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FB Series

Plastic Control Boxes


see the SEMI EMO Switch Guards catalog (EP1125). and also allow the user to install control units of other sizes.5D mm Mounting Holes: 1 for mounting a control unit Blank types Blank enclosures. Accessories A wide variety of accessories can be installed to suit individual applications. For details.5D mm Mounting Holes: 0 to 5 for mounting control units HW Series TW Series XW Series (Emergency Stop Switch) For Emergency Stop Switch Cover: Yellow Dimensions: 76H × 76W × 59.Lightweight Plastic Boxes with IP65 Protection A wide variety of ø22mm control units can be installed. without mounting holes. Cover: Light Beige Dimensions: 76/140/200H × 76W × 59. Nameplates Switch Guard Padlock Cover Yellow enclosure with switch guards HW9Z-KG3 and HW9Z-KG4 are SEMI S2 compliant. 2 (06/07/04) . are conducive to custom designed layouts.

BN15MW. see page 5. BA311T Mounting Panel Control Unit A wide variety of mounting styles to suit your applications • Front Panel Mounting The control boxes can be mounted to the front of the panel. FB1WR-111Z. (06/07/04) 3 . For details. BA211T. For details.A Wide Variety of Control Units Can Be Installed. • Rear Panel Mounting The control boxes can be mounted from behind the panel. A Wide Variety of Applications Contact Cover Box Control units become IP65 when covered with the contact cover box (Type No. Contact Cover Box Junction Box Control boxes without mounting holes can also be used as junction boxes to enclose terminal blocks. BN30W. Applicable terminal blocks: BN10W. BA111T. see page 7. See pages 6 and 7 for details). see page 5. or left side of an aluminum frame by using two FB9Z-PK1 mounting brackets on the top and bottom of the box. For details. right. • Frame Mounting The control boxes can be mounted on the middle. BN15LW. • Hook Mounting The control boxes can be hung on a hook.

• For the dimensions and operating instructions. • Front panel mounting. by connecting one clamping terminal to one terminal pole.5 ø21. are also available. • Yellow cover version for emergency stop switches is also available. All dimensions in mm. 18 • Accessories Description Mounting Bracket DIN Rail Adapter Type No. • Blank front control boxes. of Mounting Holes 1 Mounting Hole Description ø22mm hole in the base Cover Color Light beige Type No. and frame mounting options are available. without mounting holes. mounting centers 50mm ø22mm. of Box Size Mounting Holes 0 76mm 1 1 0 140mm 2 3 0 3 200mm 4 5 Mounting Hole Description Cover Color Type No. refer to the specifications of each control unit. Note 3: An XW series emergency stop switch of screw terminal type can be installed on a control box with one mounting hole or mounting holes of 50mm mounting centers. FB9Z-PK1 FB9Z-PK3 Ordering Type No. FB9Z-PK1 FB9Z-PK3PN02 Package Quantity 1 2 Base ∗ Dimensions are the same as standard type. mounting centers 30mm • Specifications (Note 1) Standard Operating Conditions Degree of Protection Electric Shock Protection Ambient temperature: –25 to +60°C (no freezing) Relative humidity: 45 to 85%RH (no condensation) Storage temperature: –40 to +80°C (no freezing) Degree of pollution: 3 IP65 (when IP65 control units are installed) NEMA Type 4X Indoor Use Only (when Type 4X control units are installed) Class II (when class II control units are installed) 59. • For operating instructions. FB1T-000Z FB1W-111Y FB1W-111Z FB2T-000Z FB2W-211Z FB2W-312Z FB3T-000Z FB3W-311Z FB3W-413Z FB3W-512Z 76. mounting centers 50mm ø22mm.5 2-ø21. Dimensions • 76mm Type (FB1) Cover Mounting