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December 20, 2019

We have some exciting news to share. We have recently secured our agency approvals related to Flange Immersion heaters for the international markets with ATEX and IECEx approvals. The bullets below are specifics relating to the certification.

• ATEX Equipment Group: II (locations above ground)
• ATEX Equipment Category: 2 (Hazard is likely to occur)
• ATEX Environment: G (Gas/Vapor) and/or D (Dust)
• Protection Level (EPL): Gb (for Gas/Vapor) and/or Db (for Dust)
• Equipment Zone: Zone 1 (Gas/Vapor) and/or Zone 21 (Dust)
• Protection Method: Ex db (Gas/Vapor) and/or Ex tb (Dust)
• Group: IIB+H2 (Gas/Vapor) and/or IIIC (Dust)
• Temperature Class (Gas/Vapor): T1‐T6, or Surface Temperature Marking xxx°C as required
• Temperature Class (Dust): Surface Temperature Marking xxx°C with & without dust as required
• Ambient Temperature: within range ‐60°C to +60°C (‐25°C to +40°C standard)
• Environmental: IP66

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