Electric Receptacles, Explosion-Proof
Definition : Electric receptacles designed to establish an electrical connection with an inserted plug in damp, corrosive, or hazardous locations where some type of explosion might occur.These electric receptacles commonly have slots or holes, or a combination of the two into which electric plugs may be inserted; the slots or holes have metal contacts that are connected on the opposite side of the receptacle to electrical wiring. Explosion-proof electric receptacles are usually intended to be used in areas designated by hospitals as wet locations where other types of electric receptacles are not clinically acceptable.
Entry Terms : "Explosion-Proof Electrical Outlets" , "Explosion-Proof Electric Receptacles" , "Receptacles, Explosion-Proof"
UMDC code : 15857