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Inherent safety (Explosions)

Type of ignition protection in which constructional measures are applied so as to protect against the possibility of ignition from hot surfaces, sparks and adiabatic compression generated by moving parts. An item that is safe in normal operation and will always be safe in failure.

References:

  • EN 13463-5:2003 (E), HSL 2004

See also Intrinsic safety

 

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