PVL Ltd. - PRODUCT NEWS


        
FLOW CONTROL PRODUCTS GET ATEX APPROVAL.

PVL now offers an extensive range of flow and level
switches with ATEX certification, extending the scope
for uses of these fluid control products in hazardous,
potentially explosive areas.

The range includes piston valve designs, piston inline designs
and paddle designs for flow control, plus a float switch for level
control.

ATEX became a harmonised standard across Europe in July
2003, stipulating stringent requirements for the electrical
components of instruments used in hazardous areas, where
even the slightest spark could cause a devastating explosion. 

The new range of flow and level switches features switch heads
certified to ATEX Directive 94/9/EC, married to a wide variety
of mechanical flow control bodies. The products provide intrinsic
safety level protection by limiting energy and temperature and
minimising the risk of arcing. As such the products may be
used in Safety zones 0, 1 and 2, in application areas such as
offshore platforms, petrochemical plants, mines, flour mills and
other areas where a potentially explosive atmosphere may be
present.

See www.pvl.co.uk/focus8   for more information

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For more information, contact...

PVL Limited
Unit 9, Lexden Lodge Industrial Estate, CROWBOROUGH TN6 2NQ. UK.
Tel : +44(0) 1892 664499
Fax : +44(0) 1892 663690
Email : david.almond@pvl.co.uk
Website : www.pvl.co.uk

June 2004
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