18 September 2012
TECO releases MAX-Ex Hazardous Area Electric Motors from 0.18kW
to 450kW on a short lead-time or up to 560kW on build to order basis
Leading global industrial electric motor manufacturer, TECO, has unveiled an additional range of its long established MAX-E design electric motors to meet the stringent International Electrotechnical Commission’s (IEC) safety standards for electrical equipment used in hazardous areas.
The new, low voltage series is IEC Ex certified from frame sizes D71 up to D355 with certification available in the
following hazardous areas:
• TECO MAX-Exe; Increased Safety
Ex e, Zone 1, Gb, IIC, T3, 40˚C ambient to AS/NZS60079.7:2006
• TECO MAX-ExnA; Non Sparking
Ex nA, Zone 2, Gc, IIC, T3, 55˚C ambient to AS/NZS60079.15:2006
• TECO MAX-ExtD; Dust Ignition Proof
Ex tD, Zone A21, T135˚C IP66, 55˚C ambient, to AS/NZS614241.1:2005
Certificate Nos: IECEx TSA12.0016X, TSA12.0017X, TSA12.0018X.
Whether modified in Australia, or supplied direct from TECO’s factory in Taiwan, TECO can now adapt the Max-E2 or the latest MAX-E3-H66 class leading Premium High Efficiency, Class H insulated, IP66 mining duty motors to meet the safety demands of most hazardous areas. This complements the existing IEC Ex certified TECO MAX-Ex de stock range of Flameproof motors.
The MAX-Ex range of stock motors can be modified to meet numerous application specific requirements including foot (B3) or flange (B5 – B14) mounting options, auxiliary protection such as thermistors, RTD’s for stator or bearing temperature monitoring, anti-condensation heaters, separate terminal boxes for accessories as well as special paint finishes to name a few.
With the addition of the MAX-Ex hazardous area motors, TECO now offer a complete range of electric motors that combine the highest levels of environmental safety together with the lowest running costs.
The proven sophisticated electro-mechanical design and high-energy efficiency of the MAX-E3-H66 range makes it perfect for the rugged Australian mining sector and other demanding industries.
TECO Australia Pty Ltd Head Office Sydney
335-337 Woodpark Road,
Smithfield NSW 2164
Tel: 02 9765 8118
Fax: 02 9604 9330
For more information on the TECO MAX-Ex and the MAX-E3-H66 series of industrial motors call your local TECO sales office or email email@example.com
The TECO Group is a worldwide and diverse organisation with a multibillion annual turnover. It is the world’s third largest manufacturer of medium voltage electric motors and its expertise extends beyond electric motors to communication electronics, nano technology, wind generators, infrastructure projects and many other service operations.
TECO and Westinghouse electric motors have long been leaders in the US and Asia, and are becoming increasingly well known throughout the rest of the world.
Today, TECO Australia supplies a complete range of electric motors, variable speed drive systems and motor controls for all industries. These products deliver undisputed quality and reliability.