According to the National Electrical Code (NEC), the areas “where fire or explosion hazards may exist due to flammable gases or vapors, flammable liquids, combustible dust, or ignitable fibers or flyings.” are defined as hazardous locations.

The following infographic from Mencom Corporation summarizes and describes the various hazardous (classified) locations.

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Hazardous Location Classifications

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