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What does Ex stand for?

Ex stands for Explosion Protected (safety rating applicable to equipment & hazardous areas)

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The elevators, which are available in explosion protected designs, provide reliable and convenient access in oil refineries, natural gas processing plants, petrochemical plants, LNG storage tanks as well as derricks, hull columns and platform modules of offshore platforms, says a company spokesperson.
In recent years, the company was awarded the KOSHA (Korean Occupational Safety and Health Administration) certificate for Heating cables and Accessories, and the CQST (China National Quality Supervision and Test Center for Explosion Protected Electrical Products) Certification for heating cables suitable for applications of Division 1 and Division 2 Hazardous locations.
Known as type 7040, the new product line is explosion protected in accordance to EN 50281-1 (IEC 61241) and comes with Ex-marking Ex II 2 D IP66 T80[degrees]C.