• DIN EN 60898-1 : 2006 AMD 13 2013

    Superseded A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.


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    Superseded date:  07-11-2020


    Published date:  12-01-2013

    Publisher:  Verband Deutscher Elektrotechniker

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    1 Scope and object
    2 Normative references
    3 Definitions
       3.1 Devices
       3.2 General terms
       3.3 Constructional elements
       3.4 Conditions of operation
       3.5 Characteristic quantities
       3.6 Definitions related to insulation co-ordination
    4 Classification
       4.1 According to the number of poles
       4.2 According to the protection against external
       4.3 According to the method of mounting
       4.4 According to the method of connection
       4.5 According to the instantaneous tripping current
       4.6 According to the l[2]t characteristics
    5 Characteristics of circuit-breakers
       5.1 List of characteristics
       5.2 Rated quantities
       5.3 Standard and preferred values
    6 Marking and other product information
       6.1 Standard marking
       6.2 Additional marking
       6.3 Guidance table for marking
    7 Standard conditions for operation in service
       7.1 Ambient air temperature range
       7.2 Altitude
       7.3 Atmospheric conditions
       7.4 Conditions of installation
       7.5 Pollution degree
    8 Requirements for construction and operation
       8.1 Mechanical design
       8.2 Protection against electric shock
       8.3 Dielectric properties and isolating capability
       8.4 Temperature-rise
       8.5 Uninterrupted duty
       8.6 Automatic operation
       8.7 Mechanical and electrical endurance
       8.8 Performance at short-circuit currents
       8.9 Resistance to mechanical shock and impact
       8.10 Resistance to heat
       8.11 Resistance to abnormal heat and to fire
       8.12 Resistance to rusting
       8.13 Power loss
       8.14 Electromagnetic immunity
       8.15 Electromagnetic emission
    9 Tests
       9.1 Type tests and test sequences
       9.2 Test conditions
       9.3 Test of indelibility of marking
       9.4 Test of reliability of screws, current-carrying
            parts and connections
       9.5 Test of reliability of terminals for external
       9.6 Test of protection against electric shock
       9.7 Test of dielectric properties and isolating
       9.8 Test of temperature-rise and measurement of
            power loss
       9.9 28-day test
       9.10 Test of tripping characteristic
       9.11 Test of mechanical and electrical endurance
       9.12 Short-circuit tests
       9.13 Mechanical stresses
       9.14 Test of resistance to heat
       9.15 Resistance to abnormal heat and to fire
            (glow-wire test)
       9.16 Test of resistance to rusting
    Annex A (informative) Determination of short-circuit
             power factor
    Annex B (normative) Determination of clearances and
             creepage distances
    Annex C (normative) Test sequences and number of
             samples necessary to prove compliance with
             the standard
    Annex D (informative) Co-ordination under short-circuit
             conditions between a circuit-breaker and another
             short-circuit protective device (SCPD) associated
             in the same circuit
    Annex E (normative) Special requirements for auxiliary
             circuits for safety extra-low voltage
    Annex F (informative) Examples of terminals
    Annex G (void)
    Annex H (normative) Arrangement for short-circuit test
    Annex I (normative) Routine tests
    Annex ZA (normative) Classification of circuit-breakers
             into energy limiting classes
    Annex ZB (normative) International publications quoted
             in this standard with the reference of the
             relevant European publications

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    Applicable to a.c. air-break circuit-breakers for operation at 50 Hz or 60 Hz, having a rated voltage not exceeding 440 V (between phases), a rated current not exceeding 125 A and a rated short-circuit capacity not exceeding 25000 A.

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    Development Note Supersedes DIN VDE 0641-11 and DIN EN 60898. (12/2003) DRAFT 2012 issued in August 2012. (09/2012)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Verband Deutscher Elektrotechniker
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
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