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If someone says “explosion-proof,” what exactly does that mean? – Typical ATEX & IECEx Marking Explained

ATEX is a commonly used synonym for the ATEX directives of the European Union. The name is derived from the French term “ATmosphère EXplosible”. Here is an explanation of ATEX and IECEx standards, markings, classification, directive and different zones. ATEX products are differentiated from standard products by their markings, most noticeably the recognized Ex symbol.…