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ATEX lights: a safe way to do your job
ATEX certified flashlights were produced specifically for explosive hazardous areas. Without really knowing it there are many various explosive hazardous areas. Think of mines, gas and oil plants, but also paint warehouses, hay storage or paper factories. Because even the smallest spark can be fatal these lights need to adhere to the highest requirements. For these zones you can use head torches and flashlights.
Per zone there are various standards the lights need to adhere to. After development these lights need to be strictly checked. As soon as the light has passed all tests it is ready to receive the official ATEX certification. The official ATEX certification. Now the light can officially be called an ATEX light! All these lights adhere to the ATEX guide line 114 (previously ATEX 95).
Each light clearly states which zone it can be used in. As such you know that you can safely use it. If you want to learn more about ATEX lights we recommend you read our article, What is ATEX?