According to Wikipedia, “The principle behind intrinsic safety is to ensure that the available electrical and thermal energy in the system is always low enough that ignition of the hazardous atmosphere cannot occur.
What does IS stand for?
IS stands for Intrinsic Safety
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We have 96 other meanings of IS in our Acronym Attic
- International Standard
- International Standardization
- International Supplement (ODT)
- International System (of units)
- Internet Service
- Internet Society
- Internet Solutions (South Africa)
- Interrupt Status
- Interscope Records (record label)
- Interstate System
Samples in periodicals archive:
Our Unik 5000 platform already carries intrinsic safety and FM and FMc certifications," explains Sean Coyle, product manager at GE.
BPC has selected CGB not only for its very wide functional coverage, its high level of customization, ease of use, intrinsic safety, openness to new technologies, extensive experience with African banks, but also for the ability of its teams to start out a new bank in record time while preserving the quality of its services and the transfer of expertise to the clients' teams.
The use of a pneumatic launch system avoids the intrinsic safety issues surrounding explosive-based launch systems, and allows the system to be easily mounted on most ships.
The Topside Transceiver and handheld personal digital assistant (PDA) use intrinsic safety, while the Transponder D116 uses flameproof enclosure protection.
Airo Wireless said its handset has undergone intrinsic safety certification testing and approval for UL 913 (North America) and meets rugged military specifications (MIL-SPEC 810-F/G).
Similar statistics apply to car drivers also, despite the vastly improved intrinsic safety of modern cars These sad figures reflect the trend throughout the years of the speed camera van operation and show a radical rethink of road safety policy needs to be done, to include the return of patrol cars to monitor and apprehend bad riders and drivers who may not necessarily be exceeding the speed limit.
That's a motivation that we think poses intrinsic safety issues.