Enclosure Accessories - Breathers and Drains

  • ECDs provide ventilation to minimize condensation; drain accumulated condensate
  • Standard - installed in bottom of enclosure or in lower section of conduit
  • Universal - functions as a breather when mounted at the top of an enclosure, or as a drain when mounted in the bottom of an enclosure
  • Combination - used when the use of a top mounted breather is not practical due to limited space
Size Ranges 1/4" to 1/2"
Standard Materials Stainless steel; stainless steel with aluminum cap (ECD13); stainless steel with neoprene tube (ECD18)

Features

ECD:

ECD284, ECD384, ECD385 and ECD15 "Universal" drains and breathers have:

  • Patented labyrinth design
  • Capability to pass 50 cc of water per minute and 0.2 cubic feet or air per minute at atmospheric pressure
  • ECD15 and ECD385 each have a well inside the inner, threaded end to provide for accumulation of sediment without clogging when used as a drain

"Standard" ECD drains and breathers have:

  • Thread-in-thread design
  • ECD 11, 13 have capability to pass 25 cc of water per minute and .05 cubic feet of air per minute at atmospheric pressure
  • ECD387 and ECD16 are a unique thread-in-shaft design; the ECD387 and ECD16 can pass 15 cc of water per minute; the ECD16 can pass .01 cubic feet of air per minute

"Combination" ECD breather and drain:

  • Provides ventilation to minimize condensation and drains accumulated condensate – two functions performed by a single device installed in the bottom of an enclosure or conduit system
  • Have the capability to pass 25 cc of water per minute and .10 cubic feet of air per minute at atmospheric pressure
  • Thread-in-thread and labyrinth design

 

CD:

For use in conduit systems to:

  • Drain accumulated condensate
  • Provide ventilation to minimize condensation
  • Drains are installed in hubs or drilled and tapped openings

 

ACD:

  • Castellated locknuts that allow moisture to pass between the enclosure and the locknut to the drain holes in the fitting
  • Available in brass, stainless steel (Type 316) or 30% glass filled nylon
  • Captive "O" ring on recess of the face of the breather/drain to optimize ingress protection
  • ATEX and CSA Certified for worldwide market acceptance
  • Available with metric or NPT threads