Non-Sparking, Non-Magnetic Safety Tools - Applications and Industries

CS Unitec Non-sparking Safety Tools are recommended for use where hazardous, flammable or combustible vapors, liquids, dusts or residues are present and should be used by all industrial safety programs. CS Unitec Non-sparking Safety Tools are an inexpensive investment for your company.


The following industries should use CS Unitec Safety Tools because of their Non-sparking properties:

Manufacturing Industries:

• Alcohol Industries
• Ammunition, Missile & Explosives Plants
• Automotive Plants
• Breweries & Distilleries
• Chemical Manufacturing
• Flammable Materials Manufacturing
• Flour Mills
• Furniture Manufacturers (Varnish and Painting)
• Gas Plants
• Glue Factories
• Ink Industries
• Liquified Petroleum Gases (LPG)
• Mining
• Nuclear Products
• Oil & Natural Gas Drilling, Refining & Handling
• Paint, Lacquer & Varnish Products
• Paper and Pulp Mills
• Petrochemicals
• Petroleum Refining
• Pharmaceutical Industries
• Pipeline Construction & Maintenance
• Plastic Manufacturing
• Sugar Mills
• Synthetic Fiber Manufacturing
• Wine Industries

Transportation Industries and their Maintenance, Cleaning & Service Companies:
• Airports
• Railroads
• Shipyards
• Tankers
• Tanker Trucks
• Vessels
• Workboats

Government Agencies:
• Aircraft & Missile Plants
• Airport (Refueling & Maintenance Operations)
• Armed Forces (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard & Civil Support Units)
• Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear or Explosives Logistical Support Operational Equipment
• Fire Departments, Military Bases
• First Responders to Weapons of Mass Destruction, Firefighters, Public Safety Bomb Squads & Local Rescue Squads
• Hazardous Materials Handling & Clean-up
• Munitions Depots
• Nuclear Production & Waste
• Public Utilities: Gas, Electric & Telecommunication
• Waste Management
• Water Treatment Facilities

Other Industries:
• Cleaning & Spraying Operations
• Confined Space Maintenance
• Explosive & Pyrotechnics
• Geophysical Exploration
• Grain Storage & Handling
• Hazardous Material Handling
• Maintenance & Service Operations
• Paint Spraying, Finishing & Booth Operations
• Packing Plants
• Propane Distributors & Bulk Plants
• Warehousing of all Hazardous Materials

The following industries should use CS Unitec Safety Tools because of their Non-Magnetic properties:
• Aircraft Maintenance & Overhaul
• Aluminum & Other Metal Smelting
• Electronics Manufacturers
• Hospitals & Clinics Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
• MRI Maintenance
• Mine Sweepers
• Nuclear Products & Testing Machines
• Precision Magnetic Equipment
• Public Utilities: Gas, Electric & Telephone
• Radar Transmission Centers

The following industries should use CS Unitec Safety Tools because of their Corrosion-resistant properties:
• Boat Owners
• Chemical Manufacturing
• Desalinization Plants
• Food Product Manufacturing
• Laboratories
• Paper & Pulp Mills
• Petrochemicals
• Pharmaceutical Industry
• Plastic Manufacturing
• Shipyards
• Tankers, Vessels & Other Work Boats
• Wine Industry


Safety Tools must only be ground or reshaped by companies approved for grinding such material, according to OSHA regulations.

Exact appearance and/or specifications subject to change without notice.

MSDS (Safety Data Sheet) / Bulletin can be provided upon request or can be downloaded here:
SDS: Cast Copper Beryllium
SDS: Cast Aluminum Bronze

ATEX information: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/sectors/mechanical-engineering/atex/index_en.htm

BAM Certification Information (PDF)

Choosing the right alloy – AlBr or CuBe – for your application. (Download Ex Zone / Non-Sparking Tool Poster, PDF, 225k)

Download the CS Unitec Non-Sparking Safety Tool Catalog (PDF)


We also offer ATEX-approved air and hydraulic power tools for use in Ex zones.