Larson Electronics Releases 230V Single Phase 1/2 HP Explosion Proof Motor with 3600 RPM

12/3/2018, 5:45 PM (Source: GlobeNewswire)

KEMP Texas, Dec. 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Larson Electronics, a Texas-based company with over 40 years of experience spearheading the industrial lighting and power equipment sectors, announced the release of 1/2 horsepower explosion proof motor for use in Class I, Divisions 1 and 2 and Class II, Divisions 1 and 2 rated work areas. This unit features a NEMA 56 motor frame and can be installed with industrial systems via an integrated mounting foot.

The 1/2 HP unit is compatible with 230V AC single phase 60 Hz and offers 3.4 FLA. This Class F insulation rated explosion proof motor features a NEMA 56 motor frame.

The EXP-MTR-1P-230-50HZ-0.5HP-3.6K-56 fractional explosion proof motor for flammable work sites is thermally protected and operates with 230V AC single-phase 60Hz. The 1/2 HP motor offers 3.4 full-load amps and 2.5 amps of no-load current. This unit can generate 3,600 RPM and provides 0.751 lb. ft. of torque with 200% locked rotor torque and 280% break down torque.

This powerful explosion proof motor is IP55-rated, fully enclosed and fan cooled featuring an ambient temperature rating of 50˚C. This unit features aluminum endshields and is protected by a NEMA 56 motor frame featuring Class F insulation with 1.0 service factor. The motor is equipped with a 12” x 12” x 8” NEMA-rated explosion proof box for completing electrical connections.

This durable motor is rated Class I, Divisions 1 and 2, Groups C and D, and Class II, Divisions 1 and 2, Groups E, F and G. This unit is foot mounted to support the motor’s weight and is suitable for hazardous locations, industrial facilities, pumps, mixers, conveyors, manufacturing, food processing, chemical plants and more.

About Larson Electronics LLC: Larson Electronics LLC is a manufacturer of industrial lighting equipment and accessories. The company offers an extensive catalog of industry-grade lighting and power distribution products for the following sectors: manufacturing, construction, food processing, oil and gas, military, marine and automobile. Customers can benefit from the company’s hands-on, customized approach to lighting solutions. Larson Electronics provides expedited service for quotes, customer support and shipments.

For further information, please contact:
Rob Bresnahan, President and CEO
Toll-free: 1-888-351-2363
Int’l: 214-616-6180
Fax: 903-498-3364

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