• EN 60068-3-4:2002

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    ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 3-4: SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION AND GUIDANCE - DAMP HEAT TESTS

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    Published date:  04-01-2002

    Publisher:  European Committee for Standards - Electrical

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    FOREWORD
    INTRODUCTION
    1 Scope
    2 Definitions
    3 Procedures for the production and control of
       humidity
       3.1 General
       3.2 Injection of water (spraying)
       3.3 Injection of water vapour (steam)
       3.4 Saturation type
       3.5 Surface evaporation
       3.6 Aqueous solutions
       3.7 Dehumidification
       3.8 Control of humidity
    4 Physical appearance of the effects of humidity
       4.1 Condensation
       4.2 Adsorption
       4.3 Absorption
       4.4 Diffusion
    5 Acceleration
       5.1 General
       5.2 Acceleration factor
    6 Comparison of steady-state and cyclic tests
       6.1 Test C: Damp heat, steady-state
       6.2 Test Db: Damp heat, cyclic test
       6.3 Sequences of tests and composite tests
    7 Influence of test environment on specimens
       7.1 Change of physical characteristics
       7.2 Change of electrical characteristics
       7.3 Corrosion
    Annex A (informative) Humidity effects diagram
    Bibliography

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    Provides the necessary information to assist in preparing relevant specifications, such as standards for components or equipment, in order to select appropriate tests and test severities for specific products and, in some cases, specific types of application.

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    Committee SR 104
    Development Note Supersedes HD 323.2.28. (04/2002)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher European Committee for Standards - Electrical
    Status Current
    Supersedes

