Meltric Corporation

4640 Ironwood Drive
Franklin, WI
US, 53132

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Meltric Improves its Line of Hazardous Duty Plugs/Receptacles with Horsepower Ratings

Meltric’s DXN Series Hazardous Duty Plugs/Receptacles are lightweight, compact and durable so they are well suited for cord- and plug-connected motors and other electrical equipment.

Meltric Corporation, has recently announced that its product line of hazardous duty rated plugs/receptacles, the DXN Series, has been improved with horsepower ratings, as well as other improvements including a new pawl, gasket, casing material and a lid to further enhance the durability and watertightness of the product line.

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Switch-Rated Plugs, Receptacles for Large Motors, Generators

Switch-Rated Plugs, Receptacles for Large Motors, Generators

The DSN150 Series extends Meltric’s DECONTACTOR line of switch-rated plugs and receptacles to 150A/75HP. The DSN150 is a cost-effective connecting device for large motors, or other high-amperage applications such as generators or power distribution. The DSN series is both switch-rated and horsepower (hp) rated, and a practical connection solution when quick, safe equipment changeouts are required. DSN Series connectors are also ideal for wet environments since they offer automatic Type 4X watertightness.

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Multipin plug and receptacle for hazardous environments

The new DXN37C line of hazardous duty rated plugs and receptacles features 37 electrical contacts. Each contact on the plug and receptacle can carry up to 5 amps at 220 volts, making the DXN37C excellent for control applications. The DXN37C devices are suitable for hazardous areas because they are ATEX rated for use in Zones 1 and 2 (gas) and Zone 21 and 22 (dust) classi-fied areas. They enable quick and safe connect and disconnect of machinery or systems with multiple control loops, feedback switches, photo eyes, lights and other devices with low amperage requirements. Additionally, as soon as the plug is latched to the receptacle the contacts are mated and an IP65 environmental rating is achieved – there is no need to tighten additional rings.

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Rubber power distribution boxes featuring switch rated plugs and receptacles

Meltric Corporation, a manufacturer of UL switch rated plugs and receptacles, has introduced a new line of portable power distribution boxes that are made of a durable rubber material. The heavy-duty rubber boxes provide portability while the switch rated plugs and receptacles ensure electrical safety and simplify code compliance. Standard as well as custom configurations are available with inputs up to 100 amps and voltages up to 600 volts. Optional features include mini circuit breakers and duplex receptacles. With the release of this new product line more facilities will be able to benefit from using Meltric’s switch rated plugs and receptacles to distribute power to welders, lighting, pumps and other electrical equipment.

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Safety Plugs for prevention of arc flash accidents

Meltric Corporation’s line of switch-rated Safety Plugs and Receptacles protect workers by preventing exposure to arc flash and live parts. Safety features include UL switch ratings, a safety shutter and easy lockout/tagout provisions.

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Switch rated welder plugs

This new line of switch rated Welder Plugs and Receptacles are the ideal solution for new or existing refining facilities that are concerned about electrical safety and code compliance. When you buy a Welder Plug from Meltric you are effectively getting a safety disconnect switch for free. That’s because Meltric plugs and receptacles are UL/CSA approved for branch circuit disconnect switching; they are rated to safely make and break under full load up to 200 amps. Furthermore since Meltric’s Welder Plugs and Receptacles meet code requirements for disconnect switches, there is no need to purchase mechanical interlocks or auxiliary switches which are typically necessary when twist-type or pin-and-sleeve type devices are utilized.

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Switch rated welder plugs

Switch rated welder plugs

This new line of switch rated Welder Plugs and Receptacles are the ideal solution for new or existing refining facilities that are concerned about electrical safety and code compliance. When you buy a Welder Plug from Meltric you are effectively getting a safety disconnect switch for free. That’s because Meltric plugs and receptacles are UL/CSA approved for branch circuit disconnect switching, they are rated to safely make and break under full load up to 200 amps. Furthermore since Meltric’s Welder Plugs and Receptacles meet code requirements for disconnect switches there is no need to purchase mechanical interlocks or auxiliary switches which are typically necessary when twist-type or pin-and-sleeve type devices are utilized.

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DISCONNECT SWITCH

DISCONNECT SWITCH

Decontactor Series products are a combination plug and receptacle and disconnect switch in the same device. With their unique ability to withstand high in-rush current and their compact, watertight and dead front design, they are the perfect choice for the “line of sight” disconnect required for motors, welders and other inductive or resistive loads. Each Decontactor is CSA/ UL horsepower and switch rated and has at least a 65 kA short circuit make and withstand rating. DXN Series plugs and receptacles are convenient, lightweight devices that are safe for use in hazardous environments such as refineries where exposure to flammable gas or dust is a concern. The DXN’s compact size and durable construction makes them easy to handle and well suited for in-line connections of electrical equipment.

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PLUG, RECEPTACLE & DISCONNECT SWITCH IN ONE

PLUG, RECEPTACLE & DISCONNECT SWITCH IN ONE

Decontactor Series products are a combination plug and receptacle and disconnect switch in the same device. With their unique ability to withstand high in-rush current and their compact, watertight and dead front design, they are the perfect choice for the “line of sight” disconnect required for motors, welders and other inductive or resistive loads. Each Decontactor is CSA/UL horsepower and switch rated and has at least a 65 kA short circuit make and withstand rating. DXN Series plugs and receptacles are convenient, lightweight devices that are safe for use in hazardous environments such as refineries where exposure to flammable gas or dust is a concern. The DXN’s compact size and durable construction makes them easy to handle and well suited for in-line connections of electrical equipment. With DXNs installed, users can safely connect or disconnect equipment under full load in potentially explosive areas.

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PLUG, RECEPTACLE & DISCONNECT SWITCH IN ONE

PLUG, RECEPTACLE & DISCONNECT SWITCH IN ONE

Decontactor Series products are a combination plug and receptacle and disconnect switch in the same device. With their unique ability to withstand high in-rush current and their compact, watertight and dead front design, they are the perfect choice for the “line of sight” disconnect required for motors, welders and other inductive or resistive loads. Each Decontactor is CSA/UL horsepower and switch rated and has at least a 65 kA short circuit make and withstand rating. DXN Series plugs and receptacles are convenient, lightweight devices that are safe for use in hazardous environments such as refineries where exposure to flammable gas or dust is a concern. The DXN’s compact size and durable construction makes them easy to handle and well suited for in-line connections of electrical equipment. With DXNs installed, users can safely connect or disconnect equipment under full load in potentially explosive areas. The DXN’s dead front construction assures electrical safety by preventing user access to live parts. IP66 + 67 ratings are achieved as soon as the plug and receptacle are mated, making them the perfect choice for wet or dusty environments.

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