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 »

ATEX Hazardous Zone equipment protection concepts

The ATEX directive controls the manufacturing and import of electrical equipment used in hazardous zone. Hazardous zone are areas with the presence of flammable gases, vapors and liquids in sufficient quantities to cause an explosion or fire. ATEX requires equipment to be safe and provided with labels/CE markings. Atex refers to two European Union (EU)… Read More »

Class 1 Division 2 Panel PCs, safe system for hazardous locations

For several manufacturing industries safety is a prime concern. Electrical equipment's used in atmosphere with flammable gases or vapors, flammable liquids, combustible dusts, ignitable fibers or filings can result in a fire or explosion. Area with presence of hazardous materials in sufficient qualities to create a fire or explosion is classified as hazardous area. In… 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 »

Arista’s Industrial Panel PCs- For a better healthcare visualization

In today’s dynamic market place, Industrial automation solutions are evolving rapidly. Buyers from myriad industries are continuously demanding innovative and productive solutions with minimal ownership costs. Arista Corporation delivers complete automation solutions including Industrial Panel PCs and displays. The complete range is designed for a smart, safe and sustainable manufacturing. For industries like biotechnology, pharmaceuticals,… Read More »