Ex foot switch

Ex GF 2

  • Ex zone 1 and 21

  • 2-pedal type

  • Metal enclosure

  • Without protective shield

  • Max. 2 contacts per pedal

  • Low pedal height

  • With pre-wired cable

  • Attention: Please state required international approvals with your order!

Technical data

Applied standards

EN 60947-5-1, EN IEC 60079-0, EN 60079-1, EN 60079-31, EN ISO 13849-1


aluminium die-cast, powder-coated


aluminium die-cast, powder-coated


thermoplastic, glass-fibre reinforced, impact resistant, self-extinguishing UL 94 V-0

Degree of protection

IP65 (IEC/EN 60529)

B10d (10 % load)

Ex GF 2: 2 million


Ex GF 2: max. 20 years


pre-wired cable H05VV-F

Cable cross-section

3 or 4 x 0.75 mm² (incl. conductor ferrules)

Cable length

3 m

Contact material


Switching system

Ex GF: slow action, positive break NC contacts A
Ex GFM: snap action

Switching elements

Ex GF: 1 NC/1 NO contact, type Zb
Ex GFM: change-over contact with single break C or 1 NC/1 NO contact, type Za

Switch insert

Ex GF: Ex 14
Ex GFM: type C: ExM 14, type Za: ExM 14 1Ö/1S

Utilisation category

AC-15; DC-13

Rated operating current/voltage Ie/Ue

Ex GF 2: 6 A/250 VAC; 0.25 A/230 VDC
Ex GFM 2: 5 A/250 VAC; 0.16 A/230 VDC
Ex GFM 2 1ÖS/1ÖS: 5 A/250 VAC; 0.2 A/230 VDC

Short-circuit protection

Ex GF 2: 6 A gG/gN fuse
Ex GFM 2: 5 A gG/gN fuse

Ambient temperature

Ex GF:
T6: –20 °C … +60 °C,
T5: –20 °C … +75 °C
T6: –20 °C … +60 °C

Mechanical life

> 1 million operations

Impact energy

max. 7 J

Ex marking

L II 2G Ex d IIC T6/T5 Gb,
L II 2D Ex tb IIIC T80 °C/T95 °C Db IP65
IECEx Ex d IIC T6/T5 Gb,
Ex tb IIIC T80 °C/T95 °C Db IP65


PTB 11 ATEX 1002 X
IECEx PTB 11.0090X *
f *
a *
* depending on the variant


Mounting and wiring instructions – Ex GF / Ex GFS

German, English, French, Italian, Portuguese

PDF 2 MB 28.09.2023
Please go to the relevant product pages for additional downloads.

Variants / Options

The following variants / options are available on request:

  • Special finish in RAL colour tones
to your contact persons