Ex command device

Ex BF 80

  • Ex zone 1 and 21
  • Cold-resistant down to -60 °C
  • Different actuating elements like push buttons, selector or key switches available
  • 3 different enclosure sizes

Technical data

Applied standards

EN 60079-0, EN 60079-1, EN 60079-7, EN 60079-31, EN ISO 13849-1


polyester resin, glass-fibre reinforced



Tightening torque

cover screws: max. 1 Nm

Degree of protection

IP66 (IEC/EN 60529)

B10d (10 % load)



max. 20 years

Switching system

slow action, positive break NC contacts A


screw connection terminals

Cable cross-section

max. 2.5 mm² (incl. conductor ferrules)

Cable entry

1 x M25 x 1.5

Clamping range

7 … 17 mm

Mechanical life

50 000 operations

Impact energy

max. 7 J (LDT/LM: max. 4 J)

Rated insulation voltage Ui

550 V

Rated operating current/voltage Ie/Ue

Contact element:
AC-12: 6 A/400 VAC
AC-15: 2.5 A/400 VAC
DC-13: 1.25 A/250 VDC

Switching capacity

Contact element:
AC-12: 3000 VA
AC-15: 1000 VA
DC-13: 110 W

Rated operating current Ie

Lighting element: max. 10 mA

Rated operating voltage Ue

Lighting element: 12 … 240 V

Power consumption

Lighting element: max. 1 W

Frequency range

Lighting element: 0 … 60 Hz

Temperature class

T6 / T5

Ambient temperature

T6: –60 °C … +50 °C;
T5: –60 °C … +65 °C

Ex marking

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


PTB 10 ATEX 1018
IECEx PTB 12.0029


Mounting and wiring instructions

german [de], english [en], french [fr], italian [it], portuguese [pt], russian [ru]

PDF 2 MB 12.09.2022
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