ATEX-Certified Enclosures suit hazardous environments.

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To address global issue of ATEX certification, Ex-range of enclosures and terminals are designed and certified for use in Zone 0, 1, and 2 environments. Units support whatever internal wire termination method is required, including screw connection, tension-clamp, and insulation displacement. Enclosures can be milled, drilled, painted, and assembled to customer's exact specifications.

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Weidmuller ATEX Certified Enclosures Provide Reliable Solutions for Hazardous Environment Applications

RICHMOND, VA (March 10, 2005) -A leading supplier of electrical connection technology for nearly 60 years, Weidmuller is one of only a few companies worldwide that offer a comprehensive range of ATEX certified enclosures. To address the global issue of ATEX certification, Weidmuller has assembled a team of engineers, designers and technical support staff to work with OEMs to design, build and deliver customized turnkey enclosure solutions. With its complete custom service approved for the manufacture of ATEX assemblies, Weidmuller can mill, drill, paint and assemble enclosures (or provide empty enclosures) to a customer's exact specifications.

Whatever internal wire termination method required, Weidmuller can support it via screw connection, tension-clamp, and for the fastest connection of all, insulation displacement (IDC).

Weidmuller's standard Ex-range of enclosures and terminals are designed and certified for use in Zone 0, Zone 1, and Zone 2 environments. Weidmuller stands behind the compliance and safety of its ATEX certified enclosures and provides complete documentation at no additional cost. ATEX approved enclosures are available now. For more on Weidmuller's ATEX solutions for enclosures and other products, read the complete story at

W Interconnections, Inc. is the exclusive master distributor in North America for Weidmuller branded products for Germany-based Weidmuller Interface GmbH and Company-the world's leading supplier of electrical connection technology such as terminal blocks, printed circuit board terminals and connectors, relay sockets and plugs, and power supplies. Weidmuller has approximately 3,400 employees worldwide, with 70 sales organizations or offices in more than 60 countries.

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