The innovation for Ex applications. ebm-papst presents the first EC fans with explosion protection

At long last, ATEX applications can now also enjoy the advantages of modern EC technology. Because ebm-papst has become the first manufacturer in the world to develop highly efficient GreenTech EC fans specifically for Ex use.

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ebm-papst Ex fans are available as axial and centrifugal fans with backward curved impeller blades. Our widely acclaimed HyBlade® and RadiPac product ranges, that set new worldwide standards in terms of efficiency, noise levels and compact design, formed the basis for this development.

ebm-papst Ex fans are based on the successful 3 kW GreenTech EC external rotor motor and are tested and certified in accordance with the European product directive ATEX 94/9/EC. This means they satisfy all the requirements for devices for use in explosion hazard areas.

Axial fans are available in sizes 630-990 with up to 33,000 m³/h, centrifugal fans in sizes 400-630 with up to 15,000 m³/h.

   

   

Atmosphère Explosive. The European explosion protection directive.

Certified safety.

ebm-papst Ex fans are based on the successful 3 kW GreenTech EC external rotor motor and are tested and certified in accordance with the European product directive ATEX 94/9/EC.

This means they satisfy all the requirements for devices for use in explosion hazard areas.

The facility operator is responsible for the on-site classification of the hazard zones in accordance with the workplace directive ATEX 1999/92/EC. The manufacturer, i.e. ebm-papst, is responsible for the applicable device categorization.

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  • Brochure

    Ex-protected fans with EC technology - Saving energy safely

    (Edition 2014-08-01T08:08:00.000Z) [PDF] 1.6MB

  • EC axial fan prototype test certificate

    EC-Type Examination Certificate IBExU14ATEX1123 X - W3G

    (Edition 2015-07-01T14:46:00.000Z) [PDF] 599.59KB

  • EC centrifugal fan prototype test certificate

    EC-Type Examination Certificate IBExU14ATEX1122 X - K3G

    (Edition 2015-07-01T14:46:00.000Z) [PDF] 650.34KB

   

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Frequently asked questions

Our Ex fans are suitable for equipment group II (explosion protection areas, except for mining).
Our Ex fans are suitable for the gases and vapors substance group of explosion group IIB.
Our Ex fans can be used in hazard zones 1 and 2. They thus conform to category 2G (ATEX) with equipment protection level Gb (EN 60079-0).
Die Gefahrzoneneinteilung vor Ort obliegt nach der ATEX 1999/92/EG Betriebsrichtlinie dem Anlagenbetreiber. Die zugehörige Gerätekategorisierung erfolgt durch den Hersteller, also ebm-papst.
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