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  • AS/NZS 60079.0:2008

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    Explosive atmospheres Equipment - General requirements

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    Superseded date:  30-06-2017

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  19-05-2008

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Specifies the general requirements for construction, testing and marking of electrical apparatus, Ex cable glands and Ex components, intended for use in explosive gas atmospheres. This Standard does not specify requirements for safety, other than those directly related to the explosion risk.

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    Committee EL-014
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes
    Under Revision

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    First published as AS/NZS 60079.0:2000.
    Second edition 2005.
    Third edition 2008. Originated as AS/NZS 60079.0:2000. Previous edition 2005. Third edition 2008.

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    AS 1420-2001 ISO metric hexagon socket head cap screws
    AS/NZS 60079.27(INT):2006 Electrical apparatus for explosive gas atmospheres Fieldbus intrinsically safe concept (FISCO) and fieldbus non-incendive concept (FNICO)
    AS/NZS 60079.1:2007 Explosive atmospheres Equipment protection by flameproof enclosures ‘d’
    AS/NZS 60079.12:2000 Electrical apparatus for explosive gas atmospheres Classification of mixtures of gases or vapours with air according to their maximum experimental safe gaps and minimum igniting currents
    AS/NZS 60079.29.2:2008 Explosive atmospheres Gas detectors - Selection, installation, use and maintenance of detectors for flammable gases and oxygen
    AS/NZS 61241.10:2005 Electrical apparatus for use in the presence of combustible dust Classification of areas where combustible dusts are or may be present
    AS/NZS 60079.28:2007 Explosive atmospheres Protection of equipment and transmission systems using optical radiation
    AS/NZS 60079.25:2004 Electrical apparatus for explosive gas atmospheres Intrinsically safe systems
    AS/NZS 60079.29.1:2008 Explosive atmospheres Gas detectors - Performance requirements of detectors for flammable gases
    AS 1110.2-2000 ISO metric hexagon bolts and screws - Product grades A and B - Screws
    AS/NZS 60079.30.1:2007 Explosive atmospheres Electrical resistance trace heating - General and testing requirements
    AS/NZS 60079.5:2007 Explosive atmospheres Equipment protection by powdered filling 'q'
    AS 3731.2-1995 Stationary batteries - Nickel-cadmium Valve-regulated type
    AS/NZS 60079.1.1:2002 Electrical apparatus for explosive gas atmospheres Flameproof enclosures 'd' - Method of test for ascertainment of maximum experimental safe gap
    AS 1683.23-2000 Methods of test for elastomers Rubber - Vulcanized - Determination of resistance to liquids (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS/NZS 60079.10:2004 Electrical apparatus for explosive gas atmospheres Classification of hazardous areas (IEC 60079-10:2002 MOD)
    AS/NZS 61241.1:2005 Electrical apparatus for use in the presence of combustible dust Protection by enclosures ‘tD’
    AS/NZS 60079.15:2006 Electrical apparatus for explosive gas atmospheres Construction, test and marking of type of protection, n electrical apparatus
    AS 60529-2004 Degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP Code) (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS/NZS 61241.18:2005 Electrical apparatus for use in the presence of combustible dust Protection by encapsulation 'mD'
    AS 1145.2-2001 Determination of tensile properties of plastics materials Test conditions for moulding and extrusion plastics
    AS/NZS 60079.7:2006 Explosive atmospheres Equipment protection by increased safety 'e'
    AS/NZS 60079.6:2007 Explosive atmospheres Equipment protection by oil immersion 'o'
    AS/NZS 61241.4:2002 Electrical apparatus for use in the presence of combustible dust Type of protection ‘pD’
    AS 1110.1-2000 ISO metric hexagon bolts and screws - Product grades A and B - Bolts
    AS/NZS 60079.20:2000 Electrical apparatus for explosive gas atmospheres Data for flammable gases and vapours, relating to the use of electrical apparatus
    AS 1359.101-1997 Rotating electrical machines - General requirements - Rating and performance
    AS 3731.1-1995 Stationary batteries - Nickel-cadmium Vented type
    AS 1112.1-2000 ISO metric hexagon nuts - Style 1 - Product grades A and B
    AS/NZS 60079.4:2000 Electrical apparatus for explosive gas atmospheres Method of test for ignition temperature
    AS/NZS 60079.2:2007 Explosive atmospheres Equipment protection by pressurized enclosure ‘p’
    AS/NZS 60079.18:2005 Electrical apparatus for explosive gas atmospheres Construction, test and marking of type of protection encapsulation m electrical apparatus
    AS/NZS 62013.1:2001 Caplights for use in mines susceptible to firedamp General requirements - Construction and testing in relation to the risk of explosion
    AS/NZS 61241.11:2006 Electrical apparatus for use in the presence of combustible dust Protection by intrinsic safety iD
    AS/NZS 61241.14:2005 Electrical apparatus for use in the presence of combustible dust Selection and installation (IEC 61241-14, Ed.1.0(2004) MOD)
    AS/NZS 60079.26:2007 Explosive atmospheres Equipment with equipment protection level (EPL) Ga
    AS/NZS 60079.11:2006 Explosive atmospheres Equipment protection by intrinsic safety i
    AS 60947.1-2004 Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear - General rules