Screws ø66 (Marking Plate Area) Cover 4-M4 Tapping Holes for Rear Mounting (Depth: 10 mm) 2-Front Mounting Holes ø14 Knockout 21 • Contact Cover Box Size 76mm No.3 Knockout Without mounting hole Light beige ø22mm Yellow ø22mm Without mounting hole ø22mm. see pages 7 and 8.FB Series Plastic Control Boxes IP65 lightweight plastic enclosures for installing control units. mounting centers 36mm ø22mm. • Blank front control boxes can also be used as junction boxes to mount terminal blocks. • UL/c-UL listing . mounting centers 30mm Without mounting hole Light beige ø22mm. because the contact blocks can be mounted in one direction only on these mounting centers. 140.3 Knockout Cover/base: Polycarbonate Material Cover mounting screws: Stainless steel Applicable Control IDEC’s HW/TW/XW series control units and Units accessories (Note 2) (Note 3) 76mm type: 125g (FB1W-111Z) Weight (approx.5 62 59.3 . For control units.pending Types • Box No.6 . see page 6 and 7. effective depth behind the cover. and the thickness of the cover where control units are installed (3 mm). 4 (06/07/04) 21 41 2ø4 . Note 2: Choose control units and accessories which match the mounting hole centers. hook mounting. FB1WR-111Z Base c 76 15. • ø22mm control units can be installed. • Connectors and nuts are supplied by users.) 140mm type: 184g (FB2W-211Z) 200mm type: 243g (FB3W-311Z) Note 1: The above specifications are for control boxes. rear panel mounting.3 Knockout Contact Cover (FB1WR-111Z) ø22 • Cover does not have a control unit mounting hole. or 200 Control Unit Mounting Holes Cover Mounting Screws (Stainless Steel) 76 ø21. Note that control boxes with 30mm or 36mm mounting hole centers may limit the knob orientation of selector switches.

BN15MW. BN15LW. mounting clips. Installing the FB series from the rear • Insert four M4 tapped screws into holes for tapping screws on the back of the base (depth: 8 to 10 mm. lock the lever.3±0. HS9Z-PC22 Pushbutton clear boot: OC-31. The separate mounting transformer can be installed on a DIN rail adapter directly. HW9Z-KG4 HW9Z-RL 1 Safety Lever Lock 2 (06/07/04) 5 .2 L Applicable DIN Rail Description DIN Rail Mounting Clip Steel Steel Material Aluminum Type No. BAA1000 BAP1000 BNL6 Note: Use DIN rail adapters FB9Z-PK3 when installing a DIN rail in the control box. Appearance Instructions 30 30 30 30 36 36 36 30 30 50 50 Installation Panel Mounting 1. check that the tapping screw hole is not damaged and the screw can be securely tightened. NWAS-0. BA211T. Recommended tightening torque: 1. Control Unit Mounting Hole Centers FB2 Type FB1 2 mounting holes 3 mounting holes 3 mounting holes FB3 4 mounting holes 5 mounting holes Note: Install the terminal blocks and separate mounting transformers on a DIN rail using two DIN rail adapters (FB9Z-PK3). Use M4 mounting screws. Note: For contact cover boxes. ∗ Mounting screws are not supplied with the FB series. HWAQ. 3 13 2. and control boxes carefully taking the specifications into consideration.2 13 3. OCW-11∗ HW9Z-KL1. HWAV-∗ HW9Z-RL HW9Z-KG3. Internal Dimensions FB1 D FB2 92 FB3 150 D 45 45 Control Unit Mounting Area Thickness 3 Note: Choose a control box in consideration of control unit’s depth behind the panel and the mounting centers of the adjacent control units. See pages 7 and 8. tapping screw hole diameter: ø3. transformers. referring to separate catalogs. 