IEC 60079 Guide: Everything You Need to Know

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What is the IEC 60079 code?

Where to Buy IEC 60079 Books

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Aspects of IEC 60079

Critical Parameters in IEC 60079

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What are the IEC 60079 groups?

Dust Groups (Group II):

  • Category 1 (Zone zero or Zone 20): Equipment for use in the presence of an explosive environment this is constantly present or present for long intervals.
  • Category 2 (Zone 1 or Zone 21): Equipment to be used in the presence of an explosive atmosphere this is in all likelihood to occur at some point of ordinary operation.
  • Category 3 (Zone 2 or Zone 22): Equipment for use inside the presence of an explosive surroundings that is not likely to arise throughout normal operation and, if it does arise, will exist for a brief length.

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