UNDERSTANDING AND APPLYING INTRINSIC SAFETY


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UNDERSTANDING AND APPLYING INTRINSIC SAFETY
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<emphasis role="italic"><emphasis role="bold">INTRODUCTION</emphasis></emphasis> Intrinsic safety is a commonly used, but often misunderstood term in the instrumentation and sensor industry. Intrinsic safety prevents instruments and other low-voltage circuits in hazardous areas from releasing sufficient energy to ignite volatile gases. Intrinsic safety was invented around 1915 in …
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Sabrie Soloman: Sensors Handbook, Second Edition. UNDERSTANDING AND APPLYING INTRINSIC SAFETY, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2010 1999), AccessEngineering Export