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Raxton Exe Breather Drains

Raxton Exe Breather Drains effectively drain any moisture build-up present within the enclosure whilst allowing air in the enclosure to breathe with the surrounding atmosphere minimising moisture build up within the enclosure.

Fastened by means of an Allen key, the Breather Drain should be fitted at the lowest point of the enclosure.

The Breather Drain can be fitted:

a) into a chamfered plain hole using drainage washer and locknut or castellated locknut on the inside of the enclosure.

b) directly into a threaded hole provided that, if the thread protrudes, the drainage hole is visible.

EExe Breather drain plugsThe Breather Drain can be supplied with either a serrated washer and locknut allowing the condensation to drain whilst ensuring the Plug is shakeproof or with a castellated locknut.

The Breather Drain is fitted with an ‘O’ ring as standard ensuring that the IP integrity of the installation is maintained.
Raxton Breather Drains are marked with the appropriate approval number and size.

Tested to IP66.

SIRA (0518) 02 ATEX M207
Bureau Veritas BS EN ISO 9001:2008

Thread specification
Isometric (ISO) to BS3643:1981 or ISO 965 Pts 1 & 3
Imperial (ET) to BS31:1940 (1979)
National Pipe Thread (NPT) to ANSI/ASME:1983
British Standard Pipe (BSP) to BS21:1985
Pg to DIN 40430:1971

EExe Breather drain plugsMaterials
Brass: BS2874: 1985 CZ121
Nylon: 30% Glass filled Nylon 66
Stainless Steel: BS970 PT3 316 S11

Sira 10ATEX3279X
IECEx SIR 09.0096X
GOST TС С-GB.ГБ06.В00105

Raxton Metallic Breather Drains are available in a variety of finishes including Nickel, Electro Zinc, Zinc Passivated, Chromatised, Electroless Nickel and Anodised.

Thread identification
A Selection Table is available as a downloadable PDF document (40KB) and identifies the standard thread variations produced and is designed to assist the user in the selection process. Click here to download.

Part numbering system

The Raxton part numbering system document is available as a 39KB PDF document.
Click here to download.

The item is classified as a component and is therefore not given a temperature rating (metallic).
Temperature range: Nylon -20°C to 65°C; 'O' ring -50°C to 100°C