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Eaton Crouse-Hinds Hazardous Area Division

Building 2, Argosy Way,
Whitley Business Park,
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Article archive for Eaton Crouse-Hinds Hazardous Area Division;

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Connectors ensure safe operation of waste water treatment plant 20 September 2010

Explosion-proof plug-in connectors from Cooper Crouse-Hinds are helping to minimise maintenance time and costs at the Dokhaven waste water treatment plant in Rotterdam. The eXLink connectors ensure that the site’s 12 gas detectors are fully operational at all times, ensuring the safety of the plant, employees and the surrounding environment....

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Continuous communications in the hazardous area 10 August 2010

Explosion protected connectors that enable continuous, uninterrupted Ethernet and USB-based communications in hazardous environments are now available in the UK. Two ranges of eXLink Ethernet and eXLink USB connectors, from Cooper Crouse-Hinds, offer the safety of an innovative, explosion-protected connector system....

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Improving efficiency and safety of process plants 01 June 2010

The servicing and maintenance of electrical equipment in hazardous areas can be time-consuming and costly, particularly if engineers are not provided with the right tools to carry out the job quickly and safely. Custom designed equipment is now available to assist....

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The fluorescent versus LED debate 17 May 2010

When it comes to selecting light fittings for use in hazardous areas, there is still some confusion over whether users should opt for the latest LED lamps or for the more conventional fluorescent lights. A recent independent report published by the US Department of Energy sheds some interesting light on the debate, says Willi Steckel of Cooper Crouse-Hinds....

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Explosion proof enclosures 29 March 2010

A range of explosion-proof enclosures from Cooper Crouse-Hinds (CEAG) are being used by MCI Electrotechnics Ltd, a leading supplier of electrical instrumentation and control panels, to protect a variety of electrical equipment destined for offshore and onshore oil, gas and petrochemical applications....

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How safe is your electrical enclosure? 26 January 2010

When it comes to selecting the right electrical enclosure for hazardous area applications, choosing a manufacturer that is in total control of its product quality on a global basis is essential, advised Richard Gipp of Cooper Crouse-Hinds Enclosures Division (UK) Ltd....

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One spark might be enough 04 November 2009

The standards that apply to electrical production equipment used in hazardous dust areas are changing rapidly. For those that do not keep abreast of these changes, there can be consequences, warns Gordon Low of Cooper Crouse-Hinds (UK). ...

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Assembler for explosion-protected electrical equipment 17 September 2009

A systems builder and installer of explosion protected electrical equipment has been set up in the Midlands region. The company is focused on providing customers with rapid response, engineering-led assembly, panel building and wiring services for installation in the petrochemicals, oil and gas and pharmaceuticals industries....

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Explosion-proof enclosures simplify maintenance of fire and gas detection systems 14 May 2009

PDC Systems, a leading supplier of hazardous area electrical instrumentation, is using explosion-proof enclosures from Cooper Crouse-Hinds (CEAG) to protect fire and gas monitoring and control systems that it supplies to a wide range of hazardous gas applications. The enclosures provide high reliability and easier access for the end user to carry out maintenance work on internal controls....

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Lighting upgrade cuts offshore maintenance and installation costs 31 October 2008

Shell UK has completed an extensive lighting upgrade programme across 12 of its North Sea oil platforms, which in-volved the removal and installation of several thousand explosion-proof fluorescent lighting units, supplied by Cooper Crouse-Hinds (UK)....