Testing and certifying explosion protection

Various services as a European notified body

explosion pressure chamber

DEKRA is your partner for testing and certifying equipment, components and protection systems in potentially explosive areas. As a European notified body with the identification number 0158 our experts test and certify according to the ATEX Directive 94/9/EC DEKRA is also a certifying body (ExCB) and test laboratory (ExTL) in the global IECEx scheme for electrical operating equipment and the measurement function of gas detectors.

DEKRA tests these products:

  • Electrical operating equipment
  • Non-electrical equipment
  • Autonomous protection systems
  • Plants (assemblies of equipment)

In addition, our experts test and certify safety, monitoring and control equipment, such as gas measuring equipment and gas detectors or monitoring equipment for pressurising systems.

DEKRA also provides testing to support development so that you can launch your innovations on the market quickly.

DEKRA is happy to support you if you have any issues regarding explosion protection, for example when evaluating old equipment or assessing cases of damage.




Dirk Wessels


Phone +49.234.3696-103

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