Who Needs to Comply with the ATEX Directive? Manufacturers of mechanical and electrical equipment, as well as protective systems, intended for safe operation in and around potentially explosive atmospheres and who wish to place their products on the market within the European Union need to comply with the ATEX Directive.
EAC certification logo – last update 15.04.2016. One of the most visible aspect of the EAC certification reform, is not doubts, the appearance in late 2011 of the EAC logo, marking many of the products intended for the markets of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan.
ATEX Certification for Europe. Get your product to European markets with Intertek's expertise in ATEX Directive. If you manufacture products intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres and sold in the European Union (EU) you must provide assurance that your equipment will not cause an explosion during routine operation.
ATEX Certification Information from H. Kuhnke. Zone 0 "Worst Scenario" A place in which an explosive atmosphere consisting of a mixture with air of dangerous substance in the form of gas, vapour or mist is present continuously or for long periods or frequency, over 1000 hours / year or >10% of the time.