ATEX Resources

Introduction to ATEX

The term ATEX (“Atmosphere Explosive” refers to a particular designation assigned to confined areas, where potentially explosive materials can gather and pose a significant risk to life. Cleaning within these areas requires specialist cleaning equipment that is certified to operate with no sparks and no static build up. Find out more about these unique environments and the safety protocols around working within them below.



Got questions? Browse our dedicated ATEX FAQ section for a list of frequently asked questions – compiled by our in house team of EX-perts

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Click to browse an archive of useful video resources around ATEX designations and the steps required to work within these areas.

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Useful Links

Find more about the regulations surrounding explosive atmospheres in your country with this list of useful links to local regulations.

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Blogs & Resources

Find more blogs and resources on ATEX cleaning within our blog…

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Don’t take chances when it comes to the safety and wellbeing of team members, talk to the experts today about ATEX cleaning and how SpaceVac can help!

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