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An Overview of Research on Explosionproof Enclosures.
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This report presents an overview of explosionproof (x-p) enclosure research being conducted by the Bureau of Mines. This report emphasizes the increasing importance of research related to the safety considerations of x-p 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 x-p enclosures, potting materials, performance tests for x-p enclosures, protection against high-voltage explosions, and innovative x-p devices.
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Page last reviewed: April 12, 2019
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division