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Hazardous locations

John Bossert

Hazardous locations

guide for the design, testing, construction, and installation of equipment in explosive atmospheres

by John Bossert

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Published by CSA International in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Electric engineering -- Safety measures.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn A. Bossert.
    ContributionsCSA International.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 161 p. :
    Number of Pages161
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19629068M
    ISBN 101553243560

    Instrinsically safe circuits installed using cable for level and leak sensors. Class III, Division 2 classified locations An area where easily ignitable fibers are stored or Hazardous locations book. Figure 1. NEC: Class II, Division 1 classified locations An area where ignitable concentrations of combustible dust can exist all of the time or some of the time under normal operating conditions. A material may have a relatively low autoignition temperature yet if its flash-point is above the ambient temperature, then the area may not need to be classified. Copper, copper-clad aluminum and aluminum conductors that employ thermoset or thermoplastic insulation are permitted as part of this type of cable assembly.

    A risk always exists that Hazardous locations book flammable material could be spilled and absorbed into the earth below, possibly entering the raceways and then communicating to ignition sources. The equipment grounding conductor is permitted to be insulated or bare. Where the circuits installed are intrinsically safe, as verified by the control drawings, the Code permits the use of any wiring method suitable for use in unclassified locations, including those permitted in Chapters 7 and 8 [NEC, During the appointment, individuals: Must present their Texas CDL, Take a digital photograph, Will be digitally fingerprinted, and Will be provided with a tracking number for confirmation. The weakest link in the total system can undermine the effectiveness of the best individual components.

    Electrical equipment intended for use in a chemical factory or refinery either is designed to contain any explosion within the device or is designed not to produce sparks with sufficient energy to trigger an explosion. Equipment enclosures can be Hazardous locations book with clean air or inert gas and designed with various controls to remove power or provide notification in case of supply or pressure loss of such gases. Even so, that may not be the only hazard that needs to be considered see photo 5. As mentioned above, the provisions in The NEC Zone classification system was created to provide multinational companies with a system that could be harmonized with IEC classification system and therefore reduce the complexity of management.


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Hazardous Locations

Table 1. All of these systems provide acceptable protection of the electrical circuits and containment of possible faults to prevent ignition of surrounding ignitible atmospheres.

Item - Hazardous Locations Edition Now Hazardous locations book can see the Code in pictures of the Electrician's everyday applications. Excellent grounds for the children to explore, left to our own devises, like a home from home. Courtesy of Thomas and Betts Figure 3.

In this system, two bare wires were run along the length of a drift, and any miner desiring to signal the surface would momentarily touch the wires to each other or bridge the wires with a metal tool.

Electrical Instruments in Hazardous Locations

Although the wiring is not an ignition threat, due consideration should be given to the operation of the circuit. Should the circuit have a safety function that would be lost if the circuit were damaged, then the wiring method would become very important.

Wiring Requirements in Hazardous Locations

A risk always exists that this flammable material could be spilled and absorbed into the earth below, possibly entering the raceways and then communicating to ignition sources.

The control drawing is required for proper installation of these systems and is also necessary for making an inspection see the annex for an example of a typical intrinsically safe system control drawing. If you're wiring gas stations, hospitals, nursing homes, paint spraying facilities Hazardous locations book other classified locations you need this workbook of pictures!

Cables are permitted to be rated up to 35 kV. After installation, routine maintenance Hazardous locations book still Hazardous locations book, mainly because many hazardous locations are also corrosive locations. The area classification process would Hazardous locations book the participation of operations, maintenance, safety, electrical and instrumentation professionals, the use of process diagrams and material flows, MSDS and any pertinent documents, information and knowledge to determine the hazards and their extent and the countermeasures to be employed.

Marks on an intrinsically safe barrier referencing a particular control drawing. Intrinsically safe systems include control drawings, and the zener diode barriers often reference a particular control drawing as well see photos 6 and 7. The cost of this service is subject to change.

In general, Likewise, separate sections of this wiring created by walls, partitions, or other enclosures are required to be identified. In the US for example, the NEC Articles through go over hazardous classifications, but do not clearly define all classified locations.

After installation, routine maintenance is still needed, mainly because many hazardous locations are also corrosive locations. In many facilities or installations, raceways must be installed underground to electrical equipment located in the aboveground space. Where the outer sheath is made of copper, it must provide an adequate path to serve as an equipment grounding conductor.

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