Intrinsically Safe Classifications

Certain jobs often call for “intrinsically safe” or “explosion-proof” tools and equipment such as lighting and radios. The purpose of this requirement is ensuring that our equipment doesn’t create a source of ignition which in turn could ignite vapors, dusts, mists, or fibers in the atmosphere. There are several classes of intrinsically safe equipment which have been tested and rated by Underwriter’s Laboratories (UL) and they are broken down … [Read more...]

Jim Johnson April 17, 2014
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