Galvanic Isolation

Definition(s)


Galvanic Isolation

Arrangement within an item of intrinsically safe apparatus or associated apparatus which permits the transfer of signals or power between two circuits without any direct electrical connection between the two.

Source: IEC 60079-14:2013, Explosive atmospheres – Part 14: Electrical installations design, selection and erection, Edition 5.0, November 2013. Global Standards