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Document ID (ISN)48252
CIS number 87-758
Year 1986
Convention or series no. GOST 12.1.018-86
Gosudarstvennyj komitet SSSR po standartam
Title Fire safety. Electrostatic spark safety. General requirements [USSR]
Original title Požarnaja bezopasnost'. Ėlektrostatičeskaja iskrobezopasnost'. Obščie trebovanija [in Russian]
Bibliographic information Izdatel'stvo standartov, Novopresnenskij per.3, 123840 Moskva, USSR, 1986. 4p. Price: Rbl.0.03.
Abstract This standard (effective 1 Jan. 1987) is intended to prevent fires and explosions caused by electrostatic sparks in industrial processes and equipment in all sectors of the USSR economy. The standard is not applicable to explosives. It is fully equivalent to CMEA standard ST SEV 5037-85. It requires that all processes and equipment maintain conditions that prevent the build-up of static electricity, and that tests be made to determine the tendency of processes and equipment to acquire an electrostatic charge; the ability of the environment of a process or machine to be ignited by a spark must also be determined. Quantities to be measured are specified, and 3 classes of spark safety are defined.
Descriptors (primary) USSR; electric sparks; fire prevention; explosion prevention; static electricity
Descriptors (secondary) static electricity elimination; standard; static electricity measurement
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceUSSR
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Electricity