- May 23, 2010
- PMA USA
May 23, 2010 - PMA introduces ATEX-approved conduits and fittings. EX-system is suitable for the protection of cables, wires and hoses against mechanical damage, UV-radiation and weathering in explosion endangered areas classified as zones 1/21 (gas/dust) according to ATEX 137.The conduit offers electrostatic load discharging properties and comes with a range of compatible ATEX approved fittings and installation accessories.The connectors and fittings are available with ingress protection up to and including IP66 or IP68 (Nema 4, Nema 4X & Nema 6P). IP66 connectors are fitted with a pre-installed universal safety clip which ensures a quick push-in installation of the conduit. IP68 connectors for increased requirements will be delivered with a special conduit sealing cap.The EX-system products constitute an equipment group II category 2G device in accordance with Directive 94/9/EC (ATEX 95) Appendix I which may be implemented in zones 1/2 as well as in gas groups IIA, IIB, IIC which are subject to explosion risk due to combustible substances, in accordance with Directive 99/92/EC (ATEX 137). The requirements in accordance with EN 60079-14 shall be adhered to on use / installation.The products constitute an equipment group II category 2D device in accordance with Directive 94/9/EC (ATEX 95) Appendix I which may be implemented in zones 21/22 with explosive air / dust mixtures in accordance with Directive 99/92/EC (ATEX 137). The requirements in accordance with EN 50281-1-1 / EN 61241-14 shall be adhered to on use / installation.