The Burgess Eagle range of Atex switches were made obsolete many years ago and their replacement the Burgess Hawk switch is also now obsolete. The Burgess Hawk was a stainless steel limit switch with a choice of roller or plain plunger actuators and was fitted with 3m armoured cable .The switch was rated to 6A at 230Vac.

Pennine Components stock a wide range of explosion proof switches that could be used to replace this range.


Where 316 Grade Stainless Steel is required we offer the Idem safety HLM-SS range of prewired limit switches, albeit with different mounting holes. Customer specific cable lengths can be ordered.

Please see below list of possible models:

  • Pin plunger Stock No 6152031 HLM-SS-PP-EX
  • Rocking Roller lever Stock No 6152025 HLM-SS-SRL-EX
  • Roller plunger Stock No 6152028 HLM-SS-RP-EX
  • Link idem HLMSS

For a drop in replacement with the same mounting holes we can offer a product which is a roller lever limit switch with snap action contacts mounted on a stainless steel plate.

See below list of possible models:

  • Plain plunger stock No 2441256 E5387 EX12W-S5M
  • Roller lever stock No 2441257 E5387/A EX12WHL-S5M

Where you might want to fit you own cable gland

See list of possible models:

  • Roller lever stock No 2441254 EX98 series

There are many possibilities, please contact sales department for more assistance.