Ex for mechanics - ignition-source control

How can you control ignition sources? Choosing the correct working methods in accordance with rules and regulations that apply to installing, maintaining and repairing non-electrical equipment.

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Week Date Place Language Avail. Price
49 01. Dez 2020 Kleppestø Norwegian 8 5 800,-
51 16. Dez 2020 Kleppestø Norwegian 8 5 800,-

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Course information

Course name: Ex for mechanics - ignition-source control
Duration: 1 day
Price: NOK 5 800,-
Language: Norwegian

The course has been developed in collaboration with Karsten Moholt AS and the course will be held at their premises at Askøy.


Having completed the course, participants will have gained a good understanding of the following:
●   Knowledge of legislation applying to the prevention of explosions caused by non-electrical equipment.
●   Know the requirements applying to different types of equipment and how to avoid/reduce the probability of an ignition source developing.
●   Up-to-date knowledge of equipment for use in potentially explosive areas (ATEX).

Target group:


Course subjects:

●   Framework regulations and operational regulations, the intention of regulation §10a
●   Potential non-electrical ignition sources
●   A summary of zone classification and explosion risk
●   Visit to the works at Karsten Moholt, where explosion protected equipment is repaired
●   Methods for restoring technical barriers on heavily rotating equipment (Ex equipment)
●   Measures for reducing explosion risk
●   Summarised information on the 60079 series and choice of norm
●   ISO80079-36/37
●   EN1127
●   Ignition-source control, preventing electrostatic sparks, heat caused by friction, and hot surfaces.
●   ATEX labels on non-electrical equipment
●   Examples of licences for mechanical equipment
●   Selecting new equipment for use in potentially explosive areas
●   What is defined as maintenance and what is a repair?
●   Re-licencing non-electrical (mechanical) equipment and how to restore Ex barriers on Ex equipment

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