• BS EN 61058-1 : 2002

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    SWITCHES FOR APPLIANCES - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

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    Published date:  01-01-2008

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Definitions
       3.1 General terms
       3.2 Definitions relating to voltages, currents and
            wattage
       3.3 Definitions relating to the different types of
            switches
       3.4 Definitions relating to the operation of the
            switch
       3.5 Definitions relating to connections to the switch
       3.6 Definitions relating to terminals and terminations
       3.7 Definitions relating to insulation
       3.8 Definitions relating to pollution
       3.9 Definitions relating to manufacturers' tests
    4 General requirements
    5 General notes on tests
    6 Rating
    7 Classification
       7.1 Classification of switches
       7.2 Classification of terminals
    8 Marking and documentation
    9 Protection against electric shock
    10 Provision for earthing
    11 Terminals and terminations
       11.1 Terminals for unprepared copper conductors
    12 Construction
       12.1 Constructional requirements relating to
            protection against electric shock
       12.2 Constructional requirements relating to
            safety during mounting and normal operation
            of the switch
       12.3 Constructional requirements relating to the
            mounting of switches and to the attachment of
            cords
    13 Mechanism
    14 Protection against solid foreign objects, ingress of
       water and humid conditions
       14.1 Protection against ingress of solid foreign objects
       14.2 Protection against ingress of dust
       14.3 Protection against ingress of water
    15 Insulation resistance and dielectric strength
    16 Heating
       16.1 General requirements
       16.2 Contacts and terminals
       16.3 Other parts
    17 Endurance
       17.1 General requirements
       17.2 Electrical endurance tests
    18 Mechanical strength
    19 Screws, current-carrying parts and connections
       19.1 General requirements for electrical connections
       19.2 Screwed connections
       19.3 Current-carrying parts
    20 Clearances, creepage distances, solid insulation and
       coatings of rigid printed board assemblies
       20.1 Clearances
       20.2 Creepage distances
       20.3 Solid insulation
       20.4 Coatings of rigid printed board assemblies
    21 Fire hazard
       21.1 Resistance to heat
       21.2 Resistance to abnormal heat
    22 Resistance to rusting
    23 Abnormal operation and fault conditions for electronic
       switches
    24 Components for electronic switches
       24.1 Protective devices
       24.2 Capacitors
       24.3 Resistors
    25 EMC requirements
       25.1 Immunity
       25.2 Emission
    Annex A (normative) - Measurement of clearances and creepage
                          distances
    Annex B (informative) - Diagram for the dimensioning of
                            clearances and creepage distances
    Annex D (normative) - Proof tracking test
    Annex F (informative) - Switch application guide
    Annex H (informative) - Flat quick-connect terminations,
                            method for selection of female
                            connectors
    Annex K (normative) - Relation between rated impulse
                          withstand voltage, rated voltage
                          and overvoltage category
    Annex L (normative) - Pollution degree
    Annex M (normative) - Impulse voltage test
    Annex N (normative) - Altitude correction factors
    Annex P (normative) - Types of coatings for rigid printed
                          board assemblies
    Annex Q (normative) - Measuring the insulation distance of
                          a coated printed board with type A
                          coating
    Annex R (normative) - Routine tests
    Annex S (informative) - Sampling tests
    Annex T (informative) - Switch families
    Annex U (normative) - Dimensions of tabs forming part of a
                          switch
    Annex V (informative) - Requirements and tests for resistance
                            to abnormal heat for unattended
                            appliances
    Annex ZA (informative) - Compliance checks to be carried out
                             for switches for appliances complying
                              with EN 61058-1:1992 + A1:1993
    Annex ZB (normative) - Normative references to international
                           publications with their corresponding
                           European publications
    Bibliography

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    Pertains to switches (mechanical or electronic) for appliances actuated by hand, by foot or by other human activity, to operate or control electrical appliances and other equipment for household or similar purposes with a rated voltage not exceeding 480 V and a rated current not exceeding 63 A.

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    Committee EPL/23
    Development Note Partially supersedes BS 3955(1986). Supersedes 84/28029 DC. (02/2002) Supersedes 98/230650 DC. (10/2002) 2002 Edition Re-issued in June 2008 & incorporates AMD 2 2008. Supersedes 05/30136330 DC. (06/2008)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current
    Supersedes

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