• CSA E60079.15 : 2002 : R2011

    Superseded A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.


    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  01-01-2012

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2011

    Publisher:  Canadian Standards Association

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    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Definitions
    4 General
       4.1 Potential ignition sources
       4.2 Apparatus grouping
       4.3 Temperatures
       4.4 Electrical apparatus
       4.5 Ex components
       4.6 Other requirements
    5 Construction
       5.1 Degree of protection
       5.2 Mechanical strength
       5.3 Guards for light transmitting parts
       5.4 Circulating currents
       5.5 Non-metallic enclosures, non-metallic parts of
    6 Connection facilities and wiring
       6.1 General
       6.2 Connection for external conductors
    7 Clearances, creepage distances and separations
    8 Electric strength
       8.1 Insulation from earth or frame
       8.2 Insulation between conductive parts
    9 Supplementary requirements for non-sparking rotating
       9.1 General
       9.2 Degree of protection
       9.3 Connection facilities for external conductors
       9.4 Neutral point connections
       9.5 Radial air gap
       9.6 Ventilation systems
       9.7 Bearing seals and shaft seals
       9.8 Rotor cages
       9.9 Surface temperature limitation
    10 Supplementary requirements for non-sparking fuses
       and fuse assemblies
    11 Supplementary requirements for non-sparking luminaires
       11.1 General
       11.2 Construction
       11.3 Other apparatus containing light sources
    12 Supplementary requirements for non-sparking instruments
       and low power apparatus
    13 Supplementary requirements for non-sparking current
    14 Supplementary requirements for non-sparking plugs and
    15 Supplementary requirements for non-sparking cells and
       15.1 Categorization of cells and batteries
       15.2 General requirements for cells and batteries of
            types 1 and 2
       15.3 Charging of type 1 cells and batteries
       15.4 Charging of type 2 cells and batteries
       15.5 Requirements for type 3 secondary batteries
    16 Other electrical apparatus
    17 General supplementary requirements for apparatus
       producing arcs, sparks or hot surfaces
    18 Supplementary requirements for enclosed-break devices
       and non-incendive components producing arcs, sparks or
       hot surfaces
       18.1 Type testing
       18.2 Ratings
       18.3 Construction of enclosed-break devices
    19 Supplementary requirements for hermetically sealed
       devices producing arcs, sparks or hot surfaces
    20 Supplementary requirements for sealed devices or
       encapsulated devices producing arcs, sparks or hot
       20.1 Sealed devices or encapsulated devices other than
            for luminaires
       20.2 Encapsulated devices for luminaires
       20.3 Sealed devices for luminaires
    21 Supplementary requirements for energy-limited apparatus
       and circuits producing arcs, sparks or hot surfaces
       21.1 General
       21.2 Associated energy-limited apparatus
       21.3 Energy-limited apparatus
       21.4 Self protected energy-limited apparatus
       21.5 Separation of conducting parts
       21.6 Plugs and sockets
       21.7 Protection against polarity reversal
       21.8 Requirements for components on which energy
            limitation depends
    22 Supplementary requirements for restricted-breathing
       enclosures protecting apparatus producing arcs, sparks
       or hot surfaces
    23 Supplementary requirements for n-pressurization
       protecting apparatus producing arcs, sparks or hot
       23.1 Forms of n-pressurization
       23.2 Requirements for n-pressurization enclosures
       23.3 Temperature limits
       23.4 Safety provisions and safety devices (except for
            static pressurization)
       23.5 Safety provisions and safety devices for static
       23.6 Supply of protective gas
    24 General information on verification and tests
    25 Specification documentation
    26 Type tests
       26.1 General
    28 Marking
    29 Documentation
    30 Manufacturer's responsibility
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    Specifies requirements for the construction, testing and marking for Group II electrical apparatus with type of protection "n" intended for use in explosive gas atmospheres.

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    Document Type Standard
    Product Note Reconfirmed EN
    Publisher Canadian Standards Association
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

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    IEC 60238:2016+AMD1:2017 CSV Edison screw lampholders
    IEC 60662:2011 High-pressure sodium vapour lamps - Performance specifications
    IEC 60068-2-27:2008 Environmental testing - Part 2-27: Tests - Test Ea and guidance: Shock
    IEC 61048:2006+AMD1:2015 CSV Auxiliaries for lamps - Capacitors for use in tubular fluorescent and other discharge lamp circuits - General and safety requirements
    IEC 60998-2-4:2004 Connecting devices for low-voltage circuits for household and similar purposes - Part 2-4: Particular requirements for twist-on connecting devices
    IEC 60050-411:1996 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 411: Rotating machinery
    IEC 60050-486:1991 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 486: Secondary cells and batteries
    IEC 60400:2017 Lampholders for tubular fluorescent lamps and starterholders
    IEC 60216-2:2005 Electrical insulating materials - Thermal endurance properties - Part 2: Determination of thermal endurance properties of electrical insulating materials - Choice of test criteria
    IEC 60928:1995+AMD1:1999 CSV Auxiliaries for lamps - A.C. supplied electronic ballasts for tubular fluorescent lamps - General and safety requirements
    IEC 60050-426:2008 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 426: Equipment for explosive atmospheres
    IEC 60079-11:2011 Explosive atmospheres - Part 11: Equipment protection by intrinsic safety "i"
    IEC 61049:1991 Capacitors for use in tubular fluorescent and other discharge lamp circuits. Performance requirements
    IEC 60529:1989+AMD1:1999+AMD2:2013 CSV Degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP Code)
    IEC 60269-3:2010+AMD1:2013 CSV Low-voltage fuses - Part 3: Supplementary requirements for fuses foruse by unskilled persons (fuses mainly for household or similar applications) - Examples of standardized systems of fuses A to F
    IEC 60598-1:2014+AMD1:2017 CSV Luminaires - Part 1: General requirements and tests
    IEC 60079-0:2011 Explosive atmospheres - Part 0: Equipment - General requirements
    IEC 60034-1:2017 Rotating electrical machines - Part 1: Rating and performance
    IEC 60927:2007+AMD1:2013 CSV Auxiliaries for lamps - Starting devices (other than glow starters)- Performance requirements
    IEC 60155:1993 Glow-starters for fluorescent lamps
    IEC 60664-1:2007 Insulation coordination for equipment within low-voltage systems - Part 1: Principles, requirements and tests
    IEC 60216-1:2013 Electrical insulating materials - Thermal endurance properties - Part 1: Ageing procedures and evaluation of test results
    IEC 60926:1995+AMD1:1999 CSV Auxiliaries for lamps - Starting devices (other than glow starters) - General and safety requirements
    IEC 61184:2017 Bayonet lampholders
    IEC 60922:1997 Auxiliaries for lamps - Ballasts for discharge lamps (excluding tubular fluorescent lamps) - General and safety requirements
    IEC 60920:1990 Ballasts for tubular fluorescent lamps - General and safety requirements
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