IEC 60079-10-1:2008 Withdrawn
Explosive atmospheres - Part 10-1: Classification of areas - Explosive gas atmospheres
a) mines susceptible to firedamp;
b) the processing and manufacture of explosives;
c) areas where a hazard may arise due to the presence of combustible dusts or fibres;
d) catastrophic failures which are beyond the concept of abnormality;
e) rommos used for medial purposes;
f) domestic premises.
This first edition of IEC 60079-10-1 cancels and replaces the fourth edition of IEC 60079-10, published in 2002, and constitutes a technical revision. The significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition are:
- introduction of Annex D which deals with explosion hazard from flammable mists generated by the release under pressure of high flash point liquids;
- introduction of Clause A.3 (release rate) which gives thermodynamic equations for release rate with a number of examples for estimating release rate of fluids and gases.
|Publication type||International Standard|
|Available language(s)||English/French, Spanish|
|TC/SC||TC 31/SC 31J - Classification of hazardous areas and installation requirementsrss|
|ICS||29.260.20 - Electrical apparatus for explosive atmospheres|
|File size||2448 KB|
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