Eaton XT Series Manual Motor Protector – Product Spotlight

Eaton’s XT family of Manual Motor Protectors feature a pushbutton or rotary ON/OFF manual disconnect, Class 10 adjustable bimetallic overload relay and fixed magnetic short-circuit trip capability in one compact unit. They can be used to fill a role in three different applications: manual motor protectors, motor protective circuit breakers, and individual branch motor applications.


Eaton’s XT Series Manual Motor Protectors, available at! Pictured is the XTPR model, rated for 16A.


Standard models include the ON/OFF rotary handle with lockout provision and visual trip indication. XT protectors also include Class 10 overload protection, phase loss sensitivity and ambient temperature compensation.

The short-circuit trip characteristic is fixed at 14 times the maximum overload setting, adjustable with a dial. Built-in heat and magnetic trip elements help protect the motor.

XT manual motor protectors feature a DIN rail mounting system, three different terminal configurations (screw, screw and spring cage, and spring cage), and support for several accessories to expand their capabilities. Accessories include:

  • Front and side auxiliary contacts
  • Trip indicating contacts
  • Tamperproof cover
  • Undervoltage release
  • Shunt trip
  • Through-the-door operators
  • Three-phase line side connecting links
  • Purpose-built enclosures

Identification marks clearly label each part of the unit. XT motor protectors are ideally suited for motor applications from 0.1A to 65A.

For more information about Eaton’s XT Series Manual Motor Protectors, contact our experts today!


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