UL Certifies Moxa EDR-810 Router for Hazardous Locations

  • July 28, 2014
  • Moxa Technologies Inc
  • News

July 28, 2014 - Moxa received Class 1, Div. 2 hazardous location certification from United Laboratories (UL) for its EDR-810 industrial multiport router, qualifying it for safe use in oil and gas refineries, offshore platforms, fueling stations, and other areas containing ignitable concentrations of volatile liquids, gases or vapors. "Our engineering team worked hard to respond to the requirements of Moxa customers specifying networking equipment in hazardous locations," said Thomas Nuth, Global Manager of Oil and Gas Vertical Marketing at Moxa. "Achieving Class 1, Div. 2 certification demonstrates Moxa's ongoing commitment to providing the safest, most reliable networking solutions for challenging industrial applications." The EDR-810 is a highly integrated industrial multiport secure router with Firewall/NAT/VPN and managed Layer 2 switch functions. It is designed for Ethernet security applications in sensitive remote control or monitoring networks, and provides an electronic security perimeter for the protection of critical cyber assets including DCS systems in oil and gas applications.     In addition, the EDR-810's "WAN Routing Quick Setting" provides an easy way for industrial users to set up WAN and LAN ports to create a routing function automatically. Also, the "Quick Automation Profile" gives engineers a simple way to configure the firewall filtering function with general automation protocols, including EtherNet/IP, Modbus TCP, EtherCAT, FOUNDATION Fieldbus, and PROFINET.   About MOXA Moxa is a leading manufacturer of industrial networking, computing, and automation solutions. With over 25 years of industry experience, Moxa has connected more than 30 million devices worldwide and has a distribution and service network that reaches customers in more than 70 countries. Moxa delivers lasting business value by empowering industry with reliable networks and sincere service for automation systems.

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