Electrical equipment protection hubs

Appleton
Sponsored by

Rosemont, Ill.—Appleton, a manufacturer of hazardous location electrical products, has introduced a rugged new line of die-cast aluminum hubs designed to help engineers better protect enclosed equipment. The hubs securely connect rigid metal conduit or IMC to the threadless opening in an enclosure, providing a true watertight seal and preventing water, moisture, dusts and damaging particles from entering.

Like all Appleton products the hubs offer both quality and versatility. In addition to standard environments, both dry and wet, the hubs can be installed in hazardous industrial locations, making them the ideal choice for areas where flammable vapors, gases or combustible dusts are present.

Corrosion-resistant aluminum construction is featured to ensure superior mechanical protection with an insulated throat to prevent wire abrasion and to reduce wire-pulling effort. An integral O-ring assures a NEMA 4X watertight seal. Smooth, accurately tapped threads and a faster wrenching profile yield simple insulation.

Appleton hubs come in trade sizes ranging from 1/2-inch to 2-inches, in grounding and non-grounding styles. PVC coating is available on select hubs.


Sponsored by
Most Popular Articles

CURRENT MAGAZINE ISSUE

March 2015
Volume 19, Issue 3
1503UPcover

Utility Products Topics

Transmission & Distribution
                       Vehicles & Accessories
Tools & Supplies   Safety
Line Construction & Maintenance   Test & Measurement

WEBCASTS

There is no current content available.

UTILITY PRODUCTS BUYERS' GUIDE

POWER INDUSTRY JOBS

Industry Company Pages

Keep up-to-date with the latest news and articles from some of the prominent utility product companies and resources.

BUYER'S GUIDE PRODUCTS

Meter Socket Jumpers - Perfect for Submetering Applications

AEP’s Meter Socket Jumper offers a safe and easy means of bypassing a meter socket. The Socket Jumper can be used with either Ringless or Ring style Meters.

Meter Socket Converter

AE Product’s Meter Socket Converter (CNV) converts various Meter Forms to fit the desired application. 14S, 15S or 16S Socket to accept 2S Meter. Optional features available.

Service Disconnect Adapter with Electronic Meter Energizing

AEP’s Service Disconnect Adapter disconnects customer load but maintains power to the electronic meter. The meter maintains reading and communications links for AMR/AMI operations while only disabling the load side.