• EN 60155:1995/A2:2007

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    GLOW-STARTERS FOR FLUORESCENT LAMPS

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    Published date:  04-01-2007

    Publisher:  European Committee for Standards - Electrical

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    FOREWORD
    Introduction
    Section 1. General and safety requirements
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Definitions
    4 General requirements
    5 General requirements for tests
    6 Marking
    7 Requirements and tests for safety
    Section 2. Performance specification
    8 Starting test
    9 Endurance test
    10 Deactivated lamp test
    11 Information for luminaire design
    Annex A (normative) Ballasts to be used for life testing
    Annex B (normative) Starters for class II fluorescent lamp
            luminaires
    Annex C (informative) Information for luminaire design
    Annex D (normative) Starter contacts - Suitable metals
    Annex E (informative) Guide to good practice in selection of
            plastic materials for starter enclosures
    Annex ZA (normative) Other international publications quoted in
             this standard with the references of the relevant
             European Publications

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Specifies interchangeable glow-starters used with pre-heat type fluorescent lamps. Specifies the general and safety requirements with which starters shall comply. Coverage includes: marking, endurance test, and deactivated lamp test. Also gives definitions, diagrams and annexes.

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    Committee TC 34
    Development Note To be used in conjunction with EN 60081, EN 60901 and EN 60921. (03/2007)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher European Committee for Standards - Electrical
    Status Current
    Supersedes

