• BS EN 60079-18 : 2015

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    EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - PART 18: EQUIPMENT PROTECTION BY ENCAPSULATION 'M'

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2015

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    FOREWORD
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 General
    5 Requirements for compounds
    6 Temperatures
    7 Constructional requirements
    8 Type tests
    9 Routine verifications and tests
    10 Marking
    Annex A (informative) - Basic requirements for
            compounds for 'm' equipment
    Annex B (informative) - Allocation of test samples
    Annex C (normative) - Dielectric strength test between
            circuits and environment
    Bibliography
    Annex ZA (normative) - Normative references to
             international publications with their
             corresponding European publications
    Annex ZZ (informative) - Relationship between this
             European standard and the essential requirements
             of 2014/34/EU [2014 OJ L96] aimed to be covered

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    Provides the specific requirements for the construction, testing and marking of electrical equipment, parts of electrical equipment and Ex components with the type of protection encapsulation 'm' intended for use in explosive gas atmospheres or explosive dust atmospheres.

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    Committee EXL/31
    Development Note Supersedes 00/243930 DC (07/2004) Supersedes BS 5501-8(1988). (04/2007) Supersedes BS EN 61241-18 & 05/30143920 DC. (09/2010) Supersedes 13/30271432 DC. (06/2015) 2015 Edition Re-issued in January 2018 & incorporates AMD 1 2018. (01/2018)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current
    Supersedes

