• BS EN 60269-1 : 2007

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    LOW-VOLTAGE FUSES - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

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    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2007

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    INTRODUCTION
    1 General
    2 Terms and definitions
    3 Conditions for operation in service
    4 Classification
    5 Characteristics of fuses
    6 Markings
    7 Standard conditions for construction
    8 Tests
    Annex A (informative) - Measurement of short-circuit
            power factor
    Annex B (informative) - Calculation of pre-arcing I[2]t
            values for 'gG', 'gM', 'gD' and
            'gN' fuse-links and calculation
            of operating I[2]t values at
            reduced voltage
    Annex C (informative) - Calculation of cut-off current-time
            characteristics
    Annex D (informative) - Effect of change of ambient
            temperature and surroundings on
            the performance of fuse-links
    Annex E (normative) - Particular requirements for fuse-bases with
             screwless-type terminals for external copper conductors
    BIBLIOGRAPHY
    Annex ZA (normative) - Normative references to international
             publications with their corresponding
    European publications

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    Pertains to fuses incorporating enclosed current-limiting fuse-links with rated breaking capacities of not less than 6 kA, intended for protecting power-frequency a.c. circuits of nominal voltages not exceeding 1000 V or d.c. circuits of nominal voltages not exceeding 1500 V.

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    Committee PEL/32
    Development Note Renumbers and supersedes BS 88-1(1988). 1994 version incorporates amendment 8310 to BS 88-1(1988). Supersedes BS 88-1(1975). (03/2006) Also numbered as BS 88-1(2007). Together with BS 88-1(2007) & BS 88-2(2007) supersedes BS EN 60269-2. & with BS 88-3(2007) & BS 88-1(2007) supersedes BS EN 60269-3. (06/2007) Supersedes 05/30135633 DC, 97/208658 DC & 03/100219 DC. (07/2007) 2007 + A1 2009 Edition is remains current and will be withdrawn on 04/08/2017. Supersedes BS 88-3.1(1995). 2007 Edition Re-Issued in October 2014 & incorporates AMD 2 2014. Supersedes 13/30278215 DC. (11/2014)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current
    Supersedes

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    09/30181298 DC : 0 BS 7657 - SPECIFICATION FOR FUSES (CUT-OUTS), ANCILLARY TERMINAL BLOCKS AND INTERCONNECTING UNITS UP TO 100 A RATING, FOR POWER SUPPLIES TO BUILDINGS
    ENA ER G81-5 : ISSUE 2 2016 FRAMEWORK FOR NEW INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL UNDERGROUND CONNECTIONS - PART 5: MATERIALS SPECIFICATION
    BS 7671(2008) : 2018 REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - IET WIRING REGULATIONS
    BS 7430:1998 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR EARTHING
    BS 7856:2017 Specification for special design and other features of alternating current watthour meters for active energy for use in the UK (Accuracy Classes A and B)
    BS DD8431(2005) : 2005 ELECTRICAL STATIC METERS FOR SECONDARY METERING AND SUB-METERING - SPECIFICATION
    BS EN 60269-3 : 1995 LOW-VOLTAGE FUSES - PART 3: SUPPLEMENTARY REQUIREMENTS FOR FUSES FOR USE BY UNSKILLED PERSONS (FUSES MAINLY FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR APPLICATIONS)
    13/30283398 DC : 0 BS 7656+A1 - SPECIFICATION FOR LOW-VOLTAGE POLE-MOUNTING FUSES (CUT-OUTS) - 315 ARATING
    ENA ER G81-2 : ISSUE 2 2016 FRAMEWORK FOR NEW LOW VOLTAGE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT INSTALLATIONS - PART 2: MATERIALS SPECIFICATION
    BS 88-3.1(1995) : 1995 LOW-VOLTAGE FUSES - PART 3: SUPPLEMENTARY REQUIREMENTS FOR FUSES FOR USE BY UNSKILLED PERSONS (FUSES MAINLY FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR APPLICATIONS)
    09/30181290 DC : 0 BS 7654 - SPECIFICATION FOR SINGLE-PHASE STREET LIGHTING FUSES (CUT-OUTS) FOR LOW-VOLTAGE PUBLIC ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS - 25 A RATING FOR HIGHWAY POWER SUPPLIES AND STREET FURNITURE
    BS EN 61268 : 1996 ALTERNATING CURRENT STATIC VAR-HOUR METERS FOR REACTIVE ENERGY (CLASSES 2 AND 3)
    BS 7656(1993) : 1993 SPECIFICATION FOR LOW-VOLTAGE POLE-MOUNTING FUSES (CUT-OUTS) - 400 A RATING
    BS 7657:2010 (published 2010-02) Specification for cut-out assemblies up to 100 A rating, for power supply to buildings
    16/30348626 DC : 0 BS 7856:2017 - SPECIFICATION FOR SPECIAL DESIGN AND OTHER FEATURES OF ALTERNATING CURRENT WATTHOUR METERS FOR ACTIVE ENERGY FOR USE IN THE UK (ACCURACY CLASSES A AND B)
    BS 7671(2008) : 2008 REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - IET WIRING REGULATIONS

