David J.B. Carter

The UKCA Marking & ATEX

Consequent to Brexit, the UKCA marking officially replaces the European Union CE marking, beginning January 1st, 2021, in Great Britain…

The Basics of Explosions in Industrial Sites

Explosions are sudden, localised, overpressure events.  They result from a rapid increase in volume and energy upon ignition of a…

ATEX & Explosion Safety Awareness

There are two directives that address explosion safety awareness and prevention in the European Union. The first, known as ATEX…

ATEX & Explosion Safety Awareness Explosive Dust Atmospheres

ATEX & Explosion Safety Awareness Explosive Dust Atmospheres Dust! It’s everywhere… In households it is primarily tiny fibers launched into…

What Is ATEX Certification? In-Depth Explanation

What is ATEX? ATEX stands for ATmosphère EXplosibles (from the French for Explosive Atmospheres).  Formerly it combined two European Union…