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Fundamentals of explosion protection (SC-S-EXBAS)

Short Description

  • The requirements of the European directives for use in potentially explosive atmospheres are the main topics of the course.


  • This course teaches you basic knowledge of explosion protection in accordance with the legal requirements
Type Face-to-face training
Duration 3 hours
Language en

Target Group

  • The course is aimed at participants working in plant planning, installation, sales, marketing, development, commissioning and service.


  • Basics of an explosion
  • Prerequisites for an explosion
  • Potential sources of ignition
  • Protection against explosions

  • Types of protection
  • Overview
  • types of protection:
    • Flameproof enclosure Ex d
    • Overpressure Ex p
    • Increased safety Ex e
    • intrinsic safety Ex i
    • encapsulation Ex m
    • Zone separation, zone 0
    • Type of protection of Zone 2 Ex n
    • Housing (dust) protection Ex t
    • Protection of non-electrical devices

  • Explosion protection in North America (special features)
  • Special features of the Class Division model