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Principles of Explosion-Protection

Principles of explosion-protectionEaton’s Crouse-Hinds Business is the largest manufacturer worldwide of explosion-protected electrical equipment.

This publication provides a brief survey of the essential aspects of explosion-protection.

Physical aspects such as explosive atmospheres or explosive dust/air mixtures as well zone classifications, temperature classes and markings are explained. The statutory regulations define the obligatory duties of manufacturers, installers and operators of electrical installations in explosive atmospheres. An overiew of literary references for further information is attached at the end of the publication.

Alongside the ATEX directives the North American standards NEC and CEC are as well explained.

This brochure can be downloaded free of charge and can be used for training or presentations according to the legal rights for use of copyright protected contents.


Principles of Explosion-Protection – Broschure