Hazardous Area tablets, Wi-fi Access Points, CCTV RugiCAM & MTL700 announcement
Dear Reader,
This month we will focus on some of the newly released products for hazardous areas and process industries:
Aegex IS tablet with new certifications; the iWAP107; MTL Rugicam CCTV camera and the 9469-ETPlus Access Point.
Extech Safety Systems are the sole agents for MTL, Beka Associates, Extronics, MercuryHMI,  and the new authorised reseller for Aegex (Zone 1 tablets), B Com (RoughPro Phone) & Xplore Technologies in Southern Africa.
Hazardous Area tablets, Wi-fi Access Points (incl. CISCO) & the CCTV RugiCAM for Process, Mining & Pharmaceutical industries
Extech is the new reseller of Aegex Products  
Aegex Technologies LLC has added Extech Safety Systems as a Reseller in South Africa.

For almost 30 years, Johannesburg, South Africa-based Extech, has been providing required instrumentation, especially intrinsic safety, for hazardous area operations in Southern Africa.

“Extech Safety Systems are proud to announce that they are now an authorised reseller for Aegex in South Africa. Aegex offer Intrinsically Safe Zone 1 Windows tablets. These products complement the hazardous area instrumentation and industrial networking products offering comprehensive solutions for industrial applications,” said Extech Sales Director Gary Friend.

Aegex intrinsically safe Windows 10 tablets (with local ICASA approval & IA certification) bring real-time connectivity to the world’s most hazardous locations in oil and gas, chemical, pharmaceutical, public safety, utilities and other markets where volatile atmospheres are present. Aegex’s unified mobile platform enables enterprises to customize our Windows 10 intrinsically safe 10.1-inch tablets with enterprise-class software and industry-specific applications to offer real-time enterprise mobility for all personnel in multiple zones of hazardous locations.

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MTL700 series in termination process

Due to component supply issues, MTL have announced that the MTL700 product range is now in the termination process and will no longer be manufactured.  

Please contact Extech for the alternative barriers and for last time buy opportunities.
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Aegex IS tablets are now certified for mining

The Aegex10 IS tablet is now Group I certified Ex ib Zone 1 for underground coal mining.

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Certified for mining
Aegex IS tablets also achieves an additional Dust & Fibre certification
The only Windows 10 tablet that is globally certified for the world’s most explosive industrial environments, the Aegex10 Intrinsically Safe Tablet, now has dust certification.
Ex ib IIIC T85°C Db IP6X 

Dust & fibre certification

The iWAP107 is an ATEX / IECEx Zone 1 and approved Access Point Enclosure system with intrinsically safe RF outputs, specifically designed to allow the deployment of wireless networks in hazardous areas.

The concept allows installation of equipment from leading WLAN vendors such as Cisco, Aruba, and Siemens, meaning that the user may select the vendor of their choice when extending a WLAN to hazardous areas.


MTL RugiCAM-IP high definition (HD) IS Ethernet network CCTV camera enable plant managers across process industries worldwide to ensure they are operating safely in hazardous zone 1 and zone 2 areas.

The camera is also certified for underground coal mining.

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Ex ia IIIC T135°C Da
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The 9469-ETplus is an intrinsically safe, multi-functional module that can be used as an Access Point, Wireless Bridge or Repeater.

Zone 1, mountable

10/100Mbs Ethernet

ATEX/IECEx certified with local IA certification

Wide temperature ranges -20°C to +60C°

PoEX™ Power over IS Ethernet option

Compliant with IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/h

Below are some of the areas that the Extech team 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 Cameras
• Rugged IS Smartphones & tablets (Android & Windows)
• Hazardous area Access Points for zone 1 (AP of your choice)
• Hazardous Area M1 (Zone 0) certified CISCO Access Point 
• Hazardous Area CCTV camera for Group I & II
• Hazardous Area Barcode scanners (Bluetooth) 
• RFID Tracking 
• Surge Protection 
• Process Alarm Equipment  
• Hazardous Area Access Control Systems

If you require anything further, please send us an email or give us a call.  We will be happy to assist!

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