3 Pushbutton clear boot: OC-31. NWAL-0. HW9Z-KG4 HW9Z-K1.2 50 FB3 36/50mm mounting centers FB2/FB3 30mm mounting centers 5. BA311T 18 All dimensions in mm. Installing the FB series from the front • Using two M4 screws. R2 .4 to 2. BN30W BA Series: TWR5 ∗∗ BA111T. OC-32 HW9Z-KL1 HWAV-∗ HW9Z-KG3. ∗ The value of the recommended tightening torque has been confirmed with a M4 tapping screw (Nitto Seiko M4-P-TITE).5 2-ø21.0 mm (Base Thickness) Box Base Panel Shape ø2 2. and push in the safety lever lock.7 mm). HWAS. and accessories before choosing accessories.0 N·m ∗ Determine the screw length in consideration of the base and panel thickness.1 N·m (Nitto Seiko M4-P-TITE).FB Series Plastic Control Boxes • 140/200mm Type (FB2/FB3) 4-M4 Tapping Screw Holes for Rear Mounting (Depth: 10mm) Cover Mounting Screws 2-Front Mounting Holes Cover 2-ø14 Knockout Nameplate: Anti-rotation ring: TW Series Control Units Metal protector: Button cover: Padlock cover: 4A B C NWA-∗. Choose the types and quantity of terminal blocks. yellow) • When installing the HW series control units in the direction shown below. Installing and Removing the Control Unit • Refer to installation instructions for each control unit.3 Knockout 31 62 Applicable Terminal Block / Transformer FB3 200 144 164 166 L A B C FB2 140 84 104 106 Series / Type No. NWAV-∗ OGL-31 OLW-C OCW-10∗. and fasten the screws to a tightening torque of 1. install Mounting Screws (M4) the base onto the panel. control units. NWAQL-0. Mounting Hole Dimensions FB2 Type FB1 50mm mounting centers 3. Applicable Accessories Series Nameplate: Anti-rotation ring: HW Series Control Units EMO switch guard: Switch guard: Padlock cover: XW Series Emergency Stop Switches Nameplate: EMO switch guard: Anti-rotation ring: Description HWAM. Base 76 59.2 3. OC-32 Note: Confirm the specifications of control box. 3 13 ø2 2. • Refer to installation instructions on page 7. Terminal Block Separate Mounting Transformer BN-W Series: BN10W. Use M4 tapping screws (recommended screws: Nikko Seiko M4-P-TITE). HW9Z-K11 Marking plate for nameplate: HWNP-∗ Installing the Safety Lever Lock for HW Series Control Units (HW9Z-LS. ∗ Mounting screws are not supplied with the FB series. When using other screws. Installation using mounting bracket FB9Z-PK1 All dimensions in mm. install the safety lever lock with the lever in the unlocked position. NWAQ-∗. 55 2 3. see page 4.

∗ When using crimping terminals for the XW series. and wiring • Same as the standard control boxes. G1/2 PG13. (made of plastic) HW9Z-NM20 (IDEC) HW9Z-G (IDEC) HW9Z-PG135 (IDEC) (Cover) (Base) • Tighten cable glands to a torque of 3. Insulating Tube Wire 6.∗∗ PG13. ∗ Insufficient tightening of the cable gland may degrade the waterproof characteristics. the wire. • Use the FB series for INDOOR applications only. Installation of control units on 30mm centers • When mounting HW/TW series control units on 30mm mounting centers (close mounting). The barriers (HW-VG1) can be easily pressed into the side of the contact block.6 maximum Wiring B A A B XW Series (Screw Terminal Type Non-insulated Terminal Applicable Crimping Terminal ø3. Otherwise. A A B Insulated Terminal ø3. 3. make sure to use a barrier (optional: HWVG1) to secure the insulation properties of the terminal. ∗ Be sure to install an insulating tube on the crimping terminal. Contact Cover Box Specifications. Recommended tightening torque:1.3 N·m. B W dimensions Direction of A: 8. and control units may be damaged. Germany) 5301 5030 [Skintop-ST] Applicable gasket: GP13.0 maximum Direction of B: 6. • Because the FB series is not provided with a PG terminal.0 max. When using plastic cable gland.0 max.∗∗ EC20 (Nihon Flex) G1/2 ALS16. attach the cover to the base using four cover mounting screws. 