zone 1 hazardous area News

  • Vortex FP control panels monitor gas detectors in Zone 1 hazardous areas

    Crowcon’s new Vortex FP Compact control panel increases the flexibility of its flameproof product range. Like the existing Vortex FP, the FP Compact is specifically designed to monitor toxic and flammable gas detectors or fire detectors where there is a need for the control system to be ...

  • Chromatotec® certified ATEX for zone 1 & 2

    Since 2009, Chromatotec® proposes a version of its MEDOR® analyzer in Exp cabinet for hazardous areas. This solution dedicated for monitoring and online analysis of sulfurs and odorous compounds in natural gas today received the ATEX certification for zone 1. MEDOR® was already certified for zone 2 since 2014. The ATEX directive consists of two EU directives describing what equipment ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • TVOC ATEX certified for zone 2 areas without safety barriers

    Ion Science introduces the ATEX approved 3 wire TVOC monitor, for use without safety barriers in Zone 2 hazardous areas. The ATEX certified TVOC (Total Volatile Organic Compound) monitor can be installed without barriers in a Zone 2 area, to directly replace an existing photoionisation detector (PID). A significant benefit to the customer is the instrument’s easy installation; saving time and ...


    By Ion Science

  • TVOC ATEX certified for zone 2 areas without safety barriers

    Ion Science introduces the ATEX approved 3 wire TVOC monitor, for use without safety barriers in Zone 2 hazardous areas.The ATEX certified TVOC (Total Volatile Organic Compound) monitor can be installed without barriers in a Zone 2 area, to directly replace an existing photoionisation detector (PID). A significant benefit to the customer is the instrument’s easy installation; saving time and ...


    By Ion Science

  • ATEX UV Disinfection for Explosive Atmospheres & Hazardous Areas

    From drilling decks and accommodation platforms, to upstream refineries, many oil, gas and petrochemical installations now require equipment to be installed in hazardous areas and ATEX classified zones. Explosive atmospheres can be caused by any number of flammable gases, mists, vapours and combustible dusts. When a sufficient quantity of hazardous material is mixed with air, all that is needed ...


    By atg UV Technology

  • ATEX UV disinfection for explosive atmospheres & hazardous areas

    From drilling decks and accommodation platforms, to upstream refineries, many oil, gas and petrochemical installations now require equipment to be installed in hazardous areas and ATEX classified zones.  Explosive atmospheres can be caused by any number of flammable gases, mists, vapours and combustible dusts.  When a sufficient quantity of hazardous material is mixed with air, all that ...


    By atg UV Technology

  • Valvekits to stock Soldo hazardous area switchboxes

    Rotork Valvekits, Rotork’s specialist valve mounting kit company, is now the UK stockist for Soldo switchboxes. Soldo is a highly regarded manufacturer of compact switchboxes featuring a range of switch options with local visual position indication for rotary quarter-turn pneumatic actuators. Rotork Valvekits will predominantly stock Soldo switchboxes for hazardous area applications, ...


    By Rotork

  • ReactIR™ 247 certified for class 1, division 1 hazardous use

    METTLER TOLEDO announced today that the ReactIR™ 247 has been certified for safe use in Class I, Division 1 hazardous manufacturing environments and is ready for shipment. Effective immediately, a broader range of manufacturers can take advantage of ReactIR 247’s next-generation Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) analysis to characterize a nearly limitless array of process chemistry ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Rotork Schischek launches controller for decentralised control structures in industrial and hazardous areas

    More and more applications in the industrial and hazardous area building automation sector require high performance and easy to use control systems. The local control of variable air volume (VAV) and constant air volume (CAV) systems as well as pressure, temperature and humidity eliminates the need for connection to remote controllers. Air volume control is the key to delivering cost effective ...


