Explosion proof cross position limit switch. Rugged and reliable, Limitex AP is designed to control the movement of overhead travelling cranes, hoists and complex machine tools operating in potentially explosive areas.

Features - Positive opening NC contacts for safety functions. - Mechanical life of switches: 1 million operations. - Operation frequency: 3600 operations/hour max. - IP protection degree: Limitex AP is classified IP66. - Extreme temperature resistance: -40°C to +60°C. - It features rugged external enclosure made of G20 cast iron and cross rod support made of zinc alloy. Internal components are made of materials which guarantee long mechanical life and continuous performance. - All materials and components used are wear resistant and guarantee protection of the unit against water and dust.

Options - 2 or 4 snap action switches with 1NO+1NC change-over contacts. - Cross rods move to 3 or 4 maintained positions, with movement every 90°. - Modular adapter with fixing points.

Cerification - CE marking. - Atex certification EN 60079-0:2009, EN 60079-1:2007, EN 60079-31:2009. - Conformity to Standards IECEx IEC 60079-0:2011, IEC 60079-1:2007-04 and IEC 60079-31:2008.

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Conformity to Atex StandardsEN 60079-0:2009 EN 60079-1:2007 EN 60079-31:2009 
Conformity to IECEx StandardsIEC 60079-0:2011 IEC 60079-1:2007-04 IEC 60079-31:2008
Conformity to Community Directives2014/35/UE 2006/42/CE 
Conformity to StandardsEN 60204-1 EN 60947-1 EN 60947-5-1 EN 60529 
Operational ambient temperature-40°C/+60°C
Protection degreeIP66
Cable entryNr. 2 M20x1.5 / M25x1.5 / ½ NPT
Operation frequency3600 operations / hour max
Markings and homologationsCE EX, IEC, IECEx