Intrinsic safety: The use of electrical or electronic equipment certified by a national or international test laboratory (notified body) for safe operation in explosive and dust environments, based on standards such as:

  • ATEX (Europe)
  • IEC Ex (International)
  • UL (USA & Canada)
  • Country specific (Saudi Arabia, Brazil, Russia)

Environment: Certified Intrinsically Safe equipment is required in hazardous environments where flammable gases, vapors and liquids are stored and manufactured. Division 1, Zone 0 and Zone 1 are where explosives are present in the air all of the time or most of the time.


Hazardous Locations are a large open market, with as many as 15% of personnel in oil & gas operations working in zones where intrinsically safe equipment is required. Aegex intrinsically safe tablets are certified for use in the below vertical markets:

  1. Oil & Natural Gas
  2. Petroleum products
  3. Chemicals
  4. Plastics and Rubber Products
  5. Pharmaceuticals
  6. Mining
  7. Transportation
  8. Aeronautics/Aerospace
  9. Textile Mills & Product Mills
  10. CPG, dry food/goods production
  11. CPG, alcoholic beverage production
  12. Printing and related products
  13. Paint and industrial coatings
  14. Pipeline
  15. Utilities
  16. Public Safety
  17. Defense