• BS EN 61008-1 : 2012

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    RESIDUAL CURRENT OPERATED CIRCUIT-BREAKERS WITHOUT INTEGRAL OVERCURRENT PROTECTION FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR USES (RCCBS) - PART 1: GENERAL RULES (IEC 61008-1:2010, MODIFIED)

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    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2012

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    FOREWORD
    INTRODUCTION
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Classification
    5 Characteristics of RCCBs
    6 Marking and other product information
    7 Standard conditions for operation in service
      and for installation
    8 Requirements for construction and operation
    9 Tests
    Annex A (normative) - Test sequence and number of samples
            to be submitted for certification purposes
    Annex B (normative) - Determination of clearances and creepage
            distances
    Annex C (normative) - Arrangement for the detection of the emission
            of ionized gases during short-circuit tests
    Annex D (normative) - Routine tests
    Annex E (informative) - Void
    Annex IA (informative) - Methods for determination of short-circuit
             power-factor
    Annex IB (informative) - Glossary of symbols
    Annex IC (informative) - Examples of terminal designs
    Annex IE (informative) - Follow-up testing program for RCCBs
    Annex IF (informative) - SCPDs for short-circuit tests
    Annex J (normative) - Particular requirements for RCCBs with
            screwless type terminals for external copper conductors
    Annex K (normative) - Particular requirements for RCCBs with
            flat quick-connect terminations
    Bibliography
    Annex ZA (normative) - Normative references to
             international publications with their
             corresponding European publications
    Annex ZB (normative) - Special national conditions
    Annex ZC (informative) - A-deviations
    Annex ZZ (informative) - Coverage of Essential
             Requirements of EU Directives
    Annex ZXX (Informative) - List of clauses that require retesting

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    Pertains to residual current operated circuit-breakers functionally independent of, or functionally dependent on, line voltage, for household and similar uses, not incorporating overcurrent protection (hereafter referred to as RCCBs), for rated voltages not exceeding 440 V a.c and rated currents not exceeding 125 A, for fixed installations intended principally for protection against shock hazard.

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    Committee PEL/23/1
    Development Note Together with BS EN 61008-2-1 & BS IEC 1008-2.2, it supersedes BS4293(1983). Supersedes 88/22488 DC, 95/204384 DC, 97/202575 DC, 97/207742 DC, 97/207509 DC, 97/207743 DC, 03/307802 DC, 07/30162124 DC, 08/30176716 DC, 10/30237874 DC & 07/30169767 DC. 2012 Edition remains current and will be withdrawn on 04-08-2017. Supersedes 12/30272118 DC. 2012 + A2 2013 Edition remains active & will be withdrawn on 06/07/2018.Supersedes 15/30321812 DC. 2012 Edition Re-issued in April 2017 & incorporates AMD 12 2017. (04/2017)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current
    Supersedes

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    BS 8450(2006) : 2006 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR INSTALLATION OF ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT IN SHIPS
    BS EN 61008-2-1:1995 Specification for residual current operated circuit-breakers without integral overcurrent protection for household and similar uses (RCCBs). Applicability of the general rules to RCCBs functionally independent of line voltage
    BS 4163(2014) : 2014 HEALTH AND SAFETY FOR DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATIONAL AND SIMILAR ESTABLISHMENTS - CODE OF PRACTICE
    08/30166535 DC : DRAFT MAR 2008 BS 7909 - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR TEMPORARY ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS FOR ENTERTAINMENT AND RELATED PURPOSES
    BS 7430(1998) : 1998 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR EARTHING
    11/30218915 DC : DRAFT JAN 2011 BS 6164 - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR HEALTH AND SAFETY IN TUNNELING IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
    BS 7375(2010) : 2010 DISTRIBUTION OF ELECTRICITY ON CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION SITES - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS 7288:2016 (published 2016-11) Specification for residual current devices with or without overcurrent protection for socket-outlets for household and similar uses
    11/30249994 DC : DRAFT JULY 2011 BS 7430 - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR PROTECTIVE EARTHING OF ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS
    09/30205684 DC : 0 BS 7375 - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DISTRIBUTION OF ELECTRICITY ON CONSTRUCTION AND BUILDING SITES
    14/30270861 DC : 0 BS 4163 - HEALTH AND SAFETY FOR DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATIONAL AND SIMILAR ESTABLISHMENTS - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS 7909(1998) : 1998 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN AND INSTALLATION OF TEMPORARY DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS DELIVERING A.C. ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES FOR LIGHTING, TECHNICAL SERVICES AND OTHER ENTERTAINMENT RELATED PURPOSES
    16/30337150 DC : 0 BS 7288 - SPECIFICATION FOR RESIDUAL CURRENT DEVICES WITH OR WITHOUT OVERCURRENT PROTECTION FOR SOCKET-OUTLETS FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR USES
    07/30130630 DC : 0 BS 7430 - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR EARTHING
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    BS 7375(1996) : 1996 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DISTRIBUTION OF ELECTRICITY ON CONSTRUCTION AND BUILDING SITES
    BS 6164(2001) : 2001 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SAFETY IN TUNNELLING IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
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    BS 4163(2007) : 2007 HEALTH AND SAFETY FOR DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY IN SCHOOLS AND SIMILAR ESTABLISHMENTS - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS 7909(2011) : 2011 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR TEMPORARY ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS FOR ENTERTAINMENT AND RELATED PURPOSES
    BS 7671(2008) : 2008 REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - IET WIRING REGULATIONS
    BS 7671(2008) : 2018 REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - IET WIRING REGULATIONS
    BS 7671(2008) : 2018 REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - IET WIRING REGULATIONS
    BS 7430:1998 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR EARTHING
    BS 7671(2008) : 2008 REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - IET WIRING REGULATIONS
    BS 4163:2007 HEALTH AND SAFETY FOR DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY IN SCHOOLS AND SIMILAR ESTABLISHMENTS - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS 4163:2014 HEALTH AND SAFETY FOR DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATIONAL AND SIMILAR ESTABLISHMENTS - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS 6164:2001 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SAFETY IN TUNNELLING IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

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