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.
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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.
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Depending on the type of materials that occur, hazardous locations are not equally at risk. The frequency and duration of occurrence of one of these substances give rise to the different protective requirements for operating equipment.
Ex Protection Measures
Who needs explosion protection? To whom does explosion protection apply? What must be noted here? And what is constructive explosion protection? WAGO has compiled answers to the most important questions for you.
Like the devices, gases, vapors, and dust are divided into various groups according to their properties. This division simplifies the right selection of devices for the various gases, vapors, and dusts.
Ignition Protection Categories
Only equipment protected against explosion is permitted in Ex areas. Ignition protection categories are constructive and electrical measures for equipment and qualify as secondary explosion protection.
If an atmosphere subject to explosion cannot be prevented in a work area, secondary explosion protection is brought to bear. Secondary measures include prevention of any ignition sources in the Ex area.
What Is an Explosion?
Ex|plo|si|on; -s <lat.> (explosio) means "escaping under pressure." What happens during an explosion, which factors are important and what protective measures are available? You will learn everything you need to know about explosion protection right here.
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