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Bud Industries Introduces ATEX-Certified Explosion-Proof Enclosures

Explosion proof enclosures provide safety for designs and workers

CLEVELAND, Ohio— January 25, 2016 – Bud Industries, a leadng manufacturer of electronic enclosures, has introduced an ATEX certified enclosure for use in settings that may have explosive atmospheres caused by gases, vapors, mists or air/dust mixtures. Application environments include chemical and pharmaceutical processors, petrochemical sites, nutrients processors, wood and metal grinding operations, and other powder/dust operations.

Made of heavy-duty die-cast aluminum and sealed with a continuous silicon rubber gasket, the ATX Series enclosures are rated for explosive atmospheres such as grain dust and conductive dust (Zones 21, 22). It is certified to ATEX II 2 G Ex e IIC Gb and ATEX II 2 D Ex tb IIIC Db. Also it is UL listed and rated at IP66 per the IEC 60529 standard.

Ten sizes are available ranging from 2.95 x 3.15 x 2.24 to 14.17 x 6.30 x 3.54 inches.

The ATEX Series enclosure is suitable for harsh environments. The aluminum body is powder coated, and captive screws in the cover are made of stainless steel. It has a service temperature range of - 50 °C to +135 °C, allowing its use in a wide range of indoor and outdoor applications.

It comes with four copper-plated ground screws in the body for ground and plate assembly. Optional accessories include aluminum internal mounting plate and external mounting brackets.

Per ATEX requirements, these enclosures will maintain their rating only if they are modified by the factory in India. If the knowledge that the un-modified box passed the requirements is sufficient, then Bud’s industry-leading 5-day modifications program can be utilized. Bud provides custom modifications at no extra cost within five to six days … 2-3 times faster than most other enclosure suppliers.

Price and Availability

The ATX Series enclosures are available from stock at prices starting around $36.00 with discounts for quantity orders. For price, availability, and downloadable drawings visit the Bud website http://www.budind.com/view/Explosion+Proof+Enclosures/ATX+Die+Cast+Aluminum+Explosion+Proof+Enclosures.

To request a free Bud electronics enclosures catalog, visit http://www.budind.com/request_catalog.php or contact the Sales Department at:

4605 E. 335th Street
Willoughby, Ohio 44094
Phone: 440-946-3200
Fax: 440-951-4015
Web: www.budind.com
Email: saleseast@budind.com

About Bud Industries, Inc.

Founded in 1928, Bud Industries, Inc. is the nation's leading manufacturer of enclosures and related products for the electronics and data industries. The Bud line includes products ranging from small hand-held boxes to large cabinet racks, products made from plastic as well as metal, and standard electronic products as well as those that meet NEMA and seismic requirements. Bud's standard product line of more than 2,500 products is heavily stocked by distribution channels as well as by the company itself, allowing same-day shipment of more than 90 percent of the enclosures sold. Bud can make simple modifications to most enclosures to your specs in five days. Custom products are also available, as is complete design support.