• EN IEC 60079-7:2015/A1:2018

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    EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - PART 7: EQUIPMENT PROTECTION BY INCREASED SAFETY 'E' (IEC 60079-7:2015/A1:2017)

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    Published date:  19-01-2018

    Publisher:  European Committee for Standards - Electrical

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    FOREWORD
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Constructional requirements
    5 Supplementary requirements for specific
       electrical equipment
    6 Type verifications and type tests
    7 Routine verifications and routine tests
    8 Ex Component certificates
    9 Marking and instructions
    10 Documentation
    Annex A (normative) - Temperature determination of
            electrical machines - Methods of test and of calculation
    Annex B (normative) - Type tests for specific forms of
            resistance heating devices or resistance heating units
            (other than trace heater)
    Annex C (informative) - Cage motors - Thermal protection in
            service
    Annex D (informative) - Resistance heating devices and
            units - Additional electrical protection
    Annex E (informative) - Combinations of terminals and
            conductors for general purpose connection
            and junction boxes
    Annex F (normative) - Dimensions of copper conductors
    Annex G (normative) - Test procedure for T5 (only 8 W),
            T8, T10 and T12 lamps
    Annex H (normative) - Alternative separation distances for
            Level of Protection 'ec' equipment under controlled
            environments
    Annex I (informative) - Application, installation, and testing
            considerations for Level of Protection 'ec'
            asynchronous machines
    Annex J (informative) - Luminaires incorporating LEDs
    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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    Defines the requirements for the design, construction, testing and marking of electrical equipment and Ex Components with type of protection increased safety 'e' intended for use in explosive gas atmospheres.

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    Committee TC 31
    Development Note Supersedes EN 50019 and ENV 50269 (09/2003)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher European Committee for Standards - Electrical
    Status Current

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    EN 60999-2:2003 CONNECTING DEVICES - ELECTRICAL COPPER CONDUCTORS - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR SCREW-TYPE AND SCREWLESS-TYPE CLAMPING UNITS - PART 2: PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR CLAMPING UNITS FOR CONDUCTORS ABOVE 35 MM[2] UP TO 300 MM[2] (INCLUDED)
    IEC 60079-1:2014 RLV Explosive atmospheres - Part 1: Equipment protection by flameproof enclosures "d"
    IEC 61347-2-3:2011+AMD1:2016 CSV Lamp control gear - Part 2-3: Particular requirements for a.c. and/or d.c. supplied electronic control gear for fluorescent lamps
    IEC 60432-1:1999+AMD1:2005+AMD2:2011 CSV Incandescent lamps - Safety specifications - Part 1: Tungsten filament lamps for domestic and similar general lighting purposes
    IEC 60238:2016+AMD1:2017 CSV Edison screw lampholders
    IEC 60947-7-2:2009 Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 7-2: Ancillary equipment - Protective conductor terminal blocks for copper conductors
    EN 60216-1:2013 ELECTRICAL INSULATING MATERIALS - THERMAL ENDURANCE PROPERTIES - PART 1: AGEING PROCEDURES AND EVALUATION OF TEST RESULTS (IEC 60216-1:2013)
    IEC 60228:2004 Conductors of insulated cables
    IEC 60317-3:2004+AMD1:2010 CSV Specifications for particular types of winding wires - Part 3: Polyester enamelled round copper wire, class 155
    EN 60079-1:2014 EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - PART 1: EQUIPMENT PROTECTION BY FLAMEPROOF ENCLOSURES 'D' (IEC 60079-1:2014)
    EN 60068-2-42 : 2003 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 2-42: TESTS - TEST KC: SULPHUR DIOXIDE TEST FOR CONTACTS AND CONNECTIONS
    EN 60238 : 2004 AMD 2 2011 EDISON SCREW LAMPHOLDERS (IEC 60238:2004/A2:2011)
    IEC 60068-2-27:2008 Environmental testing - Part 2-27: Tests - Test Ea and guidance: Shock
