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Hazardous Locations Wall Chart Dresses Up Your Office

Posted by Kristen Barbour on Tue, Jul 10, 2012

Protecting Your Process wall poster explains Zones and Divisions

Hazardous Areas poster for your office

There are many different wall charts available to explain the characteristics associated with hazardous ‘classified’ locations. These charts explain the various protection methods available to satisfy hazardous location requirements and normally contain detailed explanations regarding area classification. Many times these charts explain the differences between US and European methods.

The USA is primarily considered a country that applies the Division rating system while Europe has standardized on the more international Zone rating system. The following example should provide some clarity:

Hazardous areas - Divisions and Zones
Our hazardous area wall chart covers the following:

  • Intrinsic Safety and the ATEX Directive
  • CENELEC and North American Marking (Zone)
  • North American Marking (Division)
  • Hazardous Area Designations
  • Methods of Protection
  • Hazardous Location Installation
  • Enclosure Ratings
  • Enclosure Protection IP Ratings
  • NEMA to IEC Enclosure Types
Hazardous Locations Wall Chart Get your free copy now!

Topics: Terminology, Intrinsic Safety

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