18. Barrier (optional.5 Plastic Cable Gland — — — All dimensions in mm. use the ø14 knockout on the back of the control box. Insulated Terminal • Avoid foreign objects such as dust.5 (Nihon Flex) 6 (06/07/04) . FB series. ∗ Locking nuts are not attached. 20. (Recommended tightening torque: 1. Applicable Crimping Terminal HW/TW Series Non-insulated Terminal Applicable Crimping Terminal Insulating Tube ø3. use only one crimping terminal for each terminal. 14. and install the cable gland.9 3. When using metallic cable glands.5 30 mm max. ∗ Note that cracks or burrs on the cable gland hole will degrade the waterproof characteristics. 2. Installing XW series control units to the FB1WR-111Z contact cover • Remove the contact block and the locking ring from the operator and check that the rubber gasket is in place.3 max. Wire W 4.FB Series Plastic Control Boxes Instructions Installing the Cable Gland • Break a desired knockout to mount a cable gland using a hammer and a screwdriver.7 to 5.9 max. bonding circuits cannot be interconnected. ∗ Electric shock protection Class II is maintained only when a plastic cable gland is used.9 ø3.9 max. 10 mm max.0 max.5 Locking Nut Type No. W 20. liquid.2 min. • Applicable Flexible Conduit Example: Type VF-03 (Nihon Flex) Metal Cable Gland RLC-103EC20 (Nihon Flex) RLC-103 (Nihon Flex) RBC-103PG13.9 mm. • When wiring from the back of FB series. TOP Marking PG13.5 (Nihon Flex) 3.0 min.2 min. Otherwise. Insert the operator from panel front into the panel hole.∗∗ (Nihon Flex) Installing the Cover and Base • Attach the cover to the base so that the TOP mark on the cover and base are in the same direction. Recommended tightening torque: 2. • Do not twist or pull the cable of flexible conduit with excessive force. 6. Notes Applicable Wire Size • Determine the wire size in consideration of the applicable wire for control units and the applicable diameter of cables.0±0. applicable units.0 min.0 max.1 N·m • Use a nameplate if necessary. 14. Otherwise.3±0. After wiring. 4.5 ABS. metal cable gland and multi-core cable Gland Port Size M20 Plastic Cable Gland 5311 1220 [Skintop-ST-M] Applicable gasket: GPM20 (LAPP. 6. install a proper grounding provision or use only one cable gland. Germany) 5380 6030 [Skintop-ST-PF] Applicable gasket: GP 050 (LAPP. M20. 4. the FB series may be damaged. Gland Port Size M20 G1/2 PG13. ∗ When breaking the knockout to make a cable gland hole. HW-VG1) Applicable Cable Gland • Use cable glands with waterproof characteristics (IP65. and oil from entering the switch while connecting a conduit or wiring.0 N·m • Attach the contact block to the operator.0 max.3±0.7 min. be careful not to damage the internal contact block. A cable gland cannot be installed to the ø14 knockout. TYPE 4X) which can be mounted on a panel thickness of 3 mm or more. Germany) Metal Cable Gland ALS. 4.7 to 5. ∗ Make sure that the wiring does not contact the FB series.6 min.5 (LAPP.2 max. 30 4. Operation • Avoid any contact with oil or coolants. Attach the rubber gasket and the base to the operator unit (place the rubber gasket between the panel and the base) and tighten the locking ring using locking ring wrench MW9Z-T1.2 max • Determine the cable gland for a multi-core cable according to the outside diameter of the cable sheath. • Use cover mounting screws to attach the cover to the TOP TOP base. the control box may be damaged. When using flexible conduit and metal cable gland. Locking nut for installing the cable gland Gland Port Size M20 G1/2 PG13. 1.0 max. (Note) ∗ When a spade terminal is used.7 to 5. the dimension is 4.6 min. 6.1 N·m) ∗ Make sure that the cover and the base are attached in the correct direction.

