Protection, Type of

Definition(s)


Protection, Type of

The specific measures applied to electrical apparatus to avoid ignition of a surrounding explosive atmosphere. Examples are “e” and “n.”

Source: API Recommended Practice 14FZ, Recommended Practice for Design, Installation, and Maintenance of Electrical Systems for Fixed and Floating Offshore Petroleum Facilities for Unclassified and Class I, Zone 0, Zone 1, and Zone 2 Locations, Second Edition, May 2013. Global Standards