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Explosion Proof and Intrinsic Safety

The following video from Cooper Crouse Hinds shows the importance of quality control and proper installation practices required when using Explosion Proof enclosures. http://www.crouse-hinds.com/smart/Videos/Haz%20Loc%20Equip.wmv. However when viewing the video I find that the following two sequences tend to reinforce in my mind why we used Intrinsic Safe practices at my...

Product Piracy Invades Explosion Safe and Intrinsic Safe Products

Here's a warning from German enclosure and safety equipment manufacturer R. Stahl:

O, Mr. Rezabek, there's a problem with your column in May...

In May, we published a provocative column by John Rezabek (see "On the Bus" May 2008) that asked the question, "Is Intrinsic Safety Obsolete Yet?" We got lots of mail. As John said earlier this week when I saw him in Amsterdam, "I'm still pulling the spears out of my...