Hazloc Testing

Tests on Flameproof and Explosionproof Equipment & Enclosures

Testing for Explosion Protected Equipment and Equipment for use in potentially explosive atmospheres and hazardous (Classified) locations – as per IEC, EN, IS/IEC, etc. Now, along with our BIS Approval, PESO recognition, ISO/IEC 17025:2017 (NABL) accreditation and IECEX ATF Status, we can provide you with comprehensive Ex-Equipment testing services as per IEC 60079 series of standards for flameproof electrical apparatus and equipment. 

Standards and Protection Types Covered
IEC 60079-0
Explosive atmospheres
Part 0: Equipment - General requirements
IEC 60079-1
Explosive atmospheres
Part 1: Flameproof enclosures "d"
IEC 60079-7
Explosive atmospheres
Part 7: Equipment protection by increased safety "e"
IEC 60079-18
Explosive atmospheres
Part 18: Equipment protection by encapsulation "m"
IEC 60079-31
Explosive atmospheres
Part 31: Equipment dust ignition protection by enclosure "t"
CSA C22.2 No 30
Explosion-proof enclosures for use in class I hazardous locations
CSA C22.2 No 25
Enclosure for use in Class II, Division 1, Group E, F and G hazardous locations.
CSA C22.2 No 213
Nonincendive electrical equipment for use in Class I and II, Division 2 and Class III, Division 1 and 2 hazardous (Classified) locations.
UL 1203
UL standard for Explosion-Proof and Dust-Ignition-Proof Electrical Equipment for Use in Hazardous (Classified) Locations
FM 3615
Explosionproof Electrical Equipment - General Requirements
FM 3616
Dust-Ignitionproof Electrical Equipment - General Requirements
FM 3600
Electrical Equipment for use in hazardous (classified) locations - General Requirements
Tests covered under IEC 60079-0 General Requirements
Resistance to Impact Tests.
Drop Tests.
Ingress Protection (IP) Tests.
Dust Exclusion and Dust Tightness.
Service Temperature Test.
Thermal Shock.
Small Component Ignition Tests.
Weld Penetration Test with measurements and photographs.
Thermal Endurance to heat and cold.
Resistance to Chemical Agents.
Resistance to Light.
Earth Continuity Tests.
Measurement of Capacitance.
Surface Resistance Tests.
Tests for accumulation of static electricity - Charging Tests Surface roughness measurements.
Humidity Tests.
Salt spray tests.
Torque Tests.
Tests for Cable Glands - Mechanical Tests, Impact and IP Tests.
Tests covered under IEC 60079-1
( Flame Proof 'd' )
Reference Pressure (Explosion Pressure) Tests.
Non Transmission (Flame Transmission) Tests.
Overpressure (Hydrostatic) Tests.
Flame Erosion Tests.
Flame Path Measurements.
Weld Penetration Test with measurements and photographs.
Mercurous Nitrate Test.
Tests on Cable Glands - Sealing Tests, Mechanical Strength, Torque Tests.
Tests on Blanking Elements - Overpressure, Torque Tests.
Tests covered under IEC 60079-7
( Increased Safety 'e' )
Dielectric Test.
Resistance to Impact.
Drop Tests.
Temperature Measurements.
Tests covered under IEC 60079-18
( Encapsulated 'm' )
Tests on Compound Water Absorption, Dielectric Strength.
Tests on the Apparatus Temperature measurements, Cable Pull Tests.
Thermal Endurance tests, Dielectric strength tests, pressure tests, Sealing tests, etc.
Tests covered under IEC 60079-31
( Dust Protected 't' )
Thermal Endurance Test.
Ingress Protection Tests.
Pressure Test.
Impact Tests.