Because of small batch size, the rate of processing, air movement through the condensing unit and the heavier than air qualities of the vapors produced, under normal operating conditions, the minimum concentration of gases or vapors necessary to define Class 1, Division 1 area are not present.
The Sidewinder Model M-2 has been investigated for use in normal, non-hazardous locations and Listed by Underwriters Laboratories Inc. as compliant with UL 2208 Standard for Solvent Distillation Units.
The process is continuously monitored by an electronic logic printed circuit board. Automatic shut down is commenced in the unlikely event of an over heat situation. These safeguards not only shut off the unit, but disable it until a service representative can evaluate the problem and help with repairs.