Standards Updates

Standards Updates

New EN 60079-0:2018 Published

New EN 60079-0:2018 Published A significant new General Requirements  Standard has been published as a European Standard for ATEX (and IEC 60079-0:2017 for IECEx) Significant Changes include: Service temp – clarification included that Da and Db equipment needs dust...

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IEC TS 60079-46 Certification of Assemblies

IEC TS is a new technical specification for the certification of ‘Assemblies’ that has been adopted by IECEx as a certification standard for issuing IECEx Certificates of Conformity. IEC TS 60079-46 defines an equipment assembly as a ‘pre-manufactured combination...

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New ‘Ex o’ Standard Published

New Ex o Standard Published 'Ex o' now redefined as ‘liquid’ immersion  A major revision to the 'Ex o' Standard (EN/IEC 60079-6:2015) has been published and the scope of the Standard has been revised  to include levels of protection “ob” and “oc”. Significant...

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New ‘Ex e’ Standard Published

New 'Ex e' Standard Published EN60079-7:2015 Several Major Technical Changes to 'Ex e' and the end of 'nA'? A major revision to the Ex e Standard has been published and the scope of the Standard has been revised  to include “ec” and define the differences between...

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