Hazardous area weighing
Explosions are not exclusive to oil refineries and chemical plants. Most microfine dust particles can become statically charged in the air, then ignite from a spark generated in the normal workings of electronic equipment including weighing scales, measuring or filling equipment.
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Approved ATEX scales
Any equipment purchased should not simply be manufactured to ATEX standards, but also should interface with other products and systems used in the hazardous area, to guarantee the entire installation is safe. Avery Weigh-Tronix offers a range of highly accurate, intrinsically safe weighing equipment with full ATEX approval for operating in Zones 1/21 and 2/22, including;
- High precision ATEX bench scales
- Mobile and static intrinsically safe floor scales
- Accessories including portable battery packs and safe area battery chargers
Trust the experts
Due to the hazardous nature of working in ATEX environments, weighing equipment should be installed and serviced by experts. Avery Weigh-Tronix service technicians hold accreditations for working in hazardous and potentially explosive environments and receive specialist ATEX training at regular intervals.
Site dedicated ATEX technicians get to know your operation and equipment, which minimises the need for site inductions, and ensures installations, calibrations and preventative maintenance visits are carried out with optimum safety.