Consider low-voltage AC drives for hazardous areas
Such drives used with electric motors can offer significant process improvements and energy savings for equipment used in explosive zones
Ignition of a hazardous atmosphere can happen easily,
without warning and with disastrous consequences. Escaping
liquid or vapors, in combination with insufficiently protected
equipment can cause a powerful explosion, resulting in
injuries, damage to the plant, extended downtime and lost
production. The ensuing legal claims can take years to sort
out. What may have started as a small fault can turn out to
have major consequences for the future of the company.
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