American Sensor Technologies has achieved ATEX certification of its Explosion Proof Pressure Transmitters for Class I Zone 0 Exd hazardous locations. The added approvals enhance the ability for equipment manufacturers to specify AST pressure transducers as the sensors can now operate in both North America and Europe.
The explosion proof pressure transducers are commonly used in upstream and offshore applications where safety, reliability and performance are crucial. The Exd certification applies to the following AST Explosion Proof Pressure Sensor Series: AST4600 Explosion Proof Pressure Sensor, AST46HA Explosion Proof Pressure Transmitter, AST46PT High Accuracy Explosion Proof Pressure/Temperature Transmitter and AST46SW Explosion Proof Pressure Switch.
Additionally, the AST4300 Non-Incendive Rugged Pressure Transmitter Series is qualified as ATEX Class I Zone 0 Exd and the AST43LP Low Presssure Non-Incendive Pressure Sensor Series holds a ATEX Class I Zone 2 Ex nA rating. Each are also certified by Sira for Class I Zone 2 Ex nA IIC T4 Gc.