• I.S. EN 60079-18:2015

    Superseded A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.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 18: EQUIPMENT PROTECTION BY ENCAPSULATION 'M'

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    Superseded date:  04-02-2020

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    Published date:  12-05-2015

    Publisher:  National Standards Authority of Ireland

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    National Foreword
    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 TC 31
    Development Note Supersedes I.S. EN 50028. (06/2004) Supersedes I.S. EN 61241-18. (02/2010) For CENELEC adoptions of IEC publications, please check www.iec.ch to be sure that you have any corrigenda that may apply. (01/2017)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher National Standards Authority of Ireland
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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    I.S. 3216:2010 CODE OF PRACTICE - BULK STORAGE OF LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS (LPG) - (EDITION 2)

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    IEC 60243-1:2013 Electric strength of insulating materials - Test methods - Part 1: Tests at power frequencies
    IPC A 600 : H ACCEPTABILITY OF PRINTED BOARDS
    IEC 60079-1:2014 RLV Explosive atmospheres - Part 1: Equipment protection by flameproof enclosures "d"
    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 60079-0:2012/A11:2013 EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - PART 0: EQUIPMENT - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS (IEC 60079-0:2011, MODIFIED)
    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 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
    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 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"
    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
    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)
    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
    IEC 60079-31:2013 Explosive atmospheres - Part 31: Equipment dust ignition protection by enclosure "t"
    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
    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
    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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