Remain Safe with Technical Solutions for Hazardous Areas

Hazardous area techniques like Intrinsic Safety and Flameproof are specialized techniques required to prevent explosions in Industries like PetroChem, Oil & Gas, Mining, Pharmaceuticals & others where flammable atmospheres are present. Products are certified to International & local standards to meet legislation to operate in these environments. At Extech Safety Systems we offer certified and approved hazardous area products. When you need assistance with hazardous area solutions in Southern Africa, including Cape Town or Johannesburg, we are the specialists ready to work with you to provide exactly what you require.

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As sole authorised representatives for MTL, Beka Associates, Extronics, MercuryHMI and XPlore Tech, we offer Ex (Exi Intrinsic Safety; Exd Flameproof etc.) instrumentation and industrial networking & communications products to provide hazardous area solutions for all of our clients. Our hazardous area interfacing uses items such as the zener barrier or the galvanic isolator that are connected to PLC, DCS, or ESD systems. No matter what type of instrument or system you need, Extech Safety Systems has exactly what you need. We are rated as a level 4 contributor according to the Qualifying Small Enterprise Scorecard, and have a BEE certificate. Our commitment to our clients is to remain transparent while offering some of the best hazardous area solutions.

Our Extensive Stock of Hazardous Area Solutions Includes the Following

  • Intrinsically Safe Zener Barriers and Galvanic Isolators
  • HART Interfaces
  • Fieldbus
  • Industrial Ethernet
  • Industrial Security
  • Industrial Wireless Networks
  • Visualisation
  • Displays, Indicators, Sounders, Beacons and Lamps
  • Intrinsically Safe Cameras
  • Rugged IS Smartphones & tablets (Android & Windows)
  • Hazardous area Access Points for zone 1 (AP of your choice)
  • Hazardous Area M1 (Zone 0) certified CISCO Access Point
  • RFID Tracking
  • Surge Protection
  • Process Alarm Equipment
  • Hazardous Area Access Control Systems

Contact Us Today

Contact us today to learn more about hazardous area solutions that fit your needs. Our knowledgeable and skilled staff of specialists is ready to answer all of your questions.


We are active in SAFA and SABS for the writing of relevant SANS standards & work with the regulators on ARP0108. Extech are regular contributors to SAIMC and Gary Friend will often present technical papers at SAIMC, SAFA and other conferences.


MTL Instruments

The MTL Instruments Group Plc is recognized as a world leader in the development and supply of intrinsic safety explosion protection devices and specializes in Industrial Networking, Cyber Security, Fieldbus networks, lightning protection and surge protection.



BEKA has been engaged in the design and manufacture of hazardous area display instrumentation since 1982. They now have the widest range of Intrinsically Safe, type nL and safe area instruments currently available on the market and enjoy world-wide approvals for their use within both gas and dust hazardous areas.



Extronics designs, manufactures and supplies a market-leading range of Intrinsically Safe and Explosion-Proof equipment. Recognised as leaders in the Hazardous Area market, Extronics has particular expertise in Wireless, Vision Technologies, Personnel & Asset Tracking and Purge & Engineered solutions.

Xplore Technologies

Xplore Technologies

Xploretech supply rugged Windows tablets & accesories including the Zone 2 certified Bobcat.

Mercury HMI

Mercury HMI

Mercury HMI specialises in the design and manufacture of hazardous area products for the petrochemical and pharmaceutical industries.

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