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New commented version of standard on classification of areas for Ex environments
The IEC has published the third edition of IEC 60079-10-1, Explosive atmospheres –Part 10-1: Classification of areas – Explosive gas atmospheres.
Much respected TC Chair has passed away
Chair of IEC Technical Committee 56: Dependability, is deceased.
New battery can charge two-wheeler EVs in five minutes
An Israeli company says it has developed lithium-ion batteries for electric two-wheeler vehicles that are capable of fully charging in five minutes.
New IEC Affiliate Mentoring Programme agreement signed between Brazil and the Dominican Republic
Enabling affiliate countries to learn from the experience of IEC members is one of the objectives of the IEC Affiliate Country Programme.
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