Installing and connecting the device
3.2 Mounting the device
Installing the ATEX cable strain relief
The special plate supports the cables for ATEX hazardous zones and prevents unintentional
loosening of the connector from the device. The ATEX cable strain relief is included as an
accessory for devices with ATEX approval.
Enclosure / control cabinet required
The device must comply with enclosure IP54 for ATEX approval. You must install the
device in a protective enclosure / control cabinet to achieve this.
Mounting the device
Note the following:
● The device is approved for operation in closed rooms only.
● For installation in a cabinet, observe the SIMATIC setup guidelines
(http://support.automation.siemens.com/WW/view/de/1064706) as well as the relevant
DIN/VDE requirements or the applicable country-specific regulations.
● When the device is used in the area of Industrial Control Equipment in accordance with
UL508, note that the device is classified as "Open Type". A UL508 conform enclosure is
therefore a requirement for approval or operation according to UL508.
Insert the metal plate of the
strain relief left and right
into the second to the last
notch left and right.
Secure the strain relief on
the left and right respective-
ly with an M3x8 setscrew.
Secure the connection ca-
bles with cable ties to the
cable strain relief.
Operating Instructions, 11/2016, A5E35782395-AB