Vortex Enclosure Coolers A/C ATEX

ATEX Vortex A/C Coolers are designed specifically for purged* Electrical enclosures in ATEX Zones 2 and 22 and Temperature Class T4 areas.

The ATEX Vortex A/C incorporates the most up-to-date features into Vortec’s line of highly reliable, cost effective enclosure coolers.

The ATEX Vortex A/C is available in 4 different cooling capacities from 900 to 5,000 BTU/hr. All of Vortec’s Enclosure Coolers keep Electrical and Electronic Enclosures cool, clean and protected and are a low cost alternative to expensive, high maintenance air conditioners; and avoid contamination with dirty, humid air caused by fans.

  • Purge system not included with purchase.


  • ATEX Certification Ex II 3 GD T4
  • Tamb -20°C to 80°C (-4°F to 175°F)
  • Small footprint to fit on all enclosures and in confined areas
  • Top, side or front (door) mount models available
  • Maintain temperature between 27 – 32 deg C
  • Supplied with air filter and ducting kit
  • Maintains slight pressurization in the enclosure


  • Easy to install, takes about 5 minutes
  • No wiring required to install
  • ATEX Certified for Zones 2 and 22
  • Thermostatically controlled to maintain enclosure temperatures within ideal range
  • Highly reliable, with full 10 year warranty
  • No ambient, dirty or humid air enters the cabinet
  • Can be used on all cabinets, even in tight spaces
  • Operates in environments up to 80 deg C
  • Significantly lower cost, compared to explosion proof Freon air conditioners
  • Reduce operating cost with mechanical thermostat turning the unit on only when necessary
  • Very quiet, 62 dBA operation, 78% quieter than typical vortex coolers
  • Multiple cooling capacities available, to optimize performance and operating cost
  • Little maintenance required, as compared to Freon A/C and fans
  • Use no refrigerants
  • Sleek, modern design