QPS - Explosion Research Ltd

Hazardous Location Certification for Canada and the USA

 

 

Encapsulation Standard 60079-18

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Explosion Risk

MPL (Minimum Protection Level)

Zone

Ex code

 

Minimum protection technique

Description

II  (gas)

Explosive gas > 1000 hrs/yr

Ga

0

Ex ma

encapsulation

The circuit is Fully encapsulated with potting for the exclusion of gases; consideration for internal faults causing deterioration of the potting and thickness are also analysed.

II  (gas)

Explosive gas 10 to 1000 hrs/yr

Gb

1

Ex mb

Encapsulation

The circuit is Fully encapsulated with potting for the exclusion of gases; consideration for internal faults causing deterioration of the potting and thickness are also analysed.