Explosion Proof Motor

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Siemens XP100 explosion proof motor.

Reprinted from Grain Journal May/June 2019 Issue

Siemens in 2010 introduced the XP100 explosion proof motor for use in hazardous locations such as grain handling and grain processing facilities.


  • Available in stock from 1 hp to 300 hp and modifiable to meet specific customer needs.
  • Shaft seal is dust tight and meets IP65 to prevent bearing contamination.
  • Low heat rise meets T3C temperature code.
  • UL listed for VFD use in constant and variable torque applications.
  • Suitable for use in Class I, Groups C&D, Class II, Groups F&G, Division 1 hazardous areas.

Thrives in Hazardous Environments

“The XP100 explosion proof motor is the workhorse of hazardous environments throughout North America,” says Business Development Manager, Motors – USA Scott Miklavcich. “Industries from grain handling and processing, oil and gas, and ethanol production depend on this motor for safety, efficiency, and long-life performance.”

“These motors are designed and manufactured to meet or exceed NEMA Premium® efficiency (MG1 Table 12-12) as well as the high requirements for safety and protection established by NFPA 70: National Electrical Code® (NEC),” he adds. “They’re UL listed for different hazardous atmospheres for gas and dust protection and prevent auto ignition events.”

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Grain Journal May/June 2019

View this review and more in the Grain Journal May/June 2019 magazine.