Remain Safe with Technical Solutions for Hazardous Areas

Hazardous area techniques like Intrinsic Safety and Flameproof are specialized techniques required to prevent explosions in Industries like PetroChem, Oil & Gas, Mining, Pharmaceuticals & others where flammable atmospheres are present. Products are certified to International & local standards to meet legislation to operate in these environments. At Extech Safety Systems we offer certified and approved hazardous area products. When you need assistance with hazardous area solutions in Southern Africa (main office in Johannesburg and sub office in Durban, we are the specialists ready to work with you to provide exactly what you require.

Use Our Team of Expert Engineers

As sole authorised representatives for Eaton MTL, Beka associates, Extronics, MercuryHMI and MOBILE, we offer Ex (Exi Intrinsic Safety; Exd Flameproof etc.) instrumentation and industrial networking & communications products to provide hazardous area solutions for all of our clients. Our hazardous area interfacing uses zener barriers or the galvanic isolators that are connected to PLC, DCS, or ESD systems. Extech can offer Intrinsically Safe & Flameproof instrumentation, interfacing, networking infrastructure & mobile devices. Extech Safety Systems can offer technical assistance with any hazardous area application. We are rated as a level 5 contributor according to the Qualifying Small Enterprise Scorecard, and have a BEE certificate. Our commitment to our clients is to remain transparent while offering some of the best hazardous area solutions.

As sole agents for Eaton MTL, MOBILE, Beka Associates, Extronics, MercuryHMI and authorised reseller for AEGEx, CorDEX, SenSear & XPlore Technologies in Southern Africa, below are some of the areas that Extech Safety Systems can assist with:

  • Intrinsically Safe Zener Barriers and Galvanic Isolators
  • HART Interfaces
  • Fieldbus
  • Industrial Ethernet
  • Industrial Security
  • Industrial Wireless Networks
  • Visualisation
  • Displays, Indicators, Sounders, Beacons and Lamps
  • Intrinsically Safe & Flameproof Cameras (incl. Infra Red)
  • Rugged IS Smartphones & tablets (Android & Windows)
  • Hazardous area Access Points for zone 1 (AP of your choice)
  • Hazardous Area M2 (Zone 1) Access Point (AP of your choice)
  • Hazardous Area CCTV camera for Group I & II
  • Hazardous Area Barcode scanners (Bluetooth)
  • Hazardous Area Headsets (Wired & Bluetooth)
  • Wifi/RTLS/RFID Tracking (incl. Extronics Advance; Aeroscout Industrial)
  • Surge Protection
  • Process Alarm Equipment
  • Hazardous Area Access Control Systems

Contact Us Today

Contact us today to learn more about hazardous area solutions that fit your needs. Our knowledgeable and skilled staff of specialists is ready to answer all of your questions.

We are active in SAFA and SABS for the writing of relevant SANS standards & work with the regulators on ARP0108. Extech are regular contributors to SAIMC and Gary Friend will often present technical papers at SAIMC, SAFA and other conferences.

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Aegex Technologies offers customisable, Windows-based mobile solutions for all personnel in multiple zones of hazardous locations. Our intrinsically safe tablets are globally certified for industrial use in explosive atmospheres (including dust & Group I mining). ATEX/IECEx internationally certified & Extech have local IA certification and ICASA approval, bringing the power of IoT and cloud connectivity to hazardous industries.


BEKA associates

BEKA associates has been engaged in the design and manufacture of hazardous area display instrumentation since 1982. They now have the widest range of Intrinsically Safe and safe area instruments currently available on the market and enjoy world-wide approvals for their use within both gas and dust hazardous areas.

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Calex Electronics

Focused on non-contact infrared temperature sensors and AC/DC power supplies. Calex also offer a wide range of complementary products including thermocouples, resistance thermometers, indicators, controllers, SCADA systems, calibrators and DC/DC converters.



At CorDEX we are leaders in the innovation and manufacture of instruments used every day in the world’s most challenging work environments. All of our instruments are specifically created for safe use in hazardous environments, which make us the authority in Intrinsically Safe Instrumentation



Extronics designs, manufactures and supplies a market-leading range of Intrinsically Safe and Explosion-Proof equipment. Recognised as leaders in the Hazardous Area market, Extronics has particular expertise in Wireless, Personnel & Asset Tracking (RTLS Real time location tracking) and Engineered solutions. MOBILE MOBILE GmbH is your partner for the development, certification and marketing of mobile communication devices to be used in explosion hazardous areas. With a broad product range of Intrinsically Safe phones & tablets covering all applications. Exib Gb Db zone 1 for Gasses, Dusts & Exia Ma zone 0 for underground coal mining


Mercury HMI

Mercury HMI specialises in the design and manufacture of hazardous area products for the petrochemical and pharmaceutical industries.

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Eaton MTL Instruments

The Eaton MTL Instruments Group Plc is recognized as a world leader in the development and supply of intrinsic safety explosion protection devices and specializes in Industrial Networking, Cyber Security, Fieldbus networks, lightning protection and surge protection.

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Sensear is a global leader in developing and manufacturing best-in-class digital over-the-ear and in-the-ear headsets for use with two-way radio and Bluetooth communication devices.

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Meteor Communications

Meteor are an innovative, technology-focused company specialising in monitoring systems and service for Water Quality and Infrastructure.


Eaton Oxalis

the Oxalis range of camera stations are made at the Eaton Sutton facility in the UK and covering all global certifications, temperature ranges & model types