Appleton UPR Series Plugs & Sockets (16 & 32 Amp)

Oct. 24, 2017
Emerson introduces their line of plugs and receptacles to increase safety when connecting to a power source.

In a move to drive greater electrical safety in industrial facilities, Emerson is now offering its Appleton UPR Series plugs and switched receptacles with the capability to satisfy the most demanding electrical codes, including ATEX and IECEx. Compact, lightweight, and corrosion-resistant, UPR Series plugs and receptacles are ideal for connecting power to portable or stationary electrical equipment, such as industrial lighting systems, heaters, conveyors, motor generators, and pumps.


UPR Series plugs and receptacles simplify specifications in oil refineries, offshore rigs, and other hazardous locations. In addition, the same UPR plug employed in a hazardous location can be used safely in a standard, non-hazardous area when connected to an interlocking non-hazardous receptacle, an advantage that broadens the use of portable electrical equipment throughout a facility.


Both 16 Amp and 32 Amp UPR models are constructed of rugged non-metallic polyamide for superior corrosion-resistance and provide critical safety features like color-coding to ensure safe identification of matching voltages, mechanical interlock so that disengagement cannot occur while energized, along with a keyed design to prevent insertion of plugs into receptacles wired for a different voltage or phase configuration. Adding to operational safety is a lockable external switch that complies with IEC 60309-1, allowing the receptacle to be locked in either "on" or "off" position while giving visual confirmation of status to workers.

Area ClassificationZone 1 and 2 - 21 and 22; Ex II 2 GD; IP66; IK09Operating Temperature-20 to +55°C (-4 to +131°F)Voltage100/130, 200/250, 380/415, 480/500 or 600/690V ACNumber of Poles2, 3Number of Wires3, 4, 5Hertz50/60 HzMaterials and FinishesPolyamide wall socket and plug