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NON-ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT

GUIDANCE FOR MANUFACTURERS AND END USERS

EX

ATEX

IGNITION RISK ASSESSMENT


IDENTIFY ALL POTENTIAL
IGNITION SOURCES
(SEE TABLE BELOW)

WHICH APPLY TO
YOUR PRODUCT?

DO THEY OCCUR DURING:

* Describe the single measure applied to prevent the ignition source from becoming effective. Where
appropriate refer to standards used and test reports which substantiate compliance with the standards

EXPECTED
MALFUNCTION

RARE
MALFUNCTION

N/A

N/A

** Describe two independent measures used to prevent ignition source from becoming effective.
Again refer to relevant standards and test reports.

Category 3 Zone 2/22


Category 2 Zone 1/21

N/A

N/A need not be considered for this zone

Category 1 Zone 0/20

**

**

INGRESS PROTECTION (IP)

SINGLE IMPACT ENERGY


LIMITS (NM)

GAS

NONSPARKING
METALS

OTHER
MATERIALS (*)

IIC

60

5 (Hydrogen)
3 (Hydrocarbons
including acetylene)

IIB

125

10

IIA

125

20

IIC

125

10

IIB

250

20

EXPLOSION
GROUP

Category 1G

Category 2G

Category 3G

TYPE OF PROTECTION

IP RATING

Dust

Water

T CLASS

ow restriction

2
22

Dust Tight

IP6x

EN13463-3

ameproof

1
21

Protection against splashing water

IPx4

EN13463-5

constructional safety

Protection against water jets

IPx5

1
21

EN13463-6

control of ignition sources

1
21

EN13463-8

liquid immersion

1
21

Protection against powered water jets

IPx6
IPx7
IPx8

250

20

Protection against continuous immersion

IIB

500

40

IIA

500

80

125

20

500

80

TECHNICAL FILE CONTENTS

3EE)%#%.FORFULLDElNITIONSOF)0RATINGS

General description

T1

450C

T2

300C

T3

200C

T4

135C

T5

100C

T6

85C

I
IIA

Propane

IIB

Ethylene

IIC

Hydrogen

'ASESARECLASSIlEDACCORDINGTOTHEIGNITABILITYOFGAS AIRMIXTURE
2EFERTO%.  FORCLASSIlCATIONOFCOMMONGASESANDVAPOURS

SGS BASEEFA SERVICES


q ATE9 and IECEx equipment certication
q IECEx Certicate of Personnel Competence
q IEC 61508 certication

Manufacturers Name
and Address

Description and explanation necessary to understand operation of


product

II 1GD

ck

Design and manufacturing drawings

List of standards or other solutions to meet EHSRs


Product Identication

IIC

Tamb -30C to +50C

Serial No. and (or inc.)


Year of Manufacture

T4

Temperature Class

1180
Gas Group

ATEX Notied Body


Identication No.
(Zone 0/20 only)

Calculations and examinations


Test Results

ATEX Coding

ATEX CODING

EQUIPMENT CATEGORY
EQUIPMENT GROUP

POSSIBLE IGNITION SOURCES


(LIST FROM EN 1127-1)
Hot surfaces

Lightning

Mechanical sparks

Electromagnetic waves

Flames, hot gases

Ionising radiation
High frequency radiation

Electric sparks
Stray electric currents
and Cathodic protection

Ultrasonics

Static electricity

Chemical reaction

q 2uality system approval


q Assistance with DSEAR
(ATEX user directive) Implementation
q Training and Technical advice

EU Explosive
atmosphere symbol

II 2 GD

Ambient Range

REPRESENTATIVE TEST GAS


Methane (mining only)

ABC Engineering
Buxton, SK17 9RZ, UK

Protection Concept

GAS GROUPS
GAS GROUP

Ignition risk assessment

Baseefa10ATEX1111X

ATEX Certicate No.


(or Manufacturers
Technical File No.)

Type XYZ Pump


2005 s/n 1234

MAXIMUM SURFACE TEMPERATURE

general requirements

fr

IIC

TEMPERATURE CLASS

ZONE

EN13463-2

40


EXCLUDINGMATERIALSSPECIlEDINCLA OF%. 

CONCEPT

IP5x

500

Category 3D

CODE

Dust Protected

IIA

Category 2D

STANDARDS
EN13463-1

Protection against temporary immersion

Category 1D

MECHANICAL PROTECTION CONCEPTS

Hazardous area equipment typically requires a minimum IP rating of IP54 but


may be assessed and tested to the higher ratings below:

DUST

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NORMAL
OPERATION

Adiabatic compression

q IECEx Service facility Certication


q Technical le storage
q Testing

I mining
II non-mining

M1 energised (*)
M2 de-energised (*)
1 very high protection
2 high protection

3 normal protection

GAS DUST

20

1
2

21
22


INPRESENCEOFEXPLOSIVEATMOSPHERE

MINIMUM ATEX REQUIREMENTS


FOR NON-ELECTRICAL PRODUCTS
Category 1Zone 0/20

N.B. certication and 2A assessment

Category 2Zone 1/21

.anufacturerns technical le lodged with N.B.

Category 3Zone 2/22 .anufacturer stores own technical le


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SGS BASEEFA LIMITED


SGS Baseefa Ltd,
Rockhead Business Park,
Staden Lane, Buxton, SK17 9RZ

tel. +44 (0)1298 766600


fax. +44 (0)1298 766601
e-mail: baseefa@sgs.com
www.sgs.co.uk/sgsbaseefa

BASEEFA LIMITED IS NOW PART OF SGS, THE WORLDS LEADING INSPECTION,


VERIFICATION, TESTING AND CERTIFICATION COMPANY.