    By Rotork

  • Complete range of Soldo safe and hazardous area switchboxes now in stock at Valvekits

    Valvekits, Rotork's specialist valve mounting kit company, has completed its off-the-shelf offering of Soldo switchboxes for quarter-turn actuators and valves by adding the safe area SP range to the hazardous area Soldo ranges that it already holds. The compact, economical and corrosion resistant Soldo SP range is designed for valve and damper applications requiring waterproof environmental ...


    By Rotork

  • Four Million Californians at Risk from Oil Train Danger Zones

    A series of detailed crude oil rail route maps, released today by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), show nearly four million Bay Area and Central/San Joaquin Valley residents are at risk should an accident occur. As the State experiences a proliferation of new crude by rail terminal proposals this year, these findings provide information about how many people and schools are located ...

  • China blast zone blocked over contamination fear; 112 dead

    Authorities pulled more bodies from a massive blast site in the Chinese port of Tianjin, pushing the death toll to 112 on Sunday as teams scrambled to clear dangerous chemical contamination. Hundreds of people were injured and 85 firefighters and 10 others are missing since a fire and rapid succession of blasts late Wednesday hit a warehouse ...


    By Associated Press

  • Pa. DEP Awards Grants to Restore, Protect Pennsylvania`s Coastal Zones

     The Department of Environmental Protection has awarded more than $900,000 in annual coastal zone management grants to organizations dedicated to protecting and preserving Pennsylvania's coastal zones along Lake Erie and the Delaware Estuary. The agency is now accepting applications for 2013. Coastal zone management grants support programs that measure the impact of various pollution ...

  • DEP Announces Annual Grants to Restore, Protect Pennsylvania`s Coastal Zones

    HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection today announced it has awarded $1.2 million in Coastal Zone Management Grants to organizations dedicated to protecting and preserving Pennsylvania's coastal zones along ...

  • Eco Expo Asia 2013 opens with thematic zones focusing on in-demand regional green solutions

    Eco Expo Asia, widely regarded as Asia’s leading annual exhibition for green business solutions, has gathered some of the world’s foremost experts in green technology for its eighth edition. Opening next week from 28 – 31 October at AsiaWorld-Expo, the fair aims to highlight green products and solutions for all parties concerned with reaching a greener future across Asia. The ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • Eco Expo Asia 2013 opens with thematic zones focusing on in-demand regional green solutions

    Eco Expo Asia, widely regarded as Asia’s leading annual exhibition for green business solutions, has gathered some of the world’s foremost experts in green technology for its eighth edition. Opening next week from 28 – 31 October at AsiaWorld-Expo, the fair aims to highlight green products and solutions for all parties concerned with reaching a greener future across Asia. The ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • Feds approve California sewage ban and create largest coastal no-discharge zone in the nation

    U.S. EPA’s Pacific Southwest Regional Administrator Jared Blumenfeld will today sign a rule that will finalize EPA’s decision and approve a state proposal to ban all sewage discharges from large cruise ships and most other large ocean-going ships to state marine waters along California’s 1,624 mile coast from Mexico to Oregon and surrounding major islands. Today’s action ...

  • Gas hazards in the oil, gas and petrochemical industries

    Although flammable and toxic gas hazards are generally well understood by operators, technicians and safety personnel in the oil, gas and petrochemical industries, continuous training and refreshment of knowledge is essential to avoid potential incidents caused by complacency. New personnel are often assigned work activities in potentially hazardous areas with only very limited training about gas ...

  • The many faces of fire hazards in industrial settings

    Fire and explosion accidents are of major concern to the owners and operators of refineries and petrochemical, gas processing, terminal, and offshore facilities. Statistics have shown that the majority of monetary loss in these types of complexes is due to fire and explosion. According to statistics, 77 percent of the monetary loss in refinery and petrochemical complexes is due to fire and ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • EC takes Italy to court for lack of hazardous accident emergency plans

    The European Commission is bringing Italy before the European Court of Justice for failing to complete the process of drawing up emergency plans in case of major accidents for installations where hazardous substances are present. The Commission is also closing a case against Italy on the designation of special nature protection sites following significant progress achieved in 2007. Environment ...

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