The chemical industry converts raw materials into tens of thousands of products that define the character of contemporary life. From basic to specialty chemicals, it is a hugely diverse industry that depends on an equally diverse selection of electrical products to ensure safe and reliable operation in potentially hazardous and corrosive environments.

Mercmaster™ III HID luminaires and low profile compact fluorescent luminaires supply rugged, dependable lighting from individual task areas to production facilities and warehouses. The new Mercmaster LED series offers next-generation efficiency and lighting control.

SolaHD hazardous location transformers provide power for plant automation systems using a corrosion resistant encapsulated design. They are available in a range of single and three phase units from 0.05 to 45 kVA, and with options including stainless steel enclosures, NEMA 4X rating, low temperature rise designs and more.

For power distribution, D2P circuit breaker panelboards offer control and protection of lighting, heat tracing and other circuits using an explosionproof, factory sealed breaker design and corrosion-resistant housing. SJB Series junction boxes and JBES Series pre-drilled boxes enclose and protect electrical devices in hazardous locations and feature 316L stainless steel construction for excellent corrosion resistance especially against chlorides. The JBEP Series and PJB Series of junction boxes and enclosures use nonmetallic construction for the highest degree of corrosion protection in hazardous locations.

The EFD Series offers an extensive choice of factory sealed control stations and pilot lights for use in hazardous locations, including models suitable for Group B gases. Powertite® plugs work with EBR interlocking receptacles to provide explosionproof protection for stationary and portable equipment used in Class I, Division 1 hazardous locations.

Appleton Group also offers tray cable fittings, conduit bodies and fittings, cast junction boxes and other products designed for durability in harsh and hazardous environments. These are just a few of the products Appleton Group offers that are ideally suited to the specialized requirements of the chemical industry.