Introduction to Hazardous Atmosphere (Design & Certification Requirements for Hazardous Area Electrical Products)

Introduction to Hazardous Atmosphere (Design & Certification Requirements for Hazardous Area Electrical Products)

Course Code – KLPL01M

Duration – 2 day

Summary –

This is an overview course which is designed for Ex Product Manufacturers & Equipment Designers. It covers various topics and concepts that are essential for ensuring safety in hazardous atmospheres like –

    • Understanding the mechanics of an explosion
    • Characteristics of explosive gases & dusts
    • Commonly occurring ignition sources
    • Area classification i.e. classification of hazardous areas into zones
    • The principles of the protections concepts and their general requirements like –
      • Temperature class,
      • Equipment groups,
      • Gas groups
      • Equipment Protection Levels (EPLs)
      • Ingress protection (IP)
    • Detailed understanding of the principles behind the different Protection Concepts and the design characteristics essential for protection.
    • Understand the general testing and certification requirements.
    • An overview of the Indian Regulatory requirements for usage of electrical equipment in hazardous areas.
    • An introduction to the International certification schemes like IECEx, ATEX, North American etc.

Target audience – Ex Product Manufacturers & Equipment Designers

Prerequisites – None

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  • March – 2020

    KLCS is now an IECEx ExCB & ExTL

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  • January – 2020

    KLPL gets BIS recognition for IS/IEC 60079-1:2014.

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  • December – 2018

    Testing facilities for IS/IEC: 60079-28:2006 Explosive Atmospheres Protection of Equipment and Transmission Systems Using Optical Radiation.

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  • August – 2016

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  • February – 2016

    DGMS visits Karandikar Laboratories.
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  • May – 2015

    Karandikar Laboratories Pvt Ltd is an accepted IEC Ex Testing Laboratory
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