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Some Design Factors for Windows and Lenses Used in Explosion-proof Enclosures.
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This Bureau of Mines report presents several factors that currently enter into the design, manufacture, and testing of windows and lenses used in explosion-proof enclosures. Emphasis is also given to the sealing concepts for lenses. Criteria for adhesives and sealants are suggested based on the survivability of an explosion- proof enclosure as a structure, rather than upon the minimum material properties of its constituents. Procedures for surface preparation of adherends are also discussed.
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division