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Technical information

Endres Tools GmbH is BAM certified (BAM = Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung).
This certificate ensures that the materials we make our tools of are applicable in explosion-endangered zone 1 / 21 according to the european guideline 199/92/EG for all explosion groups defined under IEC 60079:2004 section 0. The scope of explosion-endangered zones was changed from Zone 0 / 20 to zone 1 / 21 according to TRGS 723:2020 section 5.4.

Explosion prevention ATEX = ATmosphere EXplosible

ATEX 137 (118), also called guideline 99/2/EG, is responsible for the safety of persons at commissioning, operation and attendance of explosive plants.
Corresponding ATEX 99/92/EC Endres Tools are to be used in Ex-Zones.
Since July 2003 only operating material, which conforms to this guideline, is allowed to be placed into circulation.


Because of its application methods, non-sparking tools have to be softer than conventional tools. For this reason the use of these tools has to be occurred with special care. Overstraining has to be avoided. The use of non-sparking tools must not be the only preventive measurement in areas of fire and explosion risk. For overall protection of staff and equipping, please follow the instructions of your professional association.