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defines flags for the category of explosion protection for devices according to EU Directive 2014/34/EU (ATEX).

The fields of the ExplosionProtectionOptionSet DataType are defined in the following table:

Name Bit No. Description
M1 0 This category is intended for use in underground mines and their surface installations which may be endangered by firedamp and/or combustible dust. Category 1 comprises devices designed to be capable of functioning in conformity with the parameters specified by the manufacturer and ensuring a very high level of safety. (2014/34/EU).
M2 1 This category is intended for use in underground mines and their surface installations which may be endangered by firedamp and/or combustible dust. Category 2 comprises devices designed to be capable of functioning in conformity with the parameters specified by the manufacturer and ensuring a high level of safety. (2014/34/EU).
1G 2 Devices in this category are intended for use in areas in which an explosive atmosphere consisting of a mixture of air and gases, vapours or mists is present. Category 1 comprises devices designed to be capable of functioning in conformity with the parameters specified by the manufacturer and ensuring a very high level of safety. (2014/34/EU).
2G 3 Devices in this category are intended for use in areas in which an explosive atmosphere consisting of a mixture of air and gases, vapours or mists is present. Category 2 comprises devices designed to be capable of functioning in conformity with the parameters specified by the manufacturer and ensuring a high level of safety. (2014/34/EU).
3G 4 Devices in this category are intended for use in areas in which an explosive atmosphere consisting of a mixture of air and gases, vapours or mists is present. Category 3 comprises devices designed to be capable of functioning in conformity with the parameters specified by the manufacturer and ensuring a normal level of safety. (2014/34/EU).
1D 5 Devices in this category are intended for use in areas in which an explosive atmosphere consisting of a mixture of air and dust is present. Category 1 comprises devices designed to be capable of functioning in conformity with the parameters specified by the manufacturer and ensuring a very high level of safety. (2014/34/EU).
2D 6 Devices in this category are intended for use in areas in which an explosive atmosphere consisting of a mixture of air and dust is present. Category 2 comprises devices designed to be capable of functioning in conformity with the parameters specified by the manufacturer and ensuring a high level of safety. (2014/34/EU).
3D 7 Devices in this category are intended for use in areas in which an explosive atmosphere consisting of a mixture of air and dust is present. Category 3 comprises devices designed to be capable of functioning in conformity with the parameters specified by the manufacturer and ensuring a normal level of safety. (2014/34/EU).

The representation of the ExplosionProtectionOptionSet DataType in the address space is shown in the following table:

Name Attribute
NodeId ns=1;i=3016
NamespaceUri http://opcfoundation.org/UA/Pumps/
BrowseName ExplosionProtectionOptionSet
IsAbstract False
SubtypeOf OptionSet
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The references from the ExplosionProtectionOptionSet DataType Node are shown in the following table:

Reference NodeClass BrowseName DataType TypeDefinition ModellingRule
HasProperty Variable OptionSetValues LocalizedText[] PropertyType Mandatory