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Chemical resistance of plastics

Electrical equipment ATEX has increased security is often manufactured in high quality plastic, specially selected and tested for use in extremely harsh environments (chemical, petrochemical, offshore, desert … ). These materials have been used for many years and have proven their reliability .

Their main uses are:

  • polyamide: junction boxes , control stations , portable lamps
  • polycarbonate: translucent bowls or glasses for fixtures
  • polyester: switchboards , cabinets, control stations

The table below gives the information provided by the manufacturers of plastics for their resistance against a range of chemicals.