ATEX certified sensors are specially designed for potentially explosive atmospheres.
European Directive 94/9 / EC contains a series of technical and legal requirements for protective equipment and systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres created by flammable gases, vapors, mists or dust:
Design and construction from the standpoint of integrated explosion safety
Analysis of possible malfunctions (risk assessment)
Conditions of the surrounding area (zoning)
Special conditions of control and maintenance (qualification of the personnel concerned)
Marking (identification, information)