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CEAG 40A Safety Switch (GHG 263 Series)

Safety switch 40A available in 3-pole, 4-pole & 6-pole versions.


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Ex-safety switches 40 A
Marking accd. to 2014/34/EUII 2 G Ex ed ia IIC T6 / II 2 D Ex tD A21 IP66 T80 °C
EC-Type Examination CertificatePTB 99 ATEX 1161
IECEx Certificate of ConformityBKI 07.0012
Marking accd. to IECExEx ed ia IIC T6
Ex tD A21 IP66 T53 °C
Permissible ambient temperature–20 °C up to +40 °C1)
Rated voltageup to max. 690 V
Rated currentmax. 40 A
Frequency50/60 Hz
Rated making-/ breaking capacity AC-3
accd. EN 60947-3
Ue 230 V / Ie 40 A
Ue 400 V / Ie 40 A
Ue 500 V / Ie 40 A
Ue 690 V / Ie 32 A
Rated making-/ breaking capacity DC 1/DC 23
accd. EN 60947-3
Ue 60 V / Ie 40 A (1 contact)
Ue 120 V / Ie 40 A (2 contacts in series)
Switch-disconnector for maintenance accd. to IEC 62262-1Class 1
Back-up fuseup to 400 V AC: 80 A gG
up to 500 V AC: 80 A gG
up to 690 V AC: 63 A gG
Connecting terminals      main contact

auxiliary-/Signal contact

2 x 16 mm2

2 x 4 mm2 (option)

Degree of protection accd. to EN 60529IP 66
Protection classI
Cable glands/enclosure drillingM25 cable gland see ordering details
M40 cable gland see ordering details
Option: metal flange with thread
Weight                                        3-pole
approx. 2.30 kg
approx. 2.75 kg
approx. 6.50 kg
Enclosure materialglass-fibre reinforced polyester
Enclosure colourblack
Auxiliary contact (option)1 x NO making – lagging; breaking – leading
1 x NC (only 6-pole version) making – leading; breaking – lagging
Padlocking facilitycan be locked in OFF position with 3 commercially available padlocks (Ø max. 6 mm)
1) Other ambient temperatures on request

CEAG 40A Safety Switch Datasheet