Effective and reliable explosion protection for all types of industrial plants

Nextech offers explosion protection from the internationally renowned manufacturer RSBP, which is behind some of the world’s leading explosion protection systems for industrial plants.

RSBP has more than 25 years of experience in the production and development of explosion protection in a wide range of industries. The active system detects explosions the moment they occur, and reduces damage through suppression and isolation.

With RSBP’s products in our portfolio, we can offer explosion protection tailored to each customer’s needs, based on both the company’s processes and the materials in which an explosion risk is present.

The explosion protection system can include, for example:

  • Pressure and flame relief
  • Flameless pressure relief
  • Mechanical isolation of explosion with quick-closing dampers
  • Explosion isolation with SBC as flame barrier
  • Explosion suppression via SBC and active detection.



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Project design steps for an explosion protection system


The design, engineering and installation of an explosion protection solution follows the following process plan:


Identification of explosion risk

Identification of the explosion risk of the material (either through known classification of the substance or through testing).

If the explosion properties of the product have not been determined, we can also offer to have complete testing of your product carried out in an accredited laboratory.

This will establish the properties for minimum ignition energy (MIE), lower explosion limit (LEL), maximum explosion pressure (Pmax), explosion development in pressure over time (Kst), etc.

Contact us for more information about this.

Clarification of risk zones – ATEX Directive

One of Nextech’s explosion specialists will visit your company to identify the types of explosion protection that will work best in your production system.

The guideline At-vejledning C.0.9 from Work Environment in Denmark specifies that every company that has EX-areas must have a special ATEX risk assessment (called U-APV) carried out in order to clarify the risk zones, in compliance with what is known as the ATEX Directive 1999/92/EC.

Based on this risk assessment, we then propose solutions regarding the choice of protection method and equipment. Your process equipment or production line may have specific circumstances that call for one type of protection rather than another. We always select the solution that provides maximum safety for your colleagues and employees.

System design and engineering

Once all components have been reviewed, the system itself must be designed. This often requires some complex calculations to accommodate design pressures and explosive volumes. During this phase, there will be close cooperation between you and our experts in the field to identify all parameters to ensure that the solution we offer works optimally under all possible conditions.

Presentation and review of system design

Once the final calculations have been completed, we will present you with the most appropriate solution and go through all the details with you.

In this way, we ensure once again that we have all the information and that you get the absolute safest solution.

We also handle the documentation for drawings, certificates, etc., so that your process overview is always up to date and the documentation for the authorities is absolutely top-notch.

Installation and commissioning

After agreement on the delivery of the equipment, our specially trained technician will install the equipment based on location drawings and strict instructions from the manufacturer.

The commissioning of the systems will usually be closely monitored by our technicians to ensure that all process parameters are correct and that the functionality of the system is not compromised by external influences, such as electrical noise, pressure variations in the process, overfilling, etc.

Staff training

Relevant staff receive training in the day-to-day use of the system and in handling the system on activation.

It is equally important to the solution that you, as daily users of the equipment, are thoroughly familiar with its use and handling. A training plan for your operators, technicians, craftsmen, etc. will therefore usually be drawn up during the design phase.

Annual servicing

Annual servicing is carried out, by agreement, by Nextech technicians or the company’s own trained staff.

Some of the equipment supplied requires regular servicing, usually in accordance with the supplier’s instructions, but at least once a year.

There may be influences that require more frequent inspection of the systems to prevent wear and ensure that the system is ready to provide maximum protection at all times. 

Component replacement and refilling

Any replacement of components and refilling after activation is carried out by Nextech.

If there is an urgent need for servicing or the systems have been activated, rapid deployment may be necessary to reduce downtime for your production.

Our service organisation covers the whole of Denmark and can be there in a matter of hours. We always bring a wide range of spare parts and components, so you can be up and running again as soon as possible.