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    Superseded A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.


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    Superseded date:  30-09-2010

    Language(s):  English

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    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 General
        4.1 Equipment grouping and temperature classification
        4.2 Potential ignition sources
    5 Temperatures
        5.1 Maximum surface temperature
        5.2 Small components
    6 Requirements for electrical equipment
        6.1 General
        6.2 Mechanical strength of equipment
        6.3 Opening times
        6.4 Minimum degree of protection
        6.5 Clearances, creepage distances and separations
        6.6 Electric strength
    7 Non-metallic enclosures and non-metallic parts of
        7.1 Thermal endurance
    8 Materials used for cementing
    9 Connection facilities and terminal compartments
        9.1 General
        9.2 Field wiring connections
        9.3 Factory connections
    10 Supplementary requirements for non-sparking electrical
        10.1 General
        10.2 Connection facilities for external conductors
        10.3 Neutral point connections
        10.4 Radial air gap
        10.5 Rotor cages
        10.6 Stator winding insulation system
        10.7 Surface temperature limitation
    11 Supplementary requirements for non-sparking fuses and
        fuse assemblies
        11.1 Fuses
        11.2 Temperature class of equipment
        11.3 Fuse mounting
        11.4 Fuse enclosures
        11.5 Replacement fuse identification
    12 Supplementary requirements for non-sparking plugs and
        12.1 Plugs and sockets for external connections
        12.2 Maintaining degree of protection
        12.3 Plugs and sockets for internal connections
        12.4 Sockets that do not have plugs inserted in normal
    13 Supplementary requirements for luminaires
        13.1 General
        13.2 Construction
        13.3 Luminaires for tubular fluorescent bi-pin lamps
        13.4 Other equipment containing light sources
        13.5 Additional requirements for restricted breathing
    14 Supplementary requirements for equipment incorporating
        non-sparking cells and batteries
        14.1 Categorization of cells and batteries
        14.2 General requirements for cells and batteries of
              types 1 and 2
        14.3 Charging of type 1 cells and batteries
        14.4 Charging of type 2 cells and batteries
        14.5 Requirements for type 3 secondary batteries
        14.6 Verification and tests
    15 Supplementary requirements for non-sparking low power
    16 Supplementary requirements for non-sparking current
    17 Other electrical equipment
    18 General supplementary requirements for equipment producing
        arcs, sparks or hot surfaces
    19 Supplementary requirements for enclosed-break devices
        and non-incendive components producing arcs, sparks or
        hot surfaces
        19.1 Type testing
        19.2 Ratings
        19.3 Construction of enclosed-break devices
    20 Supplementary requirements for hermetically sealed devices
        producing arcs, sparks or hot surfaces
    21 Supplementary requirements for sealed devices producing
        arcs, sparks or hot surfaces
        21.1 Non-metallic materials
        21.2 Opening
        21.3 Internal spaces
        21.4 Handling
        21.5 Resilient gasket and seals
        21.6 Encapsulating compounds
        21.7 Type tests
    22 Supplementary requirements for restricted-breathing
        enclosures protecting equipment producing arcs, sparks
        or hot surfaces
        22.1 General
        22.2 Types of restricted breathing electrical equipment
        22.3 Test point exemption for luminaires
        22.4 Gasket and seal requirements
        22.5 Non-resilient seals
        22.6 Internal fans
    23 General information on verification and tests
    24 Type tests
        24.1 Representative samples
        24.2 Test configuration
        24.3 Tests for enclosures on which the type of protection
        24.4 Tests for enclosed break devices and non incendive
        24.5 Tests for sealed devices
        24.6 Tests for restricted-breathing equipment
        24.7 Test for screw lampholders
        24.8 Test for starter holders for luminaires
        24.9 Tests for electronic starters for tubular fluorescent
              lamps and for ignitors for high pressure sodium or
              metal halide lamps
        24.10 Test for wiring of luminaires subject to high-voltage
              impulses from ignitors
        24.11 Mechanical shock test for batteries
        24.12 Insulation resistance test for batteries
        24.13 Additional ignition tests for large or high-voltage
    25 Routine verifications and tests
        25.1 General
        25.2 Specific routine tests
    26 Marking
        26.1 General
        26.2 Additional marking for batteries
        26.3 Examples of marking
    27 Documentation
    28 Instructions

