Explosive gas atmospheres Standards

The following draft Standards are available for public comment; the closing date is 20 November 2008:

DR 08193 Explosive atmospheres Part 14: Electrical installation design, selection, and erection (IEC 60079-14, Ed. 4.0 (2007) MOD).  Contains requirements for the design, selection, and erection of electrical installations in hazardous areas associated with explosive atmospheres.

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DR 08194 Explosive atmospheres Part 17: Electrical installations inspection and maintenance (IEC 60079-17, Ed. 4.0 (2007) MOD). Sets out the procedures for the inspection and maintenance of electrical installations within hazardous areas, where the hazard may be caused by flammable gases, vapours, mists, dusts, or fibres.

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The following draft Standards are available for public comment; the closing date is 2 December 2008: DR 08195 Explosive atmospheres Part 10.1: Classification of areas: Explosive gas atmospheres (IEC 60079-10-1, Ed. 1.0 (200X) MOD) (Revision of AS/NZS 60079.10:2004 and AS/NZS 2430, Parts 3.1 to 3.9 (2004)).  Provides guidance to industries and statutory authorities concerned with the classification of hazardous areas.

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