ATEX Explained

The term ATEX identifies the European Directive that went into force on the 1st July 2003 and which establishes that all equipment installed inside the companies of all the European Union states and located on premises with a potential explosion risk must conform to the specification of the directive in terms of safety (Ref.94/9/EC and 99/92/EC)

All areas at risk where industrial vacuums have to be used are divided into zones and risk categories are assigned to them;in other words,each company area is classified according to whether or not it contains flammable material.The customer informs the supplier of the industrial vacuum the zone where the industrial vacuum has to work and the category