Ex position switch

Ex 13

  • Ex zone 1 and 21

  • Thermoplastic enclosure, double insulated X

  • With pre-wired cable

  • Suitable for in-line mounting

  • Slow action

  • 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, EN ISO 14119


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

Switch type

type 1

Coding level

no coding

Degree of protection

IP65 (EN 60079-0 + IEC/EN 60529), IP67 (IEC/EN 60529)

B10d (10 % load)

2 million


max. 20 years

Contact material


Switching system

slow action, positive break NC contacts A; positive break depends on the actuator used

Switching elements

1 NC/1 NO contact, type Zb


pre-wired cable H05VV-F

Cable cross-section

4 x 0.75 mm² (incl. conductor ferrules)

Rated impulse withstand voltage Uimp

4 kV

Rated insulation voltage Ui

250 V

Conventional thermal current Ithe

T6: 6 A, T5: 3 A

Rated operating current/voltage Ie/Ue

6 A/250 VAC; 0.25 A/230 VDC

Utilisation category

AC-15; DC-13

Short-circuit protection

6 A gG/gN fuse

Ambient temperature

T6: –20 °C … +65 °C,
T5: –20 °C … +75 °C, +90 °C with max. 3 A

Mechanical life

> 1 million operations

Operation cycles

max. 1800/h

Repeat accuracy of switching points

± 0.1 mm

Contact opening

max. 2 x 4 mm

Impact energy

max. 7 J

Ex marking

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


PTB 03 ATEX 1068 X
IECEx PTB 06.0053X
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Mounting and wiring instructions – Ex 13

German, English, French, Italian, Portuguese

PDF 4 MB 14.09.2023
Please go to the relevant product pages for additional downloads.

Variants / Options

The following variants / options are available on request:

  • Gold-plated contacts
  • Cable entry on side
  • Mechanical latching
  • Other cable types
  • Special version only for dust Ex zone 22
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