7mm) • Determine the mounting hole centers referring to the dimensions of the contact cover box on page 4. Recommended tightening torque: 0.3 <Hook Mounting> 6. fasten the FB9Z-PK1 securely on the frame. FB9Z-PK1 <Frame Mounting> Frame Mounting Four M4 Tapping Screw Holes ✩36 76 M6 Screw ✩ Adjustable range 59.5 10 Mounting Bracket Hook Mounting • Attach the FB9Z-PK1 mounting bracket on the FB series with the supplied screws (two M4 tapping screws).3±0.5 Mounting Hole B L A R3 72 36 Cover Base Operator Nameplate Contact Block Locking Ring R4 R2 . The tapping screw hole may be damaged and may not securely hold the control box. make sure that the screws do not become loose after mounting.FB Series Plastic Control Boxes Instructions • Determine the panel thickness by excluding the thickness of the base (2. Recommended tightening torque: 5.5 10 13 Rubber Gasket (supplied) • Do not expose the cable to excessive force. • Do not tighten the FB9Z-PK1 onto the FB series with excessive force. Recommended tightening torque: 1. Recommended tightening torque: 1. Panel Rubber Gasket 54 Dimensions <FB9Z-PK1> . L FB Series Control Box FB1 76 19 12. • When using the FB9Z-PK1 as hook mounting brackets. The tapping screw hole may be damaged and may not securely hold the control box. otherwise failure or damage may be caused.0 mm) and accessories (if used) from the maximum panel thickness for the control unit.0±0. The tapping screw hole may be damaged and may not securely hold the control box. use plain washers and spring washers on two M5 screws and tighten firmly.1 N·m. and that the control unit operates properly.9±0.1 N·m • DIN rail mounting screw (M5) Screw length: (spring washer thickness + plain washer thickness + DIN rail thickness) + 3 to 5 mm L C D 28 12 All dimensions in mm.5 76 59.1 N·m Two M4 Tapping Screws (supplied) • Do not tighten the FB9Z-PK1 onto Two M4 Tapping Screw Holes the FB series with excessive force. When mounting strength is needed.5 10 • The FB9Z-PK1 can be used as frame mounting brackets by attaching two FB9Z-PK1 as shown at right. • Make sure that the mounting strength is secured. Positioning Boss FB9Z-PK3 Positioning Hole Four M3 Tapping Screws (supplied) M6 Screw FB9Z-PK1 Nut Frame • Do not expose the FB series to excessive force. ∗ The value of the recommended tightening torque for M6 screws has been confirmed with a hexagon socket head screw. otherwise failure or damage may be caused. Recommended tightening torque: 2.5 12 FB3 200 18.6 10. Installing the DIN Rail • To attach a DIN rail.0±0.5 A B FB2 140 18. ∗ M6 mounting screws and nuts are not supplied with the FB9Z-PK1. • Using two M6 screws. Two M5 Screws (including spring washer and plaing washer) DIN Rail (06/07/04) 7 .3 N·m FB9Z-PK1 FB Series Control Box L 76 93 114 140 156 177 200 216 237 Two M4 Tapping Screws (supplied) C D 28 FB1 FB2 FB3 DIN Rail Adapter Installing the FB9Z-PK3 DIN Rail Adapter • To attach the FB9Z-PK3 on the FB series. • Make sure that the mounting strength is secured in consideration of the operation of control unit. make sure that vibrations or shocks do not cause the control box to fall off. When other screws are used and tightened to a smaller torque. position the positioning hole of the FB9Z-PK3 with the positioning boss in the control box using four M3 tapping screws (supplied) as shown in the figure below.1 N·m • Do not tighten the FB9Z-PK3 onto the FB series with excessive force.3±0. • Attach the FB9Z-PK1 on the FB series with the supplied screws (two M4 tapping screws).5 30 2 6. insert M4 tapping screws from the front of the panel (screw tightening depth: 8 to 10mm / tapping screw hole: ø3.

