Ex118BSSRF | Stainless Steel High Voltage Flameproof Coupler with Removable Flange

Unique to the Ex118BSSRF, this high voltage stainless steel coupler features a removable flange, taking the guesswork out of flameproof path maintenance.

Released in 2015, the Ex118BSSRF is rated for 800A with an operating voltage of 11,000 volts. Ex-certified and with a rating of IP66, the Ex118BSSRF is suitable for use underground operational sites, and pumps and tunnelling projects, though this coupler can also be used in metalliferous sites if a higher level of durability is required.

Should damage to the flamepath occur, replacement of the removable flange can be done on-site, even underground, by simply removing its four countersunk screws, assisting in the reduction of operational downtime and associated maintenance costs. No specialised training or cable termination is required. The Removable Flange can be ordered separately at a fraction of the cost of replacing an entire coupler and kept on hand, further assisting in the reduction of downtime and maintenance costs.

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  • Features

    • Removable Flange
    • IP66 rating
    • Pilot protection
    • Solid face and body casting
    • Higher mPa Stainless Steel material
    • More resistant to damage on flameproof paths
    • Tensions the gland without removing the clamp
    • Detachable Adaptor Flange
    • Handles
    • All air expelled on joining
    • Silicone seal for face
    • Full Phase to Phase Segregation with Earth
    • Arc extinguishing Phase Insulators
    • Genderless design
  • Accessories

    • LED Live Line Indicator
    • Silicone Phase Connectors
    • Adaptor – Gear Mount
    • Cast Protection Cover
    • Crimp Contacts
    • Gland – Armoured
    • Gland – Unarmoured
    • Insulated End Cover
    • Slide Hammer
    • Coupling Tool
    • CAT Skid

Technical Information

  • Specs

    Volts 11,000
    Amp 800
    LOA (mm) 690
    Weight (KG) 30
    Material Stainless steel
    Volume (Litres) 4.0

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  • Test Results

    Manufactured to AS/NZS 1300:2009
    AS/NZS 60079.0:2008
    AS/NZS 60079.1:2008
    Through Fault Current at 10 minute intervals 3 Tests of 20kA for 0.3 second
    1 Test of 20kA for 1.0 second
    AC HV Withstand 24kV for one minute
    Temperature Rise 800 amp for 5 hours with stable temperature within percentage of ambient temperature
    Ingress Protection IP66