Hazardous zone locations, Class/Division vs Zone system

Hazardous zone locations are classified according to the nature of flammable materials present in the atmosphere. In some locations such compounds can be present for a short duration while in other places they are found continuously. The two main systems used to classify hazardous location are class/division system used in the USA & Canada and… Read More »

What are hazardous area certifications?

Industrial process performed under presence of dangerous and explosive gases, combustible dusts, flammable liquid or any other similar sources should use electrical equipment's with proper protection technique. To ensure that installed equipment's are designed and tested to provide necessary protection, third party bodies or agencies certify that the specific equipment's meet all requirements to perform… Read More »

Basics of hazardous area classification and protection methods

Hazardous locations are places that contains or are expected to contain sufficient quantities of flammable liquids, gases, vapor or combustible dusts to produce an explosion or fire. Industries like oil&gas, plant floor, chemical, refineries, and many others require explosion protected equipment. Presently there are two systems that classify hazardous areas, the class division system (used in… Read More »

Class 1 Division 2 Hazardous Zone Touch Panel Computer

[pdf-embedder url="https://www.goarista.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Arista-Class-1-Division-2-Hazardous-Zone-Touch-Panel-Computer-TPC.pdf" title="Arista Class 1 Division 2 Hazardous Zone Touch Panel Computer TPC"] Class 1 Division 2 Hazardous Zone Touch Panel Computer TPC Powered by Intel i7 CPU Arista offers a wide range of display sizes for panel mount touch panel computers (TPC). The ARP-2200AP-G00 Series was designed for use in environments where the existence of… Read More »