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Reference EN 60079-13:2010
Title Explosive atmospheres - Part 13: Equipment protection by pressurized room "p"
Project Number 22273
Abstract/Scope Applies to rooms and buildings containing electrical apparatus and protected by internal overpressure against the ingress of explosive external atmosphere. Includes recommendations for the construction, equipping and operation of such rooms or buildings and their associated parts. Gives tests to show the conformity with these recommendations and indicates the marking to be placed on the rooms or buildings. This publication has the status of a technical report.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2010-12-10
Current Stage code deadline 2011-09-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 31
Reference Document IEC 60079-13:2010 (EQV)
ICS 29.260.20 - Electrical apparatus for explosive atmospheres
Keywords Explosive; Atmosphere;Pressurized room
Note To be read in conjunction with EN 60079-0
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6060 2010-12-10 2011-09-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2010-12-01 2011-02-01  
5061 2010-10-28 2010-12-01  
5060 2010-08-16 2010-08-30 export to doc file  EN
5020 2010-06-11 2010-08-13  
3090 2009-07-31 2009-10-31  
5060 2009-07-27 2009-08-10 export to doc file  EN
5020 2009-02-20 2009-07-24  
1090 2009-02-17 2009-02-20  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2010-12-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2010-12-10
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2011-03-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2011-09-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2013-12-01


Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) IEC 60050-426:2008
EN 60079-0:2009
EN 60079-2:2007
EN 60079-10-1:2009
EN 60695-11-10:1999

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