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PX2KWREX | Ex eb, Ex db, Ex nR, Ex ta | Explosive Atmosphere Barrier Cable Gland For all types of Steel & Aluminium Wire Armoured Cables

Globally Approved, Explosive Atmosphere RapidEx Barrier Cable Gland

• RapidEx liquid pour sealing system
– Enhances reliability, reduces risk
– Reduces man hours
– Reduces cost
• Metal-to-metal armour clamping
• Direct & remote installation
• Integral protected deluge seal
• Controlled outer ‘load retention’ seal
• Unique OSTG prevents overtightening
• Class I Zone 1, 21 and Zone 2, 22 Class I Division 1 & 2 ABCD
• -60°C to +85°C
• Globally marked, IECEx, ATEX & cCSAus
• Superior EMC Performance
• Once any cable inner sheath/bedding has been removed, the RapidEx liquid resin barrier seals directly around the internal cable cores, completely eliminating any risk of coldflow on all cable types

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Patent granted: ES 2287986, NO 2287986, TR 2287986, AU 2010284848, AU 2014274614, GB 2485114, SG 178839, US 8872027, US 9484133, US 9774178, MY 153846, US 10193321, US1034078

Design Specification BS 6121:Part 1:1989, IEC 62444, EN 62444
Mechanical Classifications* Impact = Level 8, Retention = Class D
Enclosure Protection IK10 to IEC 62262 (20 joules) Brass & Stainless Steel only
Electrical Classifications * Category B
ATEX Certificate CML 18ATEX1325X, CML 18ATEX4317X
Code of Protection II 2G, II 1D, Ex db IIC Gb, Ex eb IIC Gb, Ex ta IIIC Da
II 3G Ex nR IIC Gc, IM2 Ex db I Mb, Ex eb I Mb
Compliance Standards EN 60079-0,1,7,15,31
IECEx Certificate IECEx CML 18.0182X
Code of Protection Ex db IIC Gb, Ex eb IIC Gb, Ex nR IIC Gc, Ex ta IIIC Da, Ex db I Mb, Ex eb I Mb
Compliance Standards IEC 60079-0,1,7,15,31
cCSAus Certificate (20s16 - 100) 2288626
CSAus Code of Protection*** Class I, Div. 2 Groups A, B, C and D; Class II, Div. 2 Groups F and G; Class III, Div. 2; Type 4X: Oil Resistant II:
Class I, Zone 1 AEx d IIC Gb, AEx e IIC Gb, Class I, Zone 2 AEx nR IIC Gc, Class I, Zone 20 AEx ta IIIC Da
cCSA Code of Protection*** Class I, Div. 2 Groups A, B, C and D; Class II, Div. 2 Groups F and G; Class III, Div. 2; Type 4X: Oil Resistant II:
Ex nR IIC Gc
Compliance Standards CAN/CSA-C22.2 No 0,18,25,30,94,174, CAN/CSA-E60079-0,1,7,31 CAN
CSA-E61241-1-1 Part 1-1, ANSI/UL 514B Ed 5, ANSI/UL 50 Ed 11, ANSI/UL 2225 Ed 4,
EAC Certificate (Formerly GOST R, K & B) TC RU C-GB.AA87.B.00487
CCOE / PESO (India) Certificate P444949
NEPSI Certificate GYJ18.1252X
INMETRO Approval TÜV 12.2073X
RETIE Approval 03866
UkrSEPRO CU 19.0371X
Marine Approvals LRS: 01/00172 (E3), DNV: TAE00000Y, ABS: 20-LD1948801-PDA, BV: 43180/A1BV
Ingress Protection Rating ** IP66, IP67 & IP68**
Deluge Protection Compliance DTS01 : 91
Cable Gland Material Electroless Nickel Plated Brass, Brass, Stainless Steel, Aluminium
Seal Material CMP SOLO LSF Halogen Free Thermoset Elastomer / RapidEx Barrier Compound
Cable Type Single Wire Armour (SWA), Aluminium Wire Armour (AWA)
Armour Clamping Detachable Resin Tube / Cone & AnyWay Universal Clamping Ring
Sealing Technique Unique CMP ‘LRS’ Outer Seal (Load Retention Seal)
Sealing Area(s) RapidEx Resin Barrier & Cable Outer Sheath
Optional Accessories Locknuts, Earth Tags, Serrated Washers, Entry Thread Seals, Shrouds,Ingress Discs
Optional Installation Tools Spanners, Armour Former Tool

