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Explosive Atmospheres Services
Hazardous Locations (explosive atmospheres) are found in a variety of places: Coal mines and coal handling facilities, refineries, oil and gas wells, pipelines, gas stations, chemical plants, paint shops, textile mills, flour mills, oil/gas/grain tankers, grain elevators, automobile manufacturing, automotive repair shops, food producers, distilleries, and sewage treatment plants, etc.
If you manufacture or supply electrical/electronic equipment for use in locations like these, you are required by law to meet the applicable safety standards and to ensure that your product is tested and approved.
QPS has a modern and fully Accredited laboratory for Testing and Certification of products intended for use in hazardous classified locations. We take special pride in this lab not only because it is state-of-the-art, but also because we built it entirely by ourselves, which is a testimony to the very high level of expertise and competence of the haz loc group of engineers and technologists we have at QPS.
Our national and international accreditations enable us to provide one stop testing and certification services for the North American, European and global markets.

Regulations Governing the Approval of Haz Loc Equipment

In Canada

In the U.S.A.

In Europe

Haz Loc Services Offered by QPS
For the Canadian Market
For the US Market
ATEX Services for the European Market
For the Global market
Other Services:
  • Assistance in the design phase to adapt product construction to the actual requirements of the relevant standards.
  • Motor repair shop program.
  • Special testing to customer specifications or other special requirements.
  • IP testing and classification in accordance with IEC and NEMA requirements.
  • Customized training and seminars.
  • Inspection of equipment at vendor’s site to verify compliance with applicable requirements.
Hazardous Locations Testing and Certification
A faster way to get approval for the U.S (including MSHA), Canada, Europe (ATEX) and the international IECEx Scheme.

CE Marking
Our technical experts will identify the applicable Directives, test your product, prepare the technical file, and assist you to self declare…
Industrial & Power Equipment Certification
Get the fast delivery and service flexibility you need to get your industrial equipment to market on time.
Field Evaluation
The "Just-in-Time" way to get your electrical products and/or fuel burning equipment and appliances approved.
Certification for the Global Market
Knowing the rules in the global market can be a daunting task. Let QPS simplify international approval of your product.
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