Electrical Explosion Protection Equipment

Pepperl+Fuchs—Your Partners in Explosion Protection

Protecting people and equipment in gas or dust explosion hazardous areas is a sensitive task. Pepperl+Fuchs accompanies you and your application towards a safe and reliable explosion protection – from the initial design through the manufacturing process and finally on to the installation within hazardous environments.

This page gives you an overview of the many offerings that our portfolio holds for you. Additionally, you might also want to take a look at the downloadable Quick Select Product Guide for Electrical Explosion Protection Equipment.


As a pioneer and market leader in electrical explosion protection, Pepperl+Fuchs has a deep understanding of regulations and technologies. Across several generations, the products and solutions designed by our experts have shaped the methods for using electrical equipment in hazardous areas.

Aside from the excellence our products provide, we also feel it is our responsibility to share the knowledge behind them with you—our partners and customers.

Follow the link below and you will find a collection of helpful, vendor-independent information for your work. Download the latest brochures and tools on various explosion protection topics now:

  • Physical technical principles
  • Types of Protection for Electrical Apparatus
  • Type of Protection “Intrinsic Safety”

Also, make sure to get your copy of our explosion protection poster.

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Solution Design

Whether you are looking for a single Ex e local control unit, or a large and complex suite of Ex d enclosures with built-in instrumentation: Pepperl+Fuchs offers solutions for your application.

We have established the structures which ensure your success: Manufacturing, sale and support are all done by Pepperl+Fuchs. Regardless of the application, we guarantee your satisfaction as a result of our versatile service that covers every aspect possible:

  • evaluation of your application’s requirements
  • proposal of technical solutions
  • final engineering of design specification
  • manufacturing of your solution
  • customer inspection and final acceptance test
  • comprehensive documentation

For the complete duration of your project we will assign a highly skilled project manager who coordinates all necessary activities. Thus, you always are in direct communication with the same contact person who is familiar with the status of your order and can provide information at all times.

Decades of experience in explosion protection and a deep understanding of customer’s needs are the foundation for the high level product quality among our extensive portfolio of enclosures and instrumentation.

If you want to gain more insights on our solution engineering approach, we recommed that you read our report introducing some of the worldwide manufacturing sites.

Contact us now and enjoy the benefits of a close personal cooperation.

About Us

Innovative Solutions. Perfect Applications.

As a technology leader in industrial sensor technology and a pioneer in electrical explosion protection, Pepperl+Fuchs has been developing components and solutions for over 70 years. Above all, our goal is to offer the perfect solutions for our customers’ applications. This is only possible with close collaboration. Not only do we share our passion for automation with customers—we also share our in-depth expertise and experience.

Forging ahead with new ideas and finding new approaches is what drives us. This is the foundation for technologically advanced solutions that are tailored to individual applications and geared toward future requirements.

Creating customer-focused solutions to meet today's and tomorrow's challenges is at the center of everything we do. And Industry 4.0 makes this more important than ever.

Pepperl+Fuchs is re-envisioning tried and trusted technologies and developing innovations that pave the way for networked production and communication that transcends your company’s boundaries. Our innovation—your competitive advantage.

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GOVAN from Pepperl+Fuchs

For more than 70 years, the GOVAN brand from Pepperl+Fuchs has been synonymous with the highest level of expertise in the field of explosion protection. Its extensive portfolio of electrical switching systems, products, and customer-specific solutions fulfill the highest level of safety standards and certification requirements for explosion-hazardous areas.

Customized control panels and distribution panels that completely fulfill the customer’s requirements even under the most difficult conditions are produced at the company’s worldwide production facilities with their own foundries.

Using the highest manufacturing standards ensures that we are always able to meet our stringent quality, safety, and reliability standards.