ET4255-HL Hazardous Location

The KBIM2-IS is a full QWERTY PC keyboard with integral mouse for use in industrial environments. The unit is intrinsically safe, protected via safety barriers and is suitable for use in Zone 0 hazardous locations.

The KBIM2-IS is fully welded from stainless steel. The membrane is covered with a conductive stainless steel shim to prevent static build up.

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Intrinsically Safe Devices

If you find yourself working in an environment where hazardous dust or gas may be present, it’s imperative to invest in intrinsically safe equipment. APC Technology manufactures and supplies panel PCs, displays input devices (or user interface keyboards, joysticks and mices) and mobile devices. These devices are designed for optimal safety in potentially explosive environments and are incapable of releasing sufficient electrical or thermal energy to ignite in a hazardous atmosphere.

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What is intrinsically safe protection?

Intrinsic safe protection is a safety prevention that mitigates sparks and heat from being generated from electrical equipment, mobile devices and instruments that can possibly initiate an explosion in a hazardous space. Intrinsically safe equipment uses low current and low voltage, which is insufficient to create hazardous sparks and heat.

IECEx certification in comparison to ATEX

It covers the directives for standardisation equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres.

The IECEx stands for International Electrotechnical Commission Explosive. The certification’s quality assessment specifications are based on standards provided by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). Compared to the ATEX, IECEx is an international certification recognised by many countries to build confidence in the safety of Ex equipment. IECEx is the only accepted certification in Australia for electrical equipment intended for use in an explosive atmosphere.

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When working in a hazardous environment your safety should be a top priority but an organisation should not have to compromise on connectivity and business productivity. Whether you are working in the mining or oil & gas industries or other front-line sectors such as the energy, power, petrochemical, power, defence industry, intrinsically safe mobile phones, tablets, panel PCs and input devices ensure that your business operations continue to run smoothly, and that you remain in contact with your peers at all times even in the most extreme conditions. At APC Technology, our intrinsically safe range includes explosion proof phones, tablets and laptops from Aegex, Getac, Pepperl+Fuschs.

APC Technology is a certified reseller of intrinsically safe Aegex, Getac, Pepperl+Fuschs mobile devices, and we have designed and secured IECEx certification on a range of rugged- products used in Zone 0, Zone 1 and Zone 2 classifications. These include pointing devices, Panel PCs and keyboards.

We pride ourselves on high-quality and service. Therefore, we ensure all intrinsically safe products comply with the Australian standard, and meet the strict quality assurance in which devices are used. Most importantly, we ensure you can use your device without causing an explosion whilst on-the-job.

About APC Technology

At APC Technology, our team is dedicated to engineering, manufacturing and supplying innovative solutions and intrinsically safe mobile devices that can withstand the most hazardous environments worldwide. With more than 35 years experience, we have honed our skills across multiple sectors. As a result, we have built a reputation for our deep understanding of safety, innovation and performance.

Browse our complete collection of intrinsically safe mobile phones, tablets and ruggedised cases. Or speak to our experts at APC Technology today to learn more about our custom solutions.

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