Emerson gains certifications for Appleton™ Fiber Panel
25 November 2019
announced recently that it has gained International Electrotechnical
Commission Explosive (IECEx) and Atmosphere Explosible (ATEX)
certifications for use of its Appleton™ PlexPower™ Fiber Panel in
hazardous locations in Europe and multiple international regions
including the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific.
hybrid panelboard is the first to bring hybrid power and data
capabilities into industries that operate in highly explosive
environments requiring IECEx and ATEX certifications. This includes the
oil and gas, chemical and pharmaceutical sectors. Combined with a
National Electrical Code (NEC) certified version of the panel, the
recent launch of the Appleton PlexPower IEC Fiber Panel makes this
product line the first simplified and global solution for power and data
distribution throughout hazardous locations for manufacturers.
benefits are also found in the Appleton PlexPower IEC Fiber Panel's use
of circuit breaker modules that provide explosion-proof protection for
standard off-the-shelf breakers.
The Appleton PlexPower IEC Fiber
Panel is available with multiple design options, giving end-users
flexibility and convenience in the configuration.