If one designs, manufactures
or sells any equipment or protective system intended for use in
potentially explosive environment then one needs to comply with
the ATEX Directive 94/9/EC and the CE Marking Directive.
The ATEX Directive therefore
gives manufacturers an opportunity to prove that they have good
products, because in complying with this directive, users will know
that manufacturers have had to attain a higher standard. All FCG
products comply with ATEX Directives and carry relevant markings.
The IP Code, Ingress Protection
Rating, sometimes also interpreted as International Protection Rating,
classifies and rates the degree of protection provided against the
intrusion of solid objects (including body parts like hands and
fingers), dust, accidental contact, and water in mechanical casings
and with electrical enclosures.
All FCG products are tested
in accordance to IP Protection Code to ensure optimum safety in