Specifies requirements for the construction and testing of caplights for use in mines susceptible to firedamp (Group I - electrical apparatus for explosive gas atmospheres as defined in IEC 60079-0). It deals only with the risk of caplight becoming a source of ignition. The requirements of IEC 60079-0 do not apply unless specified. Is also applicable to caplights intended for use in mines which have become temporarily endangered by an explosive atmosphere of firedamp.
Legislation related to this standard
Equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres (ATEX)Harmonized/Supporting
99.60 Withdrawal effective
Feb 1, 2009