Ex-Training : Safe Selection, Installation and Maintenance of Electrical Equipment for use in Hazardous Locations


Instructor : Owen Graham (View Profile)
Upcoming Session : Offer for In-House Course Only

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5-Day Course
This training course and assessment program is based on the IEX 60079 International Standard.

Target Audience
Electrical Technicians, Supervisors and Electrical Management

Course Content Details

Day 1
General principles
Gas grouping
Upper and Lower explosive limits
Ignition temperatures and energies
T ratings
Ingress Protection
US standards NEC 500 – 505
Hazardous areas by Zone & Division

Day 2
Certification and marking of Ex equipment
Flameproof Exd protection concepts and standards
Exd Question and Answers workshop
Demonstration of compound filled and diaphragm seal gland assembly.

Day 3
Group discussions on past explosive incidents: Brent Alpha -Cormorant Alpha -Piper Alpha – Texas City oil refinery
Increased Safety Exe protection concepts and standards
Exn protection concepts and standards
Exe/Exn Questions and Answers workshop Practical Assessments No. 1 & 2.

Day 4
Exi protection concepts and standards
Exp protection concepts and standards
Hybrid methods of protection
Inspection and maintenance standards
Construction of an Ex maintenance program Exp/Exi/Hybrid protection Question
and Answers workshop Practical assessments No. 3 & 4.

Day 5
Practical assessment No 5
Knowledge assessment of candidate understanding Competence Results.