Ruffneck FX5 Electric Explosion Proof Heater

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FX5 – Explosion-Proof Electric Air Unit Heater

The Ruffneck™ FX5 Explosion-Proof Electric Air Unit Heater is designed for the harshest industrial environments and intended for dry indoor industrial applications such as oil refineries, petrochemical plants, pulp and paper mills, grain elevators, hazardous waste storage facilities, wastewater treatment plants. This heater is ideal anywhere that specific explosive gases or dusts may be present.

Features & Benefits At A Glance

  • models range from 3-35kW and 208-600V
  • heater core assembly is contained in a sturdy, epoxy-coated, 14-gauge steel cabinet (optional Heresite® coating and stainless steel construction for corrosive environments available), which also houses the motor and fan assembly
  • adjustable louvres allow directional control of airflow
  • narrow gap, two-piece fan guard provides safety against all moving parts
  • automatic reset bimetal high-limit; secondary ambient high-limit for added safety
  • UL-certified and approved for the following Hazardous Locations Classifications: Class I, Divisions 1 & 2, Groups C & D; Class II, Division 1, Groups E, F & G and Class II, Division 2, Groups F & G. Class I, Zones 1 & 2, Groups IIA & IIB; Temperature code T3B 165°C (329°F)

 

FX5-SD – Explosion-Proof Electric Air Unit Heater

The FX5 Severe Duty (SD) is the next generation Ruffneck™ explosion-proof electric air heater, built for severe duty applications that can lead to accelerated wear of electrical components and damage to the heater core, including locations with fluctuating power quality, temporary power generation, high vibration, dirty or corrosive atmospheres or extended maintenance intervals.

Features & Benefits at a Glance

  • Models range from 3 – 35 kW and 208 – 600V
  • Shunt trip line power circuit breaker
  • Redundant high limit protection
  • 75 Amp industrial contactor
  • Explosion-proof Arctic Duty motor
  • Epoxy-coated, 14-gauge steel cabinet
  • Optional Heresite® coating and stainless steel construction for corrosive environments
  • CULUS certified and approved for the following Hazardous Locations Classifications: Class I, Divisions 1 & 2, Groups C & D; Class II, Division 1, Groups E, F & G and Class II, Division 2, Groups F & G. Class I, Zones 1 & 2, Groups IIA & IIB; Temperature code T3B 165°C (329°F)