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Explosion Prevention - Standards & Publications

SABS provides a range of standards covering the demands of the Explosion Prevention industry, from quality management systems to test methods for specific materials or parts. These will help your organization to enhance customer satisfaction, meet regulatory, safety and reliability requirements, and ensure consistency of quality throughout the supply chain.

Related Standards & Publications

SANS 60079-20

Electrical apparatus for explosive gas atmospheres Part 20: Data for flammable gases and vapours relating to the use of electrical apparatus

SANS 60079-13

Explosive atmospheres Part 13: Equipment protection by pressurized room "p"

SANS 60079-12

Electrical apparatus for explosive gas atmospheres Part 12: Classification of mixtures of gases or vapours with air according to their maximum experimental safe gaps and minimum igniting currents

SANS 60079-4

Electrical apparatus for explosive gas atmospheres Part 4: Method of test for ignition temperature

SANS 60079-16

Electrical apparatus for explosive gas atmospheres Part 16: Artificial ventilation for the protection of analyzer(s) houses

SANS 10086-2

The installation, inspection and maintenance of equipment used in explosive atmospheres Part 2: Electrical equipment installed underground in mines

SANS 61430

Secondary cells and batteries - Test methods for checking the performance of devices designed for reducing explosion hazards - Lead-acid starter batteries

SANS 10086-3

The installation, inspection and maintenance of equipment used in explosive atmospheres Part 3: Repair and overhaul of equipment

SANS 10119

Reduction of explosion hazards presented by electrical equipment - Segregation, ventilation and pressurization

SANS 868-1-1

Compression-ignition engine systems and machines powered by such engine systems, for use in mines and plants with explosive gas atmospheres or explosive dust atmospheres or both Part 1-1:Hazardous locations in underground mines - Basic explosion protected engines

SANS 10086-1

The installation, inspection and maintenance of equipment used in explosive atmospheres Part 1: Installations including surface installations on mines

SANS 868-1-2

Compression-ignition engine systems and machines powered by such engine systems, for use in mines and plants with explosive gas atmospheres or explosive dust atmospheres or both Part 1-2: Hazardous locations in underground mines - Explosion protected engine systems

SANS 868-1-3

Compression-ignition engine systems and machines powered by such engine systems, for use in mines and plants with explosive gas atmospheres or explosive dust atmospheres or both Part 1-3: Hazardous locations in underground mines - Machines

SANS 96

Batch sampling and acceptance criteria for explosion-protected apparatus (EPA)

SANS 60079-1-1

Electrical apparatus for explosive gas atmospheres Part 1: Flameproof enclosures "d" - Method of test for ascertainment of maximum experimental safe gap

SANS 60079-1A

Electrical apparatus for explosive gas atmospheres Part 1A: Construction and verification test of flameproof enclosures of electrical apparatus First supplement to SABS IEC 60079-1 Appendix D: Method of test for ascertainment of maximum experimental safe gap

SANS 60079-10

Electrical apparatus for explosive gas atmospheres Part 10: Classification of hazardous areas

SANS 868-4

Compression-ignition engine systems and machines powered by such engine systems, for use in mines and plants with explosive gas atmospheres or explosive dust atmospheres or both Part 4: Non-hazardous locations in underground coal mines

SANS 868-2

Compression-ignition engine systems and machines powered by such engine systems, for use in mines and plants with explosive gas atmospheres or explosive dust atmospheres or both Part 2: Non-hazardous locations in underground coal mines

SANS 1484

Permitted explosives

SANS 53763-12

Explosives for civil uses - Detonators and relays Part 12: Determination of resistance to hydrostatic pressure

SANS 53763-13

Explosives for civil uses - Detonators and relays Part 13: Determination of resistance of electric detonators to electrostatic discharge

SANS 53763-16

Explosives for civil uses - Detonators and relays Part 16: Determination of delay accuracy

SANS 53763-17

Explosives for civil uses - Detonators and relays Part 17: Determination of no-fire current of electric detonators

SANS 53763-18

Explosives for civil uses - Detonators and relays Part 18: Determination of series firing current of electric detonators

SANS 53763-20

Explosives for civil uses - Detonators and relays Part 20: Determination of total electrical resistance of electric detonators

SANS 53631-14

Explosives for civil uses - High explosives Part 14: Determination of velocity of detonation

