Originally produced in 4,000 and 6,000 pound capacities, FEX60 Explosion Proof Forklifts provide reliable safety for military applications and in hazardous or potentially volatile environments. All Elwell-Parker explosion proof equipment complies with the Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Class I, Group D requirements for gas or vapor air mixtures.
UL-Certified Explosion Proof Equipment
The FEX60 is designed to deter against vapor or gas ignition from sparks, flashes, or explosions. Non-ferrous scuff rails are used at all critical impact points to safeguard against mechanical sparks, while the exterior of the truck maintains a low metal surface temperature as designated under UL Operator Code T3. All electrical parts and wiring are housed within metallic enclosures that are capable of withstanding an internal explosion.
A keyed, interlocking explosion proof battery connector makes it impossible to disengage the connector without first shutting down the electrical circuitry. This truck also accepts a UL-approved explosion proof battery.
A dependable 36-volt GE EV1 SCR control is mounted in a fully-enclosed, explosion proof compartment beside the driver's seat and away from damaging battery acid.
Each Elwell-Parker explosion proof forklift uses an aluminum oxide coating on the forks for spark resistance. Static conductive cushion tires are standard and also comply with UL labeling.
We provide OEM parts and service for all Elwell-Parker electric forklifts. To speak to a specialist about these or any other Elwell-Parker models, contact us online or call us at 1-800-272-9953.
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