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The Atex Directive covers electrical and non-electrical equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres, as well as safety, control and regulating devices used outside potentially explosive atmospheres which are necessary or useful for the operation of such equipment and systems. It prescribes that products must satisfy the essential health and safety requirements set out therein.

The assessment procedures to be followed in order to demonstrate conformity depend on the category to which the product belongs, according to the classification contained in the directive and related to the level of protection that is ensured.

In this field Elettra s.r.l. supports the Company in:


    • Technical-regulatory support and training to meet the requirements of Directive 2014/34/EC


    • Classification of places, plants and machinery for the definition of hazardous areas


    • Verification of the technical file for category 3 electrical components and category 2 and 3 machines.
    • Performing conformity tests for machines in accordance with EN 80079-37 EN 80079-36
    • Performing tests for the certification of electrical products according to EN 60079-x
    • Special tests on equipment according to individual paragraphs of the harmonised standard
    • Rilascio certificazione volontaria per prodotti in categoria 3