Ex 98

  • Ex zone 1 and 21
  • Cold-resistant down to -40 °C
  • Metal enclosure
  • Design to EN 50041
  • Wiring compartment
  • Available with contact overlapping
  • Actuator can be repositioned by 4 x 90°
  • Rocking lever can be repositioned by 10° steps
  • Special version only for gas Ex zone 2 and dust Ex zone 22 available
  • Attention: Please state required international approvals with your order!

Technical data

Applied standards EN 60947-5-1, EN 60079-0, EN 60079-1, EN 60079-7, EN 60079-31, EN ISO 13849-1, EN ISO 14119
Enclosure aluminium, corrosion-resistant, powder-coated, anthracite grey, similar to RAL 7016
Cover stainless steel 1.4401, powder-coated, signal yellow, similar to RAL 1003
Sealing silicone
Switch type type 1
Coding level no coding
Degree of protection IP 66 to IEC/EN 60529
B10d (10 % load) 2 million
TM max. 20 years
Contact material silver
Switching system slow or snap action, positive break NC contacts ; positive break depends on the actuator used
Switching elements 1 NC/1 NO, 2 NC or 1 NC/1 NO contact with contact overlapping, type Zb
Connection screw connection terminals
Cable cross-section min. 0,75 mm² / AWG 18, max. 1,5 mm² / AWG 16, incl. conductor ferrules
Cable entry 1 x M20 x 1.5 (incl. 1 cable gland)
Clamping range 7 … 12 mm
Rated impulse withstand voltage Uimp 4 kV
Rated operating isolation voltage Ui 250 V
Rated operating current Ie max. 4.4 A T6 / max. 6.6 A T5
Rated operating voltage Ue max. 250 VAC; 125 VDC
Utilisation category AC-15; DC-13
Short-circuit protection 4 A / 6 A gG/gN fuse
Ambient temperature T6: -40° C … +70° C (max. 4.4 A)
T5: -40° C … +70° C (max. 6.6 A)
Mechanical life > 1 million operations
Operation cycles max. 1800/h
Repeat accuracy of switching points ± 0.1 mm
Impact energy max. 7 J
Ex marking II 2G Ex db eb IIC T6/T5 Gb,
II 2D Ex tb IIIC
T80°C/T95°C Db
IECEx Ex db eb IIC T6/T5 Gb,
Ex tb IIIC T80°C/T95°C Db
Approvals DMT 01 ATEX E 178
IECEx BVS 07.0014

Ordering details

Plunger, * with safety function

Type   Material no.  
Type    Material no.   
Ex ES 98-11 -40°C  * stock type Standard versions, in stock or available at short notice 1387893
Type    Material no.   
Ex ES 98-02 -40°C  * 1400705
Type    Material no.   
Ex ES 98-11U -40°C  * 1400703
Type    Material no.   
Ex EM 98-11 -40°C  * 1407644
If you cannot find the version you require, just ask us! Our product portfolio to date has included many customised switchgear variants.

Roller plunger R, * with safety function

Type   Material no.  
Type    Material no.   
Ex ES 98 R-11 -40°C  * stock type Standard versions, in stock or available at short notice 1400709
Type    Material no.   
Ex ES 98 R-02 -40°C  * 1400713
Type    Material no.   
Ex ES 98 R-11U -40°C  * 1400711
Type    Material no.   
Ex EM 98 R-11 -40°C  * stock type Standard versions, in stock or available at short notice 1442200
If you cannot find the version you require, just ask us! Our product portfolio to date has included many customised switchgear variants.

Roller lever H, * with safety function

Type   Material no.  
Type    Material no.   
Ex ES 98 H-11 -40°C  * stock type Standard versions, in stock or available at short notice 1400717
Type    Material no.   
Ex ES 98 H-02 -40°C  * stock type Standard versions, in stock or available at short notice 1400721
Type    Material no.   
Ex ES 98 H-11U -40°C  * 1400719
Type    Material no.   
Ex EM 98 H-11 -40°C  * 1409658
If you cannot find the version you require, just ask us! Our product portfolio to date has included many customised switchgear variants.

Parallel roller lever PH, * with safety function

Type   Material no.  
Type    Material no.   
Ex ES 98 PH-11 -40°C  * 1400725
Type    Material no.   
Ex ES 98 PH-02 -40°C  * 1400729
Type    Material no.   
Ex EM 98 PH-11 -40°C  * 1410011
If you cannot find the version you require, just ask us! Our product portfolio to date has included many customised switchgear variants.

Rocking lever D, * with safety function

Type   Material no.  
Type    Material no.   
Ex ES 98 D-11 -40°C  * stock type Standard versions, in stock or available at short notice 1400733
Type    Material no.   
Ex ES 98 D-02 -40°C  * stock type Standard versions, in stock or available at short notice 1400737
Type    Material no.   
Ex ES 98 D-11U -40°C  * 1400735
Type    Material no.   
Ex EM 98 D-11 -40°C  * stock type Standard versions, in stock or available at short notice 1409961
If you cannot find the version you require, just ask us! Our product portfolio to date has included many customised switchgear variants.

Long rocking lever DL, * with safety function

Type   Material no.  
Type    Material no.   
Ex ES 98 DL-11 -40°C  * stock type Standard versions, in stock or available at short notice 1400741
Type    Material no.   
Ex ES 98 DL-02 -40°C  * 1400745
Type    Material no.   
Ex ES 98 DL-11U -40°C  * 1400743
Type    Material no.   
Ex EM 98 DL-11 -40°C  * 1442030
If you cannot find the version you require, just ask us! Our product portfolio to date has included many customised switchgear variants.

Adjustable rocking lever DS

Type   Material no.  
Type    Material no.   
Ex ES 98 DS-11 -40°C stock type Standard versions, in stock or available at short notice 1400749
Type    Material no.   
Ex ES 98 DS-02 -40°C 1400753
Type    Material no.   
Ex ES 98 DS-11U -40°C 1400751
Type    Material no.   
Ex EM 98 DS-11 -40°C stock type Standard versions, in stock or available at short notice 1442493
If you cannot find the version you require, just ask us! Our product portfolio to date has included many customised switchgear variants.

Rod lever DD

Type   Material no.  
Type    Material no.   
Ex ES 98 DD-11 -40°C 1400757
Type    Material no.   
Ex ES 98 DD-02 -40°C 1400761
Type    Material no.   
Ex ES 98 DD-11U -40°C 1400759
Type    Material no.   
Ex EM 98 DD-11 -40°C 1442593
If you cannot find the version you require, just ask us! Our product portfolio to date has included many customised switchgear variants.