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Exe Increased Safety Breather Drains (DP-E Series)

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Redapt DP-E Series of Breather Drains provide a method of preventing moisture build-up within a hazardous area approved enclosure whilst ensuring the integrity and Ex approval of the installation is maintained.

Intended for use where an installation is subject to fluctuations in temperature which can lead to the formation of condensation and a subsequent moisture build-up.

The Breather Drain allows air within an enclosure to breathe with the surrounding atmosphere helping to prevent condensation and any potential damage to sensitive electric/electronic equipment housed within.

The Breather Drain will also maintain the IP66 rating of any enclosure to which it is installed.

The DP-E Series of stopping plugs are designed to be installed from the outside of an enclosure and can be used in a threaded or un-threaded entry hole. Ideally they should be located at the lowest point of an enclosure to ensure optimum draining of any moisture.

Redapt Breather Drains are designed for hazardous area applications and are certified to protection concept Exe “Increased Safety” for use in Zone 1 and Zone 2 applications.

Approved to the latest international standards, Breather Drains can be supplied with ATEX, IECEx, and GOST-R hazardous area certificates.

In addition CSA approval certificates can be supplied to cover use in North American and Canadian Class I Zone 1 Exe II applications.

Technical Data Table

Protection MethodExe – Increased Safety
Ingress Protection (IP) Maintained
Impact Resistance
20Nm (except aluminium and G.F. Nylon materials)

-50°C to 85°C (standard HDPE filter)

-50°C to 125°C (nylon body)


Base Materials


O-ring Materials



Brass, 316 stainless steel, aluminium,
and glass filled nylon

Nitrile, silicone, viton, EPDM, neoprene,
others on application

Nickel, zinc, others on application

Others on application
Standards Approved To
IEC 60079-0, IEC 60079-7, IEC 61241-0, IEC 61241-1

Ex Approvals

ATEX Approval

IECEx Approval

GOST-R Approval 


CSA Approval 



IECEx SIR 08.0024X

RU С-GB.ГБ06.В00106 – Russian
RU С-GB.ГБ06.В00106 – English
RU С-GB.ГБ06.В00106 Annex document – English

1185887-2500003408 (LR 106084)  

Installation Instructions


Product Datasheet

DP-E Breather Drain

How To Order

Part Number System