• BS EN 60320-1:2015

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    APPLIANCE COUPLERS FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR GENERAL PURPOSES - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  31-10-2015

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    FOREWORD
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 General requirements
    5 General notes on tests
    6 Standard ratings
    7 Classification of appliance couplers
    8 Marking
    9 Dimensions and compatibility
    10 Protection against electric shock
    11 Provision for earthing
    12 Terminals and terminations
    13 Construction
    14 Moisture resistance
    15 Insulation resistance and electric strength
    16 Forces necessary to insert and to withdraw
       the connector/appliance outlet
    17 Operation of contacts
    18 Resistance to heating of appliance couplers for
       hot conditions or very hot conditions
    19 Breaking capacity
    20 Normal operation
    21 Temperature rise
    22 Cords and their connection
    23 Mechanical strength
    24 Resistance to heat and ageing
    25 Screws, current-carrying parts and connections
    26 Clearances, creepage distances and solid insulation
    27 Resistance of insulating material to heat, fire and tracking
    28 Resistance to rusting
    29 Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) requirements
    Annex A (normative) - Proof tracking test
    Annex B (normative) - Routine tests for factory wired
            appliance couplers related to safety
    Annex C (normative) - Test schedule
    Annex D (informative) - Comparison of typical conductor
            cross-sectional areas
    Bibliography
    Annex ZA (normative) - Normative references to
             international publications with their
             corresponding European publications

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    Defines the general requirements for appliance couplers for two poles and two poles with earth contact and for the connection of electrical devices for household and similar onto the mains supply.

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    Committee PEL/23/3
    Development Note Supersedes 98/202171 DC. (05/2005) Supersedes 04/30114257 DC. (10/2008) 2001 + A1 2007 Edition remains active & will be withdrawn on 29/07/2018. Supersedes 12/30240603 DC. (10/2015)
    Document Type Standard
    Product Note THIS SATANDARD ALSO TO REFERS : CROSS REFERENCES : EN 60320, IEC 60417, IEC 61058 IEC 60245, IEC 60320, EN 61058, IEC 60050.
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    BS 7909:2011 Code of practice for temporary electrical systems for entertainment and related purposes
    BS 7671(2008) : 2018 REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - IET WIRING REGULATIONS
    BS EN 60491 : 1997 SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRONIC FLASH APPARATUS FOR PHOTOGRAPHIC PURPOSES
    BS 6396(2008) : 2008 ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS IN OFFICE FURNITURE AND EDUCATIONAL FURNITURE - SPECIFICATION
    BS 6396:2008+A1:2015 Electrical systems in office furniture and educational furniture. Specification
    BS EN 60601-2-35 : 1997 MEDICAL ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT - PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR SAFETY - PART 2-35: SPECIFICATION FOR BLANKETS, PADS AND MATTRESSES INTENDED FOR HEATING IN MEDICAL USE
    BS 5724-2.35(1997) : 1997 MEDICAL ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT - PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR SAFETY - SPECIFICATION FOR BLANKETS, PADS AND MATTRESSES INTENDED FOR HEATING AND MEDICAL USE
    08/30177004 DC : DRAFT JULY 2008 BS 6396 - ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS IN OFFICE FURNITURE AND OFFICE SCREENS - SPECIFICATION
    BS 7671(2008) : 2008 REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - IET WIRING REGULATIONS

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    IEC 60112:2003+AMD1:2009 CSV Method for the determination of the proof and the comparative tracking indices of solid insulating materials
    EN 60068-2-75:2014 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 2-75: TESTS - TEST EH: HAMMER TESTS (IEC 60068-2-75:2014)
    IEC 60730-2-11:2006 Automatic electrical controls for household and similar use - Part 2-11: Particular requirements for energy regulators
    EN 60068-2-60:2015 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 2-60: TESTS - TEST KE: FLOWING MIXED GAS CORROSION TEST (IEC 60068-2-60:2015)
    IEC 60068-2-60:2015 RLV Environmental testing - Part 2-60: Tests - Test Ke: Flowing mixed gas corrosion test
    EN 60695-10-2:2014 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 10-2: ABNORMAL HEAT - BALL PRESSURE TEST METHOD (IEC 60695-10-2:2014)
    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)
    IEC 60068-2-31:2008 Environmental testing - Part 2-31: Tests - Test Ec: Rough handling shocks, primarily for equipment-type specimens
    EN ISO 1456 : 2009 METALLIC AND OTHER INORGANIC COATINGS - ELECTRODEPOSITED COATINGS OF NICKEL, NICKEL PLUS CHROMIUM, COPPER PLUS NICKEL AND OF COPPER PLUS NICKEL PLUS CHROMIUM
    ISO 2081:2008 Metallic and other inorganic coatings Electroplated coatings of zinc with supplementary treatments on iron or steel
    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 60112 : 2003 AMD 1 2009 METHOD FOR THE DETERMINATION OF THE PROOF AND THE COMPARATIVE TRACKING INDICES OF SOLID INSULATING MATERIALS
    IEC 60999-1:1999 Connecting devices - Electrical copper conductors - Safety requirements for screw-type and screwless-type clamping units - Part 1: General requirements and particular requirements for clamping units for conductors from 0,2 mm2 up to 35 mm2 (included)
    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)
    ISO 1456:2009 Metallic and other inorganic coatings — Electrodeposited coatings of nickel, nickel plus chromium, copper plus nickel and of copper plus nickel plus chromium
    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
    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)
    IEC 60364-4-44:2007+AMD1:2015 CSV Low-voltage electrical installations - Part 4-44: Protection for safety - Protection against voltage disturbances and electromagnetic disturbances
    ISO 2093:1986 Electroplated coatings of tin — Specification and test methods
    EN 60664-1:2007 INSULATION COORDINATION FOR EQUIPMENT WITHIN LOW-VOLTAGE SYSTEMS - PART 1: PRINCIPLES, REQUIREMENTS AND TESTS
    EN 60730-2-11:2008 AUTOMATIC ELECTRICAL CONTROLS FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR USE - PART 2-11: PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR ENERGY REGULATORS
    IEC 60068-2-75:2014 Environmental testing - Part 2-75: Tests - Test Eh: Hammer tests
    EN 60999-1 : 2000 CONNECTING DEVICES - ELECTRICAL COPPER CONDUCTORS - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR SCREW-TYPE AND SCREWLESS-TYPE CLAMPING UNITS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS AND PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR CLAMPING UNITS FOR CONDUCTORS FROM 0,2 MM[2] UP TO 35 MM[2] (INCLUDED)
    EN 61140:2016 PROTECTION AGAINST ELECTRIC SHOCK - COMMON ASPECTS FOR INSTALLATION AND EQUIPMENT (IEC 61140:2016)
    IEC 60695-10-2:2014 Fire hazard testing - Part 10-2: Abnormal heat - Ball pressure test method
    IEC 61140:2016 Protection against electric shock - Common aspects for installation and equipment
    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 60320-3:2014 Appliance couplers for household and similar general purposes - Part 3: Standard sheets and gauges
    IEC 60664-1:2007 Insulation coordination for equipment within low-voltage systems - Part 1: Principles, requirements and tests
    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)
    EN 60320-3:2014 APPLIANCE COUPLERS FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR GENERAL PURPOSES - PART 3: STANDARD SHEETS AND GAUGES (IEC 60320-3:2014)
    EN 60068-2-31:2008 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 2-31: TESTS - TEST EC: ROUGH HANDLING SHOCKS, PRIMARILY FOR EQUIPMENT-TYPE SPECIMENS
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