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ATEX certification for pneumatic actuators for ball valves

ATEX certification for pneumatic actuators for ball valves

ATEX certification for pneumatic actuators for ball valves

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Hi , I would like to know , if ATEX certification is required for pneumatic actuators for ball valves since these are mechanical items and no electrical circuit is involved. These actuators are for zone 1/0 hazardous areas

RE: ATEX certification for pneumatic actuators for ball valves

Yes if you've got solenoid valves that control the flow of air. They tend to be electric powered.

Also position switches?

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RE: ATEX certification for pneumatic actuators for ball valves

Atex certified pneumatic actuators are available. The need for Atex certification depends upon where the actuator is being used.

RE: ATEX certification for pneumatic actuators for ball valves

ATEX is also for mechanical parts. Generally speaking zone 2 and 1 are not that different and zone 0 are much more expensive - but that general not necessary for actuators.

--- Best regards, Morten Andersen

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