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    Committee GEL/31/14
    Document Type Draft
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded
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    IEC 60079-1:2014 RLV Explosive atmospheres - Part 1: Equipment protection by flameproof enclosures "d"
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    IEC 60238:2016+AMD1:2017 CSV Edison screw lampholders
    IEC 60068-2-27:2008 Environmental testing - Part 2-27: Tests - Test Ea and guidance: Shock
    IEC 61048:2006+AMD1:2015 CSV Auxiliaries for lamps - Capacitors for use in tubular fluorescent and other discharge lamp circuits - General and safety requirements
    IEC 60998-2-4:2004 Connecting devices for low-voltage circuits for household and similar purposes - Part 2-4: Particular requirements for twist-on connecting devices
    IEC 60079-17:2013 Explosive atmospheres - Part 17: Electrical installations inspection and maintenance
    IEC 61347-2-9:2012 Lamp controlgear - Part 2-9: Particular requirements for electromagnetic controlgear for discharge lamps (excluding fluorescent lamps)
    IEC 60050-411:1996 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 411: Rotating machinery
    IEC 60079-18:2014 RLV Explosive atmospheres - Part 18: Equipment protection by encapsulation “m”
    IEC 61347-1:2015 RLV Lamp controlgear - Part 1: General and safety requirements
    IEC 60400:2017 Lampholders for tubular fluorescent lamps and starterholders
    IEC 60050-426:2008 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 426: Equipment for explosive atmospheres
    IEC 61347-2-1:2000+AMD1:2005+AMD2:2013 CSV Lamp controlgear - Part 2-1: Particular requirements for startingdevices (other than glow starters)
    IEC 61347-2-4:2000 Lamp controlgear - Part 2-4: Particular requirements for d.c. supplied electronic ballasts for general lighting
    IEC 60079-11:2011 Explosive atmospheres - Part 11: Equipment protection by intrinsic safety "i"
    IEC TS 60034-25:2014 Rotating electrical machines - Part 25: AC electrical machines used in power drive systems - Application guide
    IEC 61347-2-7:2011+AMD1:2017 CSV Lamp controlgear - Part 2-7: Particular requirements for battery supplied electronic controlgear for emergency lighting (self-contained)
    IEC 60529:1989+AMD1:1999+AMD2:2013 CSV Degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP Code)
    IEC 60269-3:2010+AMD1:2013 CSV Low-voltage fuses - Part 3: Supplementary requirements for fuses foruse by unskilled persons (fuses mainly for household or similar applications) - Examples of standardized systems of fuses A to F
    IEC TS 60034-17:2006 Rotating electrical machines - Part 17: Cage induction motors when fed from converters - Application guide
    IEC 60598-1:2014+AMD1:2017 CSV Luminaires - Part 1: General requirements and tests
    IEC 60079-0:2011 Explosive atmospheres - Part 0: Equipment - General requirements
    IEC 60034-1:2017 Rotating electrical machines - Part 1: Rating and performance
    IEC 61347-2-2:2011 Lamp controlgear - Part 2-2: Particular requirements for d.c. or a.c. supplied electronic step-down convertors for filament lamps
    IEC 60927:2007+AMD1:2013 CSV Auxiliaries for lamps - Starting devices (other than glow starters)- Performance requirements
    IEC 60155:1993 Glow-starters for fluorescent lamps
    IEC 60664-1:2007 Insulation coordination for equipment within low-voltage systems - Part 1: Principles, requirements and tests
    IEC 61347-2-8:2000+AMD1:2006 CSV Lamp controlgear - Part 2-8: Particular requirements for ballasts for fluorescent lamps
    IEC 61184:2017 Bayonet lampholders
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