• BS EN 60079-15 : 2010

    Superseded A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.

    EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - PART 15: EQUIPMENT PROTECTION BY TYPE OF PROTECTION 'N'

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  11-05-2019

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  30-09-2010

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 General
    5 Temperatures
    6 Requirements for electrical equipment
    7 Connection facilities and terminal compartments
    8 Supplementary requirements for non-sparking
       electrical machines
    9 Supplementary requirements for non-sparking fuses
       and fuse assemblies
    10 Supplementary requirements for non-sparking plugs
       and sockets
    11 Supplementary requirements for non-sparking luminaires
    12 Supplementary requirements for equipment incorporating
       non-sparking cells and batteries
    13 Supplementary requirements for non-sparking low power
       equipment
    14 Supplementary requirements for non-sparking current
       transformers
    15 Other non-sparking electrical equipment
    16 General supplementary requirements for equipment producing
       arcs, sparks or hot surfaces
    17 Supplementary requirements for enclosed-break devices
       and non-incendive components producing arcs, sparks or
       hot surfaces
    18 Supplementary requirements for hermetically sealed
       devices producing arcs, sparks or hot surfaces
    19 Supplementary requirements for sealed devices producing
       arcs, sparks or hot surfaces
    20 Supplementary requirements for restricted-breathing
       enclosures protecting equipment producing arcs, sparks
       or hot surfaces
    21 General information on verification and tests
    22 Type tests
    23 Routine verifications and tests
    24 Marking
    25 Documentation
    26 Instructions
    Annex A (informative) - Application, installation, and testing
            considerations for Ex 'nA' asynchronous machines
    Bibliography
    Annex ZA (normative) - Normative references to international
             publications with their corresponding European
             publications
    Annex ZY (informative) - Significant changes between this
             European Standard and EN 60079-15:2005
    Annex ZZ (informative) - Coverage of essential requirements
              of the directive 94/9/EC
    National Annex NA (informative) - IEC 60079-15
             Edition 4.0 2010-01

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Defines requirements for the construction, testing and marking for Group II electrical equipment with type of protection, 'n' intended for use in explosive gas atmospheres.

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    Committee EXL/31
    Development Note To be read in conjunction with BS EN 60079-0. Supersedes 96/214727 DC (10/2003) Supersedes DD ENV 50269. (04/2005) Supersedes BS 6941(1988). (11/2005) 2003 version has been declared inactive for the new design. Supersedes BS EN 50021. (05/2008) Supersedes 07/30168628 DC & 08/30186575 DC. (09/2010)
    Document Type Standard
    Product Note Implementation of IEC Interpretation Sheet 1 September 2016 in National Annex NA(30-11-2016)
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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