LABEL READING

According to the 2014/34/EU, IECEx, EN 60079 and IEC60079 directives, the labeling sample can be read according to the explanations below in line with the information in the attached image.

ATEX directive and EN standards                                                                    IECEx System and IEC standards

1- Mark of conformity (CE)
2- Notified Body identification number
    when necessary - certified the QA system
    or viewed the products (Category 1 and 2)
3- Ex mark (community Epsilon x logo)
4- Equipment group II - other areas (non-mining)
    Equipment category 2 either - gases/vapours G,
    suitable for Zones 1 and 2 or - dusts D,
    suitable for Zones 21 and 22 (see Table 7)
5- EU-Type Examination Certificate                                                       6- IECEx Certificate of Conformity (CoC)                      
    Notified Body name or symbol, year and                                               Certification Body’s symbol, year and Certification
    Notified Body’s certificate registration number                                       Body’s certificate registration number
7- Explosion protection in compliance with EN 60079 series,               7- Explosion protection in compliance with
    Type of protection: flameproof enclosure                                              IEC 60079 series, Type of protection: flameproof enclosure
    and increased safety (gas) - marked Ex d and Ex e,                            and increased safety (gas) - marked Ex d and Ex e,
    protection by enclosure (dust) - marked Ex t all types of                      protection by enclosure (dust) - marked Ex t all types of 
    protection having high level of protection b                                           protection having high level of protection b
8- Group IIC (most easy ignitable gases), Group IIIC (conductive dusts)
9- Temperature class T6 (gas), max. surface temperature T80°C in absolute value (dust)
10- Equipment protection level Gb (high protection level) (gas), equipment protection level Db (high protection level) (dust) (see Table 7)
11- 1. "X" observe Specific conditions of use: for example “the light module must be installed in a way that ensures its
      mechanical protection from impact energy in accordance with EN IEC 60079-0”.
      2. “U” Ex Component which is not intended to be used alone. Conformity is certified when installed into a complete operating
      equipment. Components don’t have any temperature class.
12- Ambient temperature range
13- Marking in accordance with INMETRO (Example)
14- Year of manufacture

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