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DIN EN 60079-18/A1 VDE 0170-9/A1:2018-07

* German Language Version *

Explosive atmospheres

Part 18: Equipment protection by encapsulation "m"

(IEC 60079-18:2014/A1:2017); German version EN 60079-18:2015/A1:2017
Class/Status: Standard, valid
Released: 2018-07
VDE Art. No.: 0100472

This part of IEC 60079 gives the specific requirements for the construction, testing and marking of electrical equipment, parts of electrical equipment and Ex components with the type of protection encapsulation "m" intended for use in explosive gas atmospheres or explosive dust atmospheres. This amendment is intended to be an alternative for the dielectric strength test according to 9.2.