Please find below some of the latest updates from the ExTA community.
Message from the Chairman
Hello and welcome to the first issue of the ExTA newsletter. As all of you may already know, ExTA has been formed from members drawn from within the hazardous area industries groups. Read more
ExTA Background & Challenges
Since the 1990s there has been a significant expansion in the standardsand an array of regulatory changes related to hazardous areas. Not just in Australia but overseas as well. Read more
History of the Australian Hazardous Area Equipment Certification Scheme
There are various authorities in Australia and New Zealand concerned with the safety of electrical installations in hazardous areas. Read more
Differences between explosion protected electrical equipment and components
It's been noted that certain service facilities have been purchasing empty flameproof enclosures and supplying 'new' explosion protected equipment. Read more
The ancient Greek story of Icarus and his father, Daedalus, tells of a master craftsman who made wings from feathers and wax, designed such that a man could wear them and fly. Read more
Dust - explosion protection
Powders or dust like substances are processed or are by-products of the production process in many industries. Read more
Join in on the conversation - The ExTA Online Forum
The ExTA forum is now live and online, so be sure to join in and have your say!