What is an Atex Non Sparking tool and where are they used?
Non-sparking Atex tools provide protection against areas where sparking of liquids, vapour, dusts or residues can occur.
Non-sparking tools are made of (non-ferrous metals), which means they do not include iron significantly decreasing the chances of sparking and also offer protection in explosive environments. Such as Oil & Gas, Pharmaceutical and chemical plants that may contain flammable liquids, vapors, dusts or residues. In such facilities the use non-sparking tool is always know as the best practice.
Some of the materials used to create these can include materials such as brass, bronze, copper-nickel alloys, copper- aluminum alloys or copper-beryllium alloys.
Non sparking tools can be provided for pretty much all uses and needs in those environments. In other words if there is a requirements for a tool that is to be used in explosive environments such as oil and gas rigs Offshore platforms, or with in the pharmaceutical industry then we are bound to have a Non-Sparking ATEX tools to meet your requirements.