IGNITION TEMPERATURE OF GASES AND VAPORS AS APPLIED TO ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT FOR USE IN HAZARDOUS LOCATIONS

In order to design electrical equipment which is safe for use in flammable atmospheres, it is necessary to know the ignition temperature of the flammable atmospheres. The test methods for determining ignition temperature are presented and compared with the possible sources in an electrical system.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at training session sponsored by Wilmington Section of the Instrument Society of America, Appeared in "Electrical Safety Practices", Monograph #113.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Instrument Society of America

    400 Stanwix Street
    Pittsburgh, PA  USA  15222
  • Authors:
    • Schram, P J
  • Publication Date: 1971-11

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  • Accession Number: 00054211
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Instrument Society of America
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 7 1974 12:00AM