Which ATEX Radio is Right for Your Business?

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At Wall to Wall Communications we are determined to meet your every two way radio communication needs, including ATEX radios. An ATEX radio stands for ATmosphere EXplosibles. They are radios that meet a higher standard of safety so they can be used in explosive environments without an increased risk of explosions. 

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What industries are ATEX radios suitable for?

ATEX radios can be used in industries such as engine rooms, factories, coal mines, gas mines, airports, chemical plants, oil refineries, timber sawmills and emergency scenes attended by the ambulance, fire and police services, and any other industry that involves explosive materials. 

Specialised features of an ATEX radio

To make sure our ATEX radios are safe for use around explosive materials they come with specialised safety features. These include…

  • Waterproof
  • Dustproof 
  • Shockproof

Aside from these features, the ATEX radios importantly features a battery which produces a stable output of power, with a long battery life, whilst still maintaining a low temperature. This limits the risk of the radio producing a flame or a spark which could create an explosion. A key feature for ATEX radios.

ATEX radios at Wall to Wall Communications

At Wall to Wall we know that each business has individual needs. Whilst one of the main criteria of ATEX radios is an increased level of safety, they must also serve the normal functioning purposes of ordinary two way radios. Currently we stock a total of 6 ATEX radios so you can find the perfect one for you.

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HYTERA PD715 EX

Complying with the world’s strictest safety standards, this Hytera ATEX radio offers key features such as built in man-down and lone-worker functions, GPS, dedicated emergency button, high audio quality, long battery life, large push to talk button and tuning knobs, highly reliable and software upgradable. 

 

 

HYTERA PD795 EX

Also complying with the world’s strictest safety standards, this Hytera ATEX radio has the capability to withstand some of the toughest conditions. This radio comes with the added benefits of a 1.8 inch colour LCD display and qwerty keypad, which can also help during emergency situations and at night time. Other features include GPS, up to 1024 channels, upgradeable software, digital and analogue capabilities and strong vibrations for alerts which can be useful if you are working in a loud environment. 

MOTOROLA MOTOTRBO DP4401EX ATEX

The Motorola ATEX radio is recommended for any industries that are working with explosive materials or gases, including mines, oil rigs and petrol stations. This is an easy to use radio with up to 32 channels available. Other key features include an emergency button, integrated GPS, multisite connectivity, durable design, automatically adjusting radio volume, man down and lone worker functions.

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KENWOOD TK-2260EX (VHF) / 3260EX (UHF) ATEX

Kenwood’s ATEX radios have been subject to years of testing in demanding and harsh operating conditions. This Kenwood ATEX radio also has a wealth of features in addition to the expected ones. These include STAFF SAFE Functions, advanced motion detection, emergency key, 5-tone signalling, priority scan and voting, programmable function keys, key lock, VOX read and an adjustable microphone amongst others.  

 

 

ICOM IC-F51 (VHF) / IC-F61 (UHF) ATEX

The ICOM ATEX radio is particularly recommended for companies working around water. This radio is a waterproof transceiver that is equivalent to the marine handheld models. In addition, this model is tough, reliable and small enough to fit in a shirt pocket. The Lithium-Ion battery pack also offers a 13 hour working battery life that provides stable output power. A key feature of this radio is the keypad is lit with LED’s, making it suitable for night time work or in dark conditions such as mines. 

MOTOROLA MOTOTRBO DP4801EX ATEX

This Motorola ATEX radio comes with a wealth of features to ensure communication is swift, easy and efficient. This radio comes fully equipped with text messaging feature, GPS, day/night mod, full colour display, Intelligent Audio Feature, built-in scrambling, waterproof and IP Site Connect. This radio is particularly recommended for use around explosive gases with its low powered battery. 

 

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