Arktite® EPC Series Explosionproof Interlocked Receptacles with Circuit Breakers

Arktite® EPC Interlocked Receptacles with Circuit Breakers are:

  • Designed for use as a service outlet for portable equipment
  • Designed for use in damp, wet and corrosive locations, indoors or outdoors, in areas which are hazardous due to flammable vapors, gases or combustible dust (for example: refineries, chemical plants, and other processing and handling facilities of a hazardous nature)
Amperages 30; 60; 100; 200A (Receptacles); 100 or 225A (Circuit Breakers)
Style Style 2
Configurations 2W 3P or 3W 4P
Body, Cover, and Receptacle Housing Material Copper-free aluminum
Operating Handle Material Copper-free aluminum
Operating Shaft Material Stainless steel
Insulation Material (Receptacles and Plugs) Fiberglass-reinforced polyester
Contact Materials Pressure - brass; Crimp/solder - leaded red brass


  • Mechanical interlock mechanism for dead front construction
  • Receptacles are mechanically interlocked with circuit breakers to provide disconnect means, short circuit protection and thermal time delay overload protection
  • A spring door receptacle, located at bottom of 30, 60 and 100 ampere units and at front of 200 ampere units, is mechanically interlocked with the circuit breaker operating mechanism for maximum safety
  • Plug and receptacle contacts cannot be made or broken under load
  • Operating handles can be padlocked in either "ON" or "OFF" positions
  • Quick installation and leveling is provided by the three-point mounting arrangement which has one keyhole slot at top and two open slots at bottom
  • Bodies have four taper tapped conduit hubs with integral bushings; two are located at top and two directly below