• EN 50548 : 2011 AMD 2 2014

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    JUNCTION BOXES FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULES

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    Published date:  21-11-2014

    Publisher:  European Committee for Standards - Electrical

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    Foreword
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Constructional requirements and performance
    5 Tests
    Annex A (normative) - Symbol 'Do not disconnect
            under load'
    Bibliography

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Pertains to junction boxes up to 1500 V DC for use on photovoltaic modules according to application class A of EN 61730-1:2007.

    General Product Information - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Committee TC 82
    Development Note Supersedes PREN 50548. (08/2011)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher European Committee for Standards - Electrical
    Status Current
    Supersedes

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

    BS EN 61730-1 : 2007 PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULE SAFETY QUALIFICATION - PART 1: REQUIREMENTS FOR CONSTRUCTION
    16/30242287 DC : 0 BS EN 62688 - CONCENTRATOR PHOTOVOLTAIC (CPV) MODULE AND ASSEMBLY SAFETY QUALIFICATION
    I.S. EN 61730-1:2007 PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULE SAFETY QUALIFICATION - PART 1: REQUIREMENTS FOR CONSTRUCTION
    EN 61730-1:2007/A11:2014 PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULE SAFETY QUALIFICATION - PART 1: REQUIREMENTS FOR CONSTRUCTION (IEC 61730-1:2004, MODIFIED)

