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  • Explosion Proof 550 Gallon Tote Heater Explosion Proof 550 Gallon Tote Heater

C1D1 Explosion-Proof 550 Gallon IBC Tote Heater for Stainless Tanks w/Top Lid Cover - 120V, Class 1 Division 1

Item #: EXP550G-C1D1

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Explosion-Proof 550 Gallon IBC Tote Heater. Certified Class 1 Division 1 for Safe and Effective Tote Heating in Hazardous Areas.

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(EXP550G-C1D1) - Ultra-Safe 550 Gallon IBC Tote Heater Certified for a Class 1 Division 1 Hazardous locations.  Our hazardous location products are listed for use in Class 1 Division 1 and Division 2; Groups A, B, C & D Hazardous Environments with a maximum Temperature Classification of T4. This design is engineered for a 550 gallon IBC tote w/ container dimensions of 48" L x 42" W x 60+" H  Stainless IBC Tote Tank.  Our engineers must communicate with your site technical contact for ALL C1D1 Heaters.


Power Density:  Extreme Freeze Protection (even in locations down to -40°F)

External Cord Length: 33 ft  (can be shorten upon customer request)

Temperature Control: C1D1 requirements will NOT allow for an internal preset thermostat.  Optional external C1D1 temperature controller (sold seperately) and available for locations and projects with tight temperature requirements.  Must be territory D approved. Customer must fill out an engineering custom questionnaire.

Vinyl Type:  CA16 Gray Alloy Vinyl (rated to -40°F)

Approximate Wattage: 1180 - 1440 Watts

Approximate Amperage:  9.83 - 12.0 Amps

Voltage: 120V

Certified by ETL to UL, CE, CSA Safety Standards - Marked C1D1 Explosion Proof

Power Cord:  All C1D1 certified tote heaters will come with open leads for plant wiring by a certified site technician


This item includes:  Buckles & straps used for fastening the custom tote heater snug against the IBC tote... providing optimal thermal contact and increased performance.

5-7 day lead time depending on quantity needed.  

1 Year Manufacturers Warranty 

Wrap it in an Ultra-Safe Tote Heater and you'll never use another competitors heater again. We guarantee it! Stop messing with hazardous heating belts and immersion heaters. Ultra-Safe takes the hassle out of heating your temperature sensitive tote materials. Explosion-Proof safety certified C1D1T4.

explosion proof temperature controllerOPTIONAL - C1D1 Temperature Controller. Territory D Approved.

These thermostats are suitable for installation in Class 1 & Class 2 hazardous locations as defined in the National Electrical Code, where the atmosphere may contain the following:

1. Certain vapors and gases.

2. Dust such as aluminum, magnesium or their commercial alloys.

3. Carbon black, coal or coke dusts.

4. Flour, starch or grain dusts.


Call (866) 805-4328 for details and pricing on a turnkey Class 1 Division 1 Tote Heating System from Heat Authority.



Country of Manufacture United States
Dimensions 48"L x 42"W x 60+" H Stainless IBC Tote Tank
Manufacturer HEAT Authority
Adjustable Thermostat Optional
Heat Range Mid
Watts 1180-1440
Amps 9.83-12.00
Volts 120V
Warranty 1 Year
Certifications Class 1 Division 1 (Hazardous Area / Explosion-Proof)

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Explosion Proof, Intrinsically Safe and Hazardous Area Information

from Instrumart

Explosion-Proof "Explosion-proof" products are capable of containing an explosion. The term "explosion-proof" does not indicate that the product is capable of withstanding an internal explosion without allowing flames or hot gases to escape from the transducer housing to trigger an explosion in the surrounding atmosphere. The "explosion-proof" term is assigned to those products which are certified by the national rating agencies such as Underwriters Laboratories and Factory Mutual Research after meeting their specifications and passing their tests. Unless certified by one of these agencies, the product does not meet the "explosion-proof" requirements of the National Electrical Code.

Intrinsically Safe "Intrinsically safe" products receive their classification because their electrical power usage is below the level of power required to set off an explosion within a given hazardous area. In addition, "intrinsically safe" products are incapable of storing large amounts of energy which might spark an explosion when discharged.

Hazardous Area Both national rating agencies, as well as the American National Standards Institute adhere to the same definitions of what contributes to a hazardous area. These areas are defined as Class I (combustible gas and liquids), Class II (combustible dust), and Class III (combustible fibers). Class I is subdivided into groups A (acetylene), B (Hydrogen and butadiene), C (diethyl ether, ethylene, isoprene and UDMH), and D (acetoen, gasoline, lacquer solvent, styrene, propane and natural gas). Class II is divided into Groups E (metal dust), F (carbon black, coal, and coke), and G (flour, starch and grain dusts).

All classes include two divisions. Division I covers electrical equipment directly exposed in an explosion atmosphere of the material of a specific group. Division II covers electrical equipment in an explosive atmosphere only when accident or fallout occurs, or in a properly vented direct exposure.

Qualification for a rating automatically qualifies the equipment for a lower class and group. For example: Class I equipment can be used in Class II and Class III applications with no restrictions.

An "explosion-proof" rating is given only to a single piece of equipment for a specific class, division, and group. Equipment installation is the sole responsibility of the end user, and the National Electrical Code clearly defines the requirements of this installation. For example, a piece of equipment can carry a Class I rating and qualify only for a Class II rating after installation and inspection if the installation is not up to the original rating requirements. The National Electrical Code allows no modification fo the rated equipment.

A single piece of equipment, a system, or parts of a system can receive an "intrinsically safe" rating for a class, group and division. The rating agencies usually test the equipment as a system, and all parts of the system receive the highest class and group reached by the system regardless of any previous "explosion-proof" rating. The entire system also receives a collective rating, which will generally be that of the lowest rated piece within the system. If the system is not modified by the end user, it retains the rating. The end user must install the equipment as supplied, and installation procedures are not specified by the National Electrical Code.


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