September 2018 Louisiana User Group
Components for Hazardous Locations – Pushbuttons
Allen-Bradley Hazardous Location Push Buttons
About Our Topic:
A major safety concern in industrial plants is the occurrence of fires and explosions. No other aspect of industrial safety receives more attention in the form of codes, standards, technical papers, and engineering design. Regulatory bodies like the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) have established systems that classify locations which exhibit potentially dangerous conditions to the degree of hazard presented.
- Class/Division Classification
- Zone Classification
- Components for Hazardous Locations
Hazardous Location Products Ratings and Certifications Chart
Rockwell Automation has developed a chart that provides a matrix of the ratings and certifications for their industrial control (IC) products. Click the chart below for full-size version
Want to learn more? Our New Orleans branch’s September User Group topic is scheduled to be on products for hazardous locations – click here to Register.