Hazardous Areas and the selection of suitable components

zone model

Which components may be used in hazardous area’s? When parts of an area of installation are classified as hazardous areas, it is not always easy to select the appropriate components which may be used in those area’s. In order to understand the selection criteria’s, you must have specific basic knowladge about hazardous areas, substance properties…

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What is Hazardous Area Classification?

Hazcalc - Explanation on hazardous area classification

Explanation on hazardous area classification Hazardous area classificatie is related to the prevention of explosion risks on a site, factory or installation. The first step in the systematic approach on reducing explosion hazards is to identify those area’s where such hazards are present: typically those locations where high concentrations of flammable substances (like gases, liquids…

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