BS EN 60079-26:2015 - Explosive atmospheres. Equipment with Equipment Protection Level (EPL) Ga

BS EN 60079-26:2015

Explosive atmospheres. Equipment with Equipment Protection Level (EPL) Ga

Status : Current, Work in hand   Published : January 2015



IEC 60079-26:2014 is available as

IEC 60079-26:2014 RLV

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IEC 60079-26:2014 specifies alternative requirements for construction, test and marking for electrical equipment that provides Equipment Protection Level (EPL) Ga when single standardised Types of Protection (e.g. Ex "ia", Ex "ma", Ex "da") cannot be applied. This standard also applies to equipment mounted across a boundary where different Equipment Protection Levels may be required. This electrical equipment, within the operational parameters specified by the manufacturer, ensures a very high Level of Protection that includes rare malfunctions related to the equipment or two malfunctions occurring independently of each other. This standard supplements and modifies the general requirements of IEC 60079-0. Where a requirement of this standard conflicts with a requirement of IEC 60079-0, the requirement of this standard takes precedence. This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition published in 2006 and constitutes a technical revision. The numerous changes are identified in the Foreword of the document. Keywords: Equipment Protection Level (EPL) Ga

Standard NumberBS EN 60079-26:2015
TitleExplosive atmospheres. Equipment with Equipment Protection Level (EPL) Ga
StatusCurrent, Work in hand
Publication Date31 January 2015
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)IEC 60079-0, EN 60695-11-10, EN 60079-11, EN 60529, IEC 60079-11, IEC 60529, IEC 60695-11-10, EN 60079-1, IEC 60079-1
Informative References(Provided for Information)IEC 60079-14, IEC 60079-7, EN 60079-7, EN 60079-18, IEC 60079-18, EN 60079-14, 94/9/EC, IEC 60050-426
ReplacesBS EN 60079-26:2007
International RelationshipsEN 60079-26:2015,IEC 60079-26:2014
DescriptorsThickness, Design, Environment (working), Explosive atmospheres, Electrical testing, Equipment safety, Dimensions, Ventilation, Safety measures, Electrical safety, Ignition, Electrical equipment, Type i protected electrical equipment, Marking, Type testing, Assembling, Electric enclosures, Temperature, Walls, Protected electrical equipment, Joints
Title in FrenchAtmosphères explosives. Matériel d'un niveau de protection du matériel (EPL) Ga
Title in GermanExplosionsgefährdete Bereiche. Betriebsmittel mit Geräteschutzniveau (EPL) Ga
ISBN978 0 580 82843 0
File Size702 KB

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