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Comitronic-BTI AWAX 26XXL EEX AND EEX3 Sensor controller ANATOM78S..EEX in ATEX


  • Machine Safety
  • Performance level with AWAX controller : PL = e in accordance with ISO 13849-1
  • Safety category : 4 in accordance with ISO 13849-1
  • Non-contractual photo
  • Time before dangerous failure : MTTFd = 120 years
  • Cycle before dangerous failure : B10d=100,000 at 5A
  • Risk duration : 20ms max.
  • Cable severing protection : yes (opening of safety lines)
  • Short-circuit protection and overload protection: yes (system shutdown). Requires return to a service workshop for a total control and troubleshooting.
  • Safety contacts/diagnostics : 3x NO 8A/250V redundant / 1x NF 8A/250V redundant parallel Indicators: 3 LEDs
  • Reset : configurable by dip-switch (SR=Automatic, N=manual)
  • Mounting : symmetrical DIN 35mm rail on DIN 50022
  • Mounting : IP 54 electrical box
  • Electrical connection : Maximum 14 AWG (2.08mm²) / 250V minimum
  • Temperature : -20°C…+40°C.
  • Certification : INERIS 06ATEX0007X


The safety controller AWAX26XXL-EEX3 is designed to monitor the safety switches in explosive environment. It provides two safety channels, a zener barrier and a safety logic which complies with EN 954-1/ISO13849-1

This device embedds an ATEX barrier with dual channel in conformity with EN50020 as well as safety logic in conformity with EN954-1. AWAX26XXL-EEX3 : safety module category 4 acc. to EN954-1, to monitor mechanical switches, ANATOM78S-..-EEX switches, EPB or any safety switches certified EEx with at least dual channel and 12Vdc energized (please consult us). This module provides 3 NO safety lines and one NC auxiliairy output with 8A/250Vac switching power each. This module is powered with 24Vac/dc and is used in all the applications where the highest safety level/switching power is requested. As every safety product, it must be frequently checked.

Atex and machine safety management in a compact 45 mm format
Atex dual-channel insulation barrier and controller for built-in machinery safety

Atex safety

ATEX standards
EN 60079-0
EN 60079-11
EN 60079-25
EN 60079-26

ATEX marking
[Ex ia] IIC Ga
[Ex ia] IIIC Da

Product used in combination with the "ANATOM78S- (PL or OX)-EEX" sensor

Additional Information

Manufacturer Comitronic - BTI
Product Name / Options Price (ex VAT)
Comitronic-BTI AWAX26XXL/EEX/24V 3NO+1NF ATEX Zone 0, 1, 20 & 21 Case & Zener Barrier Call for Prices

Comitronic-BTI AWAX26XXL/EEX3/24V 3NO+1NF ATEX Zone 2 & 22 Case & Zener Barrier Call for Prices