EBM Series Explosionproof Disconnect Switches


EBM Disconnect Switches are used:

  • To disconnect motor, lighting and other circuits
  • In locations made hazardous by the presence of flammable gases or vapors or ignitable dusts
  • To provide disconnect means and short circuit protection (fusible version)
  • On switch racks or other assemblies where it is desired that motor control be centrally located
Amperage Ratings 30; 60; 100A
Voltage 600 VAC heavy duty
Body, Cover and Operating Handle Material Copper-free aluminum
Operating Shaft and Bushing Material Stainless steel
Interior Parts Material Sheet steel, electrogalvanized
Cover Bolt, Washer and Retractile Spring Material Stainless steel
Hinge Material Stainless steel


  • Rugged corrosion-resistant cast copper-free aluminum construction (less than 0.4 of 1%)
  • Switch operating handle is located through the right side wall of the body, permits visual confirmation of correct alignment and operation
  • Total compliance to the wiring end room requirements of the National Electrical Code®
  • Semi-clamshell enclosure design, with an external flanged ground joint between body and cover makes interior components more accessible
  • Minimum enclosure-to-enclosure spacing with little interference between the opened cover and an adjacent enclosure
  • Stainless steel hinges allow the cover to swing well out of the way
  • Stainless steel quick release captive hex head cover bolts; stainless steel springs provide clear indication that cover bolts are fully retracted from the body
  • Switch operating handle can be padlocked in either the "ON" or "OFF" position
  • Neoprene cover gasket permanently attached to the cover seals out moisture
  • Bodies have top and bottom drilled and tapped conduit entrances for power and conduits; removable reducers are supplied as standard, to accommodate smaller size conduits; all conduit entrances are plugged
  • Tap-on mounting feet