Oil & Gas Solution
Extreme operating environmentEquipment should provide advanced system monitoring even in the most challenging conditions: potential explosive atmospheres, varying temperature, explosion to water and rain.
Remote locationsThe devices must accurately identify and track assets and communicate data from remote sites to enable real-time data monitoring and communications.
Environmental regulationsAll the devices for oil & gas applications must withstand the highest scrutiny of certification and inspection.
It is required by law and legislation by countries around the world that electrical equipment must be designed and manufactured for safe use in environments or atmospheres that may be potentially flammable or explosive. These hazardous areas are defined as where flammable gases or vapors, flammable liquids, combustible dust, or ignitable fibers or flyings are present. At oil and gas production operations and facilities, these hazards and dangers are common place. Flammable or explosive substances may be present in some varying quantity at all times, so fire and explosion protection and safety certifications for all electrical equipment used in these operations is mandatory.
Winmate has technology know-how for production and development of explosion-proof devices.
Intrinsic Safety Schematic Design
The schematic design of the electronic system must ensure that the temperature under all fault conditions can never rise to a value which may cause the ignition of explosive gasses. Our engineers design the intrinsic safety schematics for explosion-proof product line.
Intrinsically safe design means that ignition of a hazardous atmosphere (explosive gas or dust) cannot occur. This is achieved by ensuring that only low voltages and currents enter the hazardous area and that no significant energy storage is possible. Tout thermal design also prevents device’s from overheating.
No-Air Potting Process
Potting is a process of filling a complete electronic assembly with a solid or gelatinous compound for resistance to shock and vibration, and for exclusion of moisture and corrosive agents. Winmate perform no-air potting of electronic components in-house. Potting prevents the substrate from failing in harsh environments or from vibrations or other potentially-damaging uses.
Safety and Standards
Quality Management System
Winmate factory is UL and CSA certified with Quality Management System.
Product Testing & Certifications
To meet the safety qualification, Winmate offers ATEX and Class 1 Division 2 (C1D2) certified solutions for maintaining safe operations and collecting detailed, sensitive data in remote rig and pipeline locations.
For the classification of the equipment, Winmate generally uses both the North American National Electric Code (NEC) and the European ATEX directive.
Safety and Standards
(National Electric Code)
|According to OSHA, NEC defines hazardous locations as those areas where fire or explosion hazards may exist due to flammable gases or vapors, flammable liquids, combustible dust of ignitable fibers or flyings. NEC classified hazardous locations in three ways; type, condition, and nature.|
(International Electrochemical Commission)
|IEC defines the flammable gases and vapors and then flammable dust, each of this type are assigned into three different zone and each zone then requires equipment built for category I,II or III.|