• BS 4533-101:1990

    Superseded A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.

    Luminaires Specification for general requirements and tests

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  15-11-1997

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  31-07-1990

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Section zero - General introduction
    Clause
    0.1 Scope
    0.2 Object
    0.3 General requirements
    0.4 General test requirements
    0.5 Components of luminaires
    0.6 List of sections of Part 2
    Section one - Definitions
    1.1 Scope
    1.2 Definitions
    Section two - Classification of luminaires
    2.1 Scope
    2.2 Classification according to type of protection
          against electric shock
    2.3 Classification according to degree of protection
          against ingress of dust, solid objects and
          moisture
    2.4 Classification according to material of supporting
          surface for which the luminaire is designed
    Section three - Marking
    3.1 Scope
    3.2 Marking, luminaires
    3.3 Additional information
    3.4 Test for marking
    Section four - Construction
    4.1 Scope
    4.2 Replaceable components
    4.3 Wireways
    4.4 Lampholders
    4.5 Starter holders
    4.6 Terminal blocks
    4.7 Terminals and supply connections
    4.8 Switches
    4.9 Insulating linings and sleeves
    4.10 Insulation of Class II luminaires
    4.11 Electrical connections and current-carrying parts
    4.12 Screws and connections (mechanical) and glands
    4.13 Mechanical strength
    4.14 Suspensions and adjusting devices
    4.15 Flammable materials
    4.16 Luminaires marked with the symbol F inside an
          inverted triangle
    4.17 Drain holes
    4.18 Resistance to corrosion
    4.19 Ignitors
    4.20 Rough servie luminaires - vibration requirement
    4.21 Safety shield (tungsten halogen lamps)
    4.22 Attachments to lamps
    Section five - External and internal wiring
    5.1 Scope
    5.2 Supply connection and other external wiring
    5.3 Internal wiring
    Section six
    (Not used at present)
    Section seven - Provision for earthing
    7.1 Scope
    7.2 Provision for earthing
    Section eight - Protection against electric shock
    8.1 Scope
    8.2 Protection against electric shock
    Section nine - Resistance to dust, solid objects and
                   moisture
    9.1 Scope
    9.2 Tests for ingress of dust, solid objects and
          moisture
    9.3 Humidity test
    Section ten - Insulation resistance and electric
                  strength
    10.1 Scope
    10.2 Insulation resistance and electric strength
    10.3 Leakage current
    Section eleven - Creepage distances and clearances
    11.1 Scope
    11.2 Creepage distances and clearances
    Section twelve - Endurance test and thermal test
    12.1 Scope
    12.2 Selection of lamps and ballasts
    12.3 Endurance test
    12.4 Thermal test (normal operation)
    12.5 Thermal test (abnormal operation)
    12.6 Thermal test (failed ballast or transformer
          conditions)
    Section thirteen - Resistance to heat, fire and tracking
    13.1 Scope
    13.2 Resistance to heat
    13.3 Resistance to flame and ignition
    13.4 Resistance to tracking
    Section fourteen - Screw terminals
    14.1 Scope
    14.2 Definitions
    14.3 General requirements and basic principles
    14.4 Mechanical tests
    Section fifteen - Screwless terminals and electric
                      connections
    General
    15.1 Scope
    15.2 Definitions
    15.3 General requirements
    15.4 General instructions on tests
    Terminals and connections for internal wiring
    15.5 Mechanical tests
    15.6 Electrical tests
    Terminals and connections for external wiring
    15.7 Conductors
    15.8 Mechanical tests
    15.9 Electrical tests
    Figures
    Appendix A - Explanation of IP numbers for degrees of
                   protection
    Appendix B - Test to establish whether a conductive
                   part is a live part which may cause an
                   electric shock
    Appendix C - Test lamps
    Appendix D - Abnormal circuit conditions
    Appendix E - Draught-proof enclosure
    Appendix F - Temperature measurement
    Appendix G - Determination of winding temperature
                   rises by the change-in-resistance method
    Appendix H - Guide to good practice in luminaire
                   design
    Appendix J - Test for resistance to stress corrosion
                   of copper and copper alloys
    Appendix K - Measurement of leakage current
    Appendix L - Measurement of high-frequency leakage
                   current
    Annex ZA (normative) - Other international
                               publications quoted in this
                               standard
    Annex ZB (normative) - Special national conditions
    Annex ZC (informative) - National deviations

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    Applies to most types of luminaires operating on voltages not exceeding 1000 V. The application of these requirements to a particular type of luminaire is defined in the appropriate section of Part 102 of the standard.

