About Hazardous Location Motors
Any electrical operations done in areas where the air contains volatile or combustible gas or dust levels must meet certain regulatory requirements. These ieee 841 hazardous location motors meet those types of requirements, enabling a reduced risk exposure in regard to the possible igniting of vapor, dust or gases. Products differ by approval for applications in environments having any of a variety of gas classifications, such as utility gas plants, gas stations, chemical plants, food plants, cleaning facilities, grain elevators, and so on. Products also differ by output power, motor design, voltage, RPM and several other important distinctions. Brands include Marathon Motors and other manufacturers.