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Explosion Prevention

SABS is a leading business services provider to organizations worldwide, offering a range of services for management system certification, product testing and certification, and standardization.

This includes the standardization in the field of manufacturing, conversion and testing in Explosion Prevention, including all aspects of their effects on man and his environment relating to activities in the following fields: flameproof equipment and mining machines, non-sparking apparatus. intrinsically safe equipment and loops, fuel dispensers, increased safety equipment, dust ignition protected and ingress protected equipment , diesel systems and machines and the classification of hazardous locations.

The Explosion Prevention Technology Laboratory has been in existence for over 50 years. The laboratory has SANAS accreditation and approval from the Department of Minerals' & Energy and the Department of Labour, for the approval of explosion prevention equipment in hazardous locations. The diverse nature of our services allows us to customise our product offering so that service delivery can be enhanced and our comprehensive nature of testing services supports our clients' drive for quality and safety assurance and, ultimately, certification of such assurance systems.

Growing environmental awareness and the increasing awareness of quality implies the need for standardized requirements and test methods.