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Protection against indirect contact

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Exposed-conductive-parts used in the manufacturing process of an electrical equipment is separated from the live parts of the equipment by the “basic insulation”. Failure of the basic insulation will result in the exposed-conductive-parts being alive.

Touching a normally dead part of an electrical equipment which has become live due to the failure of its insulation, is referred to as an indirect contact.