Use of ATEX Certified Equipment

In July 2006, the European Union issued a directive to all manufacturers and users of equipment in hazardous areas called the ATEX Directive. The aim of directive is to allow …

Hazardous Area Zone Classifications

Hazardous area is defined as an area in which an explosive gas atmosphere is present, or may be expected to be present, in sufficient quantities to require special precautions for …

Equipment Protection Level

Equipment Protection Level (EPL) is a system to clearly indicate the inherent ignition risk of equipment, no matter what type of protection is used. Equipment Protection Level EPL Application Description …

Hazardous Area Classification

I just finished my competency training and assessment on Hazardous Area Classification according to AS/NZS 60079. Before the training, I was confident that I already know how to classify hazardous …