    IEC 60079-30-2:2007 Explosive atmospheres - Part 30-2: Electrical resistance trace heating - Application guide for design, installation and maintenance
    IEC 61347-2-13:2014+AMD1:2016 CSV Lamp controlgear - Part 2-13: Particular requirements for d.c. ora.c. supplied electronic controlgear for LED modules
    EN 60085:2008 ELECTRICAL INSULATION - THERMAL EVALUATION AND DESIGNATION
    EN 60034-1:2010/corrigendum Oct. 2010 ROTATING ELECTRICAL MACHINES - PART 1: RATING AND PERFORMANCE
    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
    EN 60079-0:2012/A11:2013 EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - PART 0: EQUIPMENT - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS (IEC 60079-0:2011, MODIFIED)
    IEC 60079-17:2013 Explosive atmospheres - Part 17: Electrical installations inspection and maintenance
    IEC 61347-2-9:2012 Lamp controlgear - Part 2-9: Particular requirements for electromagnetic controlgear for discharge lamps (excluding fluorescent lamps)
    IEC 60050-411:1996 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 411: Rotating machinery
    EN ISO 527-2 : 2012 PLASTICS - DETERMINATION OF TENSILE PROPERTIES - PART 2: TEST CONDITIONS FOR MOULDING AND EXTRUSION PLASTICS (ISO 527-2:2012)
    IEC 60999-2:2003 Connecting devices - Electrical copper conductors - Safety requirements for screw-type and screwless-type clamping units - Part 2: Particular requirements for clamping units for conductors above 35 mm2 up to 300 mm2 (included)
    IEC 61008-1:2010+AMD1:2012+AMD2:2013 CSV Residual current operated circuit-breakers without integral overcurrent protection for household and similar uses (RCCBs) - Part1: General rules
    IEC 60079-18:2014 RLV Explosive atmospheres - Part 18: Equipment protection by encapsulation “m”
    EN 60432-2:2000/A2:2012 INCANDESCENT LAMPS - SAFETY SPECIFICATIONS - PART 2: TUNGSTEN HALOGEN LAMPS FOR DOMESTIC AND SIMILAR GENERAL LIGHTING PURPOSES
    EN 60400:2017 LAMPHOLDERS FOR TUBULAR FLUORESCENT LAMPS AND STARTERHOLDERS (IEC 60400:2017)
    IEC 61347-1:2015 RLV Lamp controlgear - Part 1: General and safety requirements
    IEC 60061-2:2005 CSV Lamp caps and holders together with gauges for the control of interchangeability and safety - Part 2: Lampholders
    EN ISO 178:2010/A1:2013 PLASTICS - DETERMINATION OF FLEXURAL PROPERTIES (ISO 178:2010/AMD 1:2013)
    UL 746C : 6 POLYMERIC MATERIALS - USE IN ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT EVALUATIONS
    EN 60228:2005 COR 2005 CONDUCTORS OF INSULATED CABLES
    IEC 60400:2017 Lampholders for tubular fluorescent lamps and starterholders
    IEC 60079-20-1:2010 Explosive atmospheres - Part 20-1: Material characteristics for gas and vapour classification - Test methods and data
    IEC 60317-8:2010 Specifications for particular types of winding wires - Part 8: Polyesterimide enamelled round copper wire, class 180
    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 60947-7-1:2009 Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 7-1: Ancillary equipment - Terminal blocks for copper conductors
    EN 60947-1:2007/A2:2014 LOW-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR - PART 1: GENERAL RULES (IEC 60947-1:2007/A2:2014)
    EN 60044-6 : 1999 INSTRUMENT TRANSFORMERS - REQUIREMENTS FOR PROTECTIVE CURRENT TRANSFORMERS FOR TRANSIENT PERFORMANCE
    EN 60317-46:2014 SPECIFICATIONS FOR PARTICULAR TYPES OF WINDING WIRES - PART 46: AROMATIC POLYIMIDE ENAMELLED ROUND COPPER WIRE, CLASS 240 (IEC 60317-46:2013)
    ISO 527-2:2012 Plastics Determination of tensile properties Part 2: Test conditions for moulding and extrusion plastics
    IEC 62013-1:2005 Caplights for use in mines susceptible to firedamp - Part 1: General requirements - Construction and testing in relation to the risk of explosion
    IEC 60050-426:2008 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 426: Equipment for explosive atmospheres
    EN 60112 : 2003 AMD 1 2009 METHOD FOR THE DETERMINATION OF THE PROOF AND THE COMPARATIVE TRACKING INDICES OF SOLID INSULATING MATERIALS
    IEC 61347-2-1:2000+AMD1:2005+AMD2:2013 CSV Lamp controlgear - Part 2-1: Particular requirements for startingdevices (other than glow starters)
    EN 60998-2-4:2005 CONNECTING DEVICES FOR LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUITS FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR PURPOSES - PART 2-4: PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR TWIST-ON CONNECTING DEVICES
