- A Zone 1 area is classified as a place in which an explosive atmosphere consisting of a mixture with air or flammable substances in the form of gas, vapour or mist is likely to occur in normal operation occasionally.
- IECEx is an international standard that covers many countries around the World.
- ATEX is the European equivalent of that standard.
- In the future we intend to certify our robots for onshore USA (CSA), Russia and Eurasian Economic Union (EAU) and Brazil (INMETRO).
- They’re currently certified for use in temperatures between -40C and +55C. We plan to increase this range to -40C to +60C.
- They’re certified for IIB environments (ethylene and similar) and have a temperature class of T4 (maximum surface temperature 135C). We plan to include IIC environments (hydrogen and acetylene) in the future.
- Although the robots are rated IP54 (dust protected , splashing water resistant) the individual modules within the robot are water-proof. The robot can be deployed in torrential rain, snow, and very high humidity conditions.
IECEx and ATEX certified robots
All robots supplied by ExRobotics are certified for use in IECEx and ATEX Zone 1 areas