Thomas & Betts : Hazardous Area Electrical Equipment & Cable Accessories

By Chris Dodds on 25th November, 2015

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Thomas & Betts : Hazardous Area Electrical Equipment & Cable Accessories

Hazardous Area Electrical Equipment

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The oil and gas industry depends on the specification and installation of safe and reliable products to minimise risk and safeguard the safety and security of both plant and personnel. 

From their global facilities, Thomas & Betts manufacture a wide range of ATEX, IECEx, UL and CSA approved electrical products for hazardous areas in the international oil, gas and petrochemical industries.

T&B hazardous area electrical products include conduits, lighting, cable glands, stainless steel cable ties and enclosures for Zone 1 & Zone 2 areas.

T&B electrical equipment and cable accessories are manufactured to international hazardous area classifications including ATEX, IECEx, CSA, GOST and Inmetro.

Hazardous Area Electrical Equipment 

• Groups I (Mining) and Group II
• Hazardous Area Zones 1, 2, 21, 22
• Class I Div I
• Class I Div II
• Exe, Exd, Exdt, and Exi applications

To explain the hazardous area standards and classifications, Thomas & Betts have published a technical guide :


T&B are committed to an extensive R&D programme to continue the ability to deliver innovative and high performance electrical products for installation within safety critical and hazardous area areas : 

  • Oil & Gas (Offshore and Upstream)
  • Food & Beverage
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Utilities
  • Power Generation
  • Utilities (including Nuclear)

Hazardous Area Electrical Equipment Thomas & Betts


Thomas & Betts Hazardous Area Electrical Equipment  

Kopex DTS



Kopex Ex provides hazardous area conduits, fittings and cable glands. 

  • Ex d Metallic Conduit Systems
  • Ex e Nylon Conduit Systems
  • UL XP-Flexible Conduit Coupling


Kopex Hazardous Area Conduit




DTS provide hazardous area control panels, junction boxes, enclosures and explosion proof lighting. 

  • Exe Junction Boxes
  • Exe Control Boxes
  • Exd Junction Boxes
  • Custom Build Control Boxes

Hazardous Area Enclosures

  • Ex d Lighting
  • Ex e Lighting
  • Industrial Lighting
  • Ex d Emergency Lighting
  • Ex e Emergency Lighting
  • Industrial Emergency Lighting

Hazardous Area Lighting


Cable Glands

Thomas & Betts provide a comprehensive range of hazardous area cables glands to suit most requirements. With both general purpose, nylon cable glands and metal barrier glands for hazardous areas, T&B cable glands can help provide a solution to most gland requirements. 

Hazardous Area Cable Glands

  • NG Cable Gland
  • UN Cable Gland
  • UFPN Cable Gland 
  • GN Cable Gland
  • WGN Cable Gland
  • FLWN Cable Gland
  • FLPWB Cable Gland
  • SSG Cable Gland
  • Nicote Accessories
  • Cable Gland Accessories



Cable TiesTy-Rap

Thomas & Betts Ty-Rap range of cable ties was invented and patented by T&B to support, fasten, bundle and clamp cables and wires. 

High performance with integral stainless steel locking heads, the Ty-Rap range is suitable for use in hazardous area, industrial and construction installations. 

Thomas & Betts Ty-Met stainless steel, self-locking cable ties require no compression or folding - high resistance to corrosion and temperature extremes for hazardous areas.

Thomas & Betts Ty-Rap Range of Cable Ties


Video : Thomas & Betts Ty Rap Stainless Steel Cable Ties


  • Further reading :

Thomas & Betts Ty-Rap Cable Ties - Over 50 Years Of Cable Fastening 

Thomas & Betts Detectable Cable Ties For The Food Industry   




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