    IEC 61347-2-4:2000 Lamp controlgear - Part 2-4: Particular requirements for d.c. supplied electronic ballasts for general lighting
    EN 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 60999-1:1999 Connecting devices - Electrical copper conductors - Safety requirements for screw-type and screwless-type clamping units - Part 1: General requirements and particular requirements for clamping units for conductors from 0,2 mm2 up to 35 mm2 (included)
    EN 61347-2-3:2011/A1:2017 LAMP CONTROL GEAR - PART 2-3: PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR A.C. AND/OR D.C. SUPPLIED ELECTRONIC CONTROL GEAR FOR FLUORESCENT LAMPS (IEC 61347-2-3:2011/A1:2016)
    IEC 60085:2007 Electrical insulation - Thermal evaluation and designation
    EN 60079-30-1:2017 EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - PART 30-1: ELECTRICAL RESISTANCE TRACE HEATING - GENERAL AND TESTING REQUIREMENTS (IEC/IEEE 60079-30-1:2015, MODIFIED)
    EN 60079-11:2012 EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - PART 11: EQUIPMENT PROTECTION BY INTRINSIC SAFETY "I" (IEC 60079-11:2011)
    IEC 60064:1993+AMD1:2000+AMD2:2002+AMD3:2005 CSV Tungsten filament lamps for domestic and similar general lighting purposes - Performance requirements
    IEC 60079-11:2011 Explosive atmospheres - Part 11: Equipment protection by intrinsic safety "i"
    EN 60068-2-27:2009 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 2-27: TESTS - TEST EA AND GUIDANCE: SHOCK
    EN 60317-13:2010 SPECIFICATIONS FOR PARTICULAR TYPES OF WINDING WIRES - PART 13: POLYESTER OR POLYESTERIMIDE OVERCOATED WITH POLYAMIDE-IMIDE ENAMELLED ROUND COPPER WIRE, CLASS 200
    IEC 60044-6:1992 Instrument transformers - Part 6: Requirements for protective current transformers for transient performance
    IEC 62035:2014+AMD1:2016 CSV Discharge lamps (excluding fluorescent lamps) - Safety specifications
    EN 60064:1995/A5:2009 TUNGSTEN FILAMENT LAMPS FOR DOMESTIC AND SIMILAR GENERAL LIGHTING PURPOSES - PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
    IEC TR 60755:2008 General requirements for residual current operated protective devices
    IEC TS 60034-25:2014 Rotating electrical machines - Part 25: AC electrical machines used in power drive systems - Application guide
    IEC 60317-13:2010 Specifications for particular types of winding wires - Part 13: Polyester or polyesterimide overcoated with polyamide-imide enamelled round copper wire, class 200
    EN 61347-1:2015 LAMP CONTROLGEAR - PART 1: GENERAL AND SAFETY REQUIREMENTS (IEC 61347-1:2015)
    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 61347-2-7:2011+AMD1:2017 CSV Lamp controlgear - Part 2-7: Particular requirements for battery supplied electronic controlgear for emergency lighting (self-contained)
    IEC 60529:1989+AMD1:1999+AMD2:2013 CSV Degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP Code)
    IEC 60079-35-1:2011 Explosive atmospheres - Part 35-1: Caplights for use in mines susceptible to firedamp - General requirements - Construction and testing in relation to the risk of explosion
    IEC TS 60034-17:2006 Rotating electrical machines - Part 17: Cage induction motors when fed from converters - Application guide
    EN 62035:2014 DISCHARGE LAMPS (EXCLUDING FLUORESCENT LAMPS) - SAFETY SPECIFICATIONS (IEC 62035:2014, MODIFIED)
    IEC 60947-1:2007+AMD1:2010+AMD2:2014 CSV Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 1: General rules
    IEC 60034-18-41:2014 Rotating electrical machines - Part 18-41: Partial discharge free electrical insulation systems (Type I) used in rotating electrical machines fed from voltage converters - Qualification and quality control tests
    IEC 60079-29-2:2015 RLV Explosive atmospheres - Part 29-2: Gas detectors - Selection, installation, use and maintenance of detectors for flammable gases and oxygen
    IEC TR 60943:1998+AMD1:2008 CSV Guidance concerning the permissible temperature rise for parts of electrical equipment, in particular for terminals
    IEC 61056-1:2012 General purpose lead-acid batteries (valve-regulated types) - Part 1: General requirements, functional characteristics - Methods of test
    IEC 60598-1:2014+AMD1:2017 CSV Luminaires - Part 1: General requirements and tests
    EN 60664-1:2007 INSULATION COORDINATION FOR EQUIPMENT WITHIN LOW-VOLTAGE SYSTEMS - PART 1: PRINCIPLES, REQUIREMENTS AND TESTS
    IEC 60079-0:2011 Explosive atmospheres - Part 0: Equipment - General requirements
