FM Approvals has been notified by ABB Engineering (Shanghai) Ltd. of a potential defect involving FM Approved and ATEX/IECEx certified ABB LMT Series Intrinsically Safe Magnetostrictive Level Transmitters.
Company Identity: ABB Engineering (Shanghai) Ltd.
Address: No. 4528 Kangxin Highway, Pudong New District, Shanghai 201319, P.R. China
Product Identity: LMT Series Magnetostrictive Level Transmitters
Make/Model: LMT100, LMT200
Nameplate Data: Products marked as Ex ia IIC T6 (Refer attached ABB bulletin number LMT_Exia_02_2019)
FM Approvals Certificates: FM17US0243X & FM17CA0124X
ATEX Certificate: FM17ATEX0062X
IECEx Certificate: IECEx FME 17.0004X
FM Approval Status: FM Approved.
Hazard Involved: The products contain a non-compliance with intrinsic safety requirements due to missing epoxy encapsulation over a group of electrical components on the products Front-End Board. See attached Technical Bulletin LMT_Exia_02_2019, issued by ABB Engineering (Shanghai) Ltd. The affected product should be modified or replaced as described in the attached Technical Bulletin.