TWIG Ex devices

TWIG Ex (ATEX) products are type approved by qualified notified body. TWIG Ex (ATEX) products are designed, manufactured and marketed pursuant to an ATEX quality management system certified by qualified notified body. The notified body is Eurofins Expert Services.

The ATEX Equipment Directive (2014/34/EC) forces manufacturers to gain certification of electrical and/or mechanical products that can be used in a potentially explosive atmosphere. Products without the appropriate certification are not legally allowed to be placed on the European market after July 1st 2003.

The ATEX Workplace Directive (99/92/EC) comprises the minimum requirements for improving the health and safety protection of workers potentially at risk from explosive atmospheres. An area is first classified according to the extent and occurrence of potentially explosive atmospheres. The risk assesment and area classification is followed by the selection of appropriate equipment and the identification of possible ignition sources arising from the plant operations.

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What is ATEX?

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Potentially Explosive Atmosphere  

The term ATEX refers to atmospheres that are potentially explosive due to the possible presence of dusts, vapours or gases that are likely to ignite or explode.

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Area Classification

The  ATEX Directive 2014/34/EC  makes it mandatory for manufacturers to assess the explosion risk and classify the area accordingly.

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Mandatory Certification

The  ATEX Directive 2014/34/EC  forces manufacturers to gain certification of electrical and or mechanical products that can be used in a potentially explosive atmosphere.

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Certified Equipment

Once an area is classified as potentially explosive, a risk analysis will normally dictate that only electrical and mechanical equipment that is suitably certified can be used.