PD IEC/TS 60079-43:2017 - Explosive atmospheres. Equipment in adverse service conditions

PD IEC/TS 60079-43:2017

Explosive atmospheres. Equipment in adverse service conditions

Status : Current   Published : January 2018



This part of IEC 60079, which is a Technical Specification, provides guidance for equipment for use in explosive atmospheres in environments which may include ambient temperatures below −20 °С, and additional adverse conditions, including maritime applications.

The purpose of this document is to provide recommendations to be considered for the design, manufacture and use of equipment. It is intended that this document be used for equipment operating within the environmental range specified on the certificate for the equipment.


For detailed classification of climate conditions refer to IEC 60721 series and IEC 60068‑1.

This document is intended to be used in conjunction with the IEC 60079 series and the ISO/IEC 80079 series.

Standard NumberPD IEC/TS 60079-43:2017
TitleExplosive atmospheres. Equipment in adverse service conditions
Publication Date12 January 2018
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)IEC 60721-1, IEC 60529, IEC 60079-0, IEC 60721-2-1, IEC 60079-14, IEC 60034-5, IEC 60079-11, IEC 60068 (all parts), IEC TR 60721-4 (all parts), IEC 60079-17
Informative References(Provided for Information)IEC 60654-4, DIN 17007, IEC 60079 (all parts), ASME BPVC, ISO 9223, IEC 61892 (all parts), IEC 60721 (all parts)
International RelationshipsIEC TS 60079-43:2017
DescriptorsElectrical safety, Performance testing, Type d protected electrical equipment, Electric enclosures, Pressure testing, Type testing, Protected electrical equipment, Electrical equipment, Explosive atmospheres
ISBN978 0 580 94476 5
File Size578 KB

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