• BS 5733:1995

    Superseded A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.

    SPECIFICATION FOR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL ACCESSORIES

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  31-07-2010

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1995

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Committees responsible
    Foreword
    1 Scope
    2 References
    3 Definitions
    4 Classification
    5 General requirements
    6 Type testing
    7 Rating
    8 Marking
    9 Dimensions
    10 Creepage distances and clearances in air
    11 Accessibility of live parts
    12 Provision for earthing
    13 Construction
    14 Terminals and terminations
    15 Screws, current-carrying parts and connections
    16 Provisions for cables and cords
    17 Resistance to ageing
    18 Resistance to harmful ingress of water and
       resistance to humidity
    19 Insulation resistance and electric strength
    20 Temperature rise
    21 Mechanical strength
    22 Resistance to heat
    23 Resistance of insulating material to abnormal heat,
       and to fire
    24 Resistance to tracking
    25 Resistance to excessive residual stresses and to
       rusting
    Annex A (informative) Summary of tests on insulating parts
                          of accessories
    List of references

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Defines requirements and tests to check the safety in normal use of electrical accessories which are not covered by other specific British Standards. Also deals with 'plug-in' and other accessories in which electrical accessory components such as plug-pins, socket-contacts, switches, terminals, etc. are incorporated.

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    Committee PEL/23
    Development Note Supersedes 93/200014 DC and BS 5733(1979). (09/2005) Reviewed and confirmed by BSI, January 2008. (12/2007)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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    BS 546:1950 Specification. Two-pole and earthing-pin plugs, socket-outlets and socket-outlet adaptors
    BS 5901:1980 METHOD OF TEST FOR DETERMINING THE COMPARATIVE AND THE PROOF TRACKING INDICES OF SOLID INSULATING MATERIALS UNDER MOIST CONDITIONS
    BS 4662:1970 SPECIFICATION FOR BOXES FOR THE ENCLOSURE OF ELECTRICAL ACCESSORIES
    BS 6458-2.1:1984 FIRE HAZARD TESTING FOR ELECTROTECHNICAL PRODUCTS - TEST METHODS - GLOW-WIRE TEST
    BS EN 60529:1992+A2:2013 DEGREES OF PROTECTION PROVIDED BY ENCLOSURES (IP CODE)
    BS 646(1958) : 1958 SPECIFICATION FOR CARTRIDGE FUSE-LINKS (RATED UP TO 5 AMPERES) FOR A.C. AND D.C. SERVICE
    BS 6004:1995 SPECIFICATION FOR PVC-INSULATED CABLES (NON-ARMOURED) FOR ELECTRIC POWER AND LIGHTING
    BS 3676-1:1989 SWITCHES FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR FIXED ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - SPECIFICATION FOR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    BS 1858:1973 SPECIFICATION FOR BITUMEN BASED FILLING COMPOUNDS FOR ELECTRICAL PURPOSES
    BS 4714:1980 METHOD FOR LABORATORY DETERMINATION OF DENSITY OR RELATIVE DENSITY OF CRUDE PETROLEUM AND LIQUID PETROLEUM PRODUCTS (HYDROMETER METHOD)
    BS 1362:1973 SPECIFICATION FOR GENERAL PURPOSE FUSE LINKS FOR DOMESTIC AND SIMILAR PURPOSES (PRIMARILY FOR USE IN PLUGS)
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