[RC232] Designed for EX compliance. What does it mean?

Designed for EX compliance ensures that the module can be used in any EX application.

EX area defined by www.iecex.com as:
“Ex areas can be known by different names such as “Hazardous Locations”, “Hazardous Areas” “Explosive Atmospheres”, and the like and relate to areas where flammable liquids, vapours, gases or combustible dusts are likely to occur in quantities sufficient to cause a fire or explosion. The modern day automation of industry has meant an increased need to use equipment in Ex areas. Such equipment is termed “Ex equipment”.

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