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CEAG GHG273 Ex-protected Light Switch

The CEAG GHG273 Ex-protected light switch from Eaton's Crouse-Hinds Division is used to prevent arcing of the enclosed switch from causing ignition of a hazardous atmosphere external to the enclosure.

Globally certified for safe and reliable use in Division 2, Zones 1 and 2 areas such as chemical plants, oil and gas refineries, paint and varnish manufacturing plants, gasoline bulk loading terminals, grain elevators or coal processing where atmosphere may contain hazardous gases and/or dust.

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Certifications and compliances

  • cCSAus Listed
  • Class I, Division 2, Groups A, B, C, D
  • Class I, Zones 1 & 2, AEx de IIC T6
  • Class I, Zones 1 & 2, Ex de IIC T6
  • Class II, Division 1, Groups E, F, G
  • Class II, Division 2, Groups F, G
  • PTB 98 ATEX 3121
  • IECEx BKI 07.0036
  • IP66

Design features

  • Small and compact in design
  • Large grounding plate
  • Captive cover screws
  • Protective collar for inadvertent operation
  • Large actuator surface allows for operation while wearing work gloves
  • Labyrinth seal to guarantee IP66 protection
  • Toggle has a luminescent label to locate switch in dark areas
  • Cable entry from the top is made possible by turning the base for single entry designs

Standard materials

  • Body and cover – low temperature, impact-resistant thermoplastic
  • Shaft and screws – stainless steel
  • Grounding plate – nickel-plated brass
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