Appleton Electric, LLC designs and manufactures electrical construction products for hazardous and non-hazardous locations in the United States and Canada. It offers box connectors, cable and cord connectors, circuit breakers and motor starters, conduit bodies and boxes, box connectors, conduit fittings, control stations and pilot lights, fittings for electrical metallic tubing, fixture hangers and accessories, and outlet and switch boxes. The company also provides floodlighting, cable glands, induction and fluorescent luminaires, cast device boxes and covers, pump jack fittings, air and hose reels, JIC boxes and covers, and junction boxes, as well as conduit hangers, clamps, and straps. In ...
9377 West Higgins Road
Rosemont, IL 60018
Founded in 1903
Appleton Expands Unicode Series of Hazardous Location Control Stations
Aug 20 13
Appleton Ltd. Appleton announced a major expansion of its groundbreaking Unicode™ 2 Series of control stations with the introduction of a new line of 16 amp selector switches rated for hazardous industrial environments. Simple to install and maintain, the selector switches are available in 2, 3, 4, 6, or 8 pole configurations in a variety of flexible contact arrangements. Additionally, custom contact configurations may be developed based on application specifics. The switches can be either panel or rail mounted which permits use either as a local control station or in a large control panel. Appleton Unicode 2 Series 16 Amp Switches are rated for ATEX/IECEx Zone 1 and 2 as well as Zone 21 and 22 environments. They can be used in ambient temperatures ranging from -55 to 80 degrees Celsius. Typical applications include refineries, chemical plants, water treatment facilities, and pharmaceutical production sites.