Supplying power to critical equipment, in zone 2 hazardous areas, when all else fails.
Congleton, UK, 2nd September 2009: Extronics, a leading supplier and manufacturer of intrinsically safe and explosion-proof electrical and electronic equipment, has launched the iUPS200 Zone 2 uninterruptible power supply system.
Extronics iUPS200 is certified for use in Zone 2 hazardous areas and provides back up power for up to 85 minutes, at 75W full load. Critical equipment such as wireless network nodes or equipment used for people tracking and automatic mustering systems is protected in the event of a blackout or brownout.
The iUPS200 is designed to be either wall or pole mounted and is IP66 rated and made of 316L stainless steel making the rugged enclosure suitable for installation in potentially explosive, harsh, wet and corrosive environments.
With its advanced battery charge controls, including built in temperature compensation feedback, the uninterruptible power supply system ensures the internal lead acid battery is receiving the correct charge.
Other features include UPS status indication via enclosure mounted lamps, power output disable via an enclosure mounted button, active logic outputs for connection to a DCS or other equipment plus the option of plug and socket cable entry instead of cable glands.