This document provides general guidance for safe design, installation, and maintenance of electrical equipment in hazardous (classified) locations using appropriate means to prevent ignition of flammable gases and vapors, flammable liquids, combustible dusts, or ignitable fibers or flyings.
This document covers only locations made hazardous, or potentially hazardous, due to the presence of flammable gases or vapors, flammable liquids, combustible dusts, or ignitable fibers or flyings. The document is not necessarily relevant to the hazards posed by pyrophoric materials, explosives or propellants containing their own oxidizers.
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