• BS EN 61009-1 : 2012

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    RESIDUAL CURRENT OPERATED CIRCUIT-BREAKERS WITH INTEGRAL OVERCURRENT PROTECTION FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR USES (RCBOS) - PART 1: GENERAL RULES

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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 RCBOs
    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 (normative) - Special requirements for auxiliary
            circuits for safety extra-low voltage
    Annex F (normative) - Coordination between RCBOs
            and separate fuses associated in the same circuit
    Annex G (normative) - Additional requirements and
            tests for RCBOs consisting of a circuit-breaker
            and a residual current unit designed for assembly
            on site
    Annex H (informative) - Void
    Annex IA (informative) - Methods for determination of
             short-circuit power-factor
    Annex IB (informative) - Glossary of symbols
    Annex IC (informative) - Examples of terminals
    Annex IE (informative) - Follow-up testing programme
             for RCBOs
    Annex J (normative) - Particular requirements for RCBOs
            with screwless type terminals for external copper
            conductors
    Annex K (normative) - Particular requirements for RCBOs
            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 ZD (normative) - Classification of RCBOs Type B
             and C up to and including 63A into energy limiting
             classes
    Annex ZXX (Informative) - List of clauses that require
              retesting
    Annex ZZ (informative) - Coverage of Essential
             Requirements of EU Directives

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    Pertains to residual current operated circuit-breakers with integral overcurrent protection functionally independent of or functionally dependent on line voltage for household and similar uses (hereafter referred to as RCBOs) for rated voltages exceeding 440 V a.c. and rated currents not exceeding 125 A for fixed installations and rated short-circuit capacities not exceeding 25000 A.

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    Committee PEL/23/1
    Development Note Supersedes 88/22488 DC, 97/207510 DC, 97/207744 DC, 97/207745 DC, 97/208714 DC, 01/206499 DC, 99/205378 DC, 07/30162127 DC, 08/30176730 DC, 10/30237877 DC, 07/30169774 DC, 12/30272112 DC. 2004 version along with its amendments remains current. 2004 + A14 2012, 2012 & 2012 + A2 2014 Editions remains active & will be withdrawn on 18/06/2017, 04/08/2017 & 06/07/2018, respectively. Supersedes 15/30321815 DC (10/2015) 2012 + A11 2015 Edition remains active & will be withdrawn on 11/02/2019. 2012 Edition Re-Issued in April 2016 & incorporates AMD 12 2016.(05/2016)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current
    Supersedes

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