Volt Stick EX230

230v AC Non-contact Voltage Tester, Intrinsically-safe (ATEX)

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The Volt Stick EX230 is an ATEX / IECEx-approved, intrinsically-safe version of our market-leading 230v AC  non-contact voltage tester.

Providing an instant and safe checking device, the Volt Stick EX230 tests for the presence of an AC voltage, without making any disconnections in cables, wall sockets, fuses, circuit breakers, junction boxes, etc.

This certified intrinsically-safe version version of the Volt Stick instant voltage tester is approved for use in explosive atmospheres / hazardous areas such as chemical plants, oil refineries and off-shore rigs.

Approvals: Ex ib IIB T3 Gb, IECEx ExV 16.0018. (Click here to Download Conformity Certificates)

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What is ATEX Approval?

What is intrinsically safe / ATEX approval?ATEX is the formal name given to the two European Directives for controlling explosive atmospheres. We take an in-depth look at ATEX Approval and its requirements for equipment in hazardous areas.
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Volt Stick 230Y instant voltage testerFeatures:

  • ATEX and IECEx approved voltage indicator for use in explosive atmospheres
  • Voltage indicator with safety handguard to avoid unintentional contact with live conductors
  • Voltage range 230 ~ 1000v AC
  • Locates breaks in cable
  • Detects blown fuses inside plugs or fuse holders
  • Distinguishes between live and neutral wires in both single and three-phase supplies
  • Indicates voltage-carrying cables in junction boxes
  • Indentifies faulty in-line switches
  • Locates defective in-series light bulbs


  • Intrinsically-safe for hazardous areas
  • Safe for use in oil, gas and petrochemical industries
  • Finds breaks in cables
  • Polarity checking


Attribute Value
Voltage Range 200~1000v AC
Sensitivity Indicator will illuminate at 4mm distance of a 2.5mm conductor carrying 110v
Response Time Immediate
Intrinsically Safe Yes
Power Requirements 2 x Standard AAA alkaline batteries (supplied)
Relative Humidity 80% @ 30°C, 50% @ 40°C
Operating Temperature -20 ~ +50°C
Overvoltage CAT III, 1000v AC
Ingress Protection Rating IP64
Dimensions 145(L) x 18(Ø)mm
Weight (Net) 0.04kg

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