SANS 6141

Permitted explosives: Gallery test

SANS 6142

Permitted explosives: Continuity of detonation

SANS 6146

Permitted explosives: Water resistance

SANS 6147

Permitted explosives: Gap sensitivity

SANS 6148

Permitted explosives: Low temperature sensitivity

SANS 6149

Permitted explosives: Density

SANS 551

Detonators, relays and explosives initiating devices for commercial applications

SANS 60079-11

Explosive atmospheres Part 11: Equipment protection by intrinsic safety "i"

SANS 60079-7

Explosive atmospheres Part 7: Equipment protection by increased safety "e"

SANS 60079-19

Explosive atmospheres - Part 19: Equipment repair, overhaul and reclamation

SANS 60079-26

Explosive atmospheres Part 26: Equipment with equipment protection level (EPL) Ga

SANS 60079-2

Explosive atmospheres Part 2: Equipment protection by pressurized enclosure <

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SANS 60079-30-1

Explosive atmospheres Part 30-1: Electrical resistance trace heating - General and testing requirements

SANS 60079-30-2

Explosive atmospheres Part 30-2: Electrical resistance trace heating - Application guide for design, installation and maintenance

SANS 53763-1

Explosives for civil uses - Detonators and relays Part 1: Requirements

SANS 53763-26

Explosives for civil uses - Detonators and relays Part 26: Definitions, methods and requirements for devices and accessories for reliable and safe function of detonators and relays

SANS 53763-27

Explosives for civil uses - Detonators and relays Part 27: Definitions, methods and requirements for electronic initiation systems

SANS 60079-35-1

Explosive atmospheres Part 35-1: Caplights for use in mines susceptible to firedamp - General requirements - Construction and testing in relation to the risk of explosion

SANS 60079-17

Explosive atmospheres Part 17: Electrical installations inspection and maintenance

SANS 53763-2

Explosives for civil uses - Detonators and relays Part 2: Determination of thermal stability

SANS 53763-3

Explosives for civil uses - Detonators and relays Part 3: Determination of sensitiveness to impact

SANS 53763-6

Explosives for civil uses - Detonators and relays Part 6: Determination of resistance to cracking in low temperatures of leading wires

SANS 53763-7

Explosives for civil uses - Detonators and relays Part 7: Determination of the mechanical strength of leading wires, shock tubes, connections, crimps and closures

SANS 53763-8

Explosives for civil uses - Detonators and relays Part 8: Determination of the resistance to vibration of plain detonators

SANS 53763-11

Explosives for civil uses - Detonators and relays Part 11: Determination of resistance to damage by dropping of detonators and relays

SANS 53763-15

Explosives for civil uses - Detonators and relays Part 15: Determination of equivalent initiating capability

SANS 53763-21

Explosives for civil uses - Detonators and relays Part 21: Determination of flash-over voltage of electric detonators

SANS 53763-24

Explosives for civil uses - Detonators and relays Part 24: Determination of the electrical non-conductivity of shock tube

SANS 53763-4

Explosives for civil uses - Detonators and relays Part 4: Determination of resistance to abrasion of leading wires and shock tubes

SANS 53763-5

Explosives for civil uses - Detonators and relays Part 5: Determination of resistance to cutting damage of leading wires and shock tubes

SANS 53763-19

Explosives for civil uses - Detonators and relays Part 19: Determination of firing impulse of electric detonators

SANS 762

Assessment of inadvertent initiation of bridge wire electro-explosive devices by radio-frequency radiation - Guide

SANS 60079-0

Explosive atmospheres Part 0: Equipment - General requirements

SANS 53857-1

Explosives for civil uses Part 1: Terminology

SANS 62086-1

Electrical apparatus for explosive gas atmospheres - Electrical resistance trace heating Part 1: General and testing requirements

SANS 62086-2

Electrical apparatus for explosive gas atmospheres - Electrical resistance trace heating Part 2: Application for design, installation and maintenance

SANS 60079-5

Explosive atmospheres Part 5: Equipment protection by powder filling "q"

SANS 60079-6

Explosive atmospheres Part 6: Equipment protection by oil-immersion "o"

SANS 60079-1

Explosive atmospheres Part 1: Equipment protection by flameproof enclosures "d"

SANS 60079-27

Explosive atmospheres Part 27: Fieldbus intrinsically safe concept (FISCO)

SANS 60079-14

Explosive atmospheres Part 14: Electrical installations design, selection and erection

SANS 60079-28

Explosive atmospheres Part 28: Protection of equipment and transmission systems using optical radiation

SANS 60079-31

Explosive atmospheres Part 31: Equipment dust ignition protection by enclosure "t"

