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Are NEMA Type 12 Heavy Duty safety switches suitable for use in a Class II, Division II application?

Issue:
Rating for hazardous location

Product Line:
Heavy Duty Switches

Environment:
NEMA Type 12

Cause:
Assure required ratings are met.

Resolution:
No, the NEMA Type 12 switches are not UL Listed, nor marked as suitable for use in a Class II, Division II installation. Whether or not they could be used would be at the discretion of the Authority Having Jurisdiction (Electrical Inspection Authority).

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