Learn about "Hazardous Area" terminology and how it applies to electric motors.
Explosion proof requirements for servo motors are dictated in the United States by UL674 and in Europe under the acronym of ATEX. Download our technical white paper for a summary of the terms that are commonly used within each of the directives. The white paper will also provide information on the design criteria used to qualify equipment for use in these hazardous areas.
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Technologies that can help solve your engineering challenges
Once you have read the guide to terminology, learn more about Parker's servo motor solutions for hazardous areas, available in both UL and ATEX versions. Please download a catalog here.
About the Author
Jeff Nazzaro is product manager for gearheads and motors at the Electromechanical & Drives Division of Parker Hannifin, based at the New Ulm facility. 

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