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Entry type: FAQ Entry ID: 291285, Entry date: 08/29/2018

Which SIMATIC HMI operator panels does Siemens currently offer for hazardous areas with potentially explosive atmosphere (Ex2/22)?

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SIMATIC HMI operator panels available for hazardous areas with potentially explosive atmosphere (Ex2/22)

The following Excel list includes all the SIMATIC operator panels that have certification for Explosion Protection Zone 2 and Explosion Protection Zone 22. Also listed are devices that are no longer available or are discontinued. You can filter for the product in the Excel list and this will quickly give you an overview of which certificates are available for which countries. The designation -a or -.... in the article number means that all versions have the certificate.

Registration required 291285_Panel_TDOPTPMP_Ex.xlsx (41.1 KB)

A precise search for certificates available for HMI operator panels is available at the following link in our Online Support Portal:

HMI with Explosion Protection 22/2

You can further refine this search by selecting the approval office or country.

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Check the explosion protection ID on the back of the device before installing the operator panel. Panels mentioned in the certificate should not be used automatically in the hazardous areas with potentially explosive atmosphere. What counts here is the ID on the back of the device! 

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The attachment below contains information on the conditions for Zones 2 and 22, as well as information on the certification and repair of the various operator panels.

 Registration required  PI_ATEX_Release_07-2017.zip (1.2 MB)

Please also refer to Entry ID 29386622 about the loss of Ex approval for the panels TD100/200, OP7, TD17, OP17, OP77, xP177 and xP270 6" on 01.06.2008.

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Ex area, Ex zone, Protection class, Explosion protection, 36489314

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