When our devices are used in hazardous environments where explosions could occur they need to be accredited as being safe for use.
In the USA and Canada products must gain C1D1 accreditation which stands for Class 1, Division 1 and is defined by the National Electric Code (NEC) as enumerated by the National Fire Protection Association.
In Europe this is covered under two so called ATEX directives. ATEX derives its name from “Appareils destinés à être utilisés en ATmosphères EXplosives” (French for Equipment intended for use in EXplosive ATmospheres).
There is also an international certification in this regard called IECEx (International Electrotechnical Commission System for Certification to Standards Relating to Equipment for Use in Explosive Atmospheres) accepted in several countries to help build confidence in the safety of Ex equipment. It also facilitates international trade of equipment and services for use in explosive atmospheres.
Sounds complicated? Do not worry as we have partnered with Extronics – a leading expert in this field who we use to verify and certify products used in explosive environments on our behalf. Many of our existing products are already verified but so are many of the raw materials we use so if we are making a bespoke product for you the process to EX accreditation may be much simpler/less time consuming.
Extronics has served manufacturing and processing industries since 1992 by designing and manufacturing equipment to improve safety and efficiency in hazardous areas and harsh industrial environments. This includes wireless connectivity, Real Time Location Systems (RTLS), auto-ID solutions, and expertise in back-up power.
To learn more download the Extronics ATEX infographic here.
Download the Extronics Whitepaper here.
Ideal for the diverse needs of logistics, postal, retail and automotive sectors
Global RFID tag with small footprint, long read range and broad read angle. Easily mounts to metal bars or returnable transport items (RTIs) either with rivets or closed-cell foam adhesive.
Ideal for handheld and portal deployment across logistics sectors and in supply chains
Long range, global, rugged tag with broad read angle. Optimized for metal assets. Suits handhelds and portals from RTIs to automotive, logistics, postal, and manufacturing tote tracking.Download Datasheet
Ideal for extensive use across outdoor and industrial, manufacturing or logistics environments
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Our most durable tag offering long read ranges across all geographies. Suits container tracking for yard management, cargo tracking and defense asset management.Download Datasheet
Ideal as an alternative to active tags in heavy industry and outdoor applications
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Need an asset management solution that can withstand high temperatures yet fit into small or narrow spaces? We have a range that’s FiT for purpose.
Ideal for cycling applications at temperatures up to 225°C (437°F)
Durable, narrow low-profile tag for assets in painting & finishing, heat shrinking & molding, IT manufacturing integrations, and healthcare processes including high-temperature sterilization.Download Datasheet
Ideal for cycling applications at temperatures up to 235°C (455°F)
Tiny on-metal label capable of surviving 235°C for regional applications in tight spaces on metallic assets, including small hand tools, IT assets and medical or healthcare instruments.Download Datasheet
Higher performance for temperatures up to 235°C (455°F)
Small form factor 4m read range RFID tag for for tracking metallic assets including small hand tools, in autoclaves, embedding in metal components, and IT assets including covert tracking.Download Datasheet
One of the reasons Omni-ID has the largest product portfolio in the market is our ability to create custom-designed products to fit your or your customer’s needs. Sometimes these products remain custom for a specific application — but at other times they can become products marketed to our global customer base.
Ideal for the harshest supply chain environments
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Ideal for heavy impacts and very harsh environments
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Ideal for intelligent just-in-time supply chains
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