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Southern Manufacturing

Farnborough, Hants(GU14 6TQ)

20/04/2021 - 22/04/2021

Southern Manufacturing and Electronics is the most comprehensive annual industrial exhibition in the (more)

PPMA Show 2021

NEC, Birmingham(B40 1NT)

28/09/2021 - 30/09/2021

PPMA Show 2021 will be the UK’s largest ever event dedicated to state-of-the-art processing and (more)

Advanced Engineering 2021

NEC Birmingham(B40 1NT)

03/11/2021 - 04/11/2021

Join us in our 12th and most important edition to date, as we invite engineers and management from all (more)

Signalling specialist publishes a 'Guide for Hazardous Areas'

Signalling specialist publishes a 'Guide for Hazardous Areas' E2S Warning Signals has published a new 'Guide for Hazardous areas' which is available as a free download from its website. The guide has been put together with specifiers and hazardous area engineers in mind with matrix tables that enable fast cross-referencing of information between the main certification systems: ATEX, IECEx, North American and Canadian standards.
 
Protection concepts are listed along with applicable zone, class or division and typical equipment protection level in an easy to read format. In addition, the guide contains ample reference information related to gas and dust atmospheres and potentially explosive environments, such as:
  • Gas and dust groups and typical substances according to the main certification systems
  • Maximum surface temperature of equipment, temperature classifications and ignition temperature limits of gas/dust
  • Apparatus groups and typical ignition temperatures for commonly encountered gases, vapours and dust
  • Type of protection and basic concepts of protection listed by zone according to ATEX and IECEx and class and division according to US and Canadian standards
  • IP ratings and NEMA enclosure types
  • Typical equipment markings of hazardous area signalling products from the E2S portfolio.
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