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Document ID (ISN)38882
CIS number 82-1833
Year 1982
Convention or series no. CEI 79-13 IEC 79-13
Title Electrical apparatus for explosive gas atmospheres - Part 13: Construction and use of rooms or buildings protected by pressurization
Original title Matériel électrique pour atmosphères explosives - Treiziène partie: Construction et exploitation de salles ou bâtiments protégés par surpression interne [in French]
Bibliographic information International Electrotechnical Commission, 1 rue de Varembé, 1211 Genève 20, Switzerland, 1982. 17p. Price: SF.28.00.
Abstract This IEC report defines the conditions for the use of electrical apparatus in a room or a building in which there is a protective gaz at a pressure higher than that of the outside atmosphere (where flammable gases or vapours may be present). It includes recommendations for the construction, equipment and operation of rooms or buildings and recommendations for the necessary tests (protective-gas ducts, protective measures for electrical apparatus, values of overpessure and of protective-gas flow, verifications and tests, and marking).
Descriptors (primary) IEC; explosive atmospheres; explosion protection; electrical equipment; pressurization; premises
Descriptors (secondary) overpressure; inert gases; directive; marking; ducts
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Ventilation
Explosions