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Hazloc Heaters Introduces World’s First ATEX/IECEx Certified Forced Air Explosion Proof Heater

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2014-04-01 07:33:54 - World's first ATEX/IECEx Certified forced air explosion proof heater introduced by Calgary based Hazloc Heaters

Hazloc Heaters™, a leading manufacturer of industrial unit heaters for hazardous and severe-duty locations, is pleased to announce the introduction of the AEU1 series of Explosion-Proof Electric Air Heaters certified to ATEX and IECEx requirements.

The AEU1 series of unit heaters are designed for industrial applications to provide primary or supplementary heating for comfort or freeze protection in areas that are classified as hazardous locations (Gas or Dust atmospheres). AEU1 models are CE Marked and certified to meet ATEX and IECEx Zone 1 & 2 or Zone 21 & 22 requirements with IP55 & IP65 ratings respectively and a T4 (135°C) temperature code.

The three cabinet sizes (from 5 to 30kW) of AEU1 heaters include our ExCaliber™ high performance liquid-to-air heat-exchanger

cores that are available in fourteen 400 Volt, 50 Hz model choices from 5 to 30kW to meet customer specific heat output requirements at supply voltages between 380 V to 440 V and fourteen 480 Volt, 60 Hz models to accommodate North American equipment used in Europe requiring ATEX and IECEx approval.

The rugged and versatile AEU1 heater incorporates a high quality immersion heater, IEC motor connected by cable and cable glands for easy field replacement, a sturdy 2 mm (14 GA) steel cabinet with epoxy/polyester powder coating for corrosion resistance, large control enclosure with an extra port for convenient wiring of an external room thermostat, and enclosure O-rings to minimize moisture ingress. Standard safety features include two temperature high limits and a high-quality pressure relief device.
Hazloc Heaters™ Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Darren Ochosky, stated, "The AEU1 series is the first unit heater of its kind in the world to receive both the ATEX/IECEx Gas and Dust certifications. This reinforces our dedication to helping our customers grow and prosper by providing leading edge industrial heating products, technical expertise, and outstanding service." Hazloc Heaters™ is also committed to a high standard of quality and on-time delivery performance.

Hazloc Heaters™ is a manufacturer of industrial and explosion-proof unit heaters for hazardous and severe duty locations. The company was started in September 2004 by two former executives of a major industrial heater manufacturer who later partnered with a third investor. Hazloc Heaters™ is based in Calgary, AB, Canada. For further information, please contact Darren Ochosky at 1-866-701-Heat(4328) or 403-730-2488 or visit

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Hazloc Heaters
#1, 666 Goddard Ave. NE
Calgary, AB
T2K 5X3

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Darren Ochosky
Phone: 1-403-730-2488
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Rich Milton
Phone: 206-309-0756

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