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EID Explosionproof, Compact Disconnect Switches

Crouse-Hinds series EID explosionproof, compact disconnect switches provide an explosionproof disconnect switch assembly for hazardous area electrical systems.  EIDs incorporate Eaton's high integrity manufacturing standards for reliability and safety in a compact, space-efficient enclosure.

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Certifications and compliances

  • Class I, Divisions 1 & 2, Groups B, C, D
  • Class I, Zones 1 & 2
  • Class II, Division 1, Groups E, F, G
  • Class III
  • NEMA 3, 3R, 4, 4X*, 7BCD, 9EFG
  • UL1203
  • cUL to CSA C22.2 No. 30

*When ordered with S752 or S753 suffix.

Design features

  • Available in both fused and non-fused configurations – offers flexible options for different circuit protections
  • Can be ordered as enclosure only, allowing for field installation of switch while maintaining product certification
  • NEMA 4X breather and drain** – provides a moisture control solution in hose down applications
  • Small, compact footprint – less mounting space required
  • Large red painted aluminum rotary handle operator mounted on cover assembly – provides rugged, reliable performance in the field and allows for the switch position to be easily identified
  • Internal fused switches are rated up to 200 kAIC short circuit rating at 600 VAC, providing increased protection
  • Neoprene cover gasket provides NEMA 4 ingress protection
  • Detachable/adjustable mounting feet provide flexible mounting alternatives for ease of installation; no need to replace the entire enclosure if a mounting foot is broken
  • Stainless steel hinges provide easy internal access for wiring and maintenance
  • (2) 1/2" NPT conduit entries, one on top and one on bottom, for field addition of breather and/or drain or for use with auxiliary contacts; holes come plugged with Eaton's Crouse-Hinds series PLG explosionproof as standard
  • Provides lockout/tagout capability which complies with OSHA requirements, allowing for locking in the "ON" or "OFF" position for standard maintenance checks
  • Complies with NEC Article 312 wire bending requirements for maximum wire gauge, allowing for easy and safe installation, and reliable operation of the product

**When ordered with S756V suffix.

Standard materials

  • Body and cover – copper-free aluminum
  • Gasket – neoprene
  • Cover bolts – steel; stainless steel (when ordered with S756V suffix)
  • Hinges – stainless steel
  • Mounting plate sheet – aluminum
  • Rotary actuating handle – aluminum

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