IEC 60079-29-1:2016 

Explosive atmospheres - Part 29-1: Gas detectors - Performance requirements of detectors for flammable gases

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IEC 60079-29-1:2016 specifies general requirements for construction, testing and performance, and describes the test methods that apply to portable, transportable and fixed equipment for the detection and measurement of flammable gas or vapour concentrations with air. The equipment, or parts thereof, is intended for use in explosive atmospheres and in mines susceptible to firedamp. This second edition of IEC 60079-29-1 cancels and replaces the first edition of IEC 60079-29-1:2007 series and constitutes a technical revision. Refer to the Forward of the document for a listing of the extensive changes between this edition and the previous edition. Keywords: detection and measurement of flammable gas or vapour concentrations with air, explosive atmospheres, mines susceptible to firedamp, explosion hazard
The contents of the interpretation sheets 1 and 2 (2019-04) have been included in this copy.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2016-07-21
Available language(s)English, English/French, Spanish
TC/SCTC 31 - Equipment for explosive atmospheresrss
ICS29.260.20 - Electrical apparatus for explosive atmospheres
Stability date  2022
File size2121 KB

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