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Tuthill announces ATEX certified blower and vacuum booster series

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Hydrocarbon Engineering,

Tuthill has announced the launch of the EX5500 ATEX Series, a line of blower and vacuum boosters that meet the requirements of Directive 2014/34/EU and ISO/IEC 80079-34/36/37 standards to deliver an EX certified solution for safety critical applications. The official EX5500 ATEX Series certification number is TS-EX32405500.

The EX5500 ATEX Series was designed specifically for hazardous areas as defined in Directive 2014/34/EU and ISO/IEC 80079-34/36/37 standards and is based on Tuthill’s PD Plus line of blower and booster products. Tuthill’s EX5500 ATEX Series is certified to perform as required in environments in which potential or existing explosive atmospheres are present and is ideal for applications in chemical, petrochemical, oil and gas, energy and power, and pharmaceutical markets.

Mike Gaines, Product Manager, sais: “The EX5500 ATEX series expands Tuthill’s offering for critical applications in the chemical and petrochemical industries by meeting Zone 1&2 requirements for Gas Groups IIA, IIB, & IIB+H2 while operating in T3-T1 temperature classes. The unique seal design offers the highest safety level possible for external atmosphere and internal environments. We took our most rugged blowers and boosters and included options to create a solution our customers have requested.”

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