A hazardous area may be defined as an area in which an explosive
atmosphere is, or may be expected to be, present in quantities such
as to require special precautions for the construction, installation
and use of electrical apparatus.
Area classification is a method of analysing and classifying the
environment where explosive gas atmospheres may occur so as to
facilitate the proper selection an installation of apparatus to be
used safely in that environment, taking into account gas groups and
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National and international codes
give relevant requirements to comply with.
section lists, shows and compares european and U.S. codes for HAC.
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