CSA - CAN/CSA-C22.2 NO. 60079-18:12
Explosive atmospheres — Part 18: Equipment protection by encapsulation “m”
|Publication Date:||1 February 2012|
|ICS Code (Electrical apparatus for explosive atmospheres):||29.260.20|
The requirements of the IEC 60079 series of Standards cover protection techniques with respect to explosion hazard only. The CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60079 series of Standards (based on the adoption of corresponding IEC Standards) is to be used in conjunction with other applicable Standards containing the appropriate electrical safety requirements for general use equipment. General requirements for electrical products are as indicated in CSA C22.2 No. 0.
Group I electrical equipment intended for use in mines susceptible to firedamp is regulated by the provinces and territories of Canada. Such types of equipment (e.g., caplights) should be referred to the respective authority having jurisdiction.