA 3R, 4, 7, 9
Maximum Conduit Size: 1/2" NPT NRTL Certified to UL 886
Maximum Operators on Lid: 9 (3 rows of 3) NRTL Certified to UL 698
Total Hub Quantity: 2 NRTL Certified to UL 1203
Lid (Top) Hubs: 0 NRTL Certified to CSA C22.2 No 30
North Side Hubs: 0  
South Side Hubs: 0 See Drawing for Hub Placements
East Side Hubs: (1) 1/2" NPT  
West Side Hubs: (1) 1/2" NPT  
Bottom (Back/Base) Hubs: 0  
Conduit: Operator Provided  
Operating Window: N/A  
Hinges Included: No  
Hinges Material: N/A  
Internal Mounting Pan Included: No  
Internal Mounting Pan Taps: (4) 3/8" NPT [four corners]  
Internal Mounting Pan Material: Aluminum  
Internal Mounting Pan Dimensions: 7"L x 7"W x 1/8"H  
Internal Grounding Lug: N/A  
Breather Plug: N/A  
Drain Plug: N/A  
Ambient Operating Temp Range:-30° C to +85°C  
Operating Temp Rating: T5/T6 Rated  
Enclosure Material: Copper Free Cast Aluminum (less than 4/10 of 1%)  
Hardware Material: Zinc Plated Steel  
Enclosure Finish: Aluminum Lacquer Paint; custom available  
Mounting: Surface Mount Legs  
Mounting Leg Height: 0.19"  
Mounting Dimensions (Horizontal) Height: N/A
Mounting Dimensions (Horizontal) Width: N/A
Mounting Dimensions (Vertical) Height: 6" Center to Center Toll Free: 1-800-369-6671
Mounting Dimensions (Vertical) Width: 9.88" Center to Center
Shipping Weight: 85 lb
Shipping Dimensions: 48"L x 48"W x 18"H
*All grounding shall comply with state and local codes and meet the minimum requirements of the National Electronic Code section 250*
' Product Overview '
The Larson Electronics EPL-AEB-8.8.6-2X0.5EW explosion proof enclosure provides operators with a Class I and II, Divisions 1 and 2 cast aluminum enclosure designed to hold electrical equipment up to 8" by 8" by 6" in size. Equipped with two 1/2" NPT hubs, this explosion proof enclosure is ideal for indoor or outdoor applications where flammable vapors, gases, or dusts exist or stand the potential to exist. *PLEASE NOTE: ANY FREE SHIPPING OFFERS DO NOT APPLY TO EXPLOSION PROOF ENCLOSURES* The EPL-AEB-8.8.6-2X0.5EW explosion proof enclosure is made of cast aluminum, equipped with steel bolts and includes a weatherproof gasket for a NEMA 3R / NEMA 4 protection rating. This hazardous location device enclosure box is NEMA 7 (Groups B, C, and D) and NEMA 9 (Groups E, F, and G) rated. The internal cavity of this flameproof enclosure measures 8" in length by 8" in width by 6" in height. This explosion proof enclosure is designed to house a wide range of compact electronics, control stations, meters, relays, starters, circuit breakers, terminal blocks and industrial equipment, for safe use in combustible work sites. Other applications include systems requiring junction, pull and/or splice boxes. Hubs: The EPL-AEB-8.8.6-2X0.5EW contains a total of two 1/2" hubs on the enclosure. One 3/4" hub is located on the west side of the enclosure and another 3/4" hub is located on the east side.
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Larson Electronics can customize each unit with drilled and tapped operator hubs and/or conduit hubs per customer request. Please view the above and below images for orientation. When looking at the top cover (labeled Lid), all four sides are labeled for the orientation when looking at the Lid. All hubs are CNC machined for precision. Please see below specifications table for included taps and dimensional drawing for exact locations.
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Construction: Each unit in the EPL-AED series is certified to NEC standards for United States and CEC Canada. We offer an ATEX/IEC Ex model for global applications (ATEX-EPL-AED series). These explosion proof enclosures are NEMA 3R rated, for indoor and outdoor use and provide a degree of protection against dirt, water, and ice. NEMA 4X equipment can be equipped upon request. NEMA 4X models include all stainless steel external hardware. Operator lid hinges can be fitted on the enclosure for regular opening and closing. Breather plugs, drain plugs, and grounding lugs can be added at customer request. Customization: Larson Electronics can customize this explosion proof enclosure for compatibility with existing systems, assemblies, work flows and processes or assist in designing units for new installation. We can add indicator lights, windows, hinges, operator handles, push button switches, momentary push button switches, emergency stop push buttons, selector switches, on/off switches, terminal blocks, relays, PLCs, mounting pans and more. Customized labels are also available for each operator in order to meet various requirements. Unless otherwise specified in the specification tables and drawing, each unit comes without factory conduit hub taps. Conduit openings can be tapped on all sides and back of the explosion proof enclosure. Tapping of conduit hubs is facilitated at Larson Electronics using a CNC machine for precise cutting. Larson Electronics offers customization on conduit opening size and locations. Taps include female NPT (National Pipe Thread), female BSPT (British Standard Pipe Thread), and Metric ISO thread. Please contact us for specific requirements. Additional equipment can be provided from factory, including nipples, unions, seal-offs, and operator devices. Suggested Applications: The EPL-AED series of explosion proof enclosures are approved for use within indoor and outdoor environments where flammable or combustible gases, vapors, dusts, fibers, and flying exist or stand the potential to exist, and is ideal for a wide variety of applications. Applications include but not limited to aircraft maintenance, alcohol processing, aerospace, chemical manufacturing, coke processing, cold storage, compressed natural gas (CNG) facilities, cranes, cryogenics, distilleries, food processing, fuel storage, gas processing plants, grain processing, laboratories, liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities, liquid propane gas (LPG), machine operations, manufacturing, marine vessels, methane production, mining, offshore, oil drilling rigs, oil refineries, paint spray booths, paper processing, petrochemical, petroleum refineries, pharmaceuticals, power plants, production refineries, sand blast cabinets, sewage and septic tanks, shipyards, solvent and cleaning areas, storage facilities, tank farms, tankers, textile, washdown areas, waste treatment plants, and woodworking. .

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