Refineries is an application typically having several sub-applications such as tank parks, tank truck loading and unloading, pipe racks, laboratories with laboratory fume hoods. Often also ship terminal activities are present where zone 1 – div 1 risks can be observed from a safe distance in zone 2 – div 2 or Safe Area.
More than 80% of the zone 1 – div 1 suitable equipment is actually installed in zone 2 – div 2. It saves initial cost installing a zone 2 – div 2 Flame detector but also maintenance is much easier and cheaper. Check the lay out and safe money and at the same time increase safety due to easier and cheaper maintenance.
Detector choice. Recommended: Depending on the sub application IR3 or UV/IR Flame Detectors.