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    I.S. EN 60426:2007 ELECTRICAL INSULATING MATERIALS - DETERMINATION OF ELECTROLYTIC CORROSION CAUSED BY INSULATING MATERIALS - TEST METHODS
    PRHD 62640 : DRAFT 2014 RESIDUAL CURRENT DEVICES WITH OR WITHOUT OVERCURRENT PROTECTION FOR SOCKET-OUTLETS FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR USES (IEC 62640:2011, MODIFIED)
    UNE-EN 12405-2:2013 Gas meters - Conversion devices - Part 2: Energy conversion
    BS EN 60127-6 : 2014 MINIATURE FUSES - PART 6: FUSE-HOLDERS FOR MINIATURE FUSE-LINKS
    I.S. EN 12405-2:2012 GAS METERS - CONVERSION DEVICES - PART 2: ENERGY CONVERSION
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    CEI EN 60426 : 2007 ELECTRICAL INSULATING MATERIALS - DETERMINATION OF ELECTROLYTIC CORROSION CAUSED BY INSULATING MATERIALS - TEST METHODS
    I.S. EN 62752:2016&AC:2019-03 IN-CABLE CONTROL AND PROTECTION DEVICE FOR MODE 2 CHARGING OF ELECTRIC ROAD VEHICLES (IC-CPD)
    BS EN 62606:2013 General requirements for arc fault detection devices
    CEI EN 62606 : 2014 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ARC FAULT DETECTION DEVICES
    I.S. EN 60068-3-6:2002 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 3-6: SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION AND GUIDANCE - CONFIRMATION OF THE PERFORMANCE OF TEMPERATURE/HUMIDITY CHAMBERS
    I.S. EN 60127-6:2014 MINIATURE FUSES - PART 6: FUSE-HOLDERS FOR MINIATURE FUSE-LINKS
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    CEI EN 60255-1 : 2011 MEASURING RELAYS AND PROTECTION EQUIPMENT - PART 1: COMMON REQUIREMENTS
    UNE-EN 62752:2017 In-cable control and protection device for mode 2 charging of electric road vehicles (IC-CPD)
    I.S. HD 62640:2015 RESIDUAL CURRENT DEVICES WITH OR WITHOUT OVERCURRENT PROTECTION FOR SOCKET-OUTLETS FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR USES
    I.S. EN 60255-1:2010 MEASURING RELAYS AND PROTECTION EQUIPMENT - PART 1: COMMON REQUIREMENTS
    I.S. EN 61009-1:2012 RESIDUAL CURRENT OPERATED CIRCUIT-BREAKERS WITH INTEGRAL OVERCURRENT PROTECTION FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR USES (RCBOS) - PART 1: GENERAL RULES
    DIN EN 45501:2016-03 METROLOGICAL ASPECTS OF NON-AUTOMATIC WEIGHING INSTRUMENTS
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    UNE-EN 45501:2016 Metrological aspects of non-automatic weighing instruments
    UNE-EN 61009-1:2013 Residual current operated circuit-breakers with integral overcurrent protection for household and similar uses (RCBOs) - Part 1: General rules
    EN 62752:2016 IN-CABLE CONTROL AND PROTECTION DEVICE FOR MODE 2 CHARGING OF ELECTRIC ROAD VEHICLES (IC-CPD) (IEC 62752:2016)
    BS EN 61009-1 : 2012 RESIDUAL CURRENT OPERATED CIRCUIT-BREAKERS WITH INTEGRAL OVERCURRENT PROTECTION FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR USES (RCBOS) - PART 1: GENERAL RULES
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    I.S. EN 45501:2015 METROLOGICAL ASPECTS OF NON-AUTOMATIC WEIGHING INSTRUMENTS
    EN 12405-2 : 2012 GAS METERS - CONVERSION DEVICES - PART 2: ENERGY CONVERSION
    EN 62606:2013/A1:2017 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ARC FAULT DETECTION DEVICES (IEC 62606:2013/A1:2017)
    EN 60068-3-6 : 2002 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 3-6: SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION AND GUIDANCE - CONFIRMATION OF THE PERFORMANCE OF TEMPERATURE/HUMIDITY CHAMBERS
    EN 60426 : 2007 ELECTRICAL INSULATING MATERIALS - DETERMINATION OF ELECTROLYTIC CORROSION CAUSED BY INSULATING MATERIALS - TEST METHODS
    EN 60255-1 : 2010 MEASURING RELAYS AND PROTECTION EQUIPMENT - PART 1: COMMON REQUIREMENTS
    EN 45501 : 2015 METROLOGICAL ASPECTS OF NON-AUTOMATIC WEIGHING INSTRUMENTS
    EN 60127-6:2014 MINIATURE FUSES - PART 6: FUSE-HOLDERS FOR MINIATURE FUSE-LINKS (IEC 60127-6:2014)
    EN 45501:2015 METROLOGICAL ASPECTS OF NON-AUTOMATIC WEIGHING INSTRUMENTS

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    IEC 60068-1:2013 Environmental testing - Part 1: General and guidance
    IEC 60068-2-39:2015 Environmental testing - Part 2-39: Tests - Tests and guidance: Combined temperature or temperature and humidity with low air pressure tests
    IEC 60068-2-66:1994 Environmental testing - Part 2: Test methods - Test Cx: Damp heat, steady state (unsaturated pressurized vapour)
    IEC 60068-2-67:1995 Environmental testing - Part 2-67: Tests - Test Cy: Damp heat, steady state, accelerated test primarily intended for components
    IEC 60068-2-38:2009 Environmental testing - Part 2-38: Tests - Test Z/AD: Composite temperature/humidity cyclic test
    IEC 60068-2-17:1994 Basic environmental testing procedures - Part 2-17: Tests - Test Q: Sealing
    IEC 60068-2-10:2005 Environmental testing - Part 2-10: Tests - Test J and guidance: Mould growth
    IEC 60068-2-61:1991 Environmental testing - Part 2-61: Test methods - Test Z/ABDM:Climatic sequence
    IEC 60068-2-1:2007 Environmental testing - Part 2-1: Tests - Test A: Cold
    IEC 60068-2-14:2009 Environmental testing - Part 2-14: Tests - Test N: Change of temperature
    IEC 60068-2-30:2005 Environmental testing - Part 2-30: Tests - Test Db: Damp heat, cyclic (12 h + 12 h cycle)
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