Explosive Atmosphere

Mixture with air, under atmospheric conditions, of flammable substances in the form of gas, vapour, mist or dust, in which, after ignition, combustion spreads throughout the unconsumed mixture. [IEV 426-02-02, modified]

Source: IEC 61892-7, Mobile and fixed offshore units – Electrical installations – Part 7: Hazardous areas. Global Standards


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