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    IEC 60512-12-1:2006 Connectors for electronic equipment - Tests and measurements - Part 12-1: Soldering tests - Test 12a: Solderability, wetting, solder bath method
    IEC 60695-11-20:2015 Fire hazard testing - Part 11-20: Test flames - 500 W flame test method
    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 60512-12-2:2006 Connectors for electronic equipment - Tests and measurements - Part 12-2: Soldering tests - Test 12b: Solderability, wetting, soldering iron method
    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
    EN 60068-2-75:2014 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 2-75: TESTS - TEST EH: HAMMER TESTS (IEC 60068-2-75:2014)
    IEC 60364-7-712:2017 Low voltage electrical installations - Part 7-712: Requirements for special installations or locations - Solar photovoltaic (PV) power supply systems
    IEC 60228:2004 Conductors of insulated cables
    EN 60998-2-2:2004 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 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
    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 61215:2005 Crystalline silicon terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) modules - Design qualification and type approval
    EN ISO 4892-3:2016 PLASTICS - METHODS OF EXPOSURE TO LABORATORY LIGHT SOURCES - PART 3: FLUORESCENT UV LAMPS (ISO 4892-3:2016)
    EN 60352-3 : 1994 SOLDERLESS CONNECTIONS - SOLDERLESS ACCESSIBLE INSULATION DISPLACEMENT CONNECTIONS - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS, TEST METHODS AND PRACTICAL GUIDANCE
    EN 60695-10-2:2014 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 10-2: ABNORMAL HEAT - BALL PRESSURE TEST METHOD (IEC 60695-10-2:2014)
    IEC 61730-2:2016 Photovoltaic (PV) module safety qualification - Part 2: Requirements for testing
    EN 60512-12-2:2006/corrigendum Dec. 2006 CONNECTORS FOR ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - TESTS AND MEASUREMENTS - PART 12-2: SOLDERING TESTS - TEST 12B: SOLDERABILITY, WETTING, SOLDERING IRON METHOD
    EN 60068-1:2014 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 1: GENERAL AND GUIDANCE (IEC 60068-1:2013)
    EN 61646:2008 THIN-FILM TERRESTRIAL PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULES - DESIGN QUALIFICATION AND TYPE APPROVAL
    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)
    EN 60060-1 : 2010 HIGH-VOLTAGE TEST TECHNIQUES - PART 1: GENERAL DEFINITIONS AND TEST REQUIREMENTS
    IEC 61210:2010 Connecting devices - Flat quick-connect terminations for electrical copper conductors - Safety requirements
    EN 61730-1:2007/A11:2014 PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULE SAFETY QUALIFICATION - PART 1: REQUIREMENTS FOR CONSTRUCTION (IEC 61730-1:2004, MODIFIED)
    EN 60352-6 : 1997 SOLDERLESS CONNECTIONS - INSULATION PIERCING CONNECTIONS - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS, TEST METHODS AND PRACTICAL GUIDANCE
    EN 60998-2-1:2004 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 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)
    EN 60228:2005 COR 2005 CONDUCTORS OF INSULATED CABLES
    EN 60512-1:2001 ELECTROMECHANICAL COMPONENTS FOR ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - BASIC TESTING PROCEDURES AND MEASURING METHODS - PART 1: GENERAL
    IEC 60947-7-1:2009 Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 7-1: Ancillary equipment - Terminal blocks for copper conductors
    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)
    IEC 61646:2008 Thin-film terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) modules - Design qualification and type approval
    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 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
    EN 61730-2:2007/A1:2012 PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULE SAFETY QUALIFICATION - PART 2: REQUIREMENTS FOR TESTING (IEC 61730-2:2004/A1:2011)
    IEC 60529:1989+AMD1:1999+AMD2:2013 CSV Degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP Code)
    ISO 4892-3:2016 Plastics Methods of exposure to laboratory light sources Part 3: Fluorescent UV lamps
    IEC 61191-1:2013 Printed board assemblies - Part 1: Generic specification - Requirements for soldered electrical and electronic assemblies using surface mount and related assembly technologies
    IEC 60352-5:2012 Solderless connections - Part 5: Press-in connections - General requirements, test methods and practical guidance
    IEC TR 60943:1998+AMD1:2008 CSV Guidance concerning the permissible temperature rise for parts of electrical equipment, in particular for terminals
    EN 50521:2008/A1:2012 CONNECTORS FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS AND TESTS
    IEC 61730-1:2016 Photovoltaic (PV) module safety qualification - Part 1: Requirements for construction
    IEC 60695-11-10:2013 Fire hazard testing - Part 11-10: Test flames - 50 W horizontal and vertical flame test methods
    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
    HD 60364-7-712:2016 Low-voltage electrical installations - Part 7-712: Requirements for special installations or locations - Photovoltaic (PV) systems
    EN 60068-2-78:2013 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 2-78: TESTS - TEST CAB: DAMP HEAT, STEADY STATE (IEC 60068-2-78:2012)
    ISO 4892-2:2013 Plastics Methods of exposure to laboratory light sources Part 2: Xenon-arc lamps
    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
    IEC 60050-826:2004 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 826: Electrical installations
    IEC 60068-2-75:2014 Environmental testing - Part 2-75: Tests - Test Eh: Hammer tests
    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
    EN 61191-1:2013 PRINTED BOARD ASSEMBLIES - PART 1: GENERIC SPECIFICATION - REQUIREMENTS FOR SOLDERED ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ASSEMBLIES USING SURFACE MOUNT AND RELATED ASSEMBLY TECHNOLOGIES (IEC 61191-1:2013)
    IEC 60695-10-2:2014 Fire hazard testing - Part 10-2: Abnormal heat - Ball pressure test method
    EN ISO 868 : 2003 PLASTICS AND EBONITE - DETERMINATION OF INDENTATION HARDNESS BY MEANS OF A DUROMETER (SHORE HARDNESS)
    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
    IEC 60512-1:2001 Connectors for electronic equipment - Tests and measurements - Part 1: General
    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 60947-7-1:2009 LOW-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR - PART 7-1: ANCILLARY EQUIPMENT - TERMINAL BLOCKS FOR COPPER CONDUCTORS
    EN 60512-12-1 : 2006 CONNECTORS FOR ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - TESTS AND MEASUREMENTS - PART 12-1: SOLDERING TESTS - TEST 12A: SOLDERABILITY, WETTING, SOLDER BATH METHOD
    IEC 61032:1997 Protection of persons and equipment by enclosures - Probes for verification
    IEC 60068-2-14:2009 Environmental testing - Part 2-14: Tests - Test N: Change of temperature
    IEC 60664-1:2007 Insulation coordination for equipment within low-voltage systems - Part 1: Principles, requirements and tests
    EN ISO 4892-2:2013 PLASTICS - METHODS OF EXPOSURE TO LABORATORY LIGHT SOURCES - PART 2: XENON-ARC LAMPS (ISO 4892-2:2013)
    EN 60068-2-14:2009 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 2-14: TESTS - TEST N: CHANGE OF TEMPERATURE
    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
    EN 61215 : 2005 CRYSTALLINE SILICON TERRESTRIAL PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULES - DESIGN QUALIFICATION AND TYPE APPROVAL
    IEC 60352-7:2002 Solderless connections - Part 7: Spring clamp connections - General requirements, test methods and practical guidance
    EN 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 60695-2-11:2014)
    ISO 868:2003 Plastics and ebonite Determination of indentation hardness by means of a durometer (Shore hardness)
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