AGLCS Series: GRP Local Control Station and Switches

Appleton's AGLCS Series is a range of Ex de local and motor control devices for Zones 1, 2 and 21,22. From standalone local control stations to custom-built control systems the AGLCS range from Appleton will be locally designed and assembled from May 2022 within Koenigs Ex Systems Australian workshop.  

Appleton’s AGLCS Series is a range of Ex de local and motor control devices for Zones 1, 2 and 21,22. From standalone local control stations to custom-built control systems the AGLCS range from Appleton will be locally designed and assembled from May 2022 within Koenigs Ex Systems Australian workshop.

 

Product Description

The AGLCS Series of GRP IP66 local control stations ranges from standard push buttons, selector switches, and pilot lights for visual assurance to customised solutions to meet industry needs. The AGLCS Series is suitable for highly corrosive environments with chemicals, moisture or salt-water in the surrounding area.

Materials

Enclosures: Glass reinforced plastic
Gasket: Silicone
Cover screws: Stainless steel
Nameplates: Stainless steel or laminated plastic (different colours available on request)

From May 2022 Koenigs will stock and assemble the following standard local control stations:

AGLCSP1-10 1 X 38mm Emergency Stop, Padlockable, N.O, N.C contacts
2 X M20 entries with ECP, 1 X M20 entry plug
AGLCSP1-01 1 X Standard PB with multi-colour discs, N.C contacts
2 X M20 entries with ECP, 1 X M20 entry plug
AGLCSP2-0101 2 X Standard PB with coloured disc, 2 X N.C. contacts, 2  X N.O. contacts, 2 X M20 entries bottom with ECP, 1 X M20 entry plug
AGLCSP2-100101 2 X Standard PB with coloured disc, 1 X 38mm Emergency Stop, Padlockable, 2 X N.C. contacts, 2 X N.O. contacts, 2 X M20 entries bottom with ECP, 1 X M20 entry plug
AGLCSSW1-216 2 Pole 16A 230V, Padlockable, 2 X M20 bottom entries with internal ECP
AGLCSSW1-416 4 Pole 16A 415V, Padlockable, 2 X M20 entries bottom with internal ECP

Features include:

  • Static-resistant black glass-reinforced polyester enclosure; IP66 rating allows the enclosure to be installed in either indoor or outdoor environments
  • Designed for application with voltage ratings up to 5,500V AC and rated current up to 1,500A
  • Multiple enclosure sizes for different control, indicator or selector configurations
  • Utilises factory Ex e, Ex de operators including push buttons, illuminated push buttons, ammeter, selector switches, control and load break switches, contact blocks, LED pilot lights, and terminal blocks. Using high intensity LED pilot lights which have a lifetime of 100,000 hour
  • Operators and contact blocks are properly spaced to provide easy and ample space for wiring. Up to 3 contact blocks per actuator can be used. IEC rated operating voltage 500V AC – 110V DC
  • Components are DIN rail mounted which is held securely in place during operation and easily removed for service. Option for panel mount available
  • Captive, corrosion-resistant stainless steel cover screws
  • Multiple wiring or cable termination with a wide selection of cable glands for the entries at four sides of the enclosure

 

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Applications

AGLCS Series local control stations and switches are suitable for a range of field applications such as:

  • Oil and gas refineries
  • Petrochemical plants
  • Pulp and paper mills
  • Food and beverage processing
  • Water and wastewater treatment facilities
  • Power generation
  • Pharmaceutical manufacturing
  • Grain handling and other industrial process facilities

Area Classification

Gas Zone 1 and 2 Type of protection: Ex eb IIC T5/T6 Gb, Ex ia IIC T5/T6 Gb, Temperature class: T6 to T5, IP66
Dust Zone 21 and Zone 22 Type of protection: Ex tb IIIC T80°C/T95°C Db IP66; Surface temperature: T80°C to T95°C
Ambient temperature: -35°C up to + 40°C/–35°C up to +55°C

Certifications