Understanding the ‘ATEX’ Use Directive

Understanding the ‘ATEX’ Use Directive

Course Code – KLPL04U

Duration – 1 day

Target audience – Users of Ex Products

Duration – 1 day

Prerequisites – None

This is an overview course which is designed for the users of Ex products. It provides a basic understanding of the ATEX Use Directive and 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 behind the protection concepts and their general requirements like –
    • Temperature class
    • Equipment groups
    • Gas groups
    • Equipment Protection Levels (EPLs)
  • Understanding the ATEX ‘Product Directive’ & ‘Use Directive’
  • How to read Equipment and Certificate markings
  • An overview of equipment selection, installation and maintenance.
  • Organizational Measures for Explosion Protection
  • Basics of Intrinsically Safe (Ex i) System
  • Documentation requirements for Ex installations.

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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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  • May – 2015

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