If one designs, manufactures
or sells any equipment or protective system intended for use in potentially
explosive environment then one needs to comply with the ATEX Directive
94/9/EC and the CE Marking Directive.
The ATEX Directive therefore
gives manufacturers an opportunity to prove that they have good products,
because in complying with this directive, users will know that manufacturers
have had to attain a higher standard. All FCG products comply with ATEX
Directives and carry relevant markings.
The IP Code, Ingress Protection
Rating, sometimes also interpreted as International Protection Rating,
classifies and rates the degree of protection provided against the intrusion
of solid objects (including body parts like hands and fingers), dust,
accidental contact, and water in mechanical casings and with electrical
All FCG products are tested in
accordance to IP Protection Code to ensure optimum safety in user environments.