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The system-integrated solution for explosion protection requirements from Beckhoff offers an interesting alternative to traditional providers and is suitable for use in numerous industries.
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ELXxxxx | Explosion protection (Ex i)
The EtherCAT Terminals from the ELX series with intrinsically safe inputs/outputs enable the connection of field devices up to zone 0/20.
The ELX2008 digital output terminal enables the direct connection of intrinsically safe actuators located in hazardous areas classified Zone 0/20 or 1/21. The ELX2008 supplies an output voltage of 24 V DC and a maximum output current of 30 mA per channel. The signal state of each channel is indicated by a light emitting diode.
The ELX3158 analog EtherCAT input terminal allows the direct connection of intrinsically safe field devices located in hazardous areas classified Zone 0/20 or 1/21. It supplies measuring transducers located in the field and transmits their analog measuring signals electrically isolated to the automation device. With a technical measuring range of ±107 % of the nominal range, the terminal also supports commissioning with sensor values in the limit range and evaluation according to NAMUR NE43. The error LEDs indicate an overload condition and wire breakage. The error LEDs indicate an overload condition and wire breakage.
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