Larson Electronics Releases 2 HP Explosion Proof Motor, C1/2D1/2, 230V AC 60Hz, NEMA 56H

12/10/2018, 5:00 PM (Source: GlobeNewswire)

KEMP, Texas, Dec. 10, 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 a 2 HP explosion proof motor that is compatible with 230V AC single phase 60Hz offering 9.8 FLA. This unit is for use in Class I and II, Divisions 1 and 2 rated flammable work sites.

The 2 HP unit is compatible with 230V AC single phase 60 Hz and offers 9.8 FLA. This Class F insulation rated explosion proof motor features a NEMA 56H motor frame and can be installed with industrial systems via an integrated mounting foot.

The EXP-MTR-1P-230-2HP-3.6K-56H fractional explosion proof motor is thermally protected and fan cooled, and features a 2 HP motor offering 9.8 full-load amps and 4.4 amps of no-load current. This motor can generate 3,450 RPM and provides 3 lbs. ft. of torque with 120% locked rotor torque and 250% break-down torque.

Larson Electronics’ durable explosion proof 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 IP55-rated unit has a NEMA 56H motor frame that can be installed with industrial systems via an integrated mounting foot. This motor features an ambient temperature rating of 50˚C and is equipped with endshields with Class F insulation and a 1.0 service factor.

This motor comes with 24” of +2/-0 leads for electrical connections and an aluminum conduit box that requires assembly. This explosion proof motor 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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