United Equipment Accessories (UEA), a manufacturer of custom slip rings, has received certification for a hazardous location slip ring for explosive dust applications. Often used in grain bin storage systems, UEA’s slip ring is certified to UL and IEC explosion-proof and hazardous location standards and offers customization options for your application’s requirements.
UEA’s hazardous location slip ring is certified to UL 1203 for Class II Division I Group F & G, cULus, CSA, and IEC 60079-31:2013 standards. The slip ring is fit with an aluminum threaded cover with cast aluminum base. The slip ring has a 1.5-inch (38.1 mm) bore and measures 9.65 inches (245.11 mm) in diameter.
“UEA is pleased to offer the industry's first and only fully certified slip ring for explosive dust applications,” said Daniel Hanawalt, UEA business development manager. “We feel this will give manufacturers of grain bin systems and other applications with explosive dust environments the confidence needed to meet their customers’ growing expectations for product safety.”
Customer-specified circuits, mounting, enclosure and harnesses are available, additional certification may be required with customization. Low power and signal circuits can be added as needed.
Since 1952, UEA has been designing and engineering slip rings for agricultural applications that can withstand harsh conditions including rain, dust, dirt, and extreme temperature.
About United Equipment Accessories
United Equipment Accessories (UEA), based in Waverly, Iowa, engineers and manufactures custom slip rings, hydraulic swivels, cable reels and shift controls. UEA’s products are used by equipment manufacturers in a wide variety of industries across the U.S. and the world. Learn more at www.uea-inc.com.