RUST ATEX pneumatic grinding tools are self-certified by SAPEG, based on independent test reports and a technical file lodged with DNV GL Presafe. This is in accordance with the ATEX Directive for non-electrical equipment. ExII2GcIIAT3
The energy level in the grinding process is kept very low due to the low rotation speed on the grinder and the properties of the tungsten carbide studs, preventing heated particles.
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RUST ATEX Grinding tools for surface and mechanical treatment.
By using RUST™ cold work grinders you will achieve the best preparation grade faster than any other ATEX approved mechanical tool in the market. RUST™ efficiently removes rust, coating (paint, chartek, silicone/rubber, bitumen etc.), scale, welding seams and weld spatter, salt and other contaminations on the Surface.
Prepare the Surface for good adhesion, roughness and cleanliness.
Adhesion: 10-25 MPa (ISO 4624).
Surface roughness profile: 75 – 105 microns (2.9 – 4.1 mils).
Surface cleanliness preparation grade: SSPC-SP11 to Bare Metal (American Standard)
(After Swedish standard ISO 8501-1 most similar to St.3).
Surface Preparation standards
RUST Offers a cost efficient alternative to existing methods and other tools in the market. Grinding disk and rotary burrs are made of tungsten carbide – with a long working lifetime. RUST is perfect for small and medium- sized maintenance tasks, the power tools is easy and safe to operate.
RUST ATEX Grinder for use in explosive atmospheres and hazardous environments.
Ideal for work on offshore platforms, onshore, oil and gas refineries, chemical and pharmaceutical plants, tankers, gas carriers, power plant, Railway sector and more.
No explosion danger. Cold Work Certified.
No hot sparks. Low temperature.
Low vibration <2,5 m/s².
Low noise <85 dB. Little or no dust.
No need for:
Habitat. Hot work permits. Fireguards.
Demanding risk evaluation.