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Spin collaborates with the company Intek: an independent test and measurement laboratory established in 1994 in the field of ATEX tests. The ATEX sector can provide regulatory advice and perform laboratory tests in accordance with the harmonised standards for Directive 2014/34/EU of the EN 60079 and EN 80079 series. It also performs tests according to the IEC 60079 series of standards for the IECEx scheme.

Explosion chamber

The explosion chamber has an internal volume of approx. 2 m3 and can accommodate equipment of dimensions up to 1000 x 1000 x 2000 mm with the possibility of supplying the equipment under test with a voltage of up to 800 V in three-phase and a maximum current of 100 A.

The control system, which is equipped with a modern gas chromatograph, is able to make normative mixtures with the following gases: Oxygen, Hydrogen, Acetylene, Ethylene, Propane, Methane.

Main standards

  • Equipment IEC 60079-0
  • Protection mode ‘n’ IEC 60079-15
  • Flameproof enclosures ‘d’ IEC 60079-1
  • Protected by encapsulation ‘m’ IEC 60079-18
  • Increased safety type of protection ‘e’ IEC 60079-7
  • Protected by encapsulation ‘t’ mode IEC 60079-31
  • Intrinsically safe protection mode ‘i’ IEC 60079-11

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