IEC 60079-5:2015 

Explosive atmospheres - Part 5: Equipment protection by powder filling "q"

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IEC 60079-5:2015 contains specific requirements for the construction, testing and marking of electrical equipment, parts of electrical equipment and Ex components in the type of protection powder filling "q", intended for use in explosive gas atmospheres. This standard supplements and modifies the general requirements of IEC 60079-0. Where a requirement of this standard conflicts with a requirement of IEC 60079-0, the requirement of this standard takes precedence. This standard applies to electrical equipment, parts of electrical equipment and Ex components with:
- a rated supply current less than or equal to 16 A;
- a rated supply voltage less than or equal to 1 000 V;
- a rated power consumption less than or equal to 1 000 W. This fourth edition cancels and replaces the third edition, published in 2007, and constitutes a technical revision. Refer to the Foreword of the document for a complete listing of the technical changes between edition 4.0 and previous edition of the document. Keywords: electrical equipment and Ex components in the type of protection powder filling "q"

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2015-02-17
Available language(s)English/French, Spanish
TC/SCTC 31 - Equipment for explosive atmospheresrss
ICS29.260.20 - Electrical apparatus for explosive atmospheres
Stability date  2027
File size1315 KB

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