• BS EN 61984 : 2009

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    CONNECTORS - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS AND TESTS

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    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2009

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Technical information (electrical ratings)
    5 Classification
    6 Constructional requirements and performance
    7 Tests
    Annex A (informative) - Information to be specified
            in the detail specification, if any, or
            manufacturer's specification
    Annex B (informative) - Additional information on connector
            classification
    Bibliography
    Annex ZA (normative) - Normative references to international
             publications with their corresponding
             European publications

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Pertains to connectors with rated voltages above 50 V and up to 1000 V and rated currents up to 125 A per contact, for which either no detail specification (DS) exists or the DS calls up this standard for safety aspects.

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    Committee EPL/48
    Development Note Supersedes 97/200836 DC (12/2001) Supersedes 05/30128512 DC. (08/2009)
    Document Type Standard
    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 7909:2008 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR TEMPORARY ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS FOR ENTERTAINMENT AND RELATED PURPOSES
    BS 8488(2009) : 2009 PREFABRICATED WIRING SYSTEMS INTENDED FOR PERMANENT CONNECTION IN FIXED INSTALLATIONS - SPECIFICATION

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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 60999-2:2003 CONNECTING DEVICES - ELECTRICAL COPPER CONDUCTORS - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR SCREW-TYPE AND SCREWLESS-TYPE CLAMPING UNITS - PART 2: PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR CLAMPING UNITS FOR CONDUCTORS ABOVE 35 MM[2] UP TO 300 MM[2] (INCLUDED)
    IEC 60364-5-54:2011 Low-voltage electrical installations - Part 5-54: Selection and erection of electrical equipment - Earthing arrangements and protective conductors
    EN 60352-2:2006/A1:2013 SOLDERLESS CONNECTIONS - PART 2: CRIMPED CONNECTIONS - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS, TEST METHODS AND PRACTICAL GUIDANCE
    IEC 60352-3:1993 Solderless connections - Part 3: Solderless accessible insulation displacement connections - General requirements, test methods and practical guidance
    IEC 60068-2-70:1995 Environmental testing - Part 2-70: Tests - Test Xb: Abrasion of markings and letterings caused by rubbing of fingers and hands
    IEC 60228:2004 Conductors of insulated cables
    IEC 60352-6:1997 Solderless connections - Part 6: Insulation piercing connections - General requirements, test methods and practical guidance
    IEC 60068-1:2013 Environmental testing - Part 1: General and guidance
    EN 60512-1-100:2012 CONNECTORS FOR ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - TESTS AND MEASUREMENTS - PART 1-100: GENERAL - APPLICABLE PUBLICATIONS (IEC 60512-1-100:2012)
    IEC 60068-2-20:2008 Environmental testing - Part 2-20: Tests - Test T: Test methods for solderability and resistance to soldering heat of devices with leads
    IEC 60998-2-3:2002 Connecting devices for low-voltage circuits for household and similar purposes - Part 2-3: Particular requirements for connecting devices as separate entities with insulation-piercing clamping units
    IEC 60364-4-41:2005+AMD1:2017 CSV Low voltage electrical installations - Part 4-41: Protection for safety - Protection against electric shock
    EN 60352-3 : 1994 SOLDERLESS CONNECTIONS - SOLDERLESS ACCESSIBLE INSULATION DISPLACEMENT CONNECTIONS - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS, TEST METHODS AND PRACTICAL GUIDANCE
    EN 60068-1:2014 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 1: GENERAL AND GUIDANCE (IEC 60068-1:2013)
    IEC 60999-2:2003 Connecting devices - Electrical copper conductors - Safety requirements for screw-type and screwless-type clamping units - Part 2: Particular requirements for clamping units for conductors above 35 mm2 up to 300 mm2 (included)
    IEC 61210:2010 Connecting devices - Flat quick-connect terminations for electrical copper conductors - Safety requirements
    HD 60364-4-41:2017/A11:2017 LOW-VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - PART 4-41: PROTECTION FOR SAFETY - PROTECTION AGAINST ELECTRIC SHOCK
    EN 60352-6 : 1997 SOLDERLESS CONNECTIONS - INSULATION PIERCING CONNECTIONS - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS, TEST METHODS AND PRACTICAL GUIDANCE
    EN 60228:2005 COR 2005 CONDUCTORS OF INSULATED CABLES
    HD 588.1 : S1 AMD 1 HIGH VOLTAGE TEST TECHNIQUES - GENERAL DEFINITIONS AND TEST REQUIREMENTS
