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IEC 60079 and other IECEx Standards

Monday, February 10, 2020

The IECEx System is based on the use of International Standards, such as IEC Standards. Read more

Area Classifications

Monday, February 10, 2020


These methods include apparatus designed to prevent the entry of flammable dust or gas into the interior, apparatus that is strong enough to contain and cool any combustion gases produced internally or electrical devices designed to prevent a spark strong enough to ignite a specific hazardous gas. Read more

Hazardous Areas and Basic Risk Control Measures

Monday, February 10, 2020

A fire and explosion can end up with devastating consequences, resulting in serious injuries or death of employees and others, as well as considerable damage to property. A person conducting a business or undertaking work must prevent the possibility of fire or explosion from an ignition of flammable substances associated with a hazardous area or a hazardous atmosphere.

A hazardous area is defined as an area which an explosive atmosphere is present, or maybe expected to be present. Read more