ATEX Blog

In this section of our website you can find basic information about ATEX, Explosion safety and hazardous area classification. If you need clarification for your specific situation: contact our experienced consultants for free advice. 

  • Marstair and Ex-Machinery Explosion Proof Equipment Sign Partnership to Provide ATEX Air Conditioners for even the Harshest Environments
    Marstair and Ex-Machinery Explosion Proof Equipment Sign Partnership to Provide ATEX Air Conditioners for even the Harshest Environments

    Zwijndrecht, 9 July 2018. Ex-Machinery from the Netherlands and U.K. based Marstair, team up to serve the marine and oil & gas market with entirely new HVAC and refrigeration products.

    Product release ATEX zone 1 condenserThe…

  • Abstract presentation Hazardex 2018
    Abstract presentation Hazardex 2018

    ABSTRACT "IOT 4.0 AND LORA FOR MAINTENANCE PURPOSES IN HAZARDOUS AREAS ?"

    This paper focuses on the use of sensors to monitor the technical state of various types of equipment by means of LoRa Wan technology. LoRa is short for…

  • Gas explosions: characteristics, flash point and ignition temperature in relation to Temperature class
    Gas explosions: characteristics, flash point and ignition temperature in relation to Temperature class

    Watch in our video demonstration Flash point gasoline and diesel how difficult it is to light a saucer of diesel with a match. ….and why lighting a bowl of gasoline is a complete different story. This blog is about the main…

  • Flash point video demonstration
    Flash point video demonstration

    Watch how difficult it is to light diesel with a burning match and why lighting gasoline is a complete different story.

    In this video we demonstrate the flash point of diesel and gasoline. Flash point is used to characterize the…

  • Can tea cause an explosion?
    Can tea cause an explosion?

    ATEX heater dries tea leaves safely at low temperatures Handpoured tea leaves go through several processing steps before we can enjoy a delicious cup of freshly made tea. One of the steps is drying the tea leaves. This is done…

  • Armadex WiFi antenna smart solution in ATEX zones
    Armadex WiFi antenna smart solution in ATEX zones

    Why this antenna can be the smart safety solution in your hazardous area You don’t necessarily have to spend a lot of money to comply with explosion safety regulations. What you want is to work safely, achieve full reliable…

  • Practical overview of  ATEX zones and ATEX equipment
    Practical overview of ATEX zones and ATEX equipment

    Ex-Machinery explains “which ATEX equipment may be used in which ATEX zone?” put this practical overview on your bulletin board

    Within Europe, when electronic or electrical equipment of any kind is intended for use in a…

  • Explosion Protection Document
    Explosion Protection Document

    The Explosion Protection Document, according to ATEX 153

    As of July 2003, organizations in EU must follow the directives to protect employees from explosion risk in areas with an explosive atmosphere.

    There are two ATEX…

  • ATEX Marking in a nutshell
    ATEX Marking in a nutshell

    Learn about ATEX marking, equipment categories and protection methods.

    About Ex-MachineryEx-Machinery has specialized in ATEX and explosion safety for over 14 years. Are you interested in explosion-proof equipment? Then please do…

  • Dust Explosion of cornstarch video demonstration
    Dust Explosion of cornstarch video demonstration

    See how simple organic dusts like cornstarch can cause a serious dust explosion hazard.

  • Hazardous area and equipment categories
    Hazardous area and equipment categories

    Which equipment to use in wich classified hazardous area? View our table or contact our experts for free advice.

  • IECEx standards for explosion safety
    IECEx standards for explosion safety

    The table below shows the IECEx explosion protection standards.

    About Ex-MachineryEx-Machinery has specialized in ATEX and explosion safety for over 14 years. Are you interested in explosion-proof equipment? Then please do follow…

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