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Explosion Protection Document Preparation Training




Who can prepare an explosion protection document,  how to prepare explosion protection document,  The explosion protection document is renewed every how many years,  In which workplaces the explosion protection document is prepared,  explosion protection document sample,  explosion protection regulation will be explained in the training content.


a)   2014/34/EU  and 99/92/EC Directives - ATEX Directives

        What does ATEX mean? What will IECEx bring? Differences between ATEX Directives and IECEx

        Regulation on the Protection of Employees from the Hazards of Explosive Environments

        Regulation on Equipment and Protective Systems Used in a Potentially Explosive Environment

b)   Basic Physical Principles of Explosion Protection

        Assessment of explosion risk  

        What is Detonation and Deflation? What causes flashback?

c)   How to classify explosive atmospheres? (Western Europe and North America View)

        “INTRINSIC  What is “SAFETY”? In which Zone is it used?

        “INCREASEED  What is “SAFETY”? In which Zone is it used?

        Factors Affecting Ignition Sensitivity and Explosion Intensity

        MIE (Minimum Ignition Energy)  -Minimum Ignition Energy,

        MESG (Maximum Experimental Safe Gap) – Maximum Experimental Safety Gap

        MIC (Minimum Ignition Current) /Ratio – Minimum Ignition Current/Ratio

        Differences between “Explosion Proof” and “Explosion Protected”

        NEC 500 (National Electrical ode) Class ZONE and DIVISION Comparison

D)   Explosion Protection Document Content,

        Explosion Proof Classification (2014/34EC)  according to)

        Explosion Protection Document preparation and requirements.

to)   How to Calculate Explosive Environment? - EN 60079 -10-1: 2021

        What is Explosive Environment? What are the normal working conditions?

        What is the Lowest Ignition Energy? Can Ignition Be Provided With Different Sources?

        What is Flash Point? What is Autoignition Temperature?

        Probability of Explosive Gas Environment

        What is the discharge rate? Discharge Sources, Continuous, Main and Secondary Discharge Sources

f)     EN 60079 -10-1: Calculation of 2021 flammable liquids and gases ZONE

g)   Example Applications According to EN 60079 -10-1: 2021 standard

h)   EN 60079-10-2  , CEI 31-56  Determination of Powders ZONE

        What is powder? Requirements for Dust Explosion

        Dust Fire/Explosion Relationship (Typical Dust Explosion Stages)

        What is Flammable Dust? What Is a Hybrid Mixture?

        Dust Classification, Movement of Dust Grains

        The Role of Efficient Particle Distribution in Dust Dispersion

        Conditions Required for a Dust Cloud Explosion to Occur

I)     What is the Hartmann Grenade? How is Kst Determined?

        Explosion Range, Minimum Explosive Concentration (ASTME 1515)

j)     Ignition Sources (What is Smoldering?)

        What are Discharge Sources?

        Fringed discharge, Corona discharge, Spreading fringed discharge, Volume/Funnel discharge

        What are Flexible Intermediate Stack Carriers (FIBC)? What are the Classes?

        Classification of Materials According to Volume Resistance and

        Powder Chemistry and Effect on Explosion Intensity

        Humidity Effect, Oxygen Effect, Important Data Determining Danger Level of Dusts

        Factors Affecting Ignition Sensitivity and Explosion Intensity

        MIE (Minimum Ignition Energy)  Minimum Ignition Energy, Dust Layer, (ASTME  2019-2021), MIE and Dust Cloud Concentration Relationship

k)   How is Explosive Environment Calculation Determined? Powders According to EN 60079-10-2: 20 and CEI 31-56;

        How is the Volumetric Limit of the Powder Determined? Evaluation of Cleaning Conditions

        Determination of dust group, Zone Width

        Kst (Dust deflagration index) and its value and explosive dust class and probability relationship

        How to Determine Explosive Atmosphere? Dust layer thickness, Dust layer thickness and Area Classification

        How to Determine Explosive Atmosphere?

        Use of the Index and Field Classification

l)   Examples (EN 60079-10-2, CEI 31-56)

        Selection of Instruments for Explosive Areas

        What changes does the Type of Protection, IECEx, according to IEC or EN Include?         

·   Labels of devices according to ATEX 100a and European norms (EN), with examples, heat groups according to IEC and EN,

m)  Heat and Gas Groups, Application and Combination of Protection Types, Application of 'Intrinsically Safe' Protection Type, Differences between IP Protection Type and Ex Protection Type

        Sample Equipment Labeling and Equipment Selection by Zone

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