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This part of IEC 60079 specifies the requirements for the construction and testing of oilimmersed electrical equipment, oil-immersed parts of electrical equipment and Ex components in the type of protection oil immersion "o", intended for use in explosive gas atmospheres.

NOTE Type of protection oil immersion "o" provides equipment protection level (EPL) Gb. For further information, see Annex A.

This standard supplements and modifies the general requirements of IEC 60079-0. Where a requirement of this standard conflicts with a requirement of IEC 60079-0, the requirement of this standard takes precedence.

Document History

  1. CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 60079-6:17

    Explosive atmospheres - Part 6: Equipment protection by liquid immersion "o" (Adopted IEC 60079-6:2015, fourth edition, 2015-02, with Canadian deviations)

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  2. CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 60079-6:11 (R2016)


    Explosive atmospheres - Part 6: Equipment protection by oil immersion "o" (Adopted IEC 60079-6:2007, third edition, 2007-03, with Canadian deviations)

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