Varmec gearboxes and drives can be provided on request for use in areas with potentially explosive atmospheres, in compliance with European Directive ATEX 2014/34 / EU.
According to the classification criteria provided by the Directive, coaxial gear units meet the requirements extracted from Group II, Category 2-3, while the drives are in compliance with project requirements extracted from the Group II Category 3, for operation in areas at risk of explosion in the presence of “G” gases and “D” dusts.
As a result of their classification in categories 2GD-3GD, and in accordance with the specifications in the Directive, the gear units can be installed in areas with the presence of explosive gas mixtures – zones 1-2, and in areas with combustible dust – zones 21-22, while the drives can be installed only in areas 2-22 category 3GD
The surface temperature should not exceed 130 ° C temperature class T4, they are intended for an industrial use with ambient temperature from -20 ° C to + 40 ° C and with an input speed not exceeding 1500 rpm.
The user and maintenance manual is an integral part of the supply of each Atex gearbox and drive and can be downloaded from our website.