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    Thanks Bob I will look into that. I have found...

    Thanks Bob I will look into that. I have found some offerings from this company https://www.atec.global that looks very similar to the ATEX Compex course available in the UK. I'm not sure if it will...
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    Training courses

    Hi all,

    I am working in Saudi Arabia at an oil refinery and we may receive funds to send a Saudi electrical tech on any applicable training courses in the US. The local knowledge of hazardous area...
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    use of gasket with explosion proof enclosure

    we have an explosion proof enclosure which contains arcing devices and it seems somebody has decided to install a rubber gasket between the machined faces of the enclosure.

    I can see reference to...
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    In my oil refinery experience you typically carry...

    In my oil refinery experience you typically carry out any troubleshooting in conjunction with a "hot work permit" which involves operations carrying out periodic gas testing of the work location. In...
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    thank you, its all in the details!

    thank you, its all in the details!
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    Im basing this on my experience in UK oil...

    Im basing this on my experience in UK oil refineries so maybe doesnt apply in most applications on this particular forum. Surely it is better to break all conductors in the event of a fault or...
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    and yes L-L def needs one device in each phase

    and yes L-L def needs one device in each phase
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    only one fuse required L-N circuits but good...

    only one fuse required L-N circuits but good practice to use double pole breaker
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    sealed fitting question

    It appears to me that a sealed fitting is required on explosionproof equipment to prevent the explosion leaving the equipment through conduits, cables etc. Ive also read that these sealed fittings...
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    thanks Bob, I think what you say at the end more...

    thanks Bob, I think what you say at the end more clearly demonstrates what I mean eg if the flamepaths do not correctly mate but it is an a Div 2 area do I need to change the box? Or is it enough to...
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    maintenance of haz area equip

    having moved from a work location using UK/EN atex standards to one using NEC standards I am struggling to find guidance on the repair of electrical enclosures.

    1. If I have an explosion proof...
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