O-Z/Gedney's Optitrol Series control stations and pilot lights are used for remote control of motors
O-Z/Gedney's factory-sealed, explosion-proof and dust-ignition-proof Optitrol Series control stations and pilot lights are used for remote control of motors in industrial areas where flammable gases are present.
Optitrol's heavy-duty enclosure is engineered to confine electrical arcing, preventing ignition of flammable atmospheres during operation of motors and other electrical equipment. The malleable iron enclosure and its cover are given a triple coat of zinc, chromate and epoxy powder for corrosion resistance.
O-Z/Gedney offers Optitrol in dozens of possible combinations of push buttons, pilot lights and selector switches, in either one- or two-gang box configurations, as well as three-device and tandem boxes. All are available in both dead-end and feed-through 1/2-, 3/4- and 1-inch hubs. Heavy-duty contacts are rated 10A, 600 V AC.
Optitrol control stations are rated for Class I, Div 1; Class I, Div 2; Class II, Div 1 and 2; and Class III hazardous locations. It is also rated NEMA 3 for outdoor use.