FAQ Electrostatics and explosion protection

In which zones can I use the TIMM devices?

All our grounding control devices and overfill prevention controller are certified for explosion hazardous areas. We took care that they are suitable for gas-hazardous areas as well as dust-hazardous zones. Please see the technical data at the product page for the specific zones.

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What are the advantages of the TIMM IEPC against ex d protection?

The TIMM IEPC connects the ignition protection types intrinsical safety, increased safety and powder filling in one device. This brings an increase in operator convenience and ensures a maximum of safety.

In opposition to ex d protected enclosures, TIMM devices can be opened in the explosion hazardous area. In addition, in zone 1 and 2 it is allowed to open the device with applied supply voltage. This eases and accelerates the process of installation of the device directly at the spot of operation. Also, the exchange of worn-out grounding cables or spare parts is much easier and faster.

This saving of time and effort lowers the installation and maintenance costs remarkably and therefore cuts the total costs of ownership.

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