Rugged Touch Monitor Displays

IECEx ATEX zone 2 UL class I, division 2 HMI panel PC hazardous areasAIS offers rugged displays or touch screen HMI monitors with international approvals for operation and monitoring in hazardous areas with modular designs. AIS rugged industrial displays are constructed with completely sealed stainless steel type 4/4X, IP 65/66, NEMA 4/4X enclosure with environmental ratings (UL 50 or IEC 529) on the entire HMI system including fully sealed I/O ports. The touch HMI monitor supports wide operating temperatures from -20 to +60°C. AIS offers OSHA’s NEC Class I Division 2, Groups A, B, C, D, T4, CENELEC’s ATEX 94/9/EC Zone 2, IEC’s IECEx Zone 2, Ex nA and Ex ic certification on its hazardous locations industrial displays and open HMI platforms which are primarily designed for the volatile and harsh environments of oil, gas, chemicals, and oilfield equipment and services. AIS full-range selection of industrial displays is offered in screen sizes ranging from 15" to 22".

Brochure: Modular IPC and HMI technology for hazardous areas and extreme environments in the oil and gas industry. Learn more »

Oil and Gas Modular HMI Panel and Touch Operator InterfacesWhite Paper: This technical paper will explore the basics of fire and explosion safety issues, legislation, regulations and standards around the world, and compare the Class/Division Hazardous Location versus Zone Hazardous Area Classifications and Protections primarily for Oil & Gas Refineries, Chemical Processing and Transport Operations. Addressing Hazardous Areas Safety Requirements with Properly Designed Intrinsically Safe and Ex Approved HMIs and Panel PC Solutions for the Oil & Gas Industry. Learn more »


  • Open platform enables industry 4.0 and industrial internet of things (IIoT) applications
  • UL/CUL listed: Class I, Division 2, Groups A, B, C, D T4; Class I Zone 2, IIC, T4; UL 61010-1
  • International approvals for use directly in hazardous areas
  • CE Ex marked: ATEX II 3 G, Ex nA ic IIC Gc; ATEX Zone 2 Category 3 Gas
  • Compliance with IEC 60079-0, IEC 60079-11, and IEC 60079-15
  • Modular designs for field-replaceable displays and box PC modules
  • Wide operating temperatures range from -20 °C to +60 °C
  • 1000 nits, sunlight readable and UV protective LCD displays
  • NEMA 4X and IP66 protective stainless-steel enclosure
  • Projected capacitive touch operation with thin gloves

Hazardous Areas Classified Locations Industrial Monitor

AIS Non-Incendive (NI), Intrinsically Safe (IS), and explosion proof touch screen monitors and displays with HMI open platforms are designed and certified to meet NEC/CEC Class/Division, ATEX Directive 94/9/EC, and IECEx Zone standards for increased safety in industrial HMI touch screen monitors in Division 2 and Zone 2 operator control and monitoring applications. AIS offers UL Class 1 Division 2 (C1D2 or Class 1 Div 2), Groups A, B, C, D, T4, ATEX 94/9/EC Zone 2 Category 3, and IECEx Zone 2, Ex “nA” and Ex “ic”, T4 certification on its Hazardous Areas monitors and Hazardous Locations (Hazlocs) displays which are primarily designed for the volatile and harsh environments of Oil, Gas, and Petrochemical manufacturing industries.

Rugged Stainless Display Monitor

AIS stainless displays are fully-integrated, off-the-shelf units that combine touch screen, waterproof and dustproof, fully sealed stainless steel chassis with IP65/ NEMA 4 Ingress protection rating designed specifically for use in the food, beverage, pharmaceutical and tobacco industries for operator control and monitoring. AIS full-range selection is provided in screen sizes 15", 17", 19", and 21.5".