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INTRINSIC SAFETY

The Gill group of companies have over 20 years' of experience in end-to-end design and certified manufacture of Intrinsically Safe (IS) products for use in Hazardous Areas, qualified to recognised certification and approvals e.g. IECEx, ATEX.

We provide full product lifecycle support from idea to marketplace covering design, accreditation, manufacture and post-sale support of fit-for-purpose products for both intrinsically safe and industry-standard operation.

Gill offers an extensive range of Intrinsically Safe products in use by the petrochemical, mining, engine control, meteorological and process control industries. We work closely with Notified Bodies e.g Sira and Baseefa throughout to achieve first-time certification and accreditations. Existing product support is covered by our post-sale policy to handle all aspects of product upgrade, repairs and variations to certification providing the customer with the assurance of optimum product life through to obsolescence.

 

Service and Knowledge Base


OEM support for IS product development

Gill is well placed to partner with the nominated approval body and end-user to identify appropriate solutions and strategies for OEM product development, whilst achieving project deadlines and performance metrics. With extensive expertise in this field Gill offers efficient, cost-effective and end-to-end product certification support.

Design requirements to achieve IS approval

Understanding of IECeX, ATEX, CSA, UL and FM approvals

Designing to the appropriate zone, type of protection, gas group and temperature class

Close working relationship with certification bodies

End-to-end design to certified manufacturing

Produce first production-standard units ready for notified body approvals e.g Baseefa or SIRA

Product manufacture in the Gill controlled and certified production facilities

Maintain design and accreditation integrity over full product life cycle to obsolescence

Undertake repairs of IS certified products

 

Contact us for more information on how we can help you with your Intrinsically Safe requirement.

 

About the Technology


Intrinsically Safe (IS) equipment is defined as "equipment and wiring which is incapable of releasing sufficient electrical or thermal energy under normal or abnormal conditions to cause ignition of a specific hazardous atmospheric mixture in its most easily ignited concentration" (ISA-RP12.6).

This is achieved by limiting the power available to (and used or generated by) the electrical equipment in the hazardous area to a level below that which will ignite the hazardous atmosphere.

 
 
 
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