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Tuesday, October 15, 2019
The Automation Safety Community Forum.
Intrinsic Safe Barrier as Surge Protectors
Can intrinsic safe barriers also serve the purpose of surge protection or just current limitation in case of any fault?

Can intrinsic safe barriers also serve the purpose of surge protection from any external Surge Source on the control loop cable in field, or just current limitation in case of any fault in loop circuit to prevent hazard?