Note: * Mechanical & Electrical Classifications applied as per IEC 62444 & EN 62444
** When CMP installation accessories are used. Refer to Maintaining a Seal for further information.
*** Where the cable is permitted by code (NEC and/or CEC)
**** IP68 tested to a minimum depth of 30 metres for 12 hours, alternate depths / durations can be provided upon request

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Combined Ordering Reference (*Nickel Plated Brass NPT) Available Entry Threads 'C'
(Alternative Metric Thread Lengths Available)
Number of CoresDiameter Over Conductors
Cable Bedding Diameter 'G'Overall Cable Diameter 'B'Armor Range Across Flats 'D'Across Corners 'D'Protrusion Length 'F'ShroudApprox Weight Aluminum (oz)
SizeTypeOrdering SuffixNPTNPT
Thread Length (NPT) 'E'MaxMaxMinMaxMinMaxMaxMax
32PX2KWREX1EX5331"1 ¼"M320.98500.930.940.931.340.060.081.811.992.95PVC1120.11
40PX2KWREX1EX5341 ¼"1 ½"M401.01591.
50SPX2KWREX1EX5351 ½"2"M501.03891.441.451.391.840.080.102.362.603.03PVC1831.75
50PX2KWREX1EX5362"2 ½"M501.061151.611.631.592.
63SPX2KWREX1EX5362"2 ½"M631.061151.891.881.802.340.080.102.953.253.14PVC2349.03
63PX2KWREX1EX5372 ½"3"M631.571152.
75SPX2KWREX1EX5372 ½"3"M751.571402.362.372.322.840.080.103.543.903.42PVC2873.72
75PX2KWREX1EX5383"3 ½"M751.631402.532.532.633.
90PX2KWREX1EX5393 ½"4"M901.691402.972.983.003.560.120.164.504.954.02PVC32130.87
100PX2KWREX1EX5393 ½"4"M1001.692003.293.383.393.990.
*Note : For material options please change the suffix in the ordering reference ; Brass (no suffix required), Nickel Plated Brass “5” (as standard), 316 Grade Stainless Steel “4”, Copper Free Aluminum “1”
For NPT options please change the following digits after the material suffix ; ½” = 31, ¾” = 32, 1” = 33, 1 ¼” = 34, 1 ½” = 35, 2” = 36, 2 ½” = 37, 3” = 38, 3 ½” = 39, 4” = 310 (Brass requires prefix “0”)
Examples: 32PX2KWREX1EX534 = Nickel Plated Brass 1 ¼” NPT, 25PX2KWREX1EX432 = Stainless Steel ¾” NPT, 20PX2KWREX1EX5 Nickel Plated Brass M20
Dimensions are displayed in inches unless otherwise stated
Cable Gland SizeAvailable Entry Threads "C"(Alternate Metric Thread Lengths Available)Number of CoresDiameter Over Conductors
Cable Bedding Diameter "G"Overall
Armour RangeAcross
Length "F"
Combined Ordering Reference
(*Brass Metric)
MetricThread Length (Metric) 'E'NPTThread Length
(NPT) 'E'
32M3215.01"0.981 ¼"5023.623.923.733.
40M4015.01 ¼"1.011 ½"5930.030.327.940.
50SM5015.01 ½"1.032"8936.636.935.
50M5015.02"1.062 ½"11541.041.340.453.02.02.570.177.177.050PX2KWREX1RAPVC211.19
63SM6315.02"1.062 ½"11547.947.845.659.42.02.575.082.579.763SPX2KWREX1RAPVC231.39
63M6315.02 ½"1.573"11553.754.054.665.82.02.580.088.080.363PX2KWREX1RAPVC251.41
75SM7515.02 ½"1.573"14059.960.
75M7515.03"1.633 ½"14064.264.266.778.42.53.0100.0110.088.375PX2KWREX1RAPVC302.54
90M9024.03 ½"1.694"14075.375.676.
100M10024.03 ½"1.694"20085.685.986.1101.43.154.0127.0139.7114.0100PX2KWREX1RALSF334.81
Dimensions displayed in inches unless otherwise stated

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