IEC 61241-18:2004 Withdrawn

Electrical apparatus for use in the presence of combustible dust - Part 18: Protection by encapsulation 'mD'

Note: this publication has been replaced by IEC 60079-18:2009


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Applicable to electrical apparatus protected by encapsulation type of protection "mD" and surface temperature limitation for use in areas where combustible dust may be present in quantities which could lead to a fire or explosion hazard. Specifies requirements for design, construction and testing of electrical apparatus, parts of electrical apparatus and Ex components where the rated voltage does not exceed 10 kV. The application of electrical apparatus in atmospheres which may contain explosive gas as well as combustible dust, whether simultaneously or separately, requires additional protective measures.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2004-08-12
Available language(s)English/French, Spanish
TC/SCTC 31 - Equipment for explosive atmospheresrss
ICS29.260.20 - Electrical apparatus for explosive atmospheres
File size382 KB

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