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AS 1076.3-1977 code of practice for selection, installation and maintenance of electrical apparatus and associated equipment for use in explosive atmospheres other than mining applications - apparatus with type of protection d - flam

Standard Number:  AS 1076.3-1977
Title:  code of practice for selection, installation and maintenance of electrical apparatus and associated equipment for use in explosive atmospheres other than mining applications - apparatus with type of protection d - flam
Language:  English
Replacing Standard:  Doc 1738 (1971) (in part)

Revocatory Date:  1993/3/1
Status:  Withdrawn
Publisher:  Australia Standards(AS)
Price:  
Number of Pages:20  

Preface:   
Description:Provides recommendations on the selection, installation and maintenance in hazardous areas of electrical apparatus which is certified or assessed in accordance with the requirements of type of protection 'd' - Flameproof enclosure. It does not apply to the underground mining industry, although the code may be applicable to certain parts of surface mining industries. For the purpose of this code, explosion risks due to the presence of combustible gases and vapours only are considered.  
Catalog:Document Contents
AS 1076, PART 3-1977 SELECTION, INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF ELECTRICAL APPARATUS AND ...
PREFACE
CONTENTS
FOREWORD
SECTION 1. SCOPE AND GENERAL
1.1 SCOPE
1.2 DEFINITIONS
1.2.1 Type of Protection ?d?: Flameproof Enclosure
1.2.2 Gap (diametrical clearance)
1.2.3 Gap (maximum experimental safe)
1.2.4 Joint
1.2.5 Length of flame path (width of joint)
1.2.6 Maximum surface temperature
1.2.7 Temperature class
1.3 DESCRIPTION OF TECHNIQUE
1.3.1 General.
1.3.2 Enclosures.
1.4 RELEVANT SPECIFICATIONS
1.5 PERMISSIBLE ZONES OF USE
1.5.1 Area of Use.
1.5.2 Area Restrictions.
1.6 CERTIFICATION AND ASSESSMENT OF APPARATUS AND SYSTEMS
SECTION 2. SELECTION OF APPARATUS
2.1 GENERAL
2.2 TEMPERATURE CLASSIFICATION
2.3 CONDITIONS OF USE
2.4 APPARATUS GROUPING
2.4.1 General
2.4.2 Allocated Compounds
2.4.3 Compounds Not Allocated
SECTION 3. INSTALLATION RECOMMENDATIONS
3.1 GENERAL
3.2 INSTALLATION OF APPARATUS
3.3 SOLID OBSTRUCTION EFFECTS
3.3.1 Obstruction
3.3.2 Solid Obstacles
3.4 WEATHER PROTECTION
3.4.1 Gaskets
3.4.2 Sealing of Joints
3.4.3 Use of Greases
3.4.4 Painting of Joints
3.4.5 Use of Tape
3.5 WIRING SYSTEMS
3.5.1 General
3.5.2 Entry Tappings
3.5.3 Superseded Standards
3.6 CONDUIT SYSTEMS
3.6.1 Installation
3.6.2 Sealing Boxes
3.6.3 Devices for Cable Points
3.6.4 Screwed Conduit
3.6.5 Unions
3.6.6 Screwed Joints
3.6.7 Conduit Fittings
3.7 CABLE SYSTEMS
3.7.1 General
3.7.2 Construction of Cables
3.8 TERMINATIONS
3.8.1 Thermoplastic or Elastomeric Insulated Cables
3.8.2 Additional Protection
3.8.3 Mineral-insulated Metal-sheathed Cables
3.8.4 Flameproof Apparatus with Integral Cables
SECTION 4. INSPECTION, MAINTENANCE AND TESTING
4.1 GENERAL
4.2 INITIAL AND PERIODIC INSPECTIONS
4.3 MAINTENANCE
4.3.1 General
4.3.2 Joint Surfaces of Enclosure
4.3.3 Paint on Joint Surfaces
4.3.4 Inspection of Enclosure
4.3.5 Clamping of Armoured Cables
4.3.6 Repair of Glasses
4.3.7 Encapsulating Materials
  
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