New Distributorship: ATEX Explosion Proof Lighting from Glamox

WPS help Glamox light up FPSO's in Ghana & Nigeria We are proud to announce that Worldwide Procurement Service UK Ltd has been appointed as a distributor for Glamox products in Ghana and Nigeria. Glamox is a world renowned specialist lighting manufacturer. ...

London UK

Worldwide Procurement Service UK Ltd.

Tel: +44 (0) 19 2940 8908


London UK

Worldwide Procurement Service UK Ltd.

Tel: +44 (0) 19 2940 8908


Hazardous Area Electrical Equipment Procurement for Mozambique

Specialists in the supply of industrial and hazardous area electrical equipment

Worldwide Procurement Service UK Ltd. are leaders in providing high quality ATEX equipment in Mozambique and throughout Africa.  We are able to supply high quality brand name electrical equipment from many leading manufacturers and we offer the highest level of customer service.

We have listed the products that we are regularly asked for and we can also supply cable and other electrical accessories to complete your project as required.


Typical industries include…

  • Oil & Gas
  • Petrochemical Plants
  • Airports
  • Power Generators
  • Other Industrial Environments

Electrical Equipment

The types of hazardous area electrical equipment that is manufactured for industry is vast.  Worldwide Procurement Service UK Ltd is asked to frequently quote and supply from the following list:-

  • Emergency Lighting
  • Helipad Lighting – varying colour LED’s of Red, Green, White
  • Flood Lights
  • Walkway Lights
  • General Lighting
  • Switches
  • Junction Boxes
  • Cable glands
  • Cable
  • Cable management
  • Motors
  • Pumps
  • Torches
  • Communication Masts
  • Process Control equipment – switches, controllers, flowmeters.
  • Control and Signalling Systems
  • Hand Tools
  • Power Tools
  • Vacuum Cleaners
  • Testing Equipment
  • Laptops

The ATEX Directive

The ATEX Directive, derived from the French “ATmospheres EXplosibles” and formerly known as 94/9/EC, contains the ESR (Essential Safety Requirements) to which electrical equipment and protective systems used within potentially explosive atmospheres must conform.

The new ATEX directive currently in place within the European Union was made mandatory on 1st July 2003. Primarily intended for manufacturers of hazardous area equipment for use in the presence of flammable gases, vapours fumes or dusts, the new directive requires a quality management system to be implemented. Procedures for the design, manufacture and verification of products are to be approved by a notified body (i.e. Sira, Baseefa 2000, CESI, Demko, Kema) and all equipment conforming to the new directive will feature Ex and CE marking.

Hazardous areas are classified in zones on the basis of the frequency and duration of the occurrence of an explosive atmosphere caused by gases, vapours and mists.

Zones Definitions Equipment
0 & 20 A place in which an explosive atmosphere is continually present. Category 1
1 & 21 A place in which an explosive atmosphere is likely to occur in normal operation occasionally. Category 2
2 & 22 A place in which an explosive atmosphere is not likely to occur in normal operation, but if it does  only occurs for short periods. Category 3



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