Founded in 1992, Extronics is a leading global designer and manufacturer of intrinsically safe and explosion proof equipment. From our UK headquarters, we serve customers that work in potentially explosive environments, especially those in the chemical, pharmaceutical, petrochemical, oil and gas industries.
As a result of a substantial investment programme in both R&D and technical skills, the company has developed considerable expertise in vision technologies, engineered solutions and wireless technologies for the hazardous area. Consequentially, Extronics is now recognised as a leader and innovator in the global hazardous area market. To properly serve this market, Extronics has developed a network of Sales Partners & Resellers located in major industrial centres throughout the world. All of whom share Extronics quality ethos and possess high skill levels to support the developing Extronics range of products.
Over the last few years, Extronics has led the way in helping companies to unlock their data from hazardous areas via standards-based wireless technology. Through innovative product development, technical design capability & technical partnerships with companies such as Cisco® and Aruba®, Extronics has become recognised as a leader in this particular field. Applications once deemed impractical and costly are now a commercial reality.
Extronics is a world leader in vision technologies for hazardous areas. This expertise includes the design and production of the world’s first intrinsically-safe digital camera, the iCAM501, as well as innovative monitoring solutions, video monitors and HMI’s.
Hazardous Area Engineering
The Extronics engineering team possesses the expertise and experience necessary to create bespoke engineering solutions based upon the various concepts of protection in hazardous environments. This engineering expertise has enabled Extronics to create a range of innovative Ex d solutions which are available as standard items – dramatically reducing both lead time and production costs. These include the iUPS range of uninterruptible power supplies and the iSTART range of motor starters. Every application, regardless of complexity, is supported by comprehensive documentation.
Personnel & Asset Tracking
Personnel and asset tracking solutions are of particular importance to companies with designated hazardous areas. Extronics wireless expertise provides the framework for the delivery of a range of Active & Passive RFID based tracking solutions. Solutions designed to dramatically improve worker safety, production efficiency and asset management.