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An overview of explosion-proof enclosure research.

Authors
Scott-LW
Source
IEEE Trans Ind Appl 1985 Nov; IA-21(6):1552-1558
NIOSHTIC No.
10004840
Abstract
This paper presents an overview of explosion-proof enclosure research currently being conducted by the Bureau of Mines. It emphasizes the increasing importance of research related to the safety considerations of explosion-proof (xp) enclosures used in underground coal mines. Selected topics are included that summarize results of research in the areas of electrical clearances, reliability of enclosures with windows, safety factors in xp enclosures, potting materials, performance tests for xp enclosures, high-voltage explosion protection techniques, and innovative xp devices.
Keywords
Flammable-gases; Ignition-sources; Mining-industry; Mine-shafts; Mine-gases; Explosion-protection; Explosions; Explosive-atmospheres
CODEN
ITIACR
Publication Date
19851101
Document Type
OP; Journal Article
Fiscal Year
1986
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
OP 100-85
Issue of Publication
6
ISSN
0093-9994
NIOSH Division
PRC
Source Name
IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications
State
PA
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