links (alphabetical order):
for companies offering more detailed technical information on zone
classification of hazardous areas and related topics
Purging Systems for Div. 1 and Div. 2 applications.
products include a range of enclosures for use in a variety hazardous
environments and can be supplied with a number of certificates, including;
ATEX Ex‘e’ to BS EN 60079-7 (Zones 1 & 2) EEx‘nA’ to BS EN
60079-15 (Zone 2) and NEMA 4X (CSA, UL & FM class 1, div 2) and GOST.
Electric explosion-proof electrical enclosures.
- AMOT Controls
specializes in Hazardous Area & Industrial Control Systems and Panels
to IEC, CENELEC, ATEX & NEC Standards.
cable glands. EEx e and ATEX rated cable glands and stain relief
fittings for applications in the mining, fertilizer, chemical, offshore,
petro chemical etc. with increased safety level.
Training & Certification Services
is a North American based company located in Houston, Texas
specializing in training, compliance and product certification. The
company was formed to provide Hazardous area Solutions by providing
specialist training & compliance services for engineers working with
products & systems in Hazardous Area locations.
The name Athex
is a short form compilation of the different disciplines we are active in.
eArth & earth control equipment, Tankfarm equipment, industrial
Heating & burner controls, Explosion safe materials, X = service,
advice, problem solving.
(part of EGS Electrical Group)
- Bebco Industries
Purging and Pressurization Systems, "EX" HVAC & Custom
- BEVI Ex-e Increased
Safety Motors - Explanation of Limiting Temperature, Initial Sharing
Ltd. U.K. Hydraulic & Pneumatic directional control valves,
Solenoid valves and air preparation equipment, including products with
explosion protection certification and listings by EECS (BASEEFA), ATEX,
IEC, UL, CSA. Approvals/listings include EExia, EExd, EExme, Class 1
Products - one of the world's
leading specialist manufacturers of cable connectors and accessories.
hand-held inspection & NDT devices for use within hazardous
(potentially explosive) environments, with certification including ATEX,
IECEx and CSA
/ Appleton - products, such as increased safety lighting and cable entries.
Compliance Limited - now part of Intertek.
stocks a wide variety of International, European & American certified
products, such as electrical cable, cable glands, lighting, control gear,
Explosion-proof instrument housings.
Instruments, Inc. specialize
in products which are outside the scope of the major and mainstream
process control instrument vendors.
Research Ltd. - Alberta, Canada. Also "A must read for
'intrinsically safe' design engineers - MINIMUM
SPARK IGNITION ENERGIES --- A MATHEMATICAL MODEL.
- Manufacturers of
Weatherproof (Ingress Protected) & All type of Ex protected
(Flameproof, Increased Safety,Intrinsically Safe, Purge
protected,Encapsulated, Non-sparking &
other specially protected ) electrical & electronic products. India.
- a leading UK supplier of electrical and
electronic intrinsically safe and explosion proof hazardous area
- FEEL Ex-e GRP
enclosures: Data sheet (large - slow to transmit): FEEL
Flameproof Electrical Enclosures Limited (UK). EEx-e certified. (FEEL
UK web page.)
Fuel Registration and Management System -
Certified Intrinsically safe for hazardous (classified) locations by
Factory Mutual Research Corporation for Class I, Division I, Group C and D
for Class T3=200oC with Tamb=75oC.
Directory - Flowmeterdirectory.com
is the most comprehensive web portal on flowmeter technology,
manufacturers, suppliers, and system designers. The site contains both
commercial and non-commercial information on flowmeter types,
manufacturers, suppliers, articles and technology. We always welcome
useful user input.
Gastronics True Wireless Explosion Proof Gas Monitors are available for
measuring H2S and Combustible Gases for Hazardous Locations.
Sensors - FT702IS
Intrinsically Safe Airflow Measurement System - ATEX Certified: EEx ia IIC
Heaters - Manufacturer of Industrial Unit
Heaters for Hazardous and Severe-Duty Locations, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Corporation - Plugs and
receptacles, including the DXN models, hazardous duty plugs and
receptacles that allow users to make and break under load. Certified for
Class I Div II locations.
industrial flat panel monitors
and industrial computers
that are approved for Class I Division 2 in both the US and Canada.
- Newson-Gale -
leading the way in hazardous area static control.
Use this form to get an excellent the 'Grounding
& Bonding Applications Booklet'.
Technology List of suppliers to this industry.
- OMEGA Temperature
Measurement - Intrinsic safety.
- Opti-light Explosion proof lighting
and Explosionproof "Zone-0" luminaires.
Industrial Heat Tracing Solutions offer
a range of trace heaters, including self-regulating, power-limiting, skin
effect, series resistance and mineral insulated. The leading provider of
electric trace heating solutions for all industrial and commercial uses.
- Peppers Cable Glands Limited
including technical information, such as notes on EN50262
standard for glands.
- Pioden Controls - Intrinsically
Safe High Pressure Transducer BP70. Canterbury, U.K.
Digital - Precision Digital supplies digital panel meters, process meters, batch controllers and rate totalizers.
The majority of Precision Digital's products have been approved and/or certified as compliant to UL, CSA, FM, ATEX, IECEx, CE, and NEMA standards.
Fieldbus system - intrinsically safe - a revolutionary development
in instrumentation and control.
Limited, U.K. - Stainless steel cable glands and accessories
- Raychem HTS - Heating Cables -
Thermal Controls) - includes Hazardous location electric heating cable products and
- Remora - Remora Electrical
- Rose+Bopla Enclosures
- RUFFNECK Heaters
Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
- SKF has a
new, intrinsically safe, pocketsize thermometer ThermoPen, TMTP 200Ex,
that meets ATEX requirements and can be used in potentially explosive
atmospheres caused by mixtures of air and gasses
- Standards Council of Canada
- list of Accredited Certification Organizations.
- Teleindustria -
Explosion-proof telephones, Italy.
Connectivity - Position sensors and low pressure Class I Division 2
stainless steel pressure transmitters for use in hazardous areas.
- Thermon - including hazardous
location heating cable products.
- Tiger-Vac -
With forty years of experience, established internationally as a
manufacturer of high-quality industrial, explosion proof, cleanroom and
ATEX, IECEx, NFPA-NEC compliant vacuum cleaner systems for contamination
controlled environments & hazardous locations.
- Turck -
Intrinsically-safe equipment. Select 'Tutorials' to download
'Understanding Hazardous Area Sensing'.
Thermal Controls - the leading
provider of electric heat tracing solutions for all industrial and
- Videotec -
Explosion-proof housing for video camera, Italy.
- EX WI-FI Access Point.
Ltd. - explosion protected products ranging from lighting and
terminal enclosures through to local control, distribution and complex
control systems designed and built to order, with all products approved to
the very latest European / worldwide harmonised standards, ATEX 94/9/EC,
IECEX & GOST-R.
Broken links (kept
here in case these companies' web pages resurface)
- list of several
links to Laboratory Accreditation sites.
- Motion Control
Systems, a distributor of Sensors - Intrinsic Safety by Robert Trask,
- Electrical Products Marketing,
Inc. - Houston, Texas. "Tech. Stuff" information
page. (Link not broken but does not allow 'nesting' and Techstuff.htm page
- Wirac Automation Limited U.K. with
information on the European Machinery Directive (EMD) and some notes on
Hazardous Area Installations.
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