Hazardous Location

MET Labs offers testing and certification for hazardous location equipment for ALL major markets, faster and more efficiently than any competitor.

iStock_000013300758smalleditWhy use MET Laboratories for HazLoc testing?

  • MET has been certifying products for use in Hazardous (Classified) Locations for over 30 years
  • MET is the world’s first NRTL (Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory) accredited by OSHA to certify products for the US market
  • MET is accredited by the Standards Council of Canada to certify products for the Canada market
  • MET offers certification under the ATEX Directive and the IECEx Scheme, via an innovative Harmonised International Ex Testing Program
  • MET is part of MSHA‘s Approval of Mining Products, Part 6, as an independent laboratory
  • MET offers consultation services customized to your needs
  • MET is trusted by leading hardware manufacturers.
  • MET tests to the requirements of specific working environments as defined by the United States Coast Guard (USCG).

Have on-site testing needs? Learn more about MET’s On-site HAZLOC Testing Program.

Here are some of the standards MET tests and certifies Hazardous Location equipment to:

United States

  • NFPA 496 Purged and Pressurized Enclosures for Electrical Equipment
  • UL698 Industrial Control Equipment for Use in Hazardous (Classified) Locations
  • UL886 Outlet Boxes and Fittings for Use in Hazardous (Classified) Locations
  • UL913 Intrinsically Safe Apparatus and Associated Apparatus for Use in Class I, II, and III, Division I, Hazardous (Classified) Locations
  • UL1203 Explosion-Proof and Dust-Ignition-Proof Electrical Equipment for Use in Hazardous (Classified) Locations-Third Edition
  • ANSI/ISA 12.12.01 Nonincendive Electrical Equipment for Use in Class I & II, Division 2 & Class III, Divisions I & 2 Hazardous
  • FM3600 Electrical Equipment for Use in Hazardous (Classified) Locations, General Requirements
  • FM3610 Intrinsically Safe Apparatus and Associated Apparatus for Use in Class I, II and III, Division 1 Hazardous (Classified) Locations
  • FM3611 Electrical Equipment for Use in Class I, Division 2; Class II, Division 2; and Class III, Division 1 and 2 Hazardous Locations
  • FM3615 Explosion proof Electrical Equipment, General Requirements
  • FM3620 Purged and Pressurized Electrical Equipment for Hazardous (Classified) Locations
  • UL60079-0 Electrical Apparatus for Explosive Gas Atmospheres Part 0: General Requirements
  • UL60079-1 Electrical Apparatus for Explosive Gas Atmospheres Part 1: Flameproof Enclosures “d”
  • UL60079-7 Electrical Apparatus for Explosive Gas Atmospheres Part 7: Increased Safety “e”-First Edition
  • UL60079-11 Electrical Apparatus for Explosive Gas Atmospheres Part 11: Intrinsic Safety “i”
  • UL60079-15 Electrical Apparatus for Explosive Gas Atmospheres Part 15: Electrical Apparatus with Type of Protection “n”

Read about how UL1604 was replaced by ANSI/ISA 12.12.01-2000, and the key differences between the standards.

Canada

  • ICES 003 Digital Apparatus
  • CSA C22.2 No 3 Electrical Features of Fuel-Burning Equipment
  • CSA C22.2 No 25 Enclosures for Use in Class II Groups E, F, and G Hazardous Locations
  • CSA C22.2 No 30 Explosion-Proof Enclosures for Use in Class I Hazardous Locations Industrial Products
  • CSA C22.2 No 157 Intrinsically Safe and Non-Incendive Equipment for Use in Hazardous Locations; Consumer and Commercial Products
  • CSA C22.2 No 213 Non-Incendive Electrical Equipment for Use in Class I, Division 2 Hazardous Locations Industrial Products
  • CSA E60079-0 Electrical Apparatus for Explosive Gas Atmospheres Part 0: General Requirements
  • CSA E60079-1 Electrical Apparatus for Explosive Gas Atmospheres Part 1: Flameproof Enclosures “d”
  • CSA E60079-2 Electrical Apparatus for Explosive Gas Atmospheres Part 2: Pressurized Enclosures “p”-Second Edition
  • CSA E60079-7 Electrical Apparatus for Explosive Gas Atmospheres Part 7: Increased Safety “e”-First Edition
  • CSA E60079-11 Electrical Apparatus for Explosive Gas Atmospheres Part 11: Intrinsic Safety “i”
  • CSA E60079-15 Electrical Apparatus for Explosive Gas Atmospheres Part 15: Electrical Apparatus with Type of Protection “n”

European Union

  • EN 60079-0 Electrical Apparatus for Explosive Gas Atmospheres Part 0: General Requirements
  • EN 60079-1 Electrical Apparatus for Explosive Gas Atmospheres Part 1: Flameproof Enclosures “d”
  • EN 60079-2 Electrical Apparatus for Explosive Gas Atmospheres Part 2: Pressurized Enclosures “p”-Second Edition
  • EN 60079-7 Electrical Apparatus for Explosive Gas Atmospheres Part 7: Increased Safety “e”-First Edition
  • EN 60079-11 Electrical Apparatus for Explosive Gas Atmospheres Part 11: Intrinsic Safety “i”
  • EN 60079-15 Electrical Apparatus for Explosive Gas Atmospheres Part 15: Electrical Apparatus with Type of Protection “n”
  • EN 60079-28 Electrical Apparatus for Explosive Gas Atmospheres Part 28: Protection of Equipment and Transmission Systems Using Optical Radiation
  • EN 60079-31 Electrical Apparatus for Explosive Gas Atmospheres Part 31: Equipment Dust Ignition Protection by Enclosure “t”
  • EN 61000-1 Electromagnetic Compatibility, Equipment With Regard to Electromagnetic Phenomena
  • EN 61000-2 Electromagnetic Compatibility, Compatibility Levels for Low-Frequency Conducted Disturbances
  • EN 61000-3 Electromagnetic Compatibility, Limits for Harmonic Current Emissions
  • EN 61000-4 Electromagnetic compatibility, Immunity to Conducted Disturbances, Induced by Radio-Frequency Fields
  • EN 61000-6 Electromagnetic Compatibility, Immunity for Residential, Commercial and Light-Industrial Environments
  • EN 61326-1 Electrical Equipment for Measurement, Control and Laboratory Use