There are several important uses for motion sensors in hazardous environments, and these can help to improve safety while saving on running costs like lighting and electricity.

At their simplest, hazardous area motion sensors are a way to automatically turn the lights on and off when a person or vehicle passes through an area of risk.

By doing this, you reduce time spent in the hazardous zone, as the individual does not need to manually turn the lights on and off.

You can also save on energy bills, by turning lights off when nobody is in the area – this also applies to other systems such as heating, ventilation and air conditioning, if you wish.

Because motion sensors are able to send a signal when movement is detected, they can also function to alert a central control centre when a vehicle or person passes in front of the detector.

Cable Systems stock a range of the highest quality Ex-Mo products including the Ex-Mo motion sensor which is ATEX and IECEx certified, sealed to IP66 and ready for use in Zone 1 and Zone 21 gas or dust hazardous zones.