PD CEN/TR 16793:2016 - Guide for the selection, application and use of flame arresters

PD CEN/TR 16793:2016

Guide for the selection, application and use of flame arresters

Status : Current   Published : January 2016



This Technical Report is aimed primarily at persons who are responsible for the safe design and operation of installations and equipment using flammable liquids, vapours or gases.

This document applies to both industrial and mining applications

This document describes possible risks and gives proposals for the protection against these risks by the use of flame arresters.

This document gives some guidance to choice of flame arresters according to EN ISO 16852 for different common scenarios and it gives best practice for the installation and maintenance of these flame arresters.

Standard NumberPD CEN/TR 16793:2016
TitleGuide for the selection, application and use of flame arresters
Publication Date31 January 2016
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 60079-20-1, IEC 60079-20-1, EN ISO 16852:2010, ISO 16852:2008, EN ISO 28300:2008, ISO 28300:2008
Informative References(Provided for Information)1999/92/EC, 94/9/EC, EN 1127-1, CLC/TR 50404, NFPA 70
International RelationshipsCEN/TR 16793:2016
DescriptorsFlame traps, Fire safety, Safety devices, Classification systems, Fire tests, Performance, Performance testing, Chemical plants, Industrial, Verification, Instructions for use, Marking, Safety measures
Title in FrenchGuide pour la sélection, l'application et l'utilisation des arrête-flammes
Title in GermanRichtlinie für die Auswahl, die Anwendung und den Einsatz von Flammendurchschlagssicherungen
ISBN978 0 580 87656 1
File Size1.75 MB

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