This electrical machine has been designed for a wide range of drive and energy conversion
applications. The machines are characterized by extreme ruggedness, long service life, and
overall reliability. They are also highly versatile, allowing them to be tailored to specific
Details of the supplied machine and permissible operating conditions can be found in this
The machine was designed in accordance with the ordering party's specification and may only
be used for the contractually agreed purpose. The permissible operating conditions are
specified on the rating plate. The technical data are described in the catalog.
Ex nA or Ex ec type of protection
This machine has Ex nA or Ex ec type of protection according to IEC / EN 60079-15 or -7. It
can therefore be operated in hazardous areas of Zone 2 according to IEC / EN 60079‑10-1.
This machine is not designed for use in areas at risk of dust explosion or in areas where an
explosion hazard exists due to hybrid mixtures. An explosion can occur if the machine is
operated in these areas. This can result in death, serious injury or material damage.
● Never operate this machine in the presence of explosive dust or in areas where an
The regulations and standards used as the basis to design and test this machine are stamped
on the rating plate.
The machine design basically complies with the subsequent standards. Please refer to the EU
Declaration of Conformity for the versions of the harmonized standards referenced.
Rating and performance
Degree of protection
Type of construction
SIMOTICS TN Series N-compact 1LA8
Operating Instructions 08/2017
explosion hazard exists due to hybrid mixtures.