For 20 years we have been helping customers choose safe, well-engineered
solutions for their Intrinsic Safety applications. We offer a
full range of zener barrier and galvanic isolator interfaces along
with a combined 50 years of intrinsic safety experience. You want
a supplier that can answer your questions and do the necessary
due diligence to ensure the solution is both safe and functional
in your application.
Various companies have developed of the "shunt diode"
safety barrier over the past forty years. This is a passive network
device that uses zener diodes, resistors and fuses to safely divert
excess electrical energy to ground and thus prevent sparking in
or overheating of equipment in hazardous areas. Their key benefits
are low cost and the ability to operate with data in analogue
DC or high-speed digital forms.
Kentron offers intrinsic safety solutions using ranges of shunt
diode safety barriers from a range of reputable manufacturers.
Each manufacturer produces product to industry requirements of
performance and safety, with reputations for quality and reliability.