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Utilising the latest software, technology and engineering processes for improved engineering design, quality control, safety, compliance, plant upgrades and plant efficiency. 

Expert Hazardous Areas, Plant & Equipment Engineering - Specialists with 20 years of experience

IMACHINE's team can provide a range of engineering services, delivered by experts in the field of Hazardous Areas, specialising in the following areas:

  • Electrical, Instrumentation and Control System Engineering design;

  • Design for hazardous area installations and selection of hazardous area equipment;

  • Plant 3D modelling, 2D layout mapping and drafting, upgrades and change management, specialising in brownfields plants, de-engineering and compliance upgrades;

  • Process, Instrument and Control System specification, design, programming, auditing and calibration services;

  • Intrinsic safety installation design and compliance, in addition to product design and certification management;

  • EEHA electrical and instrumentation project management, procurement and installation;

  • EEHA skid and controls fabrication and manufacture of custom equipment;

  • Commissioning, FAT, SAT, EI&C calibration, control loop tuning, plant optimisation;

  • Operator training, user manual documentation, SOP and plant handover;

  • Process control and Automation Systems Compliance, HAZOP, Risk Assessment and Auditing;

  • AS/NZS 60079.10.1 Explosive Gas Atmospheres series - Hazardous Areas Classification, Hazardous Areas Verification Dossiers for flammable and combustible liquids and gases;

  • AS/NZS 60079.10.2 Explosive Dust Atmospheres series - Hazardous Areas Classification, Hazardous Areas Verification Dossiers for combustible dusts;

  • AS/NZS 60079 series - EEHA (Electrical Equipment for Hazardous Areas) Inspections and Audits;

  • AS/NZS 4024 series - Electrical Safe Guarding of Machinery Risk Assessment, categorisation and system design, emergency stop and emergency shutdown, EI&C System safety and installation compliance upgrades;

  • AS/NZS 1940 The storage and handling of flammable and combustible liquids series - assistance with laboratory classification, design assistance, tank and bunding auditing, plant layout review, reporting, defect analysis and engineering assistance;

  • United Nations Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS), classification to category 1-4 and equivalent ADG Codes;

  • The Australian Dangerous Goods Code (ADG Code) which is the Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail, Class and Packing Group (PG) classification.

  • Qualified 3rd party audits, defect identification and risk categorisation, risk assessments, product and installation design and compliance, standards compliance auditing and functional testing reports;

  • Gas detection, alarming and shutdown systems, including remote alert systems, for Hazardous Areas and Dangerous Goods;

  • Remediation of defects and non-compliant electrical installations by qualified EEHA electrical technicians;

  • Electronic hardware compliance and assistance with non IEX-Ex or AUS-Ex Conformity Assessment Documentation, such as ATEX equipment;

  • Lithium battery charging/discharging management, System Design and Compliance;

  • Automatic battery cooling and temperature control systems;

  • RF compliance reviews and assistance, including antenna, radio and communications system design and compliance in Hazardous Areas;

  • IEC 61508 / IEC 61511 - Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS / SIL levels) - LOPA;

We have a strong understanding of Australian Standards, rules and regulations and can also offer complete engineering design services to assist in the process of compliant Hazardous Areas I&C design and design reviews.

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Pioneering the application of Robotics and Drones for use in and near Hazardous Areas

iMACHINE's team are experts with inspection, 2D mapping and 3D modelling of plants and assets for Hazardous Areas, utilising the latest drone, rover and ground based technologies, in conjunction with our innovative drone/robotic remote control and gas safety system.


Contact us today to discuss your drone or robotic inspection applications and/or general compliance needs for Hazardous Areas.

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