CorDEX Explosion-Proof Laser Distance Meter First to Achieve U.S. CSA Certification

By Cordex Instruments, PRNE
Wednesday, February 16, 2011

SEATTLE, February 17, 2011 - An explosion-proof distance laser meter from CorDEX Instruments, the
LaserMETER 3000XP, is the first distance laser meter to achieve certification
from CSA International, a leading product testing and certification
organization, for use in Class I Division 1 B, C and D hazardous (explosive)
areas. It adds to the meter's existing certifications, ATEX and IECEx Zone 1

Laser distance meters are vital tools for plant and equipment
maintenance, HVAC and safety professionals. The LaserMETER 3000XP is designed
to deliver time-saving efficiencies and added safety to personnel working on
high-risk rigs and installations who currently have to obtain special "hot
work permits" to use standard electronic measuring devices.

"Those working in hazardous environments can't make a mistake. They
require tools that are up to the challenge," said CorDEX Instruments General
Manager Marcus Halliday. "You can't take an ordinary tool and jerry rig it to
be adequate for these conditions. The CorDEX mission is to create products
designed specifically to help work crews operate safely and efficiently in
difficult environments. Watch for more CSA-tested equipment designed
specifically for these environments as 2011 progresses."

About the LaserMETER 3000XP

The revolutionary hand-held LaserMETER 3000XP is the first
explosion-proof tool capable of measuring distances of up to 100 feet with an
accuracy of 1/8 Inch. It comes packed with features such as Pythagoras, area
and volume calculations, making it the perfect tool for engineers, safety
managers and professional inspectors working in potentially dangerous
environments in oil, gas, petrochemical and related sectors.

Expertly built to last, with rugged, industrial-grade construction, the
LaserMETER 3000XP withstands harsh environments, accidental falls and knocks.
It is easy to use, with simple operating functions for workers wearing
protective gloves and clothing.

The LaserMETER 3000XP is available through distributors for $1,049.
Additional accessories include extra batteries, charging stations and power

About CorDEX Instruments

CorDEX Instruments is a leading U.K. certified manufacturer of
high-quality hazardous (explosive) area equipment. ISO 9001:2008 certified,
the company's BS EN13980 registered manufacturing system ensures the utmost
quality and repeatability. All CORDEX products are designed and manufactured
for maximum reliability in process control, quality and safety applications
in energy and related industries. For more information, visit

For more information, contact: Kate Anderson, U.S. CorDEX Media Relations, +1-360-610-3707, KJA at

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