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Guidelines Regarding Requirements for Explosion-Proof Drones Compiled

March 31, 2021

Use of drones is gaining attention as an effective way to inspect plants with many tall facilities. However, being general electronic devices, drones are unable to enter many danger zones in plants. This has been a major obstacle to using drones for inspection. The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) has compiled guidelines regarding requirements for explosion-proof drones, in order to achieve development of drones that are capable of flying over or near to danger zones.

1.Background

2. Highlights of the Guidelines

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For the latest version of the guidelines, see the following.

Division in Charge

High Pressure Gas Safety Office, Industrial and Product Safety Policy Group

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