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Cooper publishes Guide to the Principles of Explosion Protection

Cooper publishes Guide to the Principles of Explosion Protection

March 20, 2012 - A free, informative guide is now available, which outlines the essential principles of explosion-protection with respect to electrical equipment installed in harsh, hazardous environments. The guide is particularly useful to owners, engineers and senior managers responsible for Health and Safety and who are responsible for sourcing electrical equipment (including lighting) for hazardous areas within onshore or offshore installations.

Published by COOPER Crouse-Hinds, the 88-page revised edition of the ‘Principles of Explosion-Protection 2012’ guide provides a comprehensive overview of the main principles, including information on the history of explosion protection, physical principles involved, design concepts, explosive gas and dust environments, the latest EC Directives and standards, operational explosion protection, Equipment Protection Levels (EPL) and CE Marking.

The guide also contains a comprehensive reference section on the global use of electrical equipment and the relevant country-specific standards and Directives, as well as guidelines on the inspection, servicing, maintenance and repair of electrical equipment installed in hazardous environments.

COOPER Crouse-Hinds (UK) Ltd
As part of the COOPER Industries Group, COOPER Crouse-Hinds (UK) Ltd is the number one company in the field of explosion protection. Committed to technological progress, the company develops and manufactures a range of products that cover all the requirements currently placed on modern, explosion-protected, electrical installation technology, including illumination, safeguarding, signalling, controlling, instrumentation and distribution of electrical energy in potentially explosive atmospheres. In the company’s production plants in Germany, England and Spain, the company manufactures a wide range of products for explosion protection. 


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