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The New ATEX Directive – Axair Explain the Key Changes

Trying to understand the existing ATEX regulations can be a challenging process for many, so the arrival of an update to the legislation may not exactly be met with open arms. Directive 2014/34/EU was published in the Official Journal of the European Union on March 29th, 2014 and will eventually replace ATEX 94/9/EC.  Relating to the supply of equipment for use in potentially explosive atmospheres, the new directive is part of a New Legislative Framework (NLF) which also covers a variety of other products such as electromagnetic and low ...


ATEX Fans: Let’s Clear The Air

Explosive atmospheres can be generated by a number of manufacturing processes. As of July 1st 2003, it has been mandatory, under European law, that any equipment used in a potentially explosive atmosphere must conform to specific ATEX safety standards. Axair can help to ensure that your fan system complies with these standards; supplying a wide range of ATEX rated fans, for a wide variety of environments. An ATEX fan is required for any application in which there is potential for explosive gases or dusts to be present in the environment ...