While not every pumping application in the food and beverage industry may equate in value to critical process points in a petroleum refinery, failure of a key pump, however, can still have a catastrophic impact on production. And, probably for many facilities, pumps may not be top of mind for most managers. However, pumps handling water recirculation in aquaculture facilities, maintaining flow in CIP systems, bringing in fresh water for use as an ingredient or handling wastewater can represent a critical stop to production should they break down.
The Larson Electronics HLSW-PB20-2PSW nonmetallic explosion-proof maintained contact switch contains explosion-protected contact blocks rated for up to 690VAC, can handle
20 amps for switching duty and has a 2 hp rating.