Tyco Thermal Controls Receives Cid2 Hazardous Location Approval for Digitrace® User Interface Terminals

DigiTrace NGC-UIT-OUT gains CSA Approval for use in U.S. and Canada

REDWOOD CITY, CA. (September 27, 2007) - Tyco Thermal Controls, the world leader in heat tracing solutions, today announced that its touch screen User Interface Terminal (UIT) for the DigiTrace NGC family of control & monitoring systems has received CSA approval for use in Class I, Division 2 hazardous locations. This CSA approval is recognized in both the US and Canada for the following areas:
Class 1, Div. 2 Groups A, B, C, D
Class 1, Zone 2 Groups IIC

Thermal Limit Rating - T4
The hazardous location User Interface Terminal (NGC-UIT-OUT) is rated NEMA 4X and designed to withstand extremes of moist, hot and cold environments. With an operating temperature rating from -40°C to +65°C (-40°F to 149°F) the hazardous location UIT provides information and accessibility to the DigiTrace NGC-30 control and monitoring system over a wide range of conditions.

"The touch screen user interface terminals used in the DigiTrace NGC-30 systems today provide a much more intuitive, easy to use interface to Tyco Thermal Controls' control and monitoring systems", says Matt Chamberlain, Tyco Thermal Controls' Industrial Products Marketing Director. "Now that the NGC-UIT-OUT is approved for use in hazardous locations, operations and maintenance personnel can obtain operating status information and troubleshoot problems without having to open the panel door. This provides a significant advantage to users in these areas by saving time and effort."

For more information on the DigiTrace NGC-30 Control & Monitoring Systems, call Tyco Thermal Controls at (800) 545-6258, send an email to info@tycothermal.com, or simply visit www.tycothermal.com.

Tyco Thermal Controls, a part of Tyco International, is a global provider of heat-tracing, wiring, snow melting & de-icing, leak detection, temperature measurement, and specialty heating products and services. The company's range of products and services include consultation, design, installation, and maintenance solutions for applications in the industrial, commercial and residential markets. Its products are sold worldwide under well established brands such as DigiTrace®, Raychem®, Pyrotenax®, Tracer®, Frostex®, TraceTek®, Isopad® and WinterGard®. Further information on Tyco Thermal Controls can be found by visiting www.tycothermal.com.

Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE: TYC) is a diversified, global company that provides vital products and services to customers in more than 60 countries. Tyco is a leading provider of security products and services, fire protection and detection products and services, valves and controls, and other industrial products. Tyco completed the spin-off of its healthcare and electronics businesses and today has annual revenues of more than $18 billion and 115,000 employees. More information on Tyco can be found at www.tyco.com.

Contacts:Peter Curtis
Tyco Thermal Controls

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