Electric Circuit Breaker Panelboard is explosionproof.

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Suited for use in Zone 1 and Class I, Div 2 hazardous locations, ZCB Series safely controls electrical equipment and branch circuits while offering short circuit protection. Product features 316 stainless steel hardware and nonmetallic, corrosion- and static-resistant, fiberglass-reinforced polyester housings. Individually sealed, North American circuit breakers are housed in watertight enclosure, and completely wired design facilitates field termination to standard blocks.

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Explosion-Proof Panelboards from Appleton Improve Safety in Industrial Locations

ROSEMONT, IL, APRIL 12, 2007 - Continuing its leadership role in developing premium industrial electrical equipment, Appleton® today announced the new ZCB Series Circuit Break Panelboard.

Explosion-proof and extremely rugged, the ZCB is engineered to safely control electrical equipment and branch circuits, while offering vital short circuit protection. It is ideal for use in petrochemical refineries, chemical processing plants or other Zone 1 and Class I, Div. 2 hazardous locations. ZCB panelboards meet the needs of electricians for hassle-free installation, maximum durability and worker safety by employing:
· Nonmetallic, corrosion-free static-resistant fiberglass reinforced polyester housings with Exe increased safety protection
· 316 stainless steel hardware
· Protective flanges on top and bottom
· Pad-lockable, double bar locks and individually lockable breakers
· Completely wired design for easy field termination to standard blocks.

Appleton ZCB Panelboards contain individually sealed, North American circuit breakers (Cutler-Hammer®) with 10,000 ampere interrupting capacity (AIC) housed in a watertight enclosure. Additionally, each ZCB Panelboard can be coupled together for controlling power to several industrial applications, such as demanding lighting, heating or motor circuits.

Appleton offers five enclosure sizes for the ZCB. Additional options include 316 SS enclosures, transparent operator covers, LED indicator lights, a NEMA 4X drain/breather and back panel mounted breakers.

For more information, please call 800-621-1506 or visit www.appletonelec.com.

Appleton is a premium line of industrial location products under the EGS Electrical Group family of brands. EGS Electrical Group is a worldwide manufacturer of electrical products for virtually every type of environment. For over 150 years, EGS brands have been providing a rich tradition of long-term, practical, high quality solutions. Distributors, contractors, engineers, electricians and site maintenance professionals around the world trust EGS brands to make electrical installations safer, more productive and more reliable. EGS is organized into three focused businesses that provide distributors and end-users expert knowledge and service.

©2007 EGS Electrical Group. All rights reserved. All products and names mentioned are the property of their respective owners. While EGS Electrical Group has made every effort at the time of publication to ensure the accuracy of the information provided herein, product specifications, configurations, prices, system/component/options availability are all subject to change without notice

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