Introduction to IEC Ex

Overview of Ex Marking Procedures | Est. Length: 2 hr

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This course provides an overview of Ex marking procedures, including a brief presentation on CE mark and the most common directives with particular emphasis on the ATEX directives. The course presents practical knowledge of explosion principles, zoning practices, equipment markings and protection schemes for both gas and dust environments, as well as discussion on the relationship between NEC, IECEx and ATEX.

Course Details

  • IECEx Certification Scheme
  • Protection concepts, including basic installation and inspection requirements
  • General Ex certification schemes - The ATEX Directives, Electrical and Non-electrical requirements

Who should take this course:

Any personnel new to EX, ATEX

Course Objectives:

• Basic understanding of the Ex schemes

• Basic understanding of preventing explosions

• Basic understanding of Ex area classification

• General understanding of how each method of protection works

Course Length:

1hr video lectures

30 mins (4) quizzes

30 mins (1) Final exam

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ATEC Training & Certification Services is your complete answer to the challenging world of potentially explosive environments. With global reach and experience, ATEC offers total solutions to companies involved with every aspect of hazardous-area management and equipment.

In many global markets, European standards have been adopted as the benchmark for environmental health and safety certifications, and ATEC has responded by offering the most complete resources to meet these ever-growing needs - conveniently available in the United States.

With our new expanded Houston Training School, we also offer NEC500 / NEC 505 Core Competency Assesements via Compex Certification.

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