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The IECEx System is based on the use of International Standards, such as IEC Standards. These Standards are dedicated to the highly specialised fields associated with the use of equipment, termed Ex equipment, and installations in areas where a potential may exist of fire or explosion. The Standards listed below are examples of the Standards used by the IECEx System and are available for secure purchase online.

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Number Title
60079-0 Explosive atmospheres - Part 0: Equipment - General requirements
60079-1 Explosive atmospheres - Part 1: Equipment protection by flameproof enclosures 'd'
60079-2 Explosive atmospheres -

Part 2: Equipment protection by pressurized enclosures 'p'

60079-5 Explosive atmospheres -

Part 5: Equipment protection by powder filling 'q'

60079-6 Explosive atmospheres -

Part 6: Equipment protection by oil immersion 'o'

60079-7 Explosive atmospheres -

Part 7: Equipment protection by increased safety 'e'

60079-11 Explosive atmospheres -

Part 11: Equipment protection by intrinsic safety 'i'

60079-13 Explosive atmospheres - Part 13: Equipment protection by pressurized room 'p'
60079-14 Explosive atmospheres - Part 14: Electrical installations design, selection and erection
60079-15 Explosive atmospheres -

Part 15: Equipment protection by type of protection 'n'

TR 60079-16 Electrical apparatus for explosive gas atmospheres -

Part 16: Artificial ventilation for the protection of analyser (s) houses
60079-18 Explosive atmospheres - Part 18: Equipment protection by encapsulation "m"
60079-19 Explosive atmospheres -

Part 19: Equipment repair, overhaul and reclamation

60079-25 Explosive atmospheres -

Part 25: Intrinsically safe systems

60079-26 Explosive atmospheres -

Part 26: Equipment with equipment protection level (EPL) Ga

60079-27 Explosive atmospheres -

Part 27: Fieldbus intrinsically safe concept (FISCO)

60079-28 Explosive atmospheres -

Part 28: Protection of equipment and transmission systems using optical radiation

60079-29-1 Explosive atmospheres -

Part 29-1: Gas detectors - Performance requirements of detectors for flammable gases

60079-29-4 Explosive atmospheres -

Part 29-4: Gas detectors - Performance requirements of open path detectors for flammable gases

IEC/IEEE 60079-30-1 Explosive atmospheres - Part 30-1: Electrical resistance trace heating - General and testing requirements
60079-30-1 Explosive atmospheres - Part 30-1: Electrical resistance trace heating - General and testing requirements
60079-31 Explosive atmospheres -

Part 31: Equipment dust ignition protection by enclosure "t"

60079-33 Explosive atmospheres - Part 33: Equipment protection by special protection 's'
TS

60079-32-1

Explosive atmospheres - Part 32-1: Electrostatic hazards, guidance
60079-32-2 Explosive atmospheres -

Part 32-2: Electrostatics hazards - Tests

60079-35-1 Explosive atmospheres -

Part 35-1: Caplights for use in mines susceptible to firedamp - General requirements - Construction and testing in relation to the risk of explosion

TS 60079-40 Explosive atmospheres -

Part 40: Requirements for process sealing between flammable process fluids and electrical systems

61241-0 Electrical apparatus for use in the presence of combustible dust -

Part 0: General requirements

61241-1 Electrical apparatus for use in the presence of combustible dust -

Part 1: Protection by enclosures 'tD'

61241-1-1 Electrical apparatus for use in the presence of combustible dust -

Part 1: Electrical apparatus protected by enclosures and surface temperature limitation - Specification for apparatus

61241-4 Electrical apparatus for use in the presence of combustible dust -

Part 4: Type of protection 'pD'

61241-11 Electrical apparatus for use in the presence of combustible dust -

Part 11: Protection by intrinsic safety 'iD'

61241-18 Electrical apparatus for use in the presence of combustible dust -

Part 18: Protection by encapsulation 'mD'

61779-1 Electrical apparatus for the detection and measurement of flammable gases -

Part 1: General requirements and test methods

61779-2 Electrical apparatus for the detection and measurement of flammable gases -

Part 2: Performance requirements for group I apparatus indicating a volume fraction up to 5% methane in air

61779-3 Electrical apparatus for the detection and measurement of flammable gases -

Part 3: Performance requirements for group I apparatus indicating a volume fraction up to 100% methane in air

61779-4 Electrical apparatus for the detection amd measurement of flammable gases -

Part 4: Performance requirements for group II apparatus indicating a volume fraction up to 100% lower explosive limit

61779-5 Electrical apparatus for the detection and measurement of flammable gases -

Part 5: Performance requirements for group II apparatus indicating a volume fraction up to 100% gas

62013-1 Caplights for use in mines susceptible to firedamp -

Part 1: General requirements - Construction and testing in relation to the risk of explosion

62013-2 Caplights for use in mines susceptible to firedamp -

Part 2: Performance and other safety-related matters

62086-1 Electrical apparatus for explosive gas atmospheres –
Electrical resistance trace heating – Part 1: General and testing requirements
80079-34 Explosive atmospheres -

Part 34: Application of quality systems for equipment manufacture