This Gland for armored cable is being UL tested for Class & Div 1 for Marine Shipboard cable. CSA (US) will be done for Class & Group, maybe also for Class & Div 2 during the first half of 2013. To familiarize yourselfs, a fantastic new Exios Barrier product video
High-end Raw Brass Cable Gland for armored cables suitable for for applications in challenging hazardous locations.
Designed for all explosion proof areas with high performance regarding reliability and tightness, e.g. marine, offshore, gas conveying machinery, refineries and chemical industry.
IECEx and ATEX certified, for use in Ex-e, Ex-d areas.
ATEX 95 equipment directive 94/9/EC, Equipment and protective systems intended
for use in potentially explosive atmospheres.
ATEX gets its name from the French title of the 94/9/EC directive:
Appareils destinés à être utilisés en ATmosphères EXplosibles
The regulations apply to all equipment intended for use in explosive atmospheres,
electrical or mechanical, including protective systems. There are two categories of
equipment I for coal mining and II for industrial applications.
Once certified, the equipment is marked by the ‘CE’ (meaning it complies with ATEX
and all other relevant directives) and ‘Ex’ symbol to identify it as approved under the