LTD. • For wiring. 6F.8 N·m Inside Dimensions of FB Series Control Box FB9Z-PK3 Installation Positions 2 66 22 29 FB9Z-PK3 Separate Mounting Type Transformer Two Plain Washers Two M3 Screws 45 FB Series Control Box FB2 Two Spring Washers 46 A B 50 — FB3 112. Hampshire RG24 8WA. and plain washers are not www. • FB series is rated as Class II protection against electric shock (no reliance on installation protective measures. according to IEC 61140). FB9Z-PK3 All dimensions in mm.R. D-20537 Hamburg. Fax: +86-21-5353-1263 E-mail: idec@cn. refer to the instructions of the FB series control boxes and control units used. Tel: +86-21-5353-1000. number of bundle wires. Unit 1505-07. No. DCH Commercial Centre No. No.C. 2/3 Macro Court. Fax: +852-2565-0171 E-mail: info@hk. Taiwan Tel: +886-2-2698-3929. Australia Tel: +61-3-9763-3244.FB Series Plastic Control Boxes Instructions • M5 IDEC CANADA LIMITED Unit 22-151. Specifications and other descriptions in this catalog are subject to change without notice. Otherwise electric shock or fire hazard may be caused. Guang Dong 518040. Westlands Road. Spring Washer Thickness + Plain Washer Thickness Dimensions 2-M3 2-M5 M5 Screw DIN Rail M5 Screw Length 12. Quarry Bay.) CO.5 ✩ See internal dimensions on page 5. No. LTD. 1.idec. • The length of DIN rail must be within the effective internal dimensions. 31.7DNP PRINTED IN JAPAN B A (06/07/04) . Yodogawa-ku. L4Z 1X3. UK Tel: +44-1256-321000. attach the separate mounting type transformer on the Singapore 347788 Tel: +65-6746-1155. Brunel Road Mississauga. Tel: +86-10-6599-5541. Shenzhen. Victoria 3178. Hsin Tai Wu Road. Chineham Business Park. • Do not tighten the M5 screw onto the FB9Z-PK3 with excessive Beechwood. Dragon Land IDEC IZUMI (H. and use terminal blocks within the specification IDEC IZUMI ASIA PTE. P. Mounting Control Units on DIN Rail • Refer to each instruction sheet. and plain washers are not supplied. Hsi-Chih. No. When using a blank front control box as a junction box and grounding is necessary. Tel: +86-755-8356-2977.idec.5 to 0. using plain washers and spring washers on two M3 screws as shown in the figure below. 10 Kuntai IDEC (SHANGHAI) CORPORATION Beijing Office Unit 1002. Fax: +81-6-6392-9731 E-mail: products@idec. 79. Rowville. Canada Tel: +1-905-890-8561. Tian Xiang Building. Fax: +86-10-6599-5540 IDEC AUSTRALIA PTY. 100020. Taipei County. Zhao Yang IDEC TAIWAN CORPORATION 8F-1. Gangtai Plaza. P. Osaka 532-8550. No. Zhaowai Dajie. Tannery Lane #05-01. Toll Free: (888) 317-4332 Fax: +1-905-890-8562 E-mail: sales@ca.idec. Sec.R.5 37. Shanghai IDEC (SHENZHEN) CORPORATION Unit AB-3B2. 25. spring washers. CA 94089-2209. Fax: +86-755-8356-2944 IDEC ELECTRONICS LIMITED Unit 2. Beijing. Nishi-Miyahara 1-Chome.idec. 700. • Do not tighten the screw with excessive IDEC ELEKTROTECHNIK GmbH Wendenstrasse 331. provide appropriate grounding.idec. Hong Kong Tel: IDEC CORPORATION (USA) 1175 Elko Drive.5 40 DIN Rail Thickness Plain Washer Spring Washer Installing the Separate Mounting Type Transformer • After attaching the FB9Z-PK3 on the FB series. Yan'an East Road. USA Tel: +1-408-747-0550 / (800) 262-IDEC (4332) Fax: +1-408-744-9055 / (800) 635-6246 E-mail: opencontact@idec.idec. The screw hole and the separate mounting type Separate Mounting M3 transformer may be damScrew Type Transformer IDEC (SHANGHAI) CORPORATION Room 608-609. Japan Tel: +81-6-6398-2571. Fax: +49-40-25 30 54 24 E-mail: service@idec. Recommended tightening torque: 0. Sunnyvale. and ambient temperature. Germany Tel: +49-40-25 30 54 10. LTD. EP1132-0 JULY 2006 7. P. Toll Free: 1800-68-4332 Fax: +61-3-9763-3255 E-mail: sales@au. Fax: +886-2-2698-3931 E-mail: service@idectwn.K. spring washers. Fax: +44-1256-327755 E-mail: sales@uk. The screw hole may be damaged and may not securely hold the FB9Z-PK3. Check the specifications of terminal blocks Cat. 7-31. Ontario. Fu Tian District. Plain Washer Spring Washer Other Precautions • Rated current of terminal blocks depends on operating conditions such as wire type. Fax: +65-6844-5995 E-mail: info@sg. Spring Washer Thickness + Plain Washer Thickness M3 Screw Length • Separate mounting type transformer mounting screw (M3) Screw Length: (Spring washer thickness) + (Plain washer thickness) + 7 to 10 mm • M3 screws. for example installing a grounding terminal block inside the box.C. Tian’an Cyber Park. Basingstoke.idec.