ATEX/IECEx Vehicle Control Barriers | Avon EX750 Rising Arm Barriers are an ATEX / IECEx certified product that have been designed for vehicle control in hazardous areas which are potentially susceptible to explosive atmospheres.
Designed and manufactured in the UK, Avon EX750 Barriers will provide vehicle access and movement control for primarily oil and gas / chemical works sites without creating an ignition source.
The EX750 is a vehicle control barrier that has been specifically designed to mitigate the Health and Safety risks associated with sites with the potential for the build-up of explosive atmospheres.
Key features & benefits
The EX750 CAT2 Barrier can operate in an area that is deemed to be a potentially explosive atmosphere, an explosive atmosphere can be caused by flammable gases, mists or vapours or by combustible dusts. When these dangerous substances combine with air, under atmospheric conditions and ignition has occurred, the combustion spreads to the entire unburned mixture.
Mechanical & electrical equipment that operate in zoned areas should comply with the requirement of the ATEX directive & the IECEx standard.
ATEX and IECEx certified barriers are labelled with a standardised marking scheme that is applied to identify equipment suitable for a specific location.
Industries requiring ATEX & IECEx certified equipment
|Physical Dimensions:||Barrier Cabinet: 1130mm H x 500mm W x 305mm D|
|Basic Power requirements:||230v, 1ph, 6amp, 50HZ (Other voltages are available on request)|
|Control Voltage:||S.E.L.V 24V|
|Speed of operation:||4.2 seconds to raise or lower|
|Boom height:||834mm above foundation level|
|Power fail operation:||Manual hand wind|
|ATEX protection level:||CE II 2G IIB c T3|
|IECEx protection level:||Ex h IIB T3 Gb|
|Construction:||The cabinet body is constructed from mild steel and is finished with INVER S.P.A. 40496 NP ESD Rosso 3001 (red), thickness 80 microns (anti-static paint). The cabinet comprises of a fixed base and a hinged top lid. The lid provides easy access to the drive assembly and is secured via the lockable cabinet door. Boom profile -The barrier arm is constructed from 76 x 38mm aluminium, white powder coated with reflective red striping. Booms are mounted on the right side of the barrier as viewed from the back of the cabinet.|
|Installation:||The barrier foundation should consist of grade C25 concrete and it is recommended that the barrier is secured to the foundation using 4 M12 x 160mm chemical anchors. The installation of ducts for cabling is dependent upon the control criteria.|
The barrier comes with an IP66, ATEX / IECEx Ex d explosion proof certified enclosure to enclose the control system. Please note that any access control systems / push buttons etc. must be fully compliant with the same ATEX / IECEx classifications if mounted on or in the vicinity of the equipment. Where the barrier control point is remote from the installation, we strongly recommend the fitting of a recordable CCTV system.
Drawings – Avon EX750 Barrier
General arrangement drawings for EX750 vehicle control barrier certified to operated in IECEx & ATEX group 2 category 2 (zone 1) designated hazardous areas
Datasheet – Avon EX750 CAT2 Barrier
Datasheet for Avon EX750 CAT2 vehicle control barrier certified to operated in IECEx & ATEX group 2 category 2 (zone 1) designated hazardous areas.
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