Explosion protection

Explosion protection is among the legally required safety-relevant tasks for system engineers and planners: Not only is safety of human beings at stake, but uninterrupted production processes and environmental protection are also critical.

WAGO in Explosion Protection

Principles of Explosion Protection

What happens during an explosion, which factors are important and what protective measures are available? You will learn everything you need to know about ATEX, Ex zones, ignition protection categories, etc., right here.


What happens during an explosion, which factors are important, and what protective measures are available? Discover everything you need to know about ATEX, Ex zones and ignition protection categories right here.


Explosion Protection Products

Discover our Ex-approved products for automation technology, interconnection technology and interface electronics.


WAGO at Work

Discover the industry's biggest topics and our solutions for today and tomorrow. Find out more about the different application areas of our products here.


Laboratory Tests

To use terminal blocks globally, they must satisfy certain standards and obtain test certificates.


New Report: WAGO Ex e Rail-Mount Terminal Blocks For Hazardous Areas

Our Ex Rail-Mount Terminal Blocks with protection type “e” have been thoroughly tested, making them the ideal solution for use in explosion protection. Read our current report “Increased Safety in Intrinsically Safe Circuits with Rail-Mount Terminal Blocks (Ex e) from WAGO” to find out what makes them special and how they provide protection. You’ll also find answers to frequently asked questions about explosion protection.

Directives, Standards and Regulations

Electrical equipment for hazardous areas must meet numerous criteria. WAGO will introduce you to the most important regulations and recommendations.


WAGO at Work

Topics and Solutions for Today and Tomorrow


Underway on the Ship of the Future

Modern propulsion technology, networking subsystems – automation and digitization are standard on ships.


An Industry in Transition

Modern automation and digitization technologies give rise to communicative smart grids.