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Wireless Ex switchgear: technology & application examples

Switches and sensors - free of cables in Ex zones: When Ex switches and sensors require no electrical cables and can transmit their signals beyond the Ex zone, then depending on the application in question the advantages can be considerable. More and more users are now opting for this technology – including and especially in sensitive application fields.

Source: Technische Sicherheit 11 (03-04/2021)
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Under Pressure - Hanover Fair Digital Edition 2021

Adverse ambient conditions must be taken into account during the development of switching devices for extreme applications, and must also be tested as first prototypes are produced.

Source: Verfahrenstechnik (04/2021)
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Safe loading of explosive gases - "Extreme" position switches in action

Emco Wheaton loading systems are used all around the world for the handling of large quantities of petrol, natural gas, liquid gas, chemicals, etc. The company, which is based in Kirchhain near Marburg, monitors the positions of its loading arms using Ex position switches which are reliable in the long term, even in subzero temperatures.

Source: Technische Logistik (07-08/2020)
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Extreme tests in real-life conditions

Various steute switchgear series are currently being tested in real-life conditions on the island of Helgoland. The results are used to improve the development of new product series.

Source: konstruktionspraxis (03/2020)
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One fits all

A new series of emergency pull wire switches demonstrates the benefits of modular construction in electromechanical switchgear. This switchgear series can withstand extreme ambient conditions, can be used universally and is highly versatile with regard to installation, mounting and integration in existing equipment.

Source: Der Konstrukteur (7-8/2019)
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