New products: Pumps

New products: Pumps

Here at Atex Global, we have added a new range of pumps to our extensive catalogue. These ATEX pumps conform with 2014/34/UE Directive and therefore can be installed in potentially explosive atmospheres. ATEX pumps are used to pump liquids, extract leachate in landfill, drain contaminated fluids and groundwater. They are rigorously tested and safe. Which […]

Our Range of Earthing Clamps

Our Range of Earthing Clamps

Atex offer different types of Earthing Clamp.  All of them are for use in electrical insulation. They are assessed for sources of stored energy, and their ability to cause a spark if the energy is released in hazardous areas.  All SIL certified systems must be tested against electromagnetic disturbances. Monitoring systems The devices provide n.1 […]

Weatherproof IP Rated Products

Weatherproof IP Rated Products

An IP rating is an Ingress Protection Rating or an International Protection rating.  This rating specifies the level of environmental protection of an enclosure of electrical or mechanical equipment. Specifically, the level of protection against the intrusion of water, dust, solid objects (tools or screws) or accidental human contact. The first number indicates protection from […]

New Products: Air Motors

New Products: Air Motors

Atex Global has added a great new line of air motors to its product range. The Advanced Line air motors are high-torque and are made of stainless steel. All external parts are made of high-quality non-corrosive steel. And all models can be used without lubrication. They are most suitable for use in the food industry, […]

‘Sort and Segregate Nuclear Waste’ UK Competition Launched

‘Sort and Segregate Nuclear Waste’ UK Competition Launched

A £3.9 million competition launched by The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and Innovate UK aims to find new ways to deal with radioactive waste at some of the UK’s oldest nuclear sites. Potential technologies that entrants could use include: autonomous systems, robotics, sensors and artificial intelligence. The competition is open to any interested organisations, not necessarily […]

New Products: Earthing Clamps

New Products: Earthing Clamps

Atex Global has added a new line of earthing clamps to its range. These are for use in electrical insulation. Keeping operations safe from the dangers of static discharge relies heavily on the earthing clamp and its cabling. Therefore, under ATEX, static grounding clamps must meet specific criteria before they can be used in hazardous areas. Atex […]

New Products: Balancers

New Products: Balancers

Atex Global have now added a line of balancers to their range. These balancers ensure the safety of your operators, for repetitive actions, and through reduced effort. By using a balancer, your workspace remains clear of obstructions, for other tools, additional operations or equipment.  The life of your tools is greatly increased, by eliminating the […]

Is hand sanitiser… dangerous?

Is hand sanitiser… dangerous?

Hand sanitiser is alcohol-based. Some contain up to 70% alcohol by volume or more. This makes it flammable and easily ignited by a naked flame or even excessive temperature. It should be treated with care. With sales of this product currently through the roof due to Covid-19, there is a greater need for awareness. Hand […]

Fire Protection for a New Oil Products Storage Facility in Ghana

Fire Protection for a New Oil Products Storage Facility in Ghana

In the port city of Tema in Ghana, sits the new Petroleum Products Storage and Distribution Terminal. A site of eight buildings covering 113,000 square metres. Naturally, the site requires the highest standard of fire protection. Oil and gas facilities can be particularly challenging environments in which to specify safety systems. Volatile and hazardous materials […]

Utilities Company Tests Handheld Gas Detection Devices

Utilities Company Tests Handheld Gas Detection Devices

Wales and West Utilities (WWU) distributes gas to one sixth of the UK, through approximately 35,000 km of pipeline across Wales and South West England. This is an area of 7.5 million people with 2.5 million gas supply points. WWU were using three types of gas detection equipment. All of them work by pumping a […]

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