IECEx hazardous area motors


Motors and gear units from SEW-EURODRIVE meet the requirements for equipment intended for use in potentially hazardous areas in accordance with IECEx standards (international).

Additionally, SEW’s motors and gear units meet ATEX (Europe) and HazLoc-NA (Northern America) standards. Being certified according to these standards makes them ideal for worldwide use.

The hazardous area gear units and motors are produced with special components and particular attention is paid to quality assurance.

These include:

  • Degree of protection IP54 for motors in a gas environment, and degree of protection IP5x/IP6x for motors in a dust environment
  • Gear unit lubricant can withstand high temperatures, high-quality oil seals.
  • Terminal box made from aluminium or grey cast iron, terminal box seals can withstand high temperatures
  • External protective conductor connection on the terminal box

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