Thursday, April 3, 2014

Explosion proof Gland and Difference between Explosion prrof and Double compression glands

 EXPLOSION PROOF GLANDS :-

Double compression explosion proof Glands are used in electrical equipment's for gland work of armored cable in compressor area,  glands usually have following construction features:-

1.Double Compression (Explosion proof Cable Glands-I,IIA,IIB)  
2.Material Brass (IS 319) -Standard. (AL/Mild Steel/SS. also available )
3.Threads ET"/BSC-Standards (In PG/Metric/NPT/BSP also available)
4.Sealing Ring Neoprene  

 Protection Class IP 66 as per IS 13947  




Pic Shows the Explosion proof Gland

Application Generally used in flammable Gas/ Vapour area (Gas I,IIA,IIB)  

EXPLOSION PROOF GLANDS PARTS:-
11. CHECK NUT 6 ARMOUR CLAMPING RING
22. WASHER 7 MAIN GLAND BODY
  3. NIPPLE ENTRY PART 8 NEOPRENE OUTER RUBBER
44. NEOPRENE INNER RUBBER 9 SKID WASHER
55. ARMOUR CLAMPING CONE 10 GLAND COVER


Main Difference between Explosion proof and Double compression glands is that Flameproof glands doesn't