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Prysmian BICON A2EX NPT Cable Gland (494NE Series)

Product overview

Prysmian BICON A2EX NPT Cable Gland (494NE Series) is a brass indoor and outdoor cable gland for use in hazardous locations. Suitable for use with circular unarmoured & braided cables.

Prysmian 494NE Features

  • Brass indoor and outdoor cable gland for use in hazardous areas.
  • Suitable for circular Unarmoured cables with extruded oversheath.
  • Fitted with silicone rubber low smoke, zero halogen seal.
  • Achieves IP66, IP68 (1 bar) and deluge proof (DTS01:1991) seal onto cable and to enclosure with suitable sealing washer or thread sealant.
  • Suitable for most climatic conditions – weatherproof, waterproof and deluge proof.
  • Standard and Nickel plated versions available.
  • Full installation instructions supplied.
  • *NPT Threaded glands are supplied as glands only.
  • **Other NPT sizes are available upon request.
  • Sizes 32 and above shall only be used for fixed installations.
  • In addition, the user/ installer should ensure that the cables are adequately clamped.

Technical Data

  • Certified II 2GD, Ex e II & Ex d IIC under ATEX directive 94/9/EC.
  • Atex Compliance Standards: EN 60079-0, EN 60079-1, EN 60079-7, EN 61241-0, EN 61241-1.
  • Certificate number Sira99ATEX1086X.
  • IECEx Compliance Standards: IEC 60079-0, IEC 60079-1, IEC 60079-7, IEC 61241-0, IEC 61241-1.
  • Certificate number IECEx SIR 10.0069X
  • Service temperature range -50°C to +200°C.
  • UL Classified in accordance with IEC 60079-0, 60079-1 and 60079-7 for use in hazardous locations.
  • UL Listed for use in Class 1, Zone 0, 1 and 2 hazardous locations for Canada.

Additional Information

May be used in:

  • Zones 0 , 1 & 2 with Ex ia IIA , B & C equipment.
  • Zones 1 & 2 with Ex ib IIA , B & C equipment.
  • Zones 1 & 2 with Ex e II equipment.
  • Zones 1 & 2 with Ex p II equipment.
  • Zone 2 with Ex nA II equipment.
  • Zones 21 & 22 with Ex tD II equipment.

Where the cable is effectively filled, may also be used in:

  • Zones 1 & 2 with Ex d IIC equipment not containing a source of ignition & with a volume less than 2000 cm3.
  • Zones 1 & 2 with Ex d IIA & Ex d IIB equipment not containing a source of ignition & with any volume.
  • Zone 1 with Ex d IIA & Ex d IIB equipment containing a source of ignition & with a volume less than 2000 cm.
  • Zone 2 with Ex d IIA & Ex d IIB equipment containing a source of ignition & with any volume.
  • Zone 2 with Ex nR II equipment.

For more information on Prysmian BICON A2EX NPT Cable Gland (494NE Series), please consult Datasheet below.

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Technical Data

Design Reference (Standard) Design Reference (Nickel Plated) Size Cable Diameter Ø (B) mm Min Cable Diameter Ø (B) mm Max Entry Thread (D) Thread Length (E) Protrusion Length (F) Hexagon A/F (G) Hexagon A/C (H)
494NE-03 494NE-03V ½"- 16 3.5 8.5 ½" NPT 15.5 36 25.7 28.7
494NE-04 494NE-04V ½"- 20S 8.0 11.5 ½" NPT 15.5 36 27.8 31.8
494NE-05 494NE-05V ½"- 20 8.0 16.0 ½" NPT 15.5 34 33 36.9
494NE-08 494NE-08V ¾"- 20 8.0 16.0 ¾" NPT 16.4 34 33 36.9
494NE-10 494NE-10V ¾"- 25 11.5 21.0 ¾" NPT 16.4 44 33 36.9
494NE-14 494NE-14V 1"- 25 11.5 21.0 1" NPT 19.5 44 37.5 42.2
494NE-15 494NE-15V 1"- 32 18.5 27.5 1" NPT 19.5 38 37.5 42.2
494NE-20 494NE-20V 1¼"-32 18.5 27.5 1¼" NPT 20.5 38 47.2 52.9
494NE-21 494NE-21V 1¼"-40 24.0 34.0 1¼" NPT 20.5 46 47.2 53.6
494NE-27 494NE-27V 1 ½"- 40 24.0 34.0 1 ½" NPT 21 46 56.4 63.1
494NE-32 494NE-32V 2"- 50 31.0 41.0 2" NPT 22 44 65 71.5
494NE-38 494NE-38V 2 ½"- 63 40.0 52.5 2 ½" NPT 32.5 61 80 87.4
494NE-44 494NE-44V 3"- 75S 52.5 58.0 3" NPT 33.5 46 98.8 109.2
494NE-45 494NE-45V 3"- 75 54.5 65.5 3" NPT 33.5 66 98.8 109.2

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    Technical Information

    • Certified II 2GD, Ex e II & Ex d IIC under ATEX directive 94/9/EC.
    • Atex Compliance Standards: EN 60079-0, EN 60079-1, EN 60079-7, EN 61241-0, EN 61241-1.
    • Certificate number Sira99ATEX1086X.
    • IECEx Compliance Standards: IEC 60079-0, IEC 60079-1, IEC 60079-7, IEC 61241-0, IEC 61241-1.
    • Certificate number IECEx SIR 10.0069X
    • Service temperature range -50°C to +200°C.
    • UL Classified in accordance with IEC 60079-0, 60079-1 and 60079-7 for use in hazardous locations.
    • UL Listed for use in Class 1, Zone 0, 1 and 2 hazardous locations for Canada.
    A2EX(NPT) Ex d IIC - Ex e II Cable Gland 494NE Series technical

    Additional Information

    May be used in:

    • Zones 0 , 1 & 2 with Ex ia IIA , B & C equipment.
    • Zones 1 & 2 with Ex ib IIA , B & C equipment.
    • Zones 1 & 2 with Ex e II equipment.
    • Zones 1 & 2 with Ex p II equipment.
    • Zone 2 with Ex nA II equipment.
    • Zones 21 & 22 with Ex tD II equipment.

    Where the cable is effectively filled, may also be used in:

    • Zones 1 & 2 with Ex d IIC equipment not containing a source of ignition & with a volume less than 2000 cm3.
    • Zones 1 & 2 with Ex d IIA & Ex d IIB equipment not containing a source of ignition & with any volume.
    • Zone 1 with Ex d IIA & Ex d IIB equipment containing a source of ignition & with a volume less than 2000 cm.
    • Zone 2 with Ex d IIA & Ex d IIB equipment containing a source of ignition & with any volume.
    • Zone 2 with Ex nR II equipment.