Watlow attained INMETRO certification on its Hydrosafe indirect heat exchanger. A certificate of compliance to the INMETRO regulations ensures electrical and electronic products can be sold and distributed in Brazil.
INMETRO (Institute of Metrology, Standardization and Industrial Quality) is the Brazilian government body responsible for the implementation of measurement, safety and quality standards for electrical and electronic products. It guides the activities of accreditation, inspection, testing and certification bodies in the country.
Hydrosafe is a thermal solution for dry gas seal systems that are used on centrifugal compressors and similar equipment utilizing dry gas seal technology. Its indirect heating technology ensures safe operation for temperature codes T2, T3 or T4 as well as reliable operation within a range of ambient temperatures ranging from -76 to -112°F (-60 to 80°C). Hydrosafe is also rated with protection type IECEx db for safe use in hazardous locations.