Technical Committee 31 Equipment for Explosive Atmospheres


Organization International Electrotechnical Commission
Identification IEC 60079-29-1
Explosive atmospheres Part 29-1: Gas detectors- Performance requirements of detectors for flammable gases
Abstract

Specifies general requirements for construction, testing and performance, and describes the test methods that apply to portable, transportable and fixed apparatus for the detection and measurement of flammable gas or vapor concentrations with air. The apparatus, or parts thereof, are intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres and in mines susceptible to firedamp. This first edition of IEC 60079-29-1 cancels and replaces the first edition of IEC 61779-1 to IEC 61779-5:1998 series and constitutes a technical revision with numerous changes with respect to the previous edition.

 

Status

Published August 2007. Available at  www.iec.ch


Organization International Electrotechnical Commission
Identification IEC 60079-29-2
Explosive atmospheres Part 29-2: Gas detectors- Selection, installation, use and maintenance of detectors for flammable gases and oxygen
Abstract This part of IEC 60079-29 gives guidance on, and recommended practice for, the selection, installation, safe use and maintenance of electrically operated group II apparatus intended for use in industrial and commercial safety applications for the detection and measurement of flammable gases complying with the requirements of IEC 60079-29-1.This first edition of IEC 60079-29-2 cancels and replaces the first edition of IEC 61779-6:1999 and constitutes a technical revision with many changes with respect to the previous edition
Status

Published August 2007. Available at  www.iec.ch