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AS 2380.9-1991 electrical equipment for explosive atmospheres - explosion-protection techniques - type of protection n - non-sparking

Standard Number:  AS 2380.9-1991
Title:  electrical equipment for explosive atmospheres - explosion-protection techniques - type of protection n - non-sparking
Language:  English
Revocatory Date:  2008/1/18
Status:  Withdrawn
Publisher:  Australia Standards(AS)
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Number of Pages:16  

Preface:   
Description:Specifies design, construction and testing requirements for non-sparking electrical equipment for use in explosive atmospheres. Includes the requirements for enclosed-break devices and non-incendive components, sealed devices and restricted-breathing enclosures. Technically similar to IEC 79-15.  
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AS 2380.9-1991 ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT FOR EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - EXPLOSION-PROTECTION TECH...
PREFACE
CONTENTS
SECTION 1 SCOPE AND GENERAL
1.1 SCOPE
1.2 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
1.3 DEFINITIONS
1.3.1 Type of protection ?n?
1.3.2 Normal operation
1.3.3 Restricted-breathing enclosure
1.3.4 Enclosed-break device
1.3.5 Non-incendive component
1.3.6 Hermetically-sealed device
1.3.7 Sealed device
1.3.8 Energy-limited equipment and circuits
1.3.9 Separation
1.4 GROUPING OF EQUIPMENT
1.5 MARKING
SECTION 2 REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF ALL ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT
2.1 SCOPE OF SECTION
2.2 POTENTIAL IGNITION SOURCES
2.3 ENCLOSURES
2.3.1 General
2.3.2 Degree of protection
2.4 CONNECTION FACILITIES
2.4.1 General
2.4.2 Connections for external conductors
2.4.3 Internal connections and wiring
2.5 CLEARANCES, SEPARATIONS AND CREEPAGE DISTANCES
2.6 WINDINGS
SECTION 3 SUPPLEMENTARY REQUIREMENTS FOR NON-SPARKING EQUIPMENT
3.1 ROTATING MACHINES
3.1.1 Temperature class
3.1.2 Bars
3.1.3 Clearance for fans
3.1.4 Earth terminal
3.1.5 Degree of protection of terminal boxes
3.1.6 Operation with a non-sinusoidal supply
3.2 FUSES AND FUSE ASSEMBLIES
3.2.1 Fuse requirements
3.2.2 Fuse temperature
3.3 PLUGS AND SOCKET-OUTLETS AND SIMILAR CONNECTORS
3.3.1 Mechanical requirements for internal connections
3.3.2 Identification of internal connections
3.3.3 External connections
3.3.4 General purpose socket-outlets
3.4 LUMINAIRES DESIGNED FOR MAINS SUPPLY
3.4.1 Temperature class
3.4.2 Enclosure
3.4.3 Connections
3.4.4 Bayonet lampholder design
3.4.5 Screw lampholder design
3.4.6 Bi-pin lampholders for tubular fluorescent lamps
3.4.7 Compliance with other Standards
3.4.8 Starters for fluorescent lamps
3.4.9 Starter holders
3.5 INSTRUMENTS AND LOW POWER EQUIPMENT
SECTION 4 SUPPLEMENTARY REQUIREMENTS FOR EQUIPMENT PRODUCING OPERATIONAL ARCS, SPARKS OR ...
4.1 GENERAL
4.2 ENCLOSED-BREAK DEVICES AND NON-INCENDIVE COMPONENTS
4.2.1 Rating
4.2.2 Construction
4.3 HERMETICALLY-SEALED DEVICES
4.4 SEALED DEVICES
4.4.1 Construction
4.4.2 Gasket seals
4.4.3 Poured seals
4.4.4 Damage to seals
4.5 ENERGY-LIMITED EQUIPMENT AND CIRCUITS
4.6 RESTRICTED-BREATHING ENCLOSURES
4.6.1 General
4.6.2 Constructional requirements
SECTION 5 VERIFICATION AND TESTS
5.1 TYPE VERIFICATION AND TESTS
5.2 DIELECTRIC STRENGTH TEST
5.3 TESTS FOR ENCLOSED-BREAK DEVICES AND NON-INCENDIVE COMPONENTS
5.3.1 Preparation of sample prior to type test
5.3.2 Tests
5.4 TEST FOR SEALED DEVICES
5.5 TEST FOR ENERGY-LIMITED EQUIPMENT AND CIRCUITS
5.5.1 General
5.5.2 Maximum voltage and current levels
5.5.3 Spark-test apparatus
5.5.4 Procedure
5.6 TESTS FOR RESTRICTED-BREATHING ENCLOSURES
5.6.1 General
5.6.2 Diffusion half-time test
5.6.3 Pressure half-time test
5.6.4 Air flow test
5.7 GASKET AND SEAL TEST
APPENDIX A - RESTRICTED-BREATHING ENCLOSURES
A1 RESTRICTED-BREATHING CONCEPT
A2 PRINCIPLES OF THE CONCEPT
A3 EXPLANATION OF TERMS
A4 THEORY AND TEST REQUIREMENTS
A5 CALCULATION OF TEST PARAMETERS
  
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