Who is he / she? First a designer shall be a designer
H2 is a trendy topic today. Many countries and companies around do focus on it.
Ex compliance shall be covered, specially when it comes to delegation of responsibility.
Whenever you get delivered with a solution using Ex v, it can only be considered as an installation, assembly, project (other definitions I leave to you), and there shall be a design, installation, commissioning, Ex inspection, etc. all similar to normal project conditions.
Where it belongs to? Fire protection… Worksafety… Electrical, mechanical discipline…? Interesting topic
Definetely Ex with some pre-cautions. Risk assessment and hazardous area classification shall be first in place.
H2 units shall be considered as per assembly. All electrical and non.electrical Ex topics shall be taken into account.
assembly of Ex Equipment(s) results in an assembly that creates a need for additional assessment that is not already completely covered by the
individual equipment certificates.
Possible protection method here the application of earthing clamps, certainly clamps themselves shall be questionned as per possible igniton sources.
EPD or any Ex compliance report has a significant impact for Hazop / FMEA meetings. In process safety related meetings, the Ex equipment compliance should always be questioned.
IEC 60079-14 does not cover with regards to any installation. so how to move on?
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World becoming international does not necessarily mean that a single user can
starting kit: Explosion Protection Documentation inclusive: hazardous area classification Verification Dossier advanced:
EPD stands for explosion protection documentation. EPD is a common language of
IEC 60079-17 says: “A skilled personnel shall be provided with sufficient training
In order to reduce the risk of explosion, elimination of one or
Many ask us to do a risk assessment as a follow up
Ex inspection is a work which needs to be paid. In case
The frequency of cleaning alone is not enough to determine whether a
In all cases Ex_perience has to be there. If someone does participate
Just been asked to take over a training course from another training
Protection concepts of types of protection “d”, “p” and “t” acceptable for
Yes. It is the Verification Dossier. IEC 60079-14:2014 says VD shall be
Let me say I do have numerous Ex installations on my site,
Operators and planners of process systems and plants in a wide range
Take care about the details. See the picture as whole… look at
In EU endusers are required to develop an EPD – explosion protection
We would like to make you aware if you do an Ex
Many say Ex ia may be installed in Zone 0, but have
We have received too many times this simple question from customers all
Certainly not. At least following data shall be added: Zone 1 IIB
Today, the marking of electrical equipment is defined in IEC 60079-0, and
Machinery should be designed and constructed in such a way as to
Answer is simple: Conformity assessment – General requirements for bodies operating certification
There is a type of hoses that has a metal helix coiled
…But does not open it… Shall we? Shall he have the same
Whose duty is it? It is necessary to ensure that any installation
Employers are responsible for preparing explosion protection documentation or similar (depending on
Sounds very simple: Electrical Ex – electrical, instrumentation Non electrical Ex –
“At its seventeenth session, the Working Party mandated the Sectoral Initiative on
Examples of ignition sources include: naked flames, smoking, pilot lights portable electrical
In case of hazardous are compliance we shall not make any difference
We are all aware of the T classes. Question: what happens if
The new ways of upcoming energy sources may question the compliance to