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

    17/30355026 DC : 0 BS EN 60081:1998/FPRA6:2015/PRAA:2017 - DOUBLE-CAPPED FLUORESCENT LAMPS - PERFORMANCE SPECIFICATIONS
    UNE-EN 60079-15:2013 Explosive atmospheres -- Part 15: Equipment protection by type of protection "n"
    DIN VDE 0711-222 : 1992 LUMINAIRES - PART 2: PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS; SECTION TWENTY-TWO; LUMINAIRES FOR EMERGENCY LIGHTING
    UNE-EN 61199:2012 Single-capped fluorescent lamps - Safety specifications
    BS EN 60598-1:2015 (published 2016-03) Luminaires General requirements and tests
    09/30185891 DC : 0 BS EN 12665 - LIGHT AND LIGHTING - BASIC TERMS AND CRITERIA FOR SPECIFYING LIGHTING REQUIREMENTS
    CEI EN 61000-3-2 : 2015 ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY (EMC) - PART 3-2: LIMITS - LIMITS FOR HARMONIC CURRENT EMISSIONS (EQUIPMENT INPUT CURRENT <= 16 A PER PHASE)
    PREN 12665 : DRAFT 2009 LIGHT AND LIGHTING - BASIC TERMS AND CRITERIA FOR SPECIFYING LIGHTING REQUIREMENTS
    DIN EN 60926 : 2000 AUXILIARIES FOR LAMPS - STARTING DEVICES (OTHER THAN GLOW STARTERS) - GENERAL AND SAFETY REQUIREMENTS
    BS EN 62776 : 2015 DOUBLE-CAPPED LED LAMPS DESIGNED TO RETROFIT LINEAR FLUORESCENT LAMPS - SAFETY SPECIFICATIONS
    EN 60400:2017 LAMPHOLDERS FOR TUBULAR FLUORESCENT LAMPS AND STARTERHOLDERS (IEC 60400:2017)
    BS EN 60598-2-22:2014 Luminaires Particular requirements. Luminaires for emergency lighting
    I.S. EN 60927:2008 AUXILIARIES FOR LAMPS - STARTING DEVICES (OTHER THAN GLOW STARTERS) - PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
    DIN VDE 0711-1 : 1991 LUMINAIRES - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS AND TESTS
    I.S. EN 55015:2013 LIMITS AND METHODS OF MEASUREMENT OF RADIO DISTURBANCE CHARACTERISTICS OF ELECTRICAL LIGHTING AND SIMILAR EQUIPMENT
    BS 4533-101(1990) : 1990 LUMINAIRES - SPECIFICATION FOR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS AND TESTS
    DIN EN 50021 : 2000 ELECTRICAL APPARATUS FOR POTENTIALLY EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - TYPE OF PROTECTION "N"
    I.S. EN 60081:1998 DOUBLE-CAPPED FLUORESCENT LAMPS - PERFORMANCE SPECIFICATIONS
    I.S. EN 61199:2011 SINGLE-CAPPED FLUORESCENT LAMPS - SAFETY SPECIFICATIONS
    BS EN 55015 : 2013 LIMITS AND METHODS OF MEASUREMENT OF RADIO DISTURBANCE CHARACTERISTICS OF ELECTRICAL LIGHTING AND SIMILAR EQUIPMENT
    I.S. EN 60598-1:2015 LUMINAIRES - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS AND TESTS
    I.S. EN 60400:2017 LAMPHOLDERS FOR TUBULAR FLUORESCENT LAMPS AND STARTERHOLDERS
    UNE-EN 62776:2015 Double-capped LED lamps designed to retrofit linear fluorescent lamps - Safety specifications
    I.S. EN 60901:1997 SINGLE-CAPPED FLUORESCENT LAMPS - PERFORMANCE SPECIFICATIONS
    I.S. EN 62776:2015 DOUBLE-CAPPED LED LAMPS DESIGNED TO RETROFIT LINEAR FLUORESCENT LAMPS - SAFETY SPECIFICATIONS
    BS EN 60081 : 1998 DOUBLE-CAPPED FLUORESCENT LAMPS - PERFORMANCE SPECIFICATIONS
    BS EN 61347-2-1 : 2001 LAMP CONTROLGEAR - PART 2-1: PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR STARTING DEVICES (OTHER THAN GLOW STARTERS)
    I.S. EN 60079-15:2010 EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - PART 15: EQUIPMENT PROTECTION BY TYPE OF PROTECTION 'N'
    I.S. EN 61000-3-2:2014 ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY (EMC) - PART 3-2: LIMITS - LIMITS FOR HARMONIC CURRENT EMISSIONS (EQUIPMENT INPUT CURRENT <= 16 A PER PHASE)
    UNE-EN 62035:2015 Discharge lamps (excluding fluorescent lamps) - Safety specifications
    I.S. EN 62035:2014 DISCHARGE LAMPS (EXCLUDING FLUORESCENT LAMPS) - SAFETY SPECIFICATIONS
    I.S. EN 60598-2-22:2014 LUMINAIRES - PART 2-22: PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS - LUMINAIRES FOR EMERGENCY LIGHTING
    BS EN 50021 : 1999 ELECTRICAL APPARATUS FOR POTENTIALLY EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - TYPE OF PROTECTION "N"
    BS EN 61000-3-2:2014 (published 2014-09) Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) Limits. Limits for harmonic current emissions (equipment input current 16 A per phase)
    BS EN 61199 : 2011 SINGLE-CAPPED FLUORESCENT LAMPS - SAFETY SPECIFICATIONS
    BS EN 60901 : 1996 SINGLE-CAPPED FLUORESCENT LAMPS - PERFORMANCE SPECIFICATIONS
    EN 60598-1:2015/A1:2018 LUMINAIRES - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS AND TESTS
    BS EN 60079-15 : 2010 EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - PART 15: EQUIPMENT PROTECTION BY TYPE OF PROTECTION 'N'
    UNE-EN 55015:2013 Limits and methods of measurement of radio disturbance characteristics of electrical lighting and similar equipment
    CEI EN 60079-15 : 2012 EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - PART 15: EQUIPMENT PROTECTION BY TYPE OF PROTECTION 'N'
    BS EN 62035 : 2014 DISCHARGE LAMPS (EXCLUDING FLUORESCENT LAMPS) - SAFETY SPECIFICATIONS
    I.S. EN 12665:2011 LIGHT AND LIGHTING - BASIC TERMS AND CRITERIA FOR SPECIFYING LIGHTING REQUIREMENTS
    I.S. EN 61347-2-1:2004 LAMP CONTROLGEAR - PART 2-1: PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR STARTING DEVICES (OTHER THAN GLOW STARTERS)
    UNE-EN 60598-1:2015 Luminaires - Part 1: General requirements and tests
    UNI EN 12665 : 2011 LIGHT AND LIGHTING - BASIC TERMS AND CRITERIA FOR SPECIFYING LIGHTING REQUIREMENTS
    EN 60901:1996/A6:2017 SINGLE-CAPPED FLUORESCENT LAMPS - PERFORMANCE SPