Installation, connecting up, commissioning
3.1 Important notes on using the device
Do not connect or disconnect cables to or from the device when a flammable or
combustible atmosphere is present.
Replacing components may impair suitability for Class 1, Division 2 or Zone 2.
When used in hazardous environments corresponding to Class I, Division 2 or Class I,
Zone 2, the device must be installed in a cabinet or a suitable enclosure.
Notes on use in hazardous areas according to ATEX / IECEx
In the ATEX and IECEx area of application only the Siemens DIN rail 6ES5 710-8MA11
may be used to mount the modules.
Requirements for the cabinet/enclosure
To comply with EU Directive 94/9 (ATEX95), the enclosure or cabinet must meet the
requirements of at least IP54 in compliance with EN 60529.
If the cable or conduit entry point exceeds 70 °C or the branching point of conductors
exceeds 80 °C, special precautions must be taken. If the equipment is operated in an air
ambient in excess of 50 °C, only use cables with admitted maximum operating temperature
of at least 80 °C.
CP 342-5 / CP 342-5 FO
Manual, 07/2017, C79000-G8976-C146-10