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    EN 60269-6 : 2011 LOW-VOLTAGE FUSES - PART 6: SUPPLEMENTARY REQUIREMENTS FOR FUSE-LINKS FOR THE PROTECTION OF SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC ENERGY SYSTEMS
    IEC 60038:2009 IEC standard voltages
    IEC 60228:2004 Conductors of insulated cables
    IEC 60269-4:2009+AMD1:2012+AMD2:2016 CSV Low-voltage fuses - Part 4: Supplementary requirements forfuse-links for the protection of semiconductor devices
    IEC 60269-6:2010 Low-voltage fuses - Part 6: Supplementary requirements for fuse-links for the protection of solar photovoltaic energy systems
    IEC 60127:1974 Cartridge fuse-links for miniature fuses
    IEC 60050-441:1984 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 441: Switchgear, controlgear and fuses
    IEC 60269-2:2013+AMD1:2016 CSV Low-voltage fuses - Part 2: Supplementary requirements for fuses for use by authorized persons (fuses mainly for industrial application) - Examples of standardized systems of fuses A to K
    ISO 3:1973 Preferred numbers Series of preferred numbers
    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)
    EN 60228:2005 COR 2005 CONDUCTORS OF INSULATED CABLES
    ISO 478:1974 Paper — Untrimmed stock sizes for the ISO-A Series — ISO primary range
    HD 472 S1:1989/AC:2013 NOMINAL VOLTAGES FOR LOW-VOLTAGE PUBLIC ELECTRICITY SUPPLY SYSTEMS
    IEC 60695-2-13:2010+AMD1:2014 CSV Fire hazard testing - Part 2-13: Glowing/hot-wire based test methods- Glow-wire ignition temperature (GWIT) test method for materials
    EN 60695-2-13:2010/A1:2014 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 2-13: GLOWING/HOT-WIRE BASED TEST METHODS - GLOW-WIRE IGNITION TEMPERATURE (GWIT) TEST METHOD FOR MATERIALS (IEC 60695-2-13:2010/A1:2014)
    EN 60269-4:2009/A2:2016 LOW-VOLTAGE FUSES - PART 4: SUPPLEMENTARY REQUIREMENTS FOR FUSE-LINKS FOR THE PROTECTION OF SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES (IEC 60269-4:2009/A2:2016)
    IEC 60695-2-12:2010+AMD1:2014 CSV Fire hazard testing - Part 2-12: Glowing/hot-wire based test methods- Glow-wire flammability index (GWFI) test method for materials
    IEC 60529:1989+AMD1:1999+AMD2:2013 CSV Degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP Code)
    IEC 60269-3:2010+AMD1:2013 CSV Low-voltage fuses - Part 3: Supplementary requirements for fuses foruse by unskilled persons (fuses mainly for household or similar applications) - Examples of standardized systems of fuses A to F
    EN 60695-2-10:2013 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 2-10: GLOWING/HOT-WIRE BASED TEST METHODS - GLOW-WIRE APPARATUS AND COMMON TEST PROCEDURE (IEC 60695-2-10:2013)
    EN 60584-1:2013 THERMOCOUPLES - PART 1: EMF SPECIFICATIONS AND TOLERANCES (IEC 60584-1:2013)
    IEC 60364-3:1993 Electrical installations of buildings - Part 3: Assessment of general characteristics
    EN 60664-1:2007 INSULATION COORDINATION FOR EQUIPMENT WITHIN LOW-VOLTAGE SYSTEMS - PART 1: PRINCIPLES, REQUIREMENTS AND TESTS
    ISO 4046:1978 Paper, board, pulp and related terms Vocabulary
    HD 60269-2:2013 Low-voltage fuses - Part 2: Supplementary requirements for fuses for use by authorized persons (fuses mainly for industrial application) - Examples of standardized systems of fuses A to K
    IEC TR 60269-5:2014 Low-voltage fuses - Part 5: Guidance for the application of low-voltage fuses
    IEC 60947-3:2008+AMD1:2012+AMD2:2015 CSV Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 3: Switches, disconnectors, switch-disconnectors and fuse-combination units
    ISO 593:1974 Paper Untrimmed stock sizes for the ISO-A Series ISO supplementary range
    EN 60529:1991/AC:2016-12 DEGREES OF PROTECTION PROVIDED BY ENCLOSURES (IP CODE) (IEC 60529 EDITION 2.2 CORRIGENDUM 2:2015)
    HD 384.3 : 200S2 ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS OF BUILDINGS - ASSESSMENT OF GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS
    IEC 60695-2-10:2013 Fire hazard testing - Part 2-10: Glowing/hot-wire based test methods - Glow-wire apparatus and common test procedure
    EN 60695-2-12:2010/A1:2014 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 2-12: GLOWING/HOT-WIRE BASED TEST METHODS - GLOW-WIRE FLAMMABILITY INDEX (GWFI) TEST METHOD FOR MATERIALS (IEC 60695-2-12:2010/A1:2014)
    IEC 60664-1:2007 Insulation coordination for equipment within low-voltage systems - Part 1: Principles, requirements and tests
    IEC 60584-1:2013 Thermocouples - Part 1: EMF specifications and tolerances
    HD 60269-3:2010/A1:2013 LOW-VOLTAGE FUSES - PART 3: SUPPLEMENTARY REQUIREMENTS FOR FUSES FOR USE BY UNSKILLED PERSONS (FUSES MAINLY FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR APPLICATIONS) - EXAMPLES OF STANDARDIZED SYSTEMS OF FUSES A TO F
    IEC 60364-5-52:2009 Low-voltage electrical installations - Part 5-52: Selection and erection of electrical equipment - Wiring systems
    EN 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) (IEC 60695-2-11:2014)
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