    IEEE 1349 : 2011 GUIDE FOR THE APPLICATION OF ELECTRIC MOTORS IN CLASS 1, DIVISION 2 AND CLASS 1, ZONE 2 HAZARDOUS (CLASSIFIED) LOCATIONS
    IEC 60061-1:2005 CSV Lamp caps and holders together with gauges for the control of interchangeability and safety - Part 1: Lamp caps
    IEC 60034-1:2017 Rotating electrical machines - Part 1: Rating and performance
    IEC 60086-1:2015 Primary batteries - Part 1: General
    IEC 60079-14:2013 Explosive atmospheres - Part 14: Electrical installations design, selection and erection
    IEC 60927:2007+AMD1:2013 CSV Auxiliaries for lamps - Starting devices (other than glow starters)- Performance requirements
    IEC 60068-2-42:2003 Environmental testing - Part 2-42: Tests - Test Kc: Sulphur dioxide test for contacts and connections
    EN 60068-2-6:2008 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 2-6: TESTS - TEST FC: VIBRATION (SINUSOIDAL)
    EN 954-1 : 1996 SAFETY OF MACHINERY - SAFETY-RELATED PARTS OF CONTROL SYSTEMS - PART 1: GENERAL PRINCIPLES FOR DESIGN
    IEC 60317-46:2013 Specifications for particular types of winding wires - Part 46: Aromatic polyimide enamelled round copper wire, class 240
    EN 61184:2017 Bayonet lampholders
    IEC 60664-3:2016 Insulation coordination for equipment within low-voltage systems - Part 3: Use of coating, potting or moulding for protection against pollution
    EN 60999-1 : 2000 CONNECTING DEVICES - ELECTRICAL COPPER CONDUCTORS - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR SCREW-TYPE AND SCREWLESS-TYPE CLAMPING UNITS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS AND PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR CLAMPING UNITS FOR CONDUCTORS FROM 0,2 MM[2] UP TO 35 MM[2] (INCLUDED)
    EN 60317-8:2010 SPECIFICATIONS FOR PARTICULAR TYPES OF WINDING WIRES - PART 8: POLYESTERIMIDE ENAMELLED ROUND COPPER WIRE, CLASS 180
    IEC 60079-30-1:2007 Explosive atmospheres - Part 30-1: Electrical resistance trace heating - General and testing requirements
    IEC 60364-5-55:2011+AMD1:2012+AMD2:2016 CSV Electrical installations of buildings - Part 5-55: Selection and erection of electrical equipment - Other equipment
    IEC 60432-2:1999+AMD1:2005+AMD2:2012 CSV Incandescent lamps - Safety specifications - Part 2: Tungsten halogen lamps for domestic and similar general lighting purposes
    EN 60432-3:2013 INCANDESCENT LAMPS - SAFETY SPECIFICATIONS - PART 3: TUNGSTEN-HALOGEN LAMPS (NON-VEHICLE) (IEC 60432-3:2012)
    EN 60947-7-1:2009 LOW-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR - PART 7-1: ANCILLARY EQUIPMENT - TERMINAL BLOCKS FOR COPPER CONDUCTORS
    EN 60947-7-4 : 2013 LOW-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR - PART 7-4: ANCILLARY EQUIPMENT - PCB TERMINAL BLOCKS FOR COPPER CONDUCTORS (IEC 60947-7-4:2013)
    IEC 60623:2017 Secondary cells and batteries containing alkaline or other non-acid electrolytes - Vented nickel-cadmium prismatic rechargeable single cells
    EN 60432-1:2000/A2:2012 INCANDESCENT LAMPS - SAFETY SPECIFICATIONS - PART 1 - TUNGSTEN FILAMENT LAMPS FOR DOMESTIC AND SIMILAR GENERAL LIGHTING PURPOSES (IEC 60432-1:1999/A2:2011)
    IEC 60432-3:2012 Incandescent lamps - Safety specifications - Part 3: Tungsten halogen lamps (non-vehicle)
    ISO 178:2010 Plastics Determination of flexural properties
    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 61347-2-8:2000+AMD1:2006 CSV Lamp controlgear - Part 2-8: Particular requirements for ballasts for fluorescent lamps
    IEC 61184:2017 Bayonet lampholders
    EN 61195:1999/A2:2015 DOUBLE-CAPPED FLUORESCENT LAMPS - SAFETY SPECIFICATIONS (IEC 61195:1999/A2:2014)
    UL 746B : 4 POLYMERIC MATERIALS - LONG TERM PROPERTY EVALUATIONS
    IEC 60947-7-4:2013 Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 7-4: Ancillary equipment - PCB terminal blocks for copper conductors
    IEC 61195:1999+AMD1:2012+AMD2:2014 CSV Double-capped fluorescent lamps - Safety specifications
    IEC 60095-1:2006 Lead-acid starter batteries - Part 1: General requirements and methods of test
    IEC 60622:2002 Secondary cells and batteries containing alkaline or other non-acid electrolytes - Sealed nickel-cadmium prismatic rechargeable single cells
    EN 60947-7-2:2009 LOW-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR - PART 7-2: ANCILLARY EQUIPMENT - PROTECTIVE CONDUCTOR TERMINAL BLOCKS FOR COPPER CONDUCTORS
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