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High-Performance Switched-Socket Outlets

Product Announcement from Lapp Group

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The EPIC® ULYSSE series of interlocked switched-socket outlets are ideal for indoor and outdoor power service on/off control. The range consists of North American (20, 30 & 60A) and international (16, 32 & 63A) models. These interlocked outlets can be mounted individually by using the integral mounting feet or as part of a multiple-unit distribution board assembly by utilizing the patented quick-mount support plate and a selection of wire connection junction boxes. The rugged, double-insulated thermoset plastic enclosure, internal fuse holder, and zinc-plated steel interlocking mechanism contribute to long-term operator safety. 

The ULYSSE Series interlocked switch outlets satisfy indoor and outdoor power distribution needs where protection from impact, corrosive environments, water, and UV rays, is needed. Used with IEC60309 plugs and cULus listed to Standard 508, they utilize AC23A-AC3 category cam switches, allowing direct switching of motor and other highly inductive electrical loads. Mechanical interlock eliminates arc-flash hazard. A high impact, halogen free, thermoset plastic enclosure provides IP66/IP67 protection. They are used around the world for applications in manufacturing, wastewater treatment plants, resorts and amusement parks, food and beverage facilities, and wineries. Available configurations range from 125 to 480 volts and 20 to 60 amps capacity.

Quick & easy installation

Used individually, surface mounting is quickly accomplished using the four integral mounting feet. A patented quick-mount support plate (optional) allows multiple units to be assembled into a distribution panel. All socket outlets are provided pre-wired with stripped and numbered cables 70 cm long, eliminating the need to open the enclosure. This reduces installation time by up to 30%.

Thermoset plastic enclosure

The use of low smoke, low toxicity, halogen-free reinforced thermoset plastic ensures the highest possible dimensional stability and resistance to heat, chemical, and mechanical stress. A double-insulated design ensures that no electrical path exists from internal components to the outside of the enclosure. 

Double environmental protection (watertight)

All EPIC® ULYSSE switched-socket outlets carry both IP66 and IP67 protection ratings for watertight service against violent water jets as well as accidental immersion.

Mechanical interlock

The zinc-plated steel interlock mechanism guarantees electrical operation only when a plug is inserted into the outlet. Plug removal is blocked while power is turned on, eliminating arc-flash hazards

Ergonomic control with lockout

The unique semi-spherical control knob is easily operated even with a gloved hand. To prevent unauthorized operation, the knob can be padlocked in either the “on” or “off” position.

Direct motor control

Use of AC23A-AC3 category cam switches allows direct switching of motor and other highly inductive electrical loads and have a conditional short circuit rating of 10,000 amps.