• DD IEC TS 60695-1-20 : DRAFT MAR 2008

    Superseded A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.

    FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 1-20: GUIDANCE FOR ASSESSING THE FIRE HAZARD OF ELECTROTECHNICAL PRODUCTS - IGNITABILITY - GENERAL GUIDANCE

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    Superseded date:  31-05-2016

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    Published date:  23-11-2012

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    INTRODUCTION
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Principles of ignitability
      4.1 Gases
          4.1.1 Flammability limits
          4.1.2 Arc fires
      4.2 Liquids
          4.2.1 Introduction
          4.2.2 Ignition parameters
          4.2.3 Insulating liquids
      4.3 Solids
          4.3.1 Introduction
          4.3.2 Parameters affecting ignition
          4.3.3 Metals
          4.3.4 Carbon (graphite) and carbonaceous char
          4.3.5 Reactive substances
          4.3.6 Dust clouds
    5 Consideration for the selection of test methods
      5.1 Introduction
      5.2 Fire scenario
      5.3 Ignition sources
          5.3.1 Internal sources
          5.3.2 External sources
          5.3.3 Arc ignition of materials
      5.4 Types of test specimen
      5.5 Test procedure and apparatus
    6 Use and interpretation of results
    Annex A (informative) - Examples of accidents due to
            arc fires in underground hydroelectric power
            plants or urban substations
    Bibliography

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    Provides guidance on the ignitability of electrotechnical products and the materials from which they are formed.

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    Comment Closes On
    Committee GEL/89
    Development Note Supersedes 06/30144841 DC. (03/2008)
    Document Type Draft
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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    16/30336629 DC : 0 BS 8492 - TELECOMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS CABLING - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIRE PERFORMANCE AND PROTECTION
    12/30258581 DC : 0 BS 5908-2 - FIRE AND EXPLOSION PRECAUTIONS AT PREMISES HANDLING FLAMMABLE GASES, LIQUIDS AND DUSTS - PART 2: GUIDE TO APPLICABLE STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS
    BS 8492(2009) : 2009 TELECOMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS CABLING - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIRE PERFORMANCE AND PROTECTION
    BS 5908-2(2012) : 2012 FIRE AND EXPLOSION PRECAUTIONS AT PREMISES HANDLING FLAMMABLE GASES, LIQUIDS AND DUSTS - PART 2: GUIDE TO APPLICABLE STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS
    BS 8492(2016) : 2016 TELECOMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS CABLING - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIRE PERFORMANCE AND PROTECTION
    09/30166429 DC : 0 BS 8492 - TELECOMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS CABLING - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIRE PERFORMANCE AND PROTECTION

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    IEC 60695-11-20:2015 Fire hazard testing - Part 11-20: Test flames - 500 W flame test method
    IEC 60112:2003+AMD1:2009 CSV Method for the determination of the proof and the comparative tracking indices of solid insulating materials
    ISO 2719:2016 Determination of flash point Pensky-Martens closed cup method
    ISO 871:2006 Plastics Determination of ignition temperature using a hot-air furnace
    IEC 60695-4:2012 Fire hazard testing - Part 4: Terminology concerning fire tests for electrotechnical products
    ISO 5657:1997 Reaction to fire tests Ignitability of building products using a radiant heat source
    IEC 60099-4:2014 Surge arresters - Part 4: Metal-oxide surge arresters without gaps for a.c. systems
    ISO 13943:2017 Fire safety Vocabulary
    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 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
    ISO/IEC Guide 51:2014 Safety aspects Guidelines for their inclusion in standards
    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
    ISO 10840:2008 Plastics Guidance for the use of standard fire tests
    IEC TS 60695-11-40:2002 Fire hazard testing - Part 11-40: Test flames - Confirmatory tests - Guidance
    IEC GUIDE 104:2010 The preparation of safety publications and the use of basic safety publications and group safety publications
    IEC 60695-11-10:2013 Fire hazard testing - Part 11-10: Test flames - 50 W horizontal and vertical flame test methods
    IEC 60695-1-21:2016 Fire hazard testing - Part 1-21: Guidance for assessing the fire hazard of electrotechnical products - Ignitability - Summary and relevance of test methods
    IEC 60587:2007 Electrical insulating materials used under severe ambient conditions - Test methods for evaluating resistance to tracking and erosion
    EN 14522 : 2005 DETERMINATION OF THE AUTO IGNITION TEMPERATURE OF GASES AND VAPOURS
    IEC 60695-1-11:2014 Fire hazard testing - Part 1-11: Guidance for assessing the fire hazard of electrotechnical products - Fire hazard assessment
    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 60695-1-10:2016 Fire hazard testing - Part 1-10: Guidance for assessing the fire hazard of electrotechnical products - General guidelines
    EN 3475-603:2011/AC:2011 AEROSPACE SERIES - CABLES, ELECTRICAL, AIRCRAFT USE - TEST METHODS - PART 603: RESISTANCE TO WET ARC TRACKING
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