As wireless devices such as mobile phones and laptop computers become more reliable and cost effective, there is growing interest amongst the process industry as to the benefits to be found from enabling such devices to be used in hazardous areas. However, unlike most industries this is not a simple task. Installing wireless networks in hazardous areas requires careful, expert planning and execution.
This white paper covers:
Are radio frequency waves a hazard?
Installing wireless networks in hazardous areas
How to minimise the potential risk
See more about Extronics' experience in wireless networking for hazardous areas in this presentation.
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