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The standards surrounding the installation of a wireless access point in hazardous areas are often misinterpreted. It is not uncommon to think you can purchase a NEMA 4X or Ex e enclosure and simply install any wireless access point into your hazardous area. This is not true and overlooks a key clause of the standard assigned to deploying electrical equipment in hazardous areas. This article explains key aspects of the standard to consider when deploying wireless devices into hazardous areas. It also addresses why you cannot just use a NEMA 4X or Ex e enclosure to install none certified wireless access points in hazardous areas. Zone 2/Division 2 Hazardous Area Standards for Deploying Wireless Access Points There are many devices on the market, including WiFi Access Points, UHF RFID Readers, LoRa or BLE Gateways and […]