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Work Safer

Work safer

Certified intrinsically safe test tools designed for hazardous environments.

More Uptime

More uptime

Decrease downtime and save money by using the right tool for the right job

Rugged Design

Rugged design

Rugged tools designed to go where you go, and work when you need them to

Why choose Fluke intrinsically safe tools?

  • Fluke's intrinsically safe test tools can be used to help you perform maintenance and calibration tasks in potentially explosive and hazardous classified areas
  • Rugged, reliable construction means your test tools will work the way you expect them to, when you need them most
  • They're from a brand you trust and don't compromise compliance or measurement performance
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What is "intrinsically safe?"

Intrinsically safe standards apply to all equipment that can create one or more of a range of defined potential explosion sources such as:

  • Electrical sparks or arcs
  • Flames or hot surfaces
  • Static electricity
  • Electromagnetic or ionizing radiation
  • Chemical reactions
  • Mechanical impact or friction
  • Compression ignition
  • Acoustic Energy

What industries are intrinsically safe products designed for?

Intrinsically safe products are commonly designed for use in:

  • Petrochemical plants
  • Oil refining facilities and platforms
  • Pharmaceutical manufacturing
  • Bulk materials manufacturing
  • Mining operations
  • Pipelines
  • Grain handling and processing facilities

What organizations are defining intrinsically safe standards?

There are no global intrinsically safe standards or certifications, but there are organizations that influence directives in certain world geographies.

In Europe, the primary intrinsically safe standard is Directive 2014/34/EU commonly called "ATEX". ATEX is intended to serve as total harmonization directive, laying down essential health and safety requirements or the European Union.
The International Electrotechnical Commission System for Certification to Standards Relating to Equipment for Use in Explosive Atmospheres (IECEx System). The objective of the IECEx System is to facilitate international trade in equipment and services for use in explosive atmospheres, while maintaining the required level of safety.
In the United States Factory Mutual Research is a not-for-profit scientific and testing organization that has set certification guidelines for equipment used in potentially explosive atmospheres.
The NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) 70, National Electrical Code, also known as the NEC, is the basis for all electrical codes in the United States. Classifications and related product markings for hazardous areas are covered in NEC 500 and 505. These are similar to, but not exactly the same as, those used in ATEX.
The Occupational Safety and health administration of the U.S. Department of Labor participates in the US-EU Cooperation on Workplace Safety and Health This is a project of the U.S. DOL, OSHA, and the EU European Agency for Health and Safety at Work. The goal is to promote sharing of information on current safety and health topics of common interest. Intrinsic safety is covered under Regulations (Standards - 29 CFR), Hazardous (classified) locations 1910.307 and 1926.407.

Fluke intrinsically safe test tools

Have you ever wondered if you're using the right tool for the right job? Fluke offers the world's broadest line of intrinsically safe test tools including:

  • Digital multimeters
  • Pressure, mA loop and multifunction calibrators
  • Infrared thermometers

Our rugged, reliable tools are designed to go where other tools can't so you can troubleshoot and calibrate more, without sacrificing uptime.

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