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IEC 60079-10-1 Ed. 3.0 Standard

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ExHAC Software

Software for assessing hazardous areas.

The web-based design calculation tool--the ExHAC--will help you assess, design, and document your classification design in accordance with IEC 60079-10-1 Ed. 3.0 standard.

Training Course

Demonstrate competence with hazardous area classifications.

The training course provides application examples on how to use the ExHAC software. The course also teaches how to design and document a hazardous area classification. The course provides instruction on the IEC 60079-10-1 Ed. 3.0 standard, preparing you to challenge the IEC Ex certification exam. The IEC Ex certification demonstrates your competence with the IEC standard. The course also discusses simplified methods using diagrams from NFPA 497, API RP500/505, and EI15.
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ExHAC Software

assists in classifying hazardous areas.

The intuitive, time-saving ExHAC software application provides you with a tool to: * Select flammable materials from an integrated database and determine key material properties for analysis. * Calculate release rates from both gas and pool releases. * Perform ventilation assessments for enclosed locations. * Determine the degree and extent of a classified area. * Document your assessment using source of release methods as discussed in IEC 60079-10-1.

ExHAC Training Course

develops competence in classifying hazardous areas.

Our ExHAC training course provides instruction on the following topics: * Introduction to the IEC 60079-10-1 ED. 3.0 standard * Discussions on simplified methods using diagrams from NFPA 497, API RP500/505, and EI15. * Fundamentals of hazardous area classification design * Properties of flammable materials and their release characteristics * Source of Release concepts * Ventilation concepts * How to document a classification design.

Software Demo

The following video is a demo overview of the ExHAC software.

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Sample Course Chapter

The following video is a sample chapter within the training course.

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