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Topic Title: ATEX advice
Topic Summary: Junction box classifications
Created On: 15 November 2012 01:59 PM
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 15 November 2012 01:59 PM
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Nesparc

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We were sent to inspect a vendor supplied JNarshallung box at work today... The label stated EXe but on the bottom of the door was a stamp reading EX nA. I was just wondering which rating would be correct and why have two
 15 November 2012 04:43 PM
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MAXMIRA

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Nesparc,
The only way you can know for certain is to get a copy of the Atex certificate. I would suggest you note down the certificate number and look it up on line.
 01 December 2012 09:52 AM
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fredman

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I would think that you have an EExe enclosure that then has had EXna equipment fitted inside. na equipment is for zone 2 use and is non sparking in normal use. Without knowing what is fitted cannot help much more
 10 December 2012 11:09 AM
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rosemarie

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If you are a supplier or manufacturer of equipment intended to be used in potentially explosive atmospheres or if you import such equipment into the European Community you will be subject to the ATEX 100A Directive.

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