Hazardous Locations & Explosive Atmosphere Testing


Professional Testing can assist US manufacturers in understanding the requirements and regulations for products for use in potentially explosive areas.

In 2017, PTI was certified as an IECEx Testing Laboratory (Ex TL). We have the expertise to assist customers with all aspects of their products’ certification process.


Explosive Atmospheres

PTI can perform testing and provide certification under the IECEx Certified Equipment Scheme as an accredited Ex Testing Laboratory (ExTL). We work in close partnership with TÜV SÜD as our Ex Certification Body (ExCB)

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As part of a one-stop shop, PTI can perform testing to help manufacturers demonstrate conformity to the ATEX Directive 2014/34/EU.

The PTI / TÜV SÜD partnership is an accepted U.S. Coast Guard Independent Laboratory.


Our specialty is equipment used in potentially explosive areas, but there are several related requirements with which we may assist.

Project Management

Provides project management services to clients in the following areas:

Training Services

Conducted by expert engineers with experience educating adults. Our interactive training sessions can be customized to your company’s specific needs, necessary methods of protection and professional level. Some examples of past courses:

Let us educate your workforce, from the manufacturing personnel responsible for the day-to-day product consistency to the executive management responsible for the overall corporate understanding of products used in potentially explosive areas.

Documentation Services

We are fluent in documentation design and generation. We can provide a full assessment report under the Project Management scheme or a documentation review or any level in between.  Below is a sample of the myriad of documentation we are familiar with:


Explosive Atmospheres — IECEx

The product categories and standards for PTI are found on the IECEx website here: https://www.iecex.com

Why Choose PTI?

We help our customers be proactive by getting involved early in the design phase, designing in reliability and compliance. The result is bringing products to market faster with less cost, and better service.  Learn More >

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