Ex RF 96

  • Ex zone 1 and 21
  • sWave® wireless technology (SW868/SW915)
  • Power supply by ex-proof Lithium battery (exchange inside Ex areas possible)
  • Thermoplastic enclosure
  • Mounting details to EN 50047
  • No wiring and pipe laying required
  • Easy programming of receiver
  • Output signal can be individually configurated at the receiver
  • Available with "LBT - Listen before Talk" Software

Technical data

Applied standardsEN 60947-5-1; EN 61000-6-2, -6-3;
EN 301 489-1; EN 301 489-3;
EN 300 220-1, EN 300 220-2;
EN 60079-0, -11
Enclosureglass-fibre reinforced, shock-proof thermoplastic, self-extinguishing UL 94 V-0
Tightening torqueM4 enclosure mounting screws: max 1.2 Nm
M2.5 cover screws: approx. 0.45 Nm
Switching systemmicro switch
Degree of protectionIP 20 to IEC/EN 60079-11,
IP 67 to IEC/EN 60529
ProtocolsWave®
Ambient temperature–20 °C … +60 °C
Operation cyclesapprox. 12000 telegrams with repetitions/h
Voltage supplyEx approved and certified batteries, manufacturer steute, Ex RF Bat 3,6 V/2,1 Ah, mat. no. 1381655, BVS 18 ATEX E 035 X, IECEx BVS 18.0056X
Nominal capacity2.1 Ah with integrated protective circuit
Frequency868.3 MHz (Europe) or 915 MHz (USA, Canada and Mexico)
Transmission power< 25 mW
Data rate66 kbps
Channel bandwidthSW868: 480 kHz, SW915: 550 kHz
Wireless rangemax. 450 m outside,
max. 40 m inside
Actuating timemin. 80 ms
Mechanical life> 1 million operations
Battery lifedepending on the switching frequency
1 s approx. 800 days,
10 s approx. 1500 days,
100 s approx. 1700 days
Noteno status signal available,
transmission of battery voltage and switching condition
Ex marking II 2G Ex ib IIC T4 Gb,
II 2D Ex ib IIIC T135 °C Db
IECEx Ex ib IIC T4 Gb,
Ex ib IIIC T135 °C Db
ApprovalsBVS 19 ATEX E 009 X
IECEx BVS 19.0040X

Ordering details

Plunger with collar W

Type   Material no.  
Type    Material no.   
Ex RF 96 W SW868 (Europe) 1395274
Type    Material no.   
Ex RF 96 W SW868 LBT (Europe) 1353235
Type    Material no.   
Ex RF 96 W SW915 (USA, Canada and Mexico) 1245579
If you cannot find the version you require, just ask us! Our product portfolio to date has included many customised switchgear variants.

Long roller plunger RL

Type   Material no.  
Type    Material no.   
Ex RF 96 RL SW868 (Europe) 1376743
Type    Material no.   
Ex RF 96 RL SW915 (USA, Canada and Mexico) 1370953
If you cannot find the version you require, just ask us! Our product portfolio to date has included many customised switchgear variants.

Roller lever with collar WH

Type   Material no.  
Type    Material no.   
Ex RF 96 WH SW868 (Europe) 1373452
Type    Material no.   
Ex RF 96 WH SW915 (USA, Canada and Mexico) 1296789
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Rocking lever D

Type   Material no.  
Type    Material no.   
Ex RF 96 D SW868 (Europe) 1262942
Type    Material no.   
Ex RF 96 D SW915 (USA, Canada and Mexico) 1452362
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Adjustable rocking lever DS

Type   Material no.  
Type    Material no.   
Ex RF 96 DS SW868 (Europe) 1211178
Type    Material no.   
Ex RF 96 DS SW915 (USA, Canada and Mexico) 1408917
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Spring-rod lever DF

Type   Material no.  
Type    Material no.   
Ex RF 96 DF SW868 (Europe) on request Produced to order.
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Type    Material no.   
Ex RF 96 DF SW915 (USA, Canada and Mexico) on request Produced to order.
If you cannot find the version you require, just ask us! Our product portfolio to date has included many customised switchgear variants.
If you cannot find the version you require, just ask us! Our product portfolio to date has included many customised switchgear variants.

Spring rod with plastic tip TK

Type   Material no.  
Type    Material no.   
Ex RF 96 TK SW868 10s status signal Niro (Europe) 1309032
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