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  • BS 5345-8:1980

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    CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SELECTION, INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF ELECTRICAL APPARATUS FOR USE IN POTENTIALLY EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL APPARATUS WITH TYPE OF PROTECTION 'S' SPECIAL PROTECTION

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  15-01-2000

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1980

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Foreword
    Cooperating organizations
    Code
    0. Introduction
    Section one. General principles
    1. Scope
    2. References
    3. Definitions and explanation of terms
    4. Description of technique
    5. Relevant specifications
    Section two. Selection of apparatus
    6. General
    7. Permissible Zones of use
    8. Temperature classification
    9. Apparatus subgrouping
    10. Environmental conditions
    11. Requirements for certification
    Section three. Installation requirements
    12. General
    13. Wiring systems
    Section four. Inspection, maintenance and testing
    14. General
    15. Initial and periodic inspections
    16. Maintenance
    17. Tests
    Appendix
    A. Marking of apparatus
    Table
    1. Inspection schedule for apparatus with type of
        protection 's'

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    Describes the concept of ensuring electrical safety in hazarsous areas by using type of protection 's': special protection, and gives advice (for this type of apparatus) on selection, installation and maintenance. The code's recommendations do not apply to the underground mining industry, but may be applied to the surface installations of mines. Apparatus with type of protection 's' is meant for use in areas with vapour and flammable gas risks. Also covers description of technique and relevant specifications. Also includes definitions and explanations of terms.

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    Committee GEL/114
    Development Note BS 5345 REPLACES CP 1003 AND SHOULD BE USED FOR ALL NEW INSTALLATIONS. CP 1003 WILL BE RETAINED TEMPORARILY AS A REFERENCE GUIDE FOR THE EXISTING PLANTS INSTALLED ACCORDING TO THE EARLIER CODE.
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    BS 5345-7:1979 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SELECTION, INSTALLATION & MAINTENANCE OF ELECTRICAL APPARATUS FOR USE IN POTENTIALLY EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES. REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL APPARATUS WITH TYPE OF PROTECTION N
    BS 5908:1980 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN CHEMICAL PLANT
    ISA 92.04.01-1 : 2007 PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR INSTRUMENTS USED TO DETECT OXYGEN-DEFICIENT/OXYGEN-ENRICHED ATMOSPHERES
    BS 5345-1:1989 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SELECTION, INSTALLATION & MAINTENANCE OF ELECTRICAL APPARATUS FOR USE IN POTENTIALLY EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES
    BS 5908:1990 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE CHEMICAL AND ALLIED INDUSTRIES
    BS 6701:1994 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR INSTALLATION OF APPARATUS INTENDED FOR CONNECTION TO CERTAIN TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS
    BS 6121-5:1993 MECHANICAL CABLE GLANDS - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SELECTION, INSTALLATION AND INSPECTION OF CABLE GLANDS USED IN ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS
    BS 466:1984 SPECIFICATION FOR POWER DRIVEN OVERHEAD TRAVELLING CRANES, SEMI-GOLIATH AND GOLIATH CRANES FOR GENERAL USE
    BS 7117-2:1991 METERING PUMPS AND DISPENSERS TO BE INSTALLED AT FILLING STATIONS AND USED TO DISPENSE LIQUID FUEL - GUIDE TO INSTALLATION
    BS 7117-3:1991 METERING PUMPS AND DISPENSERS TO BE INSTALLED AT FILLING STATIONS AND USED TO DISPENSE LIQUID FUEL - GUIDE TO MAINTENANCE AFTER INSTALLATION
    BS 6739:1986 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR INSTRUMENTATION IN PROCESS CONTROL SYSTEMS: INSTALLATION DESIGN AND PRACTICE
    BS 4163:2000 HEALTH AND SAFETY FOR DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY IN SCHOOLS AND SIMILAR ESTABLISHMENTS - CODE OF PRACTICE

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    BS CP1003-1(1964) : AMD 5073 ELECTRICAL APPARATUS & ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT FOR USE IN EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES OF GAS OR VAPOUR OTHER THAN MINING APPLICATIONS - CHOICE, INSTALL & MAINTENANCE OF FLAMEPROOF & INTRINSICALLY SAFE EQ
    BS CP1003-3(1967) : AMD 5075 ELECTRICAL APPARATUS & ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT FOR USE IN EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES OF GAS OR VAPOUR OTHER THAN MINING APPLICATIONS - DIVISION 2 AREAS
    BS CP1003-2(1966) : AMD 5074 METHODS OF MEETING THE EXPLOSION HAZARD OTHER THAN BY THE USE OF FLAMEPROOF OR INTRINSICALLY SAFE ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT
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