Seal, Explosion-proof Cable

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Seal, Explosion-proof Cable

A cable termination fitting filled with compound and designed to contain an explosion in the enclosure to which it is attached or to minimize passage of flammable gases or vapors from one location to another. An explosion-proof conduit seal may also be used in combination with a cable termination fitting as an explosion-proof cable seal.

Source: API RP 14F, Design, Installation, and Maintenance of Electrical Systems for Fixed and Floating Offshore Petroleum Facilities for Unclassified and Class 1, Division 1 and Division 2 Locations, Fifth Edition, July 2008. Global Standards