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ATEX and Hazardous Environments

ATEX stands for ATmospheres EXplosible. This refers to the environments that these batteries may operate within and include areas that are considered to be hazardous, or potentially explosive, and include environments that are both gaseous (typically petrochemical) and dusty, such as flour mills, saw mills and some food processing plants.

Specifically an ATEX battery or battery pack is specifically designed to conform to European Union directive 94/9/EC. This directive is designed to guarantee that battery powered equipment that is intended for use in environments that have potentially explosive atmospheres are designed and manufactured to the highest possible safety standards thereby offering the utmost levels of protection to equipment operators in those areas.

Custom designed ATEX battery packs.

Design, certification and manufacture of batteries is a critical part of developing equipment intended for use in hazardous areas (ATEX/IECEx). The ATEX battery design engineers at PMBL have extensive knowledge and experience of working with the intrinsic safety (Ex ia/Ex ib) and flameproof (Ex d) safety protection concepts that are typically used in battery powered devices.

Over many years of working with our clients, PMBL have a wide portfolio of experience that can help get to the key design requirements for ATEX/IECEx battery products that can often result in a better solution design, with shorter development and testing phases, using the most appropriate battery components allowing easier integration into the end product. This greatly enhances the product ready for full production and distribution from our UK (Somerset) manufacturing site.

ATEX batteries are ideal for:

  • Remote monitoring equipment used in hazardous areas and environments
  • Un-interupted Power Supplies (UPS)
  • Hazardous area Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Handheld crack detectors and non-destructive testing (NDT)
  • Dangerous Gas Detectors
  • Mining Lamps
  • Plus many more

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PMBL can manufacture your ATEX Battery Packs with cells from the UK's leading battery manufacturers.

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