Explosion Protection

Do you need to use your electronics near flammable liquids, gases or dust?

As a leading engineering service provider, we also realise your system for potentially explosive environments. We are the only service provider in Europe that offers expertise both for intrinsically safe (Ex-i) electronics and pressure resistant housings (Ex-d) from a single source. We offer explosion protection against both gases and dust.

Engineering Services

  • Competent consulting
  • Conception and development of explosion-proof products up to Zone 0
    • Development of intrinsically safe electronics (Ex-i)
    • Development of pressure resistant housings (Ex-d)
    • Development of pressurized encapsulations (Ex-p)
    • Device dust explosion protection through housing (Ex-t)
    • Upgrading existing products to make them explosion-proof
    • Evaluation of intrinsically safe systems through ispark modelling
  • Preparation and support for certification


  • ispark (PTB)
  • Rules checker for Altium (embeX)

We work to the following standards and directives among others

  • ATEX Directive 2014/34/EU for explosion protection 
  • IECEx
  • IEC 60079 “Explosive atmospheres”
  • EN 50495 “Safety devices required for the safe functioning of equipment with respect to explosion risks”
  • NEC 500
  • NEC 505
  • CSA

Who to contact


Dr. Kai Borgwarth

Head of Business Unit Process Automation
Marketing and Sales

Member of the Management Board

Phone: +49 761 479799-677
Mobile: +49 151 4223 2542

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Tel.: +49 761 479799-677