Hazardous Area Classification

If the standard IEC 60079-10-1 is taken into consideration, hazardous area shall be classified as below;

ZONE 0 : In this zone, a flammable atmosphere is continuously present, or for long periods or frequently.

1000 <= 8760 hrs per year

ZONE 1: In this zone, a flammable atmosphere is likely to occur during normal operation occasionally.

10 <= 1000 hrs per year

ZONE 2 : In this zone, a flammable atmosphere is not likly to occur during normal operation, but if it does, its duration for a short period only.

0<= 10 hrs per year

Flammable Liquit Storage Tank:

a = 3 mt from vent openings

b = 3 mt above the roof

c = 3 mt horizontally from the tank

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