Moxa announced that it received Class 1, Div. 2 hazardous location certification from United Laboratories (UL) for its EDR-810 industrial multiport router, qualifying it for safe use in oil and gas refineries, offshore platforms, fueling stations, and other areas containing ignitable concentrations of volatile liquids, gases or vapors.
“Our engineering team worked hard to respond to the requirements of Moxa customers specifying networking equipment in hazardous locations,” said Thomas Nuth, Global Manager of Oil and Gas Vertical Marketing at Moxa. “Achieving Class 1, Div. 2 certification demonstrates Moxa’s ongoing commitment to providing the safest, most reliable networking solutions for challenging industrial applications.”
The EDR-810 is a highly integrated industrial multiport secure router with Firewall/NAT/VPN and managed Layer 2 switch functions. It is designed for Ethernet security applications in sensitive remote control or monitoring networks, and provides an electronic security perimeter for the protection of critical cyber assets including DCS systems in oil and gas applications.
In addition, the EDR-810’s “WAN Routing Quick Setting” provides an easy way for industrial users to set up WAN and LAN ports to create a routing function automatically. Also, the “Quick Automation Profile” gives engineers a simple way to configure the firewall filtering function with general automation protocols, including EtherNet/IP, Modbus TCP, EtherCAT, FOUNDATION Fieldbus, and PROFINET.
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