• BS 5559(1991) : 1991

    Superseded A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.

    SPECIFICATION FOR IDENTIFICATION OF EQUIPMENT TERMINALS AND OF TERMINATIONS OF CERTAIN DESIGNATED CONDUCTORS, INCLUDING GENERAL RULES FOR AN ALPHANUMERIC SYSTEM

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  15-07-2000

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1991

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    National foreword
    Foreword of EN 60445: 1990
    Text of EN 60445: 1990
    Specification
    1. Scope
    2. Object
    3. Methods of identification
    4. Application of identification means
    5. General rules for an alphanumeric system
    Table
    1. Marking of equipment terminals intended for certain
        designated conductors and identification of
        terminations of these conductors
    Figures
    1. Single element with two terminals
    2. Single element with four terminals: two endpoints
        and two intermediate points
    3a. Three-phase equipment with six terminals
    3b. Three-element equipment with 12 terminals: six
        endpoints and six intermediate points
    3c. Switching device
    4a. Three-phase equipment with two groups of elements
    4b. Two-phase equipment with two groups of elements
        with four terminals each
    5. Interconnection of equipment terminals and
        designated conductors
    National appendix NA
    National appendix NB
    National appendix NC
    Cooperating organizations

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    Covers identification and marking of terminals of electrical equipment such as resistors, fuses, relays, contactors, transformers, rotating machines and if applicable, to combinations of such equipment. Also covers identification of terminations of designated conductors.

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    Committee GEL/41
    Development Note SUPERSEDES BS 5559:1978.
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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    BS EN 61293:1995 Marking of electrical equipment with ratings related to electrical supply. Safety requirements
    BS 159(1992) : 1992 SPECIFICATION FOR HIGH-VOLTAGE BUSBARS AND BUSBAR CONNECTIONS
    BS 5472(1977) : 1977 SPECIFICATION FOR LOW VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR FOR INDUSTRIAL USE TERMINAL MARKING AND DISTINCTIVE NUMBER GENERAL RULES
    BS 5486-11(1989) : 1989 LOW-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR ASSEMBLIES - SPECIFICATION FOR PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS OF FUSEBOARDS
    BS 159:1992 (published 1992-02) Specification for high-voltage busbars and busbar connections
    BS 5486-11:1989 LOW-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR ASSEMBLIES - SPECIFICATION FOR PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS OF FUSEBOARDS
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