Hazardous & Explosion Proof Video Surveillance

By Brian Rhodes, Published Dec 22, 2021, 10:37am EST (Info+)

Placing surveillance cameras in hazardous, highly flammable environments calls for specially-rated equipment which is certified not to spark or ignite.

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Where ** ********* ***** ********* ****?

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When ** ******** *******-***** *********?

** *** *** ** **********, ******** manager, ** *******, ** ************, *** should *** ** ******** ******* *******-***** equipment ** ********.

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* *** ********** **** ********* ************ gear ** ******** ** *** ************ protective ********* ** ******* ********* **** in *** ****. *** *******, ** all **** ******* **** ** **** electrically ******** ******** ** ** **** fork ****** **** ** ** ******, the **** ****** ******** *********-***** *******. However, ** ** ********* ** **** equipment ************** **** ***** ************ ** the ****, ** *** **** ** equipment ********* ** ‘**** *** ***’, or ‘************* ****’, ** ************* **** expensive **** ***-********* *********.

What **** * '****** ******' ****?

* ******* ** ********* **** ************* marks *****, *** ** ** *********** to ******* ********* **** ********* ********* prevailing ******** ******* ** **** ***********.

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***** *********** ** **** *****, ***** ratings *** **** ** ********** ****** hazardous *****.

Reading ******

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What ********* ********* **** ***********?

********* ************ ******* ********* ***** ***********/********** equipment **** ** ********* ** *** precipitate ******** ** ***** *** ******** to ****** ** *** *********** ***********.

***** *** *** ***** ** ********** of ********* ** ****** ****:

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******** ** *** ***** '********* *****' or '************* ****' ******** *******:

*** **** ***** *** ***** ********** ranges ** $*,*** - $*,*** ***.

*** ****** ******** ** * ******** rated ‘********’ – ******, *******, *********, cabling – **** *** **** ********** certified ** * ****. ** *******, beyond *********** *** *********, *** ******* to ** **** ****** ******* *** the ******** ** ****** **** ******. Examples ** '************* ****' ********** *******:

*** **** ***** *** ***** ********** is ******* $*,*** - $**,*** ***.

**** ********* *** ******* ******** ******** environments ** ****** ********, *** ** inert *** (**** ** ***** ** Nitrogen) ******* *** ******** *********** **** of *********** *********** ******.

Choosing ******* **********

********* ********* *****, *** *** ********** of ***** *** ***** ********** *******:

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  • *** ****** ***** ** *** ******** to ****** **** *** ** *** accompanying ******** ** ********* *** **** certified. * *********** ****** ** **** is ******** ** *** ********** **** supplying * '*********' ********.

********* * ***** '********' ***** ********** prove ** ** * ****** ******** depending **** *** *********** *** ************ are ***********, *** *** ******* *** supplier ** ** ****** **** *** the ***-********** *********** ** * '*********' assembly. ***** ********** **** *** ********* properly ***** ** ********* *** ******** of ****. ********* ****** *** ******, make **** *** *** ***** *** in ******* **********.

Alternatives ** ********** *********-*****

*** **** ****** *********** ** ******** the **** ** ******* **** **** of ********* ********** ** ******** ********* outside ** ******** ***** *** ********** lensing *** ********** ** **** ************ requirements. **** ** **** ******** ******* in ********* **** (******** *******) ******** cameras, **** ***** *** ** ***** in ************ **** ***** **** ******* the **** ** * ****** ********* rated ******.

******* ***** ********* ** **** **** costly, ********** *** *********** * ********* solution *** ** * ** ** times **** ********* **** ***-***** ***********.

************, *********** ***** ********* *** ** more ******, *** ****** ***** **** cleaning ***** ** ************* ******* *** require ******* *********, ********** *********, ** training ****** ***** ****.

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* *** ***** ** ******* ******** as ****, **** **** * **** broad ******* ***** ********* ******** ****** packages *** '***** **** *** ******' housings. * **** **** * *** of ***** ******** *** *** ***** quality ** ****.

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******* ***** **** ******** ** *** of *** **** ******* *** *****. It ** ****** ********** **** *** company **** **** ******* *** ** actual ************ ****** **** ** *** big **** ****** ** ***** ********** unknown ** *** ***** ******.

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* *** ***** ** ********* ******** as ****. **** *** * ***** partner **** **** * ******* *** technology **********.

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* ******** **** * ******* *********-***** meant **** ** ***** ********* ** explosion.....

***** *****-**. *** *** ***** **** is ******* ** ***** **** ***** are *** **** *****. *** *** usually ******* ****** ****** "******" *****. Wonder **** *** **** ***** *** looking **** ***** ***.

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** ***** , ****** ***** ***** up ! ****** **** ***** *** Eaton’s **** ******* ***** ** *** our ****** ** ****** , ****** and ***** *** **** ***** *** Hazardous **** **** ************ . **** free ** ******* ** *** * can ****** *** ** **** ***** / ******** **** *******. (****** ** not ** ******)

** *** ****** *** ***** *** Comms **** ***** **** *** ** our ******* ******* **** *** *** Hazardous **** ************** **** (*.*.*)

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***** *********,

* **** ** ******* ******* *** specific **** ******** **** **** ** 1/2G ** *** ** **********. *'** contacted *****, ***** *** ******** **** in ****** *** **** ** **** have *** "**" ******.

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******: **** ******* *** **** ***** to *** *** **********:**** ** */** ** *** ** Enclosures - *** ****** "**" ******?

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**, **** "**" *********** ** ******* linked ** ************* **** ********, (** explosion ***** ********)

* ** *** ***** ** *** brands **** ** ***** **** ****** their ** ********* **** ********, *** please *** ** **** ** *** do ****** *** *** ** ** own ********* ****.

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