IEC 60079-15:2017 PRV 
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Explosive atmospheres - Part 15: Equipment protection by type of protection "n"

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This Final Draft International Standard is an up to 6 weeks' pre-release of the official publication. It is available for sale during its voting period: 2017-09-15 to 2017-10-27. By purchasing this FDIS now, you will automatically receive, in addition, the final publication.

IEC 60079-15:2017 specifies requirements for the construction, testing and marking for Group II electrical equipment with type of protection “n” which includes; sealed devices “nC”, hermetically sealed devices “nC”, non-incendive components “nC” and restricted breathing enclosures “nR” intended for use in explosive gas atmospheres. This part of IEC 60079 applies to electrical equipment where the rated input voltage does not exceed 15 kV r.m.s. AC or DC including where the internal working voltages of the Ex product exceeds 15 kV, for example starters for HID luminaires. This part of IEC 60079 supplements and modifies the general requirements of IEC 60079-0, except as indicated in Table 1 (Clause 1). Where a requirement of this part of IEC 60079 conflicts with a requirement of IEC 60079-0, the requirement of this part of IEC 60079 takes precedence. This fifth edition cancels and replaces the fourth edition, published in 2010, and constitutes a technical revision. Refer to the Forward of the document for a complete listing of the technical changes between edition 5.0 and the previous edition of the document.

Keywords: Group II electrical equipment with type of protection “n”

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2017-09-15
Edition5.0
Available language(s)English/French
TC/SCTC 31 - Equipment for explosive atmospheresrss
ICS29.260.20 - Electrical apparatus for explosive atmospheres
Stability date  2020
Pages65
File size1370 KB

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