MKE-5-IS Digital Indicator Intrinsically Safe (Display only)

Starting at $849
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Overview

The Explosion Proof MKE-5-IS Digital Indicator is built to be Intrinsically Safe for use in Hazardous and Classified environments. Such environments are considered hazardous due to flammable, explosive fumes or liquids, or have high concentration of dust. AC Powered System now available. Call for details and pricing. View Configurations See more product details
 
Product Code Price
MKE-5-IS $849

Details

The MKE-5-IS Digital Indicator has all of the mechanical features and advantages present in the MKE-5 (the non-IS equivalent). However, the MKE-5-IS is exclusively built to be Explosion Proof and Intrinsically Safe for use in Hazardous/Classified Environments. The indicator features a flame proof Nylon Enclosure and a specially designed control board approved for intrinsic safety. Our full function keypad enables alphanumeric data input, while the large graphic display gives easy to read results. A variety of communication options allows data to be sent to and received from other computerized instruments.

New Features

The MKE-5-IS Intrinsically Safe Digital Indicator can now be configured in multiple ways to meet the needs of specific applications. AC Powered Systems are now available (see Configuration #2). Secondary Safe Area display are also available. These and other configurations are illustrated here. Contact us at (800) 645-4301 for more details.

Intrinsically Safe

Class I, II, III, Division 1, Groups A, B, C, D, E, F & G Class I, Zone 0, AEx ia IIC (T3 Ta=60C) Indoor Hazardous (Classified) Locations. Nonincendive for use in Class I, Division 2, Groups A, B, C and D Suitable for use in Class II, Division 2, Groups F & G. Class III Division 2 indoor Hazardous (Classified) Locations.

Flame Proof & Water Resistant

Special flame proof Nylon enclosure allows sealed with rubber gasket helps keep out moisture.

Easy to See

Stainless steel swivel bracket allows the display to be seen from any angle. The bracket may be mounted in a convenient spot on a post, or desk or wall.

Load Cell Connectivity

Compatible with 4-wire Load Cell connection (Excitation +, Excitation -, Signal +, Signal -). Comes with 5-pin DIN connectors or HDMI connection for ease of use. Wiring information available on request. Customized connectors also supported.

Safe Communication Options

The MKE-5-IS allows for low-voltage intrinsically safe communication to take place using RS-422, 4-wire communication. It also allows for discrete Setpoint outputs for trigger signals to be sent to PLCs.

Expandable Outputs

In addition to intrinsically safe communication options, the MKE-5-IS can also be equipped with non-IS communication features such as RS-232, USB, Ethernet TCP/IP and Wi-Fi.

Secondary Display

Advanced options, features and outputs such as USB Data Logging, Modbus, Integration with Google Spreadsheets and AxChange Cloud Monitoring are available with a secondary display in the safe area. Check out the Upgrades Table below for a list of options we offer.

Available Upgrades

Upgrade Option Available Configuration
Additional Safe Area Display 
Power Supply
  • AC Powered System (w/ Intrinsically Safe Zener Barrier)
Hazardous Area Outputs
  • RS-422
Safe Area Outputs (w/ Safe Area Display or Barrier)
  • Analog Output 4-20mA (or 0-5VDC)
  • RS-232 Serial Port
  • USB Communication (w/ Virtual Serial Communication)
  • Ethernet TCP/IP Connectivity
  • WiFi TCP/IP Connectivity (UpScale)
  • Modbus RTU/ASCII (UpScale)
  • Modbus TCP (UpScale)
Printing (w/ Safe Area Display or Barrier)
  • Label, Paper and Card Printer (RS232)
  • Bluetooth/USB 58mm Thermal Printer (UpScale)
  • Barcode Functions - Printing and Scanning (UpScale)
Setpoint Control (w/ Safe Area Display or Barrier)
  • Setpoints (Filling Ops, Relay Ctrl, etc)
  • Relays (AC/DC)
  • Alerts (Buzzer Alarm)
  • Light Tower: 2/3 Light Columns
Counting Operation
  • Parts Counting
  • All
Data Collection (w/ Safe Area Display or Barrier)
Extras (w/ Safe Area Display Only)
  • Flow Rate Function with Alarms (UpScale)
  • Checkweighing (UpScale)
  • NEMA Stainless Steel Enclosure
  • Remote Buttons (ZERO, TARE, PRINT, CYCLE)

Specifications

Class I, II, III, Division 1, Groups A, B, C, D, E, F & G Class I, Zone 0, AEx ia IIC (T3 Ta=60C) Indoor Hazardous (Classified) Locations. Nonincendive for use in Class I, Division 2, Groups A, B, C and D Suitable for use in Class II, Division 2, Groups F & G, Class III, Division 2 indoor Hazardous (Classified) Locations.
Brochure & Datasheet MKE-5-IS - Specification Sheet (PDF)
Tare, Zero Range 100 % of full scale
Display Speed Adjustable from 0.1 to 0.5 seconds
Overall Indicator Dimensions 5" x 9" x 2.5"
Power Requirements
  • Included Battery Supply - Uses (3) supplied NiMH AA batteries (1 additional set provided with re-charger.)  Batteries must be changed and recharged in safe area!
  • Battery Life - Typical 96 hours of operation. Depends on options attached.
  • AC Powered Systems are now available (see Configuration #2). Call for details.
Accuracy 0.1% of full scale.
Display 1" high graphics LCD digits.
Approvals The MKE-5-IS-a (b) Digital Weight Indicator System is a Factory Mutual (FM) Approved component as per Approval Standard 3600, 3610, 3611 and 3810.