hazardous area


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hazardous area

1. Within a building, an area which houses highly combustible, highly flammable, or explosive products or materials which are likely to burn with extreme rapidity or which may produce poisonous fumes or gases, including highly toxic or noxious alkalies, acids, or other liquids or chemicals, which involve flame, fume, explosive, poisonous, or irritant hazards.
2. Any area in which there are fine particles or dust subject to explosion or spontaneous combustion.
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According to Flexicon's new cable protection guide for hazardous areas, using flexible conduit systems will offer a potentially safer solution that could also save money and time.
The next-generation device is also ATEX and American CSA certified to take images within Zone 1 IIC T4 and Class 1 Division I B, C, D hazardous areas.
On arrival of the fire service, the police, ambulance service, paramedics, the hazardous area response team were already in attendance and assessing the casualty.
The HALSB-CRNM-LED hazardous area LED beacon light from Larson Electronics is a powerful signal beacon that provides high reliability and durability with corrosion resistant construction and high output LED lamp assembly.
With the Class I, Div 1 and Atex Zone 0 ratings, the CSI 9420 can now be installed directly in hazardous areas such as chemical, petrochemical, and off-shore facilities as well as other explosion-classified environments.
The IL-10 level probe is offered with the main international hazardous area approvals and GL (Germanischer Lloyd) ship approval, making this product particularly suited to applications in hazardous environments.
com provides a wide variety of explosion proof and hazardous area lighting with metal halide, LED or incandescent light sources.
DRON & Dickson, specialist in design, supply and maintenance of hazardous area electrical equipment, has announced its expansion into the Middle East market with the opening of a new base in Dubai.
com)-- Eutex International, a specialist distributor of quality IEC Electrical Cable & Hazardous area products, today officially announced the opening of their new branch in St John's - Newfoundland.
Described by Visilume as the next generation of lighting for demanding and hazardous area applications, Luminex offers the benefit of simultaneous viewing and illumination from the same port by the use of a fibre optic cable measuring only 15mm in diameter.
Pump housings are cast aluminum alloy, with optional chem-duty, sanitary washdown and hazardous area rated enclosures available.
Any hazardous area hardware and wiring not housed in special explosion proof enclosures must be approved as being "intrinsically safe.

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