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    09/30205684 DC : 0 BS 7375 - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DISTRIBUTION OF ELECTRICITY ON CONSTRUCTION AND BUILDING SITES
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    EN 60079-26:2015 EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - PART 26: EQUIPMENT WITH EQUIPMENT PROTECTION LEVEL (EPL) GA (IEC 60079-26:2014)
    IEC 60738-1:2006+AMD1:2009 CSV Thermistors - Directly heated positive temperature coefficient -Part 1: Generic specification
    IEC 60730-2-9:2015 RLV Automatic electrical controls - Part 2-9: Particular requirements for temperature sensing controls
    EN 60079-1:2014 EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - PART 1: EQUIPMENT PROTECTION BY FLAMEPROOF ENCLOSURES 'D' (IEC 60079-1:2014)
    EN 60079-10-1:2015 EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - PART 10-1: CLASSIFICATION OF AREAS - EXPLOSIVE GAS ATMOSPHERES (IEC 60079-10-1:2015 + COR1:2015)
    EN 60079-0:2012/A11:2013 EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - PART 0: EQUIPMENT - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS (IEC 60079-0:2011, MODIFIED)
    EN 61951-1:2017 Secondary cells and batteries containing alkaline or other non-acid electrolytes - Secondary sealed cells and batteries for portable applications - Part 1: Nickel-cadmium
    EN 61558-1:2005/A1:2009 SAFETY OF POWER TRANSFORMERS, POWER SUPPLIES, REACTORS AND SIMILAR PRODUCTS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS AND TESTS
    EN 60079-15:2010 EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - PART 15: EQUIPMENT PROTECTION BY TYPE OF PROTECTION "N"
    EN 60730-2-9:2010 AUTOMATIC ELECTRICAL CONTROLS FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR USE - PART 2-9: PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR TEMPERATURE SENSING CONTROLS
    EN 60738-1:2006/A1:2009 THERMISTORS - DIRECTLY HEATED POSITIVE TEMPERATURE COEFFICIENT - PART 1: GENERIC SPECIFICATION
    EN 62326-4-1 : 1997 PRINTED BOARDS - RIGID MULTILAYER PRINTED BOARDS WITH INTERLAYER CONNECTIONS - SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION: CAPABILITY DETAIL SPECIFICATION PERFORMANCE LEVELS A, B AND C
    EN 60079-10-2 : 2015 EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - PART 10-2: CLASSIFICATION OF AREAS - EXPLOSIVE DUST ATMOSPHERES (IEC 60079-10-2:2015)
    EN 60691:2016 THERMAL-LINKS - REQUIREMENTS AND APPLICATION GUIDE (IEC 60691:2015 + COR1:2016)
    IEC 60079-10-1:2015 Explosive atmospheres - Part 10-1: Classification of areas - Explosive gas atmospheres
    EN 60079-6:2015 Explosive atmospheres - Part 6: Equipment protection by liquid immersion "o"
    IEC 61558-2-6:2009 Safety of transformers, reactors, power supply units and similar products for supply voltages up to 1 100 V - Part 2-6: Particular requirements and tests for safety isolating transformers and power supply units incorporating safety isolating transformers
    EN 60079-28:2015 EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - PART 28: PROTECTION OF EQUIPMENT AND TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS USING OPTICAL RADIATION (IEC 60079-28:2015)
    IEC 60079-5:2015 RLV Explosive atmospheres - Part 5: Equipment protection by powder filling "q"
    IEC 60050-426:2008 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 426: Equipment for explosive atmospheres
    EN 60747-5-5:2011/A1:2015 SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES - DISCRETE DEVICES - PART 5-5: OPTOELECTRONIC DEVICES - PHOTOCOUPLERS (IEC 60747-5-5:2007/A1:2013)
    EN 60079-31:2014 EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - PART 31: EQUIPMENT DUST IGNITION PROTECTION BY ENCLOSURE 'T' (IEC 60079-31:2013)
    EN 60079-11:2012 EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - PART 11: EQUIPMENT PROTECTION BY INTRINSIC SAFETY "I" (IEC 60079-11:2011)
    IEC 60079-11:2011 Explosive atmospheres - Part 11: Equipment protection by intrinsic safety "i"
    EN 61951-2:2017 Secondary cells and batteries containing alkaline or other non acid electrolytes - Secondary sealed cells and batteries for portable applications - Part 2: Nickel-metal hydride
    IEC 61558-1:2017 Safety of transformers, reactors, power supply units and combinations thereof - Part 1: General requirements and tests
    IEC 61951-2:2017 Secondary cells and batteries containing alkaline or other non acid electrolytes - Secondary sealed cells and batteries for portable applications - Part 2: Nickel-metal hydride
    UL 796 : 2011 PRINTED-WIRING BOARDS
    IEC 61951-1:2017 Secondary cells and batteries containing alkaline or other non-acid electrolytes - Secondary sealed cells and batteries for portable applications - Part 1: Nickel-Cadmium
    IEC 60691:2015 Thermal-links - Requirements and application guide
    EN 60086-1:2015 PRIMARY BATTERIES - PART 1: GENERAL (IEC 60086-1:2015)
    IEC 60079-6:2015 Explosive atmospheres - Part 6: Equipment protection by liquid immersion "o"
    IEC 60079-0:2011 Explosive atmospheres - Part 0: Equipment - General requirements
    IEC 60086-1:2015 Primary batteries - Part 1: General
    IEC 60079-14:2013 Explosive atmospheres - Part 14: Electrical installations design, selection and erection
    EN 60243-1:2013 ELECTRIC STRENGTH OF INSULATING MATERIALS - TEST METHODS - PART 1: TESTS AT POWER FREQUENCIES (IEC 60243-1:2013)
    EN 60079-14:2014/AC:2016 EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - PART 14: ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS DESIGN, SELECTION AND ERECTION (IEC 60079-14:2013/COR1:2016)
    IEC 62326-4-1:1996 Printed boards - Part 4: Rigid multilayer printed boards with interlayer connections - Sectional specification - Section 1: Capability detail specification - Performance levels A, B and C
    EN 60622:2003 SECONDARY CELLS AND BATTERIES CONTAINING ALKALINE OR OTHER NON-ACID ELECTROLYTES - SEALED NICKEL-CADMIUM PRISMATIC RECHARGEABLE SINGLE CELLS
    IEC 60079-31:2013 Explosive atmospheres - Part 31: Equipment dust ignition protection by enclosure "t"
    EN ISO 13849-1:2015 Safety of machinery - Safety-related parts of control systems - Part 1: General principles for design (ISO 13849-1:2015)
    EN 60079-5:2015 EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - PART 5: EQUIPMENT PROTECTION BY POWDER FILLING 'Q' (IEC 60079-5:2015)
    EN 61140:2016 PROTECTION AGAINST ELECTRIC SHOCK - COMMON ASPECTS FOR INSTALLATION AND EQUIPMENT (IEC 61140:2016)
    EN 61558-2-6:2009 SAFETY OF TRANSFORMERS, REACTORS, POWER SUPPLY UNITS AND SIMILAR PRODUCTS FOR SUPPLY VOLTAGES UP TO 1100 V - PART 2-6: PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS AND TESTS FOR SAFETY ISOLATING TRANSFORMERS AND POWER SUPPLY UNITS INCORPORATING SAFETY ISOLATING TRANSFORMERS
    IEC 60747-5-5:2007+AMD1:2013 CSV Semiconductor devices - Discrete devices - Part 5-5: Optoelectronic devices - Photocouplers
    IEC 61140:2016 Protection against electric shock - Common aspects for installation and equipment
    EN 60604 : 1993 'TOPFLASH/FLIPFLASH' PHOTOGRAPHIC FLASH LAMP ARRAY
    ISO 13849-1:2015 Safety of machinery Safety-related parts of control systems Part 1: General principles for design
    IEC 60664-1:2007 Insulation coordination for equipment within low-voltage systems - Part 1: Principles, requirements and tests
    UL 746B : 4 POLYMERIC MATERIALS - LONG TERM PROPERTY EVALUATIONS
    IEC 60079-15:2010 Explosive atmospheres - Part 15: Equipment protection by type of protection "n"
    IEC 60079-26:2014 RLV Explosive atmospheres - Part 26: Equipment with Equipment Protection Level (EPL) Ga
    IPC 6012 : C QUALIFICATION AND PERFORMANCE SPECIFICATION FOR RIGID PRINTED BOARDS
    IEC 60622:2002 Secondary cells and batteries containing alkaline or other non-acid electrolytes - Sealed nickel-cadmium prismatic rechargeable single cells
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