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Created On: 24 July 2013 07:43 AM
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 24 July 2013 07:43 AM
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MAXMIRA

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can anyone explain to me the difference between IECex and CE certificate of conformance.
 24 July 2013 10:52 AM
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marclambert

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A quick google brings up the following.

IECEx Home
www.iecex.com/‎
The IECEx is the IEC system for the certification to standards for electrical equipment for explosive atmospheres.

CE marking - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CE_marking‎
The CE marking or formerly EC mark, is a mandatory conformity marking for products sold in the European Economic Area (EEA) since 1993. It consists of the ...

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 24 July 2013 12:51 PM
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cblackha

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IECEX is a global certification Scheme

CE is an EU Declaration of Conformity with applicable directives.

In the EU, for applicable equipment, the ATEX directive would be applicable, and whilst IECEX might be nice, ATEX would be the only compulsory requirement

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 24 July 2013 02:41 PM
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GB

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The CE label is also for China Export which seems odd????
Why would they choose the same letters and font!!!
 24 July 2013 03:05 PM
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Originally posted by: GB

The CE label is also for China Export which seems odd????

Why would they choose the same letters and font!!!


The way to tell is the spacing between the C and E. The correct CE marking is where the E starts at the point the C would make an O.



The China Export markings don't usually adhere to this spacing.

http://www.osborneclarke.co.uk...y-or-china-export.aspx

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 24 July 2013 03:12 PM
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cblackha

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It doesn't actually exist
It's just a non-compliant CE mark

http://www.europarl.europa.eu/...-2007-5938&language=PL
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