ATEX is the name commonly given to the framework or legislation and guidance for controlling explosive atmospheres and the standards of equipment and protective systems used in them. Therefore this legislation will apply to filters when used in these potentially hazardous environments.
Amazon Filters Limited is a leading designer and manufacturer of filter housings and has prepared two Technical Papers to help filter users with their risk assessment and in meeting their legal obligations :
- Technical Publication TP011, ATEX classification of Filter Housings provides detailed information on ATEX regulations and filter housings. Click here for a copy
- Technical Publication TP012 Meeting The Requirements of European ATEX Directives provides an excellent overview on managing the requirements of ATEX for filter housings, cartridges and packaging.
Please contact us for a copy of these Technical Publications or to discuss how we can help you with your particular requirements.
To download a copy of our ATEX Confirmation Document click here.