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Cost-Effective Hazardous Area Enclosure

Features of the enclosures include a 900 to 5,000 BTU/hour cooling capacity and quieter, 62 dBA operational noise levels.

Itw Vortec

ITW Vortec (Cincinnati, OH) offers their ProtEX Vortex A/C enclosure cooler, which was recently granted certification for Class I, Division 1, Groups A, B, C and D; Class II, Division 1, Groups F and G; and Class III following UL review.  Additional features of the enclosures include:

  • 900 to 5,000 BTU/hour cooling capacity.
  • Quieter, 62 dBA operational noise levels.
  • Requires no wiring and, according to the company, can be installed in under five minutes.
  • A mechanical thermostat that turns the cooling on only when necessary to help cut energy costs.
  • A new filter with a pressure drop indicator that alerts you when the filter needs to be changed.
  • A smaller footprint for use in confined areas.

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