Product Description

AKRON Electric


Hazardous Location Motor Starter

Explosion-proof motor starter


  • External Machined Flange Joint Design Integral Cast Mounting Feet
  • Captive Quick Thread Cover Bolts ( -E3 ) (Optional) Stainless Steel Operating Shaft for Corrosion Resistance
  • Breaker Operating Mechanism can be locked in ON or OFF position Operating Handle does not interfere with tripping of breaker
  • Ample Wiring Space for Wire Bending
  • For Non-Fused & Fused Disconnect Combinations, (C/F)
  • Available Space for CPT, Terminal Blocks & Relays
  • Aluminum Mounting Pans are predrilled for specified Starter (C/F) Breakers/Starters available: ABB, Cutler-Hammer (C/F for other brands) Enclosures available with or without breakers /starters
  • Standard Outlets are Determined by Motor Starter Size
  • Additional 3/4 NPT Outlet for Remote Control Wiring
  • (3) Plugged NPSM Openings in Cover for Lights/Switches (Unless otherwise specified)
  • Plugged 1/2 NPT Outlets in top & bottom for Breather & Drain (Std.) Line and load outlets standard
  • Stainless Steel Shot or Sandblasted natural finish
  • Consult Factory for Single Phase -Two Pole Starters
  • Atex certification (optional)


Available Sizes

The XNTC/XNMC Series are available in a number of different sizes to fit all types of hazardous locations. Please see the Product Catalogue for available sizes and detailed specifications.

ATEX Certification (Optional)

ATEX certification is available upon request. Certain features are added to the AXJ Series if ATEX is required:

  • Metric cover bolts
  • External ground screw
  • If NEMA 4 O-ring is required, IP 66 rating applies


Body & Cover

Copper-free Cast Aluminum (less than 0.25% copper content)

Cover Bolts

Stainless Steel Cover Bolts ( -N5 ) (Standard) Cast-Aluminum or S.S. Hinges with Stainless Steel Hardware (Standard)


Cast-Aluminum with Stainless Steel Hardware (Standard)

Breaker Handles

Copper-Free Cast Aluminum

NEMA 4 O-Ring

Buna-N (Standard)

Breather/Drain (BD) (Optional)

Universal Breather or Drain

For detailed specifications, refer to the Product Catalogue.



Classified by Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. as to Explosion and Fire Hazard Only. Enclosure for use in:

Class I, Groups B, C & D

Class II, Groups E, F & G

Type 4X


CL. I, Div. 1 & 2 Groups B, C & D

CL. II, Div. 1 & 2 Groups E, F & G

CL. III, NEMA 3, 4X, 7 & 9

For detailed specifications, refer to the Product Catalogue.


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