    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 ISO 6988:1994 Metallic and other non-organic coatings - Sulfur dioxide test with general condensation of moisture (ISO 6988:1985)
    IEC 60352-1:1997 Solderless connections - Part 1: Wrapped connections - General requirements, test methods and practical guidance
    EN 60352-5:2012/AC:2014 SOLDERLESS CONNECTIONS - PART 5: PRESS-IN CONNECTIONS - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS, TEST METHODS AND PRACTICAL GUIDANCE (IEC 60352-5:2012)
    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 60998-2-2:2002 Connecting devices for low-voltage circuits for household and similar purposes - Part 2-2: Particular requirements for connecting devices as separate entities with screwless-type clamping units
    IEC 60529:1989+AMD1:1999+AMD2:2013 CSV Degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP Code)
    IEC 60352-5:2012 Solderless connections - Part 5: Press-in connections - General requirements, test methods and practical guidance
    IEC 60512-1-100:2012 Connectors for electronic equipment - Tests and measurements - Part 1-100: General - Applicable publications
    EN 50262 : 1998 AMD 2 2004 CABLE GLANDS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS
    IEC 60423:2007 Conduit systems for cable management - Outside diameters of conduits for electrical installations and threads for conduits and fittings
    EN 61032 : 1998 PROTECTION OF PERSONS AND EQUIPMENT BY ENCLOSURES - PROBES FOR VERIFICATION (IEC 61032:1997)
    EN 60664-1:2007 INSULATION COORDINATION FOR EQUIPMENT WITHIN LOW-VOLTAGE SYSTEMS - PART 1: PRINCIPLES, REQUIREMENTS AND TESTS
    IEC 60664-5:2007 Insulation coordination for equipment within low-voltage systems - Part 5: Comprehensive method for determining clearances and creepage distances equal to or less than 2 mm
    IEC 60352-2:2006+AMD1:2013 CSV Solderless connections - Part 2: Crimped connections - Generalrequirements, test methods and practical guidance
    EN 61210:2010 Connecting devices - Flat quick-connect terminations for electrical copper conductors - Safety requirements
    EN 60352-1 : 1997 SOLDERLESS CONNECTIONS - WRAPPED CONNECTION - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS, TEST METHODS AND PRACTICAL GUIDANCE
    IEC 60050-826:2004 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 826: Electrical installations
    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)
    EN 60352-4:1994/A1:2000 SOLDERLESS CONNECTIONS - PART 4: SOLDERLESS NON-ACCESSIBLE INSULATION DISPLACEMENT CONNECTIONS - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS, TEST METHODS AND PRACTICAL GUIDANCE
    IEC 60695-10-2:2014 Fire hazard testing - Part 10-2: Abnormal heat - Ball pressure test method
    EN 60529:1991/AC:2016-12 DEGREES OF PROTECTION PROVIDED BY ENCLOSURES (IP CODE) (IEC 60529 EDITION 2.2 CORRIGENDUM 2:2015)
    EN 60068-2-70 : 1996 Environmental testing - Part 2: Tests - Test Xb: Abrasion of markings and letterings caused by rubbing of fingers and hands
    IEC 60060-1:2010 High-voltage test techniques - Part 1: General definitions and test requirements
    EN 60352-7:2002 SOLDERLESS CONNECTIONS - PART 7: SPRING CLAMP CONNECTIONS - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS, TEST METHODS AND PRACTICAL GUIDANCE
    IEC 61140:2016 Protection against electric shock - Common aspects for installation and equipment
    EN 60664-5:2007 INSULATION COORDINATION FOR EQUIPMENT WITHIN LOW-VOLTAGE SYSTEMS - PART 5: COMPREHENSIVE METHOD FOR DETERMINING CLEARANCES AND CREEPAGE DISTANCES EQUAL TO OR LESS THAN 2 MM
    IEC 61032:1997 Protection of persons and equipment by enclosures - Probes for verification
    IEC 60695-11-5 : 2.0 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 11-5: TEST FLAMES - NEEDLE-FLAME TEST METHOD - APPARATUS, CONFIRMATORY TEST ARRANGEMENT AND GUIDANCE
    IEC 60309-1:1999+AMD1:2005+AMD2:2012 CSV Plugs, socket-outlets and couplers for industrial purposes - Part 1: General requirements
    IEC 60664-1:2007 Insulation coordination for equipment within low-voltage systems - Part 1: Principles, requirements and tests
    ISO 6988:1985 Metallic and other non organic coatings Sulfur dioxide test with general condensation of moisture
    IEC 60050-581:2008 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 581: Electromechanical components for electronic equipment
    IEC 60998-2-1:2002 Connecting devices for low-voltage circuits for household and similar purposes - Part 2-1: Particular requirements for connecting devices as separate entities with screw-type clamping units
    IEC 60352-7:2002 Solderless connections - Part 7: Spring clamp connections - General requirements, test methods and practical guidance
    EN 60309-1:1999/A1:2007/AC:2014 PLUGS, SOCKET-OUTLETS AND COUPLERS FOR INDUSTRIAL PURPOSES - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS (IEC 60309-1:1999/A2:2012)
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