• BS 1363-2(1995) : 1995

    Superseded A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.

    13 A PLUGS, SOCKET-OUTLETS, ADAPTORS AND CONNECTION UNITS - PART 2: SPECIFICATION FOR 13 A SWITCHED AND UNSWITCHED SOCKET-OUTLETS

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    Superseded date:  17-08-2020

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1995

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Committees responsible
    Foreword
    1 Scope
    2 Conditions of use
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 General
    5 General conditions for type testing
    6 Classification
    7 Marking and labelling
    8 Clearances, creepage distances and solid insulation
    9 Accessibility of live parts
    10 Provision for earthing
    11 Terminals and terminations
    12 (Not used)
    13 Construction of socket-outlets
    14 Resistance to ageing and to humidity
    15 Insulation resistance and electric strength
    16 Temperature rise
    17 Breaking capacity of socket-outlets
    18 Normal operation of socket-outlets
    19 Connection of flexible cords and cord anchorage
    20 Mechanical strength
    21 Screws, current-carrying parts and connections
    22 Resistance to heat
    23 Resistance to abnormal heat and fire
    24 Resistance to excessive residual stresses and to
       rusting
    25 (Not used)
    Annex A (normative) - The construction and calibration
             of a calibrated link
    Annex B (normative) - Measurement of clearances and
             creepage distances
    Annex C (normative) - Determination of the Comparative
             Tracking index (CTI) and Proof Tracking Index (PTI)
    Annex D (normative) - Relation between rated impulse
             withstand voltage, rated voltage and Overvoltage
             Category
    Annex E (normative) - Pollution degree
    Annex F (normative) - Impulse voltage test
    Annex G (normative) - Test plug for temperature-rise test
    Annex H (informative) - Specific structure of BS EN 50525
            and its derivation from British Standards and
            from HD 21 and HD 22
    List of references

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    Defines requirement for 13 A switched and unswitched shuttered socket-outlets for household, commercial and light industrial purposes, with particular reference to safety in normal use.

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    Committee PEL/23
    Development Note Together with BS 1363-1(1995), it supersedes BS 1363(1984) Supersedes 02/203987 DC, 91/20733 DC and 96/208500 DC (10/2003) Supersedes 06/30156712 DC. (01/2008) 1995 version along with its amendments remain current & will be withdrawn on 31/05/2015. 1995 Edition Re-Issued in May 2012 & incorporates AMD 4 2012. Supersedes 11/30203494 DC. (05/2012)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded
    Supersedes

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