• EN 50342 : 2001 AMD 3 2004

    Superseded A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.

    LEAD-ACID STARTER BATTERIES - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS, METHODS OF TEST AND NUMBERING

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    Superseded date:  01-04-2006

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    Published date:  12-01-2013

    Publisher:  European Committee for Standards - Electrical

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    Foreword
    1 General
      1.1 Scope
      1.2 Object
      1.3 Designation of starter batteries - Electrolyte
           density and open circuit voltage
      1.4 Condition on delivery
    2 General requirements
      2.1 Identification, labelling
      2.2 Marking of the polarity
      2.3 Additional designation
    3 Functional characteristics
      3.1 Electrical characteristics
      3.2 Mechanical characteristics
    4 General test conditions
      4.1 Sampling of batteries
      4.2 Preparation of batteries prior to test - Definition
           of a fully-charged battery
      4.3 Activation of dry-charged batteries
      4.4 Measuring instruments
      4.5 Test sequence
    5 Tests/methods and requirements
      5.1 Capacity check C[e]
      5.2 Reserve capacity check C[r,e]
      5.3 Cranking performance test
      5.4 Charge acceptance test
      5.5 Charge retention test
      5.6 Endurance test for vented batteries
      5.7 Water consumption test
      5.8 Vibration resistance test
      5.9 Electrolyte retention test
      5.10 Cranking performance for dry-charged batteries
           after activation
    Annex A (normative) European type number for starter
            batteries
    Annex B (normative) Safety labelling - Definition of the
            six coloured symbols
    Annex C (normative) Correlation between C[n] and C[r,n]
    Annex D (normative) Normative references

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    Describes general requirements, methods of test and numbering of lead-acid batteries with a nominal voltage of 12 V, used primarily as a power source for the starting of internal combustion engines vehicles.

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    Committee TC 21X
    Development Note Supersedes EN 60095-1 (09/2001)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher European Committee for Standards - Electrical
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    I.S. EN 50272-1:2010 SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR SECONDARY BATTERIES AND BATTERY INSTALLATIONS - PART 1: GENERAL SAFETY INFORMATION
    UNE-EN 50272-1:2011 Safety requirements for secondary batteries and battery installations - Part 1: General safety information
    BS EN 50272-1 : 2010 SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR SECONDARY BATTERIES AND BATTERY INSTALLATIONS - PART 1: GENERAL SAFETY INFORMATION
    EN 50272-1 : 2010 SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR SECONDARY BATTERIES AND BATTERY INSTALLATIONS - PART 1: GENERAL SAFETY INFORMATION

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    EN 60095-2:1993/A11:1994 LEAD-ACID STARTER BATTERIES - PART 2: DIMENSIONS OF BATTERIES AND DIMENSIONS AND MARKING OF TERMINALS
    IEC 60050-486:1991 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 486: Secondary cells and batteries
    IEC 60095-2:2009 Lead-acid starter batteries - Part 2: Dimensions of batteries and dimensions and marking of terminals
    EN 61429:1996/A11:1998 MARKING OF SECONDARY CELLS AND BATTERIES WITH THE INTERNATIONAL RECYCLING SYMBOL ISO 7000-1135 AND INDICATIONS REGARDING DIRECTIVES 93/86/EEC AND 91/157/EEC
    IEC 61429:1995 Marking of secondary cells and batteries with the international recycling symbol ISO 7000-1135
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