SANS 60079-10-1

Explosive atmospheres Part 10-1: Classification of areas - Explosive gas atmospheres

SANS 60079-18

Explosive atmospheres Part 18: Equipment protection by encapsulation "m"

SANS 60079-10-2

Explosive atmospheres Part 10-2: Classification of areas - Combustible dust atmospheres

SANS 60079-15

Explosive atmospheres Part 15: Equipment protection by type of protection "n"

SANS 60079-25

Explosive atmospheres Part 25: Intrinsically safe electrical systems

SANS 60079-20-1

Explosive atmospheres Part 20-1: Material characteristics for gas and vapour classification - Test methods and data

SANS 868-3-1

Compression-ignition engine systems and machines powered by such engine systems, for use in mines and plants with explosive gas atmospheres or explosive dust atmospheres or both Part 3-1: Hazardous locations on surface - Basic explosion-protected engines

SANS 868-3-2

Compression-ignition engine systems and machines powered by such engine systems, for use in mines and plants with explosive gas atmospheres or explosive dust atmospheres or both Part 3-2: Hazardous locations on surface - Explosion-protected engine systems

SANS 868-3-3

Compression-ignition engine systems and machines powered by such engine systems, for use in mines and plants with explosive gas atmospheres or explosive dust atmospheres or both Part 3-3: Hazardous locations on surface - Machines

SANS 60079-29-1

Explosive atmospheres Part 29-1: Gas detectors - Performance requirements of detectors for flammable gases

SANS 60079-29-2

Explosive atmospheres Part 29-2: Gas detectors - Selection, installation, use and maintenance of detectors for flammable gases and oxygen

SANS 60079-1-1

Electrical apparatus for explosive gas atmospheres Part 1: Flameproof enclosures "d" - Method of test for ascertainment of maximum experimental safe gap

SANS 60079-12

Electrical apparatus for explosive gas atmospheres Part 12: Classification of mixtures of gases or vapours with air according to their maximum experimental safe gaps and minimum igniting currents

SANS 60079-10

Electrical apparatus for explosive gas atmospheres Part 10: Classification of hazardous areas

SANS 60079-20

Electrical apparatus for explosive gas atmospheres Part 20: Data for flammable gases and vapours relating to the use of electrical apparatus

SANS 60079-29-4

Explosive atmospheres - Part 29-4: Gas detectors - Performance requirements of open path detectors for flammable gases

SANS 6144

Permitted explosives: Velocity of detonation

SANS 60079-29-4

Explosive atmospheres - Part 29-4: Gas detectors - Performance requirements of open path detectors for flammable gases

SANS 60079-29-4

Explosive atmospheres - Part 29-4: Gas detectors - Performance requirements of open path detectors for flammable gases

SANS 60079-29-4

Explosive atmospheres - Part 29-4: Gas detectors - Performance requirements of open path detectors for flammable gases

SANS 60079-29-4

Explosive atmospheres - Part 29-4: Gas detectors - Performance requirements of open path detectors for flammable gases

SANS 60079-29-4

Explosive atmospheres - Part 29-4: Gas detectors - Performance requirements of open path detectors for flammable gases

SANS 60079-29-4

Explosive atmospheres - Part 29-4: Gas detectors - Performance requirements of open path detectors for flammable gases

SANS 60079-29-4

Explosive atmospheres - Part 29-4: Gas detectors - Performance requirements of open path detectors for flammable gases

SANS 60079-35-2

Explosive atmospheres Part 35-2: Caplights for use in mines susceptible to firedamp - Performance and other safety-related matters

SANS 60079-29-4

Explosive atmospheres - Part 29-4: Gas detectors - Performance requirements of open path detectors for flammable gases

SANS 60079-29-4

Explosive atmospheres - Part 29-4: Gas detectors - Performance requirements of open path detectors for flammable gases

SANS 60079-35-1

Explosive atmospheres Part 35-1: Caplights for use in mines susceptible to firedamp - General requirements - Construction and testing in relation to the risk of explosion

SANS 60079-35-2

Explosive atmospheres Part 35-2: Caplights for use in mines susceptible to firedamp - Performance and other safety-related matters

SANS 60079-29-4

Explosive atmospheres - Part 29-4: Gas detectors - Performance requirements of open path detectors for flammable gases

SANS 80079-34

Explosive atmospheres Part 34: Application of quality systems for equipment manufacture

SANS 60079-33

Explosive atmospheres Part 33: Equipment protection by special protection "s"