Press Release Summary:
Delivering open neutral protection to plant personnel against risk of electrical shock, 125 Vac U-LineÂ® series safeguards connected apparatus against damage from short circuits and current overload. It features OSHA compliant GFCI for 20 A receptacles, along with built-in carrying handle and 3 ft SO power cord with U-Line 20 A NEMA 5-20P plug. Weighing just 7.5 lb, portable unit meets Class I, Division 1 and 2 specifications, and UL and CSA requirements for non-hazardous locations.
Original Press Release:
Appleton Portable Receptacle/GFCI Combo Provides Required Circuit Protection in Hazardous or Wet Industrial Locations
ROSEMONT, IL, - Appleton has expanded its popular U-Line® series of electrical receptacles to include the industry's first Class I, Division 1 and 2 portable receptacle/GFCI combination.
The company's U-Line® 125VAC portable receptacle and GFCI delivers open neutral protection to protect plant personnel against the risk of electrical shock, while also safeguarding the connected apparatus against damage from short circuits and current overload. Engineered to safely work in environments classified by the National Electrical Code (NEC) as "hazardous" due to the presence of explosive liquids or gases, the combo also meets all UL and CSA requirements for non-hazardous locations, including marinas, docks and other wet applications.
The U-Line portable receptacle and GFCI is made of lightweight copper-free aluminum and weighs just 7.5 lbs. It features a GFCI designed in accordance to OSHA requirements for 20 amp receptacles, along with a built-in carrying handle and a heavy-duty 3-foot SO power cord with a U-Line 20A NEMA 5-20P plug.
A highly visible pilot light indicates the GFCI is engaged and that the receptacle is ready for use. Pilot lights are available in green or red, LED or incandescent.
The U-Line portable receptacle and GFCI are for use in conjunction with Appleton U-Line factory-sealed Model B receptacles or with standard 5-20R receptacles on 20A, 125VAC branch circuits.
For more details, please visit www.appletonelec.com. Or call 800.621.1506. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Appleton is a premium line of hazardous 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. 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 excellent service.