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Technical data

Approvals Material
The pushbuttons, selector switches and pilot lights are approved by:
No ozone depleting substances in the products.
- National approval agencies: UL, China Compulsory Product
Certification, GOST and GOST Ukraine. All front parts are made of polycarbonate
- Marine classifications: Det Norske Veritas, Germanischer Lloyd,
Material Characteristics
Russian Maritime Register of Shipping and Russian River Register.
For detailed information please contact ABB
PC Polycarbonate High impact strength, good outdoor resis-
tance.

Standards Chemical resistance - See table below


IEC 60947-1 Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 1: PSU Polysulphone Can withstand high temperatures, acids,
EN 60947-1 General rules basic solutions, alkaline compounds,
IEC 60947-5-1 Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 5-1: oils, alcohols.
EN 60947-5-1 Control circuit devices and switching elements - PA Polyamide Can withstand high temperatures, ali-
Electromechanical control circuit devices phatic, aromatic and chlorinated hydro­-
IEC 60947-5-5 Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 5-5: carbons, esters, ketone-aldehydes,
EN 60947-5-5 Control circuit devices and switching elements - alcohols and basic solutions.
Electrical emergency stop device with mechanical PBT Can withstand high temperature, aliphatic
latching function and aromatic hydrocarbons, acids, basic
IEC 60073 Basic and safety principles for man-machine solutions, alcohols, grease and oils
EN 60073 interface, marking and identification - Coding Zinc Good corrosion resistance in inland-,
principles for indicators and actuators sea and industrial atmosphere.
IEC 60529 Degrees of protection provided by enclosures Light-alloy Good corrosion resistance in inland-,
EN 60529 (IP Code) sea and industrial atmosphere.
EN 50013 Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear for
industrial use - Terminal marking and distinctive Chemical resistance for polycarbonate
number for particular control switches
Chemical class Effects
DIN 40050-9 Road vehicles; degrees of protection (IP-code);
protection against foreign objects; water and Acids No significant effect under most typical
contact; electrical equipment conditions of concentration and temper-
UL 508 Industrial Control Equipment ture
Alcohols & Alkalis Generally compatible at low concentra-
CSA C22.2 No 14 Industrial Control Equipment
tion and room temperature. Higher
concentrations and elevated tempera-
Degrees of protection tures can result in etching and attack
Pilot device: IEC/EN UL/CSA
DIN evidenced by decomposition.
Compact pushbutton, Aliphatic Hydrocarbons Generally compatible
CP1, CP2, CP3, CP4 IP66, IP67 Type 1, 3R, 4, 4X, 12, 13 Amines Surface crystallization and chemical at-
and IP69K tack. Avoid.
Compact selector switch,
Aromatic Hydrocarbons Partial solvents and severe stress crack-
C2SS, C3SS IP66, IP67 Type 1, 3R, 4, 4X, 12, 13
ing agents (i.e., xylene, toulene). Avoid.
and IP69K
Compact pilot light, CL IP66, IP67 Type 1, 3R, 4, 4X, 12, 13 Detergents and Cleaners Mild soap solutions are generally compa-
and IP69K tible. Strong alkaline materials should be
avoided.
Compact emergency stop
pushbutton, Esters Cause severe crystallization. Partial sol-
CE3T,CE3P, CE4T, vents. Avoid.
CE4P, CE3K1, CE4K1 IP66 Type 1, 3R, 4, 4X, 12, 13 Greases and Oils Pure petroleum types generally compa-
IP69K tible. Many additives used with them are
IP67 not.
Terminals IP20 Halogenerated Hydrocar-
bons Solvents. Aoid.
Ketones Cause severe crystallization and stress
cracking. Partial solvents. Avoid.
Silicone Oil and Greases Generally compatible up to 85 oC.

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