Ease your way into Hazardous Location certification with Division 2 and Zone 2 method of protection

The protection methods that are applicable for Division 2 and Zone 2 environments provides access for electrical products to be installed in the hazardous areas where the hazard is not present under normal operating procedure as defined by divisions and zones. A Division 2 / Zone 2 product can be certified according to the following protection methods:

  • Encapsulated
  • Enclosed break
  • Energy limiting apparatus
  • Hermetically sealed
  • Non sparking/arcing parts
  • Restricted breathing
  • Sealed or encapsulated device
  • Simplified pressurization

The chart below provides an overview of safety standards for Division 2 and Zone 2:

CanadaEuropeUnited StatesInternational
C22.2 No. 213FM 3600ISA 12.12.01IEC 60079-0
CSA C22.2 No. 25FM 3611ISA 60079-0IEC 60079-15
CSA 60079-0 ISA 60079-15IEC 61242-1-1
CSA 60079-15 ISA 61241-18 
CSA 61242-1-1   
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