What are hazardous area certifications?

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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 in a hazardous area/location.

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Basics of Intrinsic Safety in Hazardous Locations

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For hazardous locations work areas safety is a prime concern, according to experts to avoid any hazard it is quite it is quite essential to take extreme preventive measures. Faulty conditions  can lead to explosion and harm operators as well as overall production. Intrinsic safety barrier ensure safety in the work environment. Let us first understand what is meant by intrinsically safe?

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Technical White Paper-Hazardous Locations Class 1 Division 2


With a focus on maintaining a completely safe industrial environment this paper will give provide information on Arista specialized range of non-incendive, corrosion resistant and HMI embedded system with thin clients industrial panel PCs, touch panel PCs, UL class 1 division 2 certified specialized for work in food processing, cold storage, pharmaceuticals and other harsh industrial environment.

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Industrial 19″ Panel PC C2D Class 1 Div 2 Hazardous Locations

Fremont, California, October 15, 2014  Industrial 19″ Panel PC C2D Class 1 Div 2 Hazardous Locations,  Arista Corporation (http://www.goarista.com), a leading supplier of Industrial Displays, Industrial Panel PCs, Industrial PCs, Embedded Computers and Industrial Thin Clients, today introduced the ARP-2219-D00, its latest generation 19” Industrial Touch Panel PC.

Key features include rugged 19” active matrix LCD display, 5-wire resistive touch,  Mobile Core 2 Duo CPU, 4GB DDR2 memory, 1 PCI expansion slot, NEMA 4 aluminum bezel /4X stainless steel bezel, 1 removable 2.5” SATA HDD, Video (DVI, HDMI, DP),  dual Gigabit LAN,  4x USB 2.0, 5x RS232, 1x RS-232/422/485, Class 1 Div 2 Approval, CE.

“Our ARP-2219-D00 with Core 2 Duo CPU provides our customers a stable long life platform,” said Thao Le, VP Sales & Marketing, Automation Group.  “The ARP-2200 series of industrial touch panel PC platforms includes 15”, 17” and 19” displays with 1 PCI expansion slot for Class 1 Div 2 applications.”

All Arista systems are assembled and fully tested at its facility in Fremont, California.  Arista offers a full range of ODM design services, from metal chassis to open frame enclosures, barebone systems and complete turn-key system level customization and manufacturing. Special services include Mechanical & Thermal Design, Software Engineering Support and Regulatory Compliance.

About Arista

Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Fremont, CA, with operations in China, India and Taiwan, Arista Corporation is committed to the highest standards of product development, engineering, manufacturing and customer support. Arista provides off-the-shelf, full turnkey integration services, and custom ODM/OEM design and development services. Its ODM/OEM capabilities help their customers meet exacting specifications and requirements at an affordable price and quick time to market in harsh operating environments. In a continuous pursuit of excellence, Arista’s core values include Innovation, Reliability, Agility, Integrity and Trust. ‘Talk to us. We listen.’