Portable Disc Installation Aid Receives ATEX Approval

Industry first product now suitable for instrinsically safe environments

Cincinnati, OH (August 19, 2008) - Elfab, Europe's leading manufacturer of rupture discs, now marketing its products in the USA, has been awarded ATEX approval for its rupture disc installation aid, Test-Tel. Test-Tel is designed to confirm correct disk installation, as well as ensuring the proper fitting of the industry's leading ATEX-approved detection system, Flo-Tel(TM)+.

Test-Tel is a low-cost portable tool that can eliminate the risk of poorly fitted rupture disks or incorrectly wired detection systems. With a range of test methods, including disk status check, detection check and battery check, Test-Tel is a first in the rupture disk industry.

Test-Tel was developed by Elfab to meet its customers' ever-demanding needs and is a welcome product in an industry where safety is the foremost concern. And now, with ATEX zone 0 and intrinsically safe approvals, the product is safe to use even in the most explosive operating conditions. Simple to use, Test-Tel is proving advantageous at the rupture disk installation stage, ensuring a proper first-time approach that saves customers time and refitting costs. For maintenance managers, Test-Tel ensures accurate burst control and continuous device function, allowing for foolproof non-invasive checking of alarms.

For more information on the Test-Tel or to request a quote, visit the company's web site at www.elfab.com, or contact Elfab's General Manager of Sales, Linda Brewer at +

Elfab, a Halma company, designs and manufactures rupture discs, explosion vents and associated detection devices. These intelligent pressure relief systems protect people, plant and equipment across the globe. Elfab also delivers unique design, testing and consulting services for pressure management.

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Website: www.elfab.com

Company contact:

Linda Brewer

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Email: sales@elfab.com


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