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    BS EN 62208 - EMPTY ENCLOSURES FOR LOW-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR ASSEMBLIES - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  30-11-2011

    Language(s):  English

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    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    FOREWORD
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Classification
    5 EMC requirements
    6 Information to be given regarding the enclosure
      6.1 Marking
      6.2 Documentation
    7 Service conditions
      7.1 Normal service conditions
           7.1.1 Ambient air temperature
           7.1.2 Atmospheric conditions
           7.1.3 Description of locations
      7.2 Special service conditions
      7.3 Conditions during transport and storage
    8 Design and construction
      8.1 General
      8.2 Dimensions
      8.3 Mounting arrangements
           8.3.1 Enclosure
           8.3.2 Equipment mounting surfaces
      8.4 Static loads
      8.5 Lifting and transport support
      8.6 Access to the interior of the enclosure
      8.7 Protective circuit
      8.8 Dielectric strength
      8.9 Degree of protection (IK code)
      8.10 Degree of protection (IP code)
    9 Type tests
      9.1 General conditions of tests
      9.2 Marking
      9.3 Static loads
      9.4 Lifting
      9.5 Verification of axial loads of metal inserts
      9.6 Verification of degree of protection against
           external mechanical impacts (IK code)
      9.7 Verification of degree of protection (IP code)
           9.7.1 Verification of degree of protection
                  against access to hazardous parts and
                  against the ingress of solid foreign
                  objects indicated by first characteristic
                  numeral
           9.7.2 Verification of degree of protection
                  against ingress of water as indicated
                  by second characteristic numeral
           9.7.3 Verification of degree of protection
                  against hazardous parts as indicated
                  by additional letter
      9.8 Properties of insulating materials
           9.8.1 Verification of thermal stability
           9.8.2 Verification of resistance to normal
                  heat
           9.8.3 Verification of resistance to abnormal
                  heat and to fire
      9.9 Verification of dielectric strength
           9.9.1 Preconditioning
           9.9.2 Enclosures without metal elements
                  inside the protected space
           9.9.3 Enclosures having metal elements
                  inside the protected space
           9.9.4 Results to be obtained
      9.10 Verification of the continuity of the
           protective circuit
      9.11 Verification of resistance to weathering
           effects due to daylight
      9.12 Verification of resistance to corrosion
           9.12.1 General
           9.12.2 Test procedure
           9.12.3 Results to be obtained
      9.13 Verification of thermal power dissipation
           capacity
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    Comment Closes On
    Committee PEL/17/3
    Document Type Draft
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    ISO 11469:2016 Plastics — Generic identification and marking of plastics products
    IEC 60068-2-11:1981 Basic environmental testing procedures - Part 2-11: Tests - Test Ka: Salt mist
    IEC 60695-2-11:2014 Fire hazard testing - Part 2-11: Glowing/hot-wire based test methods - Glow-wire flammability test method for end-products (GWEPT)
    ISO 4628-3:2016 Paints and varnishes Evaluation of degradation of coatings Designation of quantity and size of defects, and of intensity of uniform changes in appearance Part 3: Assessment of degree of rusting
    IEC 60529:1989+AMD1:1999+AMD2:2013 CSV Degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP Code)
    IEC 60068-2-2:2007 Environmental testing - Part 2-2: Tests - Test B: Dry heat
    IEC 62262:2002 Degrees of protection provided by enclosures for electrical equipment against external mechanical impacts (IK code)
    ISO 4892-2:2013 Plastics Methods of exposure to laboratory light sources Part 2: Xenon-arc lamps
    IEC 60670:1989+AMD1:1994 CSV General requirements for enclosures for accessories for household and similar fixed electrical installations
    IEC 61439-1:2011 Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies - Part 1: General rules
    ISO 2409:2013 Paints and varnishes Cross-cut test
    IEC 60695-2-10:2013 Fire hazard testing - Part 2-10: Glowing/hot-wire based test methods - Glow-wire apparatus and common test procedure
    ISO 178:2010 Plastics Determination of flexural properties
    IEC 61000-5-7:2001 Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) - Part 5-7: Installation and mitigation guidelines - Degrees of protection provided by enclosures against electromagnetic disturbances (EM code)
    IEC TR 60890:2014 A method of temperature-rise verification of low-voltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies by calculation
    IEC 60068-2-30:2005 Environmental testing - Part 2-30: Tests - Test Db: Damp heat, cyclic (12 h + 12 h cycle)
    IEC 61439-2:2011 Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies - Part 2: Power switchgear and controlgear assemblies
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