Introduction to Hazardous Atmosphere & Electrical Installations

Introduction to Hazardous Atmosphere & Electrical Installations

Course Code – KLPL03U

Duration – 3 day

Summary –

This is an intensive course which is designed for the users of Ex products. It covers in detail 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)
    • Understanding of the principles behind Selection & Installation of electrical equipment for hazardous zones. (as per IS 5571:2000 & IEC 60079-14)
    • The requirements for Inspection & Maintenance of hazardous area installations. (as per IS/IEC 60079-17:2007)
    • 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 – Users of Ex Products

Prerequisites – None

Our Accreditation / Recognitions







News & Events

  • 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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  • February – 2017

    KLPL conduits specialized training workshop for DGMS officers.
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  • August – 2016

    IECEx Training & Competency Programs: Sets off in flying colors.

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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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