Good summary sheet of the characteristics of the ATEX equipment labels.
On February 7, 2008, an explosion occurred at the Imperial Sugar Company refinery in Portwentworth, Georgia. The explosion and resulting fire left 13 people dead, 42 people injured, and the plant destroyed. Sugar dust is being cited as the cause
The information in this wall chart is for guidance only. For detailed information see relevant Directives and Regulations EXTRONICS-2008-ATEX-Certification-Definitions.pdf
Gas analysers are used for the continous on line measurement of the composition of process flows in chemical production systems. These measurements provide support to key process functions of controlling and monitoring the temperature, humidity, and chemical composition of gases
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Signifi cant savings, both initial installation and ongoing maintenance costs, for your intrinsically-safe (IS) facility or project can be achieved by selecting associated apparatus as the IS barrier in your system. Preventing explosions and fi res in hazardous areas caused
SUMMARY The phrase “Intrinsically Safe” is often used generically to describe products destined for hazardous (explosive) areas. This paper explores the term “Intrinsically Safe”, provides an overview of what is required to certify a product and compares Intrinsic Safety against
Engineers selecting pressure transducers in hazardous industries must make one more significant consideration beyond performance, reliability and stability, they must specify units with intrinsically safe (IS) circuits. The National Electrical Code (NEC) defines an IS circuit as, “A circuit in
PEPPERL and FUCHS (1993) Explosion protection of electrical equipment
RONAN ENGINEERING (1995) Art of Intrinsic Safety
Explosion Proof & Intrinsically Safe This application note defines some of the terms associated with use of transducers and electrical equipment in areas which are defined as hazardous by national rating agencies. It also outlines Setra products which have Factory