HOME  |  NEWS  |  BLOGS  |  MESSAGES  |  FEATURES  |  VIDEOS  |  WEBINARS  |  INDUSTRIES  |  FOCUS ON FUNDAMENTALS
  |  REGISTER  |  LOGIN  |  HELP
Blogs
Guest Blogs

Get to Know UL 1604

NO RATINGS
View Comments: Newest First|Oldest First|Threaded View
Greg M. Jung
User Rank
Platinum
Re: 1604 is obsolete
Greg M. Jung   11/28/2013 9:30:35 PM
NO RATINGS
Thanks for the informative article (was not familiar with this requirement, but will keep this in mind in the future).

John E
User Rank
Silver
1604 is obsolete
John E   11/20/2013 9:58:50 AM
NO RATINGS
UL 1604 is obsolete and has been superceded by ANSI/ISA 12.12.01.  The end of life date for 1604 was July 31, 2012.  That being said, this is a good overview of the requirements for either standard.  Anyone working with this type of product should also get familiar with the IEC 60079 series standards.  They define the hazardous locations (known as explosive atmospheres or ATEX) requirements for europe.  IEC60079-0 describes the basic requirements, and the others describe varios protection methods.

Charles Murray
User Rank
Blogger
Important information
Charles Murray   11/19/2013 5:33:57 PM
NO RATINGS
Thanks for the primer, Jane. We don't hear much about UL 1604, but it sounds like a rating that more engineers -- mechanical and electrical -- should be familiar with.

Partner Zone
More Blogs from Guest Blogs
It seems that gears have been around forever -- what could be new?
The use of ZNE technology buildings not only reduces cost and creates renewable energy, but it can give a boost to the economy. The implementation and execution will require a workforce, which means the result can be increased employment.
The use of CFD is more profound in automobile design because of the diverse physics involved. It can be used to optimize components for downsizing and reducing the environmental footprint while maintaining or improving operational efficiency.
A Detroit automaker was struggling with a semi-manual, labor-intensive parts receiving process. Workers had enter parts into a spreadsheet manually at a stationary workstation. This stopped the receiving process dead in its tracks. A better system was needed.
Pressure sensors can be used in a wide range of applications. Itís imperative that theyíre suited for use in hazardous situations and are fully compliant with one of several protection standards.
Design News Webinar Series
7/23/2014 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
7/17/2014 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
6/25/2014 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
5/13/2014 10:00 a.m. California / 1:00 p.m. New York / 6:00 p.m. London
Quick Poll
The Continuing Education Center offers engineers an entirely new way to get the education they need to formulate next-generation solutions.
Aug 4 - 8, Introduction to Linux Device Drivers
SEMESTERS: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6


Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.
Next Class: August 12 - 14
Sponsored by igus
Learn More   |   Login   |   Archived Classes
Twitter Feed
Design News Twitter Feed
Like Us on Facebook

Sponsored Content

Technology Marketplace

Copyright © 2014 UBM Canon, A UBM company, All rights reserved. Privacy Policy | Terms of Service