IBExU – a company with tradition since 1928

06.11.2015
The IBExU Institut für Sicherheitstechnik GmbH, IBExU for short, is a technical engineering service company in the field of explosion protection with a tradition going back to 1928.  

Today, IBExU is

  • An European notified body in accordance with Directive 2014/34/EU
  • An accredited test laboratory and accredited certification centre for the testing / certification of equipment, protective systems and components intended for use in potentially explosive ares in addition to safety, control and control gears for use outside of potentially explosive ares in accordance with Directive 2014/34/EU

    * The accreditations apply to the test procedures and areas specified in the certificate enclosures.

  • A recognised ExTL (IECEx Test Laboratory) and recognised ExCB (IECEx Certification Body) in the field of the Certified Equipment Scheme in accordance with the IECEx Scheme for the testing / certification of electrical equipment intended for use in potentially explosive ares
  • A recognised independent laboratory of the U.S. Coast Guard for the testing / certification of electrical equipment intended for use in potentially explosive ares
  • A company certified to ISO 9001
  • [simple_tooltip content='I. e. the IBExU Institut für Sicherheitstechnik GmbH has been recognised as a legally independent company by the TU Bergakademie Freiberg as an Affiliate Institute. Based on this recognition, research activities can be realised which could not otherwise be adequately fulfilled independently.']An Affiliate Institute of the TU Bergakademie Freiberg[/simple_tooltip]

 

Tradition

2014

  • Recognition as an independent laboratory of the U.S. Coast Guard for the testing / certification of electrical equipment intended for use in potentially explosive ares

2007

  • Recognition as IECEx Test Laboratory (ExTL) and IECEx Certification Body (ExCB) in the field of the Certified Equipment Scheme for the testing / certification of electrical equipment intended for use in potentially explosive ares

1997

  • Certification of the quality management system according to ISO 9001
  • Appointment to European approved centre in accordance with Directive 94/9/EC with the EU ID number 0637

1996

  • Accreditation of the test laboratory and the certification centre for the testing / certification of equipment, protective systems and components intended for use in potentially explosive ares in accordance with Directive 94/9/EC

1995

  • [simple_tooltip content='I. e. the IBExU Institut für Sicherheitstechnik GmbH has been recognised as a legally independent company by the TU Bergakademie Freiberg as an Affiliate Institute. Based on this recognition, research activities can be realised which could not otherwise be adequately fulfilled independently.']Recognition as Affiliate Institute of the TU Bergakademie Freiberg[/simple_tooltip]

1990

  • Resolution of the State Government of Saxony on the liquidation of the Institut für Bergbausicherheit
  • Founding of the company IBExU Institut für Sicherheitstechnik GmbH, with the initials standing for I    Institut (institute) B   Brandschutz (fire protection) Ex Explosionsschutz (explosion protection) U   Umweltschutz (environmental protection)

1970

  • Renaming to Institut für Bergbausicherheit, IfB for short, Freiberg

1960

  • Adoption of the test site by the Institut für Grubensicherheit, Leipzig
  • Assignment to the Supreme Mining Authority of the GDR
  • Leading facility / test centre for the specialist fields of fire and explosion protection for all fields of industry in the GDR

1956

  • Renaming to Versuchsstrecke Freiberg - Central Institute for Explosion and Firefighting in Mining and Industry

1936

  • Assignment of the test site to the Employers Liablility Insurance Association

1928

  • Founding of the Saxon test site by Prof. Karl Kegel
 

Contact

Office + 49 (0) 37 31 / 38 05 0 + 49 (0) 37 31 / 38 05 10 post@ibexu.de Business hours  08:30 - 15:00
How to find us IBExU Institut für Sicherheitstechnik GmbH Fuchsmühlenweg 7 09599 Freiberg | Germany Goods in 08:30 - 15:00