Atex installations

Atex aspiration systems for potentially explosive environments

Since 1st July 2003, the application of Atex directives (Directive 2014/34/EU) has been compulsory on all new extraction systems or extraction systems in use which are subject to alterations and not compliant. Atex (ATmosphere EXplosive) concerns all environments where equipment is used in potentially explosive areas, both for the presence of dust and gas.

The legislation requires that “the end user must know the environment in which the appliances are installed and the characteristics of the processed material, through the classification” therefore, the assessment should be provided both in the present case directly in the form of gases, vapors, mists or dust and waste of the process itself.

For the realization of air extraction systems, the user must indicate the nature of what was stated beforehand, providing the features of the material and its particle size, in order to take the necessary precautions to prevent the formation of potentially explosive atmosphere and ignition, to protect workers according to Atex Directives. The necessary protections are specified on the basis of the Kst value (coefficient of the explosive power of the material inferred from the type of contaminant, or specifically provided by the analysis of the product).

Coral Engineering srl, in Milan, manufactures a series of products for all industrial sectors where many companies are subject to the Atex Directive, by designing and supplying suitable solutions in compliance with the directive such as: atex systems, atex extractors, atex filters, atex suction benches, ATEX extraction arms.



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