The ATEX Equipment Directive 94/9/EC covers electrical and mechanical equipment for use in potentially explosive atmospheres within the EU. Only ATEX compliant equipment may be sold for use within the EU in explosive atmospheres.
Both ATEX compliant equipment and Ex equipment that does not comply with the ATEX Directive is accepted in many territories throughout the rest of the World.
'CE' Marking and the 94/9/EC ATEX Directive on equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres. More >>
99/92/EC ATEX (Workplace) Directive on minimum requirements for improving the safety and health protection of workers potentially at risk from explosive atmospheres. More >>
Is the definitive poster guide to the 94/9/EC ATEX Equipment Directive from Wolf Safety Lamp Company.
It is the ideal aid in the selection of equipment for use in potentially explosive atmospheres, allowing users to easily reference essential information critical to safe use. It also contains many useful sources for further information on explosive atmospheres and explosive atmosphere equipment.
The ATEX Explained poster is available to download in PDF form in two versions: a single page version to interogate on screen or send to a large format output device; or a multiple page version which enables printing to a desktop printer in A4 sections which can then be joined together.