Processing Magazine

Enclosures for Hazardous Locations

March 22, 2012

Pentair Technical Products announces a fully-featured, expanded line of Hoffman™ brand ZONEX™ IECEX- and ATEX-Certified Enclosures. ZONEX hinge-cover and screw-cover enclosures are designed for use in applications where “increased safety” protection (Ex e), as defined by the ATEX Directive 94/9/EC, is acceptable to safely house electrical components in Zone 1 and Zone 2 rated areas. These enclosures are not intended for use in explosion-proof or flame-proof (Ex d) applications.The expansion of the Type 316 stainless steel ZONEX platform includes new inch-based offerings in an extended range of sizes, including hinge and screw cover versions. All ZONEX models are now offered with enhanced customization options including: material changes, size changes, paint options, holes and cutouts, population of any ATEX-certified terminal block, stopping plug or drain, mounting bracket changes and other modifications. Hinge cover models are ATEX, IECEX and AEx certified. Screw cover models are ATEX and IECEX certified.