TWINSBURG, OH – Pepperl+Fuchs introduces the 5000Q Purge and Pressurization System – the latest addition to the company’s extensive family of purge and pressurization products.  With a robust display screen and intuitive menus, the field-configurable 5000Q system facilitates simple installation and safe, seamless operation of general purpose equipment, mounted in certified enclosures, within Zone 2, Zone 22 hazardous areas. 

“The 5000Q is a uniquely compact, low cost and efficient purge and pressurization system that allows users to save money and space with a solution specifically engineered for Zone 2 installations,” says Kristen Barbour, Product Manager. 

The 5000Q system is one of Pepperl+Fuchs’ simplest, most flexible, and easiest to use purge and pressurization systems to date.  With user-selectable programming, the 5000Q makes it easy for the user to select the specific program to satisfy their application needs.  It compact size (122 mm x 120 mm x 90 mm) and easy-to-mount components make it simple for users to quickly mount the 5000Q onto an existing enclosure.  Finally, an integral pressure sensor facilitates automatic purging and pressurization through the digital solenoid valve.

The 5000Q purge and pressurization system also allows the direct connection of PT100 RTD temperature sensors, which provide alarm contact outputs for user configurable set points.  Should the temperature exceed these set points, the digital valve will activate to automatically cool the enclosure’s interior.

Suitable for a wide range of applications, purge and pressurization protection is one of the most flexible Ex protection solutions available today.  The principal behind a purge and pressurization system is to ensure that the inside of the enclosure is safe by keeping the corrosive, dusty, and potentially explosive atmosphere from penetrating the enclosure, by virtue of an overpressure within the enclosure. 

With a complete range of solutions for both Zone and Division applications, Pepper+Fuchs has the expertise and product range to satisfy the safety and operational requirements of today’s process automation environments.  The company’s purge and pressurization products have been named Control magazine’s Readers Choice winner for seven consecutive years.

About Pepperl+Fuchs
Pepperl+Fuchs is a world leader in the design, manufacture, application and support of a broad range of robust solutions to varied process automation markets and applications. 

A 2010 Control and Control Design Reader’s Choice Award winner for intrinsic safety equipment and purge & pressurization systems, Pepperl+Fuchs has also been named by Control magazine and the ARC Advisory Group as one of the Top 50 Global Automation Companies.

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