European community directive 94/9/ce applies to all equipments and protective systems intended to be used in potentially explosive atmospheres.
Among news are the introduction of essential security requirements such as, suitability to material for mines and surfaces, equipments classification in categories according to different protection level, and surveillance on production based on certified standards.
The directive highlights for the 1st time explosion risks induced by mechanical source, such as contact sparks, use or overheating of mechanical components not only electrical.
Additionally the directive implies a precise evaluation of possible presence of potentially explosive atmosphere, for gas, vapours or flammable mists ( zones 0. 1 and 2) and combustible dust. ( zones 20, 21 and 22).
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Pneumax is working to certify a number of products aimed to be used within potentially explosive atmospheres , according to standards and directives .
In short you will find certified producst list.
||"CLASSIFIED PRODUCTS FOR
POTENTIALLY EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERE
(ATEX - 94/9/EC DIRECTIVE)
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