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ATEX certified V.F.Drives for zones 21 and 22, Cat. 2 and 3, Dust

ATEX is the conventional name of the Directive 94/9/EC for the equipment intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres.

Motive Variable Frequency Drives NANO Ex and NEO-Ex differ from standard NANO and NEO because they are designed to be used, like motive "Ex" gearboxes, in the ATEX zones 21 and 22, Categories 2 and 3, Groups A, B and C, Dust

Cat Zone Description motive "EX"
1 20 A place in which an explosive atmosphere in the form of a cloud of combustible dust in air is present continuously, or for long periods or frequently  
2 21 A place in which an explosive atmosphere in the form of a cloud of combustible dust in air is likely to occur in normal operation occasionally. yes
3 22 A place in which an explosive atmosphere in the form of a cloud of combustible dust in air is not likely to occur in normal operation but, if it does occur, will persist for a short period only. yes


NANO Ex and NEO-Ex are in fact certified for such zones according to the norms IEC 60079-0:2011 - EN 60079-31:2014 by a notified body

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Tamb: -20 +40 °C

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