Rating Classification

DEFINITION OF ZONE OR DIVISION:

Zone 0 / Division 1

An area in which an explosive mixture is continuously present or present for long periods

ZONE 1

An area in which an explosive mixture is likely to occur in normal operation.

ZONE 2 / DIVISION 2

An area in which an explosive mixture is not likely to occur in normal operation, and if it occurs, it will exist only for a short time.

North American Classifications

Class I Division I (gases)
Class II Division I (dusts)
Class I Division II (gases)
Class II Division II (dusts)

European & IEC Classifications

Zone 0 (gases)
Zone 20 (dusts)
Zone 1 (gases)
Zone 21 (dusts)
Zone 2 (gases)
Zone 22 (dusts)

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