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    AS 4647-2011 Diaphragm gas meters
    AS/NZS 60079.17:2009 Explosive atmospheres Electrical installations inspection and maintenance (IEC 60079-17, Ed.4.0 (2007) MOD)
    AS/NZS 60335.2.11:2009 Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety Particular requirements for tumble dryers (IEC 60335-2-11 Ed 7.1, MOD)
    AS/NZS 1300:2009 Electrical equipment for mines and quarries - Bolted explosion-protected three-phase cable coupling devices (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS/NZS 4871.1:2010 Electrical equipment for mines and quarries General requirements
    AS 2865-2009 Confined spaces
    AS/NZS 60079.10.1:2009 Explosive atmospheres Classification of areas - Explosive gas atmospheres (IEC 60079-10-1, Ed.1.0(2008) MOD)
    AS/NZS 3004.2:2008 Electrical installations - Marinas and recreational boats Recreational boats installations
    AS/NZS 60079.29.4:2011 Explosive atmospheres Gas detectors - Performance requirements of open path detectors for flammable gases
    AS/NZS 60079.0:2012 Explosive atmospheres Equipment - General requirements
    HB 239:2011 Guidance on the repair and overhaul of electrical equipment for explosive atmospheres
    AS 2067-2008 Substations and high voltage installations exceeding 1 kV a.c.
    AS/NZS 60079.27:2008 Explosive atmospheres Fieldbus intrinsically safe concept (FISCO)
    AS/NZS 60079.31:2011 Explosive atmospheres Equipment dust ignition protection by enclosure ‘t’
    AS/NZS 5026:2012 The storage and handling of Class 4 dangerous goods
    AS 4995-2009 Greywater treatment systems for vessels operated on inland waters
    MP 87.1:2008 Australian/New Zealand Certification Scheme for explosion-protected electrical equipment (ANZEx Scheme) Product Certification Program - Basic rules and procedures
    AS/NZS 60079.15:2011 Explosive atmospheres Equipment protection by type of protection ‘n’
    AS/NZS 4871.3:2010 Electrical equipment for mines and quarries Substations
    AS/NZS 1299:2009 Electrical equipment for mines and quarries - Explosion-protected three-phase restrained plugs and receptacles for working voltages up to and including 3.3 kV (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS/NZS 60079.14:2009 Explosive atmospheres Electrical installations design, selection and erection (IEC 60079-14, Ed. 4.0 (2007) MOD)
    AS 60034.12-2009 Rotating electrical machines Starting performance of single-speed three-phase cage induction motors
    AS/NZS 80079.34:2012 Explosive atmospheres Application of quality systems for equipment manufacture
    AS/NZS 1826:2008 Electrical equipment for explosive gas atmospheres - Special protection - Type of protection 's'
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