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    Committee CPL/34/4
    Development Note Supersedes 82/31321 DC and BS 4533-101(1987). (05/2005)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By

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    IEC 60328:1972 Switches for appliances
    BS 6012:1980 Specification for heat test source (H.T.S.) lamps for carrying out heating tests on luminaires
    IEC 60245-1:2003+AMD1:2007 CSV Rubber insulated cables - Rated voltages up to and including 450/750 V - Part 1: General requirements
    BS 7003:1988 Specification for spring-operated impact-test apparatus and its calibration
    HD 392 : 200S2 HEAT TEST SOURCE (H.T.S.) LAMPS FOR CARRYING OUT HEATING TESTS ON LUMINAIRES
    HD 65.1 : 200S1 LAMP CAPS AND HOLDERS TOGETHER WITH GAUGES FOR THE CONTROL OF INTERCHANGEABILITY AND SAFETY - LAMP CAPS
    BS 5717:1984 Specification for transistorized ballasts for tubular fluorescent lamps
    HD 221 : 200S1 RUBBER INSULATED CABLES OF RATED VOLTAGES UP TO AND INCLUDING 450/750 V - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    EN 60238 : 2004 AMD 2 2011 EDISON SCREW LAMPHOLDERS (IEC 60238:2004/A2:2011)
    BS 4491-1:1989 Appliance couplers for household and similar general purposes Specification of general requirements
    BS 6458-2.2(1984) : 1984 FIRE HAZARD TESTING FOR ELECTROTECHNICAL PRODUCTS - METHODS OF TEST - NEEDLE FLAME TEST
    HD 302 : 200S1 TRANSISTORIZED BALLAST FOR FLUORESCENT LAMPS
    EN 60598-2-1:1989 Luminaires - Part 2: Particular requirements - Section 1: Fixed general purpose luminaires
    BS 6982:1988 Single-capped fluorescent lamps. Safety and performance requirements
    BS 6458-2.1:1984 Fire hazard testing for electrotechnical products. Test methods Glow-wire test
    BS 5101-3:1975 Specification for lamp caps and holders together with gauges for the control of interchangeability and safety Gauges
    HD 21.1 : 200S4 CABLES OF RATED VOLTAGES UP TO AND INCLUDING 450/750 V AND HAVING THERMOPLASTIC INSULATION - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    BS 6746:1990 Specification for PVC insulation and sheath of electric cables
    EN 60357:2003/A11:2016 TUNGSTEN HALOGEN LAMPS (NON-VEHICLE) - PERFORMANCE SPECIFICATIONS
    BS 5101-2:1975 Specification for lamp caps and holders together with gauges for the control of interchangeability and safety Lamp holders
    HD 444.2.2 : 200S2 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - TEST METHODS - NEEDLE-FLAME TEST
    IEC 60364-3:1993 Electrical installations of buildings - Part 3: Assessment of general characteristics
    EN 60155:1995/A2:2007 GLOW-STARTERS FOR FLUORESCENT LAMPS
    ISO 196:1978 Wrought copper and copper alloys Detection of residual stress Mercury(I) nitrate test
    HD 444.2.1 : 200S1 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - TEST METHODS - GLOW-WIRE TEST AND GUIDANCE
    EN 60662:2012 High-pressure sodium vapour lamps - Performance specifications
    HD 495 : 200S1 SPRING-OPERATED IMPACT-TEST APPARATUS AND ITS CALIBRATION
    HD 384.3 : 200S2 ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS OF BUILDINGS - ASSESSMENT OF GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS
    BS 5101-1:1975 Specification for lamp caps and holders together with gauges for the control of interchangeability and safety Lamp caps
    BS 6004:1990 Specification for PVC-insulated cables (non-armoured) for electric power and lighting
    HD 243 : S12 GRAPHICAL SYMBOLS FOR USE ON EQUIPMENT - INDEX, SURVEY AND COMPILATION OF THE SINGLE SHEETS
    HD 385 : 200S2 TEST METHODS FOR INSULATIONS AND SHEATHS OF ELECTRIC CABLES AND CORDS (ELASTOMERIC AND THERMOPLASTIC COMPOUNDS)
    HD 313.1 : 200S5 BASE MATERIALS FOR PRINTED CIRCUITS - TEST METHODS
    EN 60320-1:2015/AC:2016 APPLIANCE COUPLERS FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR GENERAL PURPOSES - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS (IEC 60320-1:2015/COR1:2016)
    BS 6217:1981 Guide to graphical symbols for use on electrical equipment
    BS 6040:1981 Nomenclature for bolts, screws, nuts and accessories
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