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May2014

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How Ex lighting could help detect explosives

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Ex lighting is an important addition to hazardous areas where potentially explosive compounds are stored and worked with, providing much-needed illumination without the threat of sparking an explosion. But a new lighting device being tested by the University of Adelaide could take this a step further, allowing Ex lighting itself to detect trace amounts of […]

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Hawke International Exd cable glands on show in Amsterdam

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Exd cable glands from Hawke International will be among the products on show in Amsterdam from June 3rd as the Netherlands plays host to the 11th Petroleum and Chemical Industry Conference Europe. The 2014 conference covers a broad range of issues affecting electricity and instrumentation in the chemical, petrochemical, and oil and gas industries. Main […]

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RoSPA course can help understanding of Zone 1 and Zone 2 equipment

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A course being newly offered by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) can help with all aspects of fire safety, including the detailed understanding of explosion risks, which can be mitigated through the correct use of Zone 1 and Zone 2 equipment. Where flammable materials have the potential to come into contact […]

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‘Smart’ hazardous area LED lighting may revolutionise maintenance

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Hazardous area LED lighting has several advantages over other types of bulb, such as the ability to run on a lower voltage supply and at a lower temperature, both of which may be preferable around volatile substances. But in the years ahead, hazardous area LED lighting may develop ‘smart’ features that transform the way companies […]

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