Communication, IOT and Industry 4.0 applications become more and more important, since they allow for higher productivity, better reliability as well as real-time monitoring and controlling. This trend includes industries where additional regulatory measures for protection against explosions have to be implemented. This includes, but is not limited to off- and onshore environment, as well as mining. HUBER+SUHNER introduces new products to serve the specific needs of this market.
The new products are compliant to the ATEX Directive 2014/34/EU for use in potentially explosive atmospheres or hazardous locations and are in accordance with IEC/EN 60079 series of explosive atmosphere standards.
ATEX Entry Devices Series 9097
- for use in Zone 1 or Zone 21
- for coaxial cabling/interconnection with Ex-d enclosures
ATEX Surge Protective Devices Series 9096 (GDT / QWS)
- for use in Zone 2 or Zone 22
- for lightning protection of remotely installed antennas
HUBER+SUHNER Ex-proof devices can basically be used in any radio equipment and wireless infrastructure. Typical applications are process control and automation as well as access points, WiFi and cellular services. Entry devices are mainly required for coaxial cabling with Ex d enclosures, and SPD devices are employed in configurations with remotely installed antennas.