MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. (May 12, 2014) – Magnetek, Inc. announced the availability of wireless controls certified for use in potentially hazardous locations. The Company received both ATEX and IECEx certifications for their XLTX and MLTX2 wireless controls, which are now approved for use in EX Zone 0, Zone 1, and Zone 2 hazardous environments.
“We are pleased to receive the ATEX and IECEx certifications for our XLTX and MLTX2 transmitters, as these wireless controls are now certified to control equipment used worldwide in potentially hazardous applications such as oil and gas applications, petro chemical operations, and above ground mining,” said Ben Stoller, director of radio controls. “End user acceptance of the stringent ATEX and IECEx standards is typical in North America and worldwide.”
ATEX compliance, required by the European Union, certifies that Magnetek wireless controls are safe to use in potentially explosive areas with flammable gases or vapors. IECEx equipment certification signifies that Magnetek’s wireless controls conform to international safety standards for environments where a potential exists for explosions.
Magnetek, Inc. provides digital power and motion control systems used in mobile hydraulic, overhead material handling, elevator and mining applications.