A simple solution to mechanically spread flange joints with a minimum access gap of 6.0mm (0.25″). The SWi12/14TMEX Innovative Mechanical Flange Spreading Wedge provides a 30% higher spreading capacity to the SW9TM and is certified for use in the hazardous areas: ll 2G ck llB T6/ll 2D ck T85 °C These markings mean that the tools have been designed for use in a potentially explosive atmosphere which is: • Group ll (Non-mining equipment) • Suitable for use in Category 2 (Explosive atmospheres are not expected to occur under normal operations. Where they do occur, it will be for a short period only.) • Gas G or Dust D with protection by constructional safety c and liquid emersion k • Suitable for use with Gas Group llB (Ethylene) • Maximum Surface Temperature of T6/85 °C The tool is smaller, lighter and narrower than the SW9TM. It features a swivel handle, no finger pinch-points and safety lanyard as standard.