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The ATEX Directive includes in its scope the following type of products:

Equipment and Protective Systems which may be used in potentially explosive atmospheres; Safety devices, controlling devices and regulating devices intended for use outside potentially explosive atmospheres but which are required for or contribute to the safe functioning of equipment and protective systems, with respect to the risks of explosion; Components defined as any item essential to the safe functioning of equipment and protective systems but with no autonomous function.

Eurofins | MET Labs offers testing & certification services to the following EU ATEX standards:

  • EN 60079-0 Electrical Apparatus for Explosive Gas Atmospheres Part 0: General Requirements
  • EN 60079-1 Electrical Apparatus for Explosive Gas Atmospheres Part 1: Flameproof Enclosures “d”
  • EN 60079-2 Electrical Apparatus for Explosive Gas Atmospheres Part 2: Pressurized Enclosures “p”-Second Edition
  • EN 60079-7 Electrical Apparatus for Explosive Gas Atmospheres Part 7: Increased Safety “e”-First Edition
  • EN 60079-11 Electrical Apparatus for Explosive Gas Atmospheres Part 11: Intrinsic Safety “i”
  • EN 60079-15 Electrical Apparatus for Explosive Gas Atmospheres Part 15: Electrical Apparatus with Type of Protection “n”
  • EN 60079-28 Explosive Atmospheres. Protection of Equipment and Transmission Systems Using Optical Radiation
  • EN 60079-31 Explosive Atmospheres. Equipment Dust Ignition Protection by Enclosure “t

Certification, International Approvals & Notified Body Services »

As part of the Eurofins network, our explosion protection experts support customers worldwide. Eurofins has Certification Bodies in Italy and Switzerland which are notified as NB under ATEX Directive 2014/34/EU for the following types of products and type of protection (Explosive Atmospheres Directive 2014/34 / EU (ATEX):

  • Equipment protected by liquid immersion ”k”
  • Equipment protected by control of ignition sources ”b”
  • Flameproof enclosures “d”
  • Tight dust enclosures “t”
  • Intrinsic safety equipment “i”
  • Increased safety equipment “e”
  • Encapsulated equipment “m”
  • Liquid immersed equipment “o”
  • Pressurized enclosures “p”
  • Powder filling equipment “q”
  • Equipment with type of protection “n”
  • Flow restricted enclosures “fr”
  • Equipment protected by constructional safety “c”

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