Hazardous locations are where fire or explosion hazards may exist due to flammable gases, flammable liquid produced vapors, combustible liquid produced vapors, dust or ignitable fibers.
Any industry that processes, uses, or manufacturers materials that may give rise to a flammable atmosphere may have a potential explosive risk.
Such industries and processes include: Oil and Gas Drilling, Petrochemical Refining and Processing, Fuel Storage, Chemical Manufacturing, Car Manufacturing, Water Treatment, Power Generation, Pharmaceutical, Distilleries, Food Manufacturers, Aviation, Military, Paint Booths, Paint Mixers, etc.
QAI is a Standards Council of Canada (SCC) accredited Certification body (CB) for Hazardous Locations Electrical Safety Testing and Certification services to determine whether an electrical product meets applicable safety standards and requirements for Canadian markets. Therefore, our services include Preliminary Design Reviews, Product Certification and Hazardous Locations Field Certifications.
Hazardous Locations Standards commonly used for Testing and Certification of Equipment include:
Explosive atmospheres are described in the Canadian Electrical Code (CEC) as Zone (Section 18) and Class/Div (Appendix J) system.
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