Explosion Proof Motors Gain New Features

The SIMOTICS XP100 series from Siemens have been upgraded in several ways.

These Explosion Proof Motors from Siemens Have New Features
These Explosion Proof Motors from Siemens Have New Features

Motors are now available with Service Factor 1.15 and temperature code T3C at 55 ºC (standard) at the same time without derating. This is now standard for all XP100 through frame size 320T. Other frames have different increased performance values. Also new is an optional JP designation, for motors designed to meet specific close-coupled pump applications where the impeller is mounted directly on the motor shaft. Motors with this option meet the dimension and tolerance requirements of NEMA MG-1 for JP designation. This new option is available on frame sizes 180 and 210. Another new option is IEC EX Certification, which means the motor is certified and labeled according to both IEC Ex scheme for hazardous location in Zone 1, Ex de IIB T3 and UL standards. This dual-labeled motor is recognized and accepted in 32 countries. One more option is an auxiliary conduit box attached to the main conduit box that serves as a termination point for internally installed options such as PTCs, space heaters, etc. It maintains all XP100 ratings for hazardous location certifications, IP ratings, etc. and is available for frame sizes 210 to 440.

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