EPC Series Explosionproof Motor Starters


EPC magnetic line starters and enclosures are used:

  • For across-the-line starting of polyphase AC induction motors
  • To provide motor running protection, undervoltage protection, and remote starting and stopping
  • Indoors or outdoors at petroleum refineries, chemical and petrochemical plants, and other process industry facilities where similar hazards exist


Starter Sizes 0 to 1 inclusive
Max. HP Polyphase 2; 3; 5; 7 1/2; 10
Voltages 120; 240; 480; 600
Enclosure Hub Size 1 1/4"
Internal Diameter 7"
Body, Cover, and Reset Handle Material Copper-free aluminum
Reset Shaft Material Stainless steel
Interior Parts Material Stainless steel


  • Quick-opening covers – less than two turns to remove or install
  • Three section design for ease of installation
  • Water-shedding construction with female threads on top cover, male threads on bottom cover, and top cover skirted
  • Specially located stops and locks ensure adequate thread engagement and prevent overtightening
  • Separate replaceable mounting bracket attached to the rear of the body provides three-point suspension for quick installation and leveling – one keyhole slot at top and two open slots at bottom
  • Bodies have two taper tapped conduit hubs with integral bushings on the top, and two more directly below
  • Universal mounting plate and reset mechanism will accommodate any of the motor starters in catalog listing
  • When interior mounting plate is removed, line and load conductors are easily pulled into the wiring chamber; the interior assembly with starter attached is then replaced, final connections made, and covers assembled
  • Furnished with third overload relay as standard