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Ex-CELL Stainless Steel or Painted Steel Enclosures

A globally certified enclosure and termination solution for Type 3S and 4X applications.  Crouse-Hinds series Ex-CELL enclosures are manufactured to meet the most demanding industrial and hazardous area environmental applications.  The Ex-CELL enclosure family provides our largest size range with flexible options.  Over 100 standard sizes are available in stainless steel and painted steel, featuring unique design features, precision manufacturing, and the highest quality materials. Ex-CELL is the premier choice for instrumentation and electrical applications across the globe.

Ex-Cell enclosures are also available assembled as custom-configured and certified terminal boxes. Options include custom entries, cable glands and plugs with built-in terminals (Ex-e and Ex-i) and other equipment.

Certifications and compliances

  • Class I, Division 2, Groups A, B, C, D*; Class I, Zone 1
  • cULus to UL50/C22.2 No. 94-M91
  • UL Listed E115376 (Ordinary Location)
  • Type 3S, 4 – painted mild steel; Type 4X/IP66 – stainless steel
  • ATEX and IECEx component certificates (BAS 15ATEX0099U and IECEX BAS15.0071U)
  • 2G Ex e IIC Gb or 2D Ex tb IIIC Db
  • TR-CU and EAC certified

* When terminal blocks or approved Class I, Division 2 devices are installed within the enclosure in accordance with NEC/CEC requirements. These enclosures are NOT explosionproof and will NOT contain an explosion. Installation of arcing and sparking devices which are not Class I, Division 2 rated or higher is NOT PERMITTED.

Design Features

  • Over 100 standard sizes in both stainless steel and painted steel, each with various configurations for a multitude of applications
  • Single door enclosures up to 63” x 48” x 16” (1600 x 1200 x 400mm)
  • Available in vertical (North American) or horizontal (metric) mounting positions
  • Enclosure is mounted using four heavy duty, 3mm thick, surface welded stainless steel lugs
  • Bottom lugs are slotted for ease of mounting, providing a secure, reliable means of mounting the enclosure
  • Available with up to 4 gland plates (3mm thick) on each side.  Gland plates secured via riveted nutserts for improved sealing
  • High integrity one-piece silicone sealing gasket provides an IP66 rating and excellent recovery and re-sealing properties for continuous environmental protection
  • Integral drainage channel prevents liquids or other solid contaminants from running in or falling into the enclosure when the door is opened
  • Standard cover features a 1/4 turn keyed lock fastening mechanism.  Bolted cover and padlockable cover also available
  • External and internal stainless steel earth/ground stud assembly enables rapid and reliable protective earth/ground connection
  • Flush mount enclosures available for wall mounting in a pharmaceutical or clean room application; or ceiling mounting in a plenum application
  • Available sloped enclosures provide water-shedding design for vertical mounted applications.  Protects critical electronics and instrumentation - ideal for highway, DOT, transportation, pharmaceutical and telecommunications applications

Standard materials

  • Enclosure – 316L stainless steel; 304 stainless steel; painted mild steel
  • Enclosure finish (stainless steel only) – Corrosion-resistant chromium enriched electro-polished surface
  • Gasket – foam-in-place silicone on lid (standard); cut silicone (optional)
  • Keyed lock fastening mechanism – stainless steel
  • Door hinges – stainless steel
  • Enclosure mounting – four external 3mm stainless steel welded lugs, 11mm Ø holes/slots
  • Equipment mounting – four (up to 10 depending on size) stand-off pillars 9mm Ø, 15mm high, tapped M6 x 10, for rail/mounting plate
  • Enclosure earth – M10 external and internal stainless steel earth stud assembly
  • Mounting plate – 2mm sheet steel with zintec finish (available in stainless steel)
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