TIC - Techeuropa Inspection and Certifications Pvt. Ltd. is also a provider of ATEX Certification.
ATEX commonly referred to as 'Atmospheres Explosibles' concerning equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres.
Ex products that are placed on the European market must be certified to the ATEX directive (ATEX 94/9/EC). This involves the testing and assessment of products according to the latest ATEX standards. ATEX directive 94/9/EC is to ensure the free movement of goods throughout the European Union, by offering one harmonised compliance procedure.
ATEX product certification (or EC Type Examination) is the check on the design specification of a product in relation to a series of relevant standard under the directive. This involves a detailed process of examination, testing and assessment of equipment intended for use in potentially explosive hazardous areas. The ATEX certificate and report, is issued confirming that the product is safe to use within potentially explosive atmospheres. The certification process must be undertaken by a Notified Body who issue ATEX certificates and conduct periodic surveillance of quality management systems.