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Understanding Hazardous Locations and ATEX requirements for North America and Europe


According to the National Electrical Code (NEC), hazardous (classified) locations are those locations where fire or explosion hazards may exist du to flammable gases or vapors, flammable liquids, combustible dusts, or ignitable fibers or flyings. Manufacturers of equipment used in hazardous locations and potentially explosive atmospheres are faced with increasingly challenging national, regional, and international requlations and customer requirements is often complicated and time consuming. Join us for a free 45 minute webinar introduction to hazardous locations. This webinar will help you gain a better understanding of the requirements for hazardous location regulations and compare the differences between NorthAmerican requirements and European ATEX standards. Learn about the pitfalls manufacturers face in meeting these regulations and what you will need to be more successful in selling your products around the globe. In this informative webinar, our experts will provide you with: An introduction to hazardous locations Zones vs. Divisions NEC Articles 500 to 506 North American standards for Divisions European and North American standards for Zones In addition, you will discover marketing strategies that can be used to help yo successfully sell your products in the international marketplace. Finally, learn how TUV Rhineland's integrated services and expertise can help you simplify the process and get your products to market faster.

Date Recorded: 6/25/2019