Circuit Breakers and Switches

Hazardous Location Circuit Breakers and Switches.
Appleton Group supplies circuit breakers for hazardous locations in a variety of explosionproof, dust-ignitionproof and weatherproof designs. Bolted, threaded, factory sealed and non-metallic models are available. Most can be ordered as an enclosure only or with your choice of appropriate breakers. All models are highly corrosion-resistant, and many are waterproof and suitable for outdoor use.


Appleton Group’s hazardous location switches are available in a wide variety of sizes, styles, capacities and materials. Some of the choices we offer include factory sealed models, fused and non-fused models, bolted models and more, all built to the highest standards of quality for the safest operation and longest life.

Appleton Group’s explosionproof circuit breakers are designed for use in NEC and CEC governed locations. They provide overload and short circuit protection, and control of lighting and power circuits.
Appleton Group’s hazardous locations switches are available in explosionproof, dust-ignitionproof, and watertight enclosures that are certified for use in NEC and CEC governed locations.
Appleton’s weatherproof switches can be used to control power to fixed electrical equipment in NEC and CEC governed locations.
Appleton offers NEC, CEC, ATEX and IECEx Certified circuit breakers that provide indoor and outdoor protection and control of electrical circuits in hazardous environments.