All Western Tydens Spark Arrestors have been stringently & independently tested for their spark arresting abilities and meet all the necessary legislation of OCMA MEC1, BP200, Ministry Of Defence (Category C), Swedish Inspectorate of Explosives, Swedish Agricultural Machinery Testing Institute and many other safety specifications.
Western Tydens Spark Arrestors have been type tested in accordance with the EU directive and approved to the conditions of EN1834. Certification is available upon request, please contact us for further details.
To be fully compliant when selecting a spark arrestor for an ATEX installation the user must ensure that the spark arrestor is suitable for its intended purpose and it should be included in the temperature assessment of the completed engine prior to commissioning in accordance with the appropriate clauses. Reference should always be made to the relevant standard (EN1834).
Western Tydens Spark Arrestors ATEX certification reflects the high standards to which they are manufactured and the company’s profile as a whole for producing a safety product of the highest quality.
Western Tydens are also accredited as working to ISO 9001:2008 standards.
* Very few of the spark arrestors available on the market are capable of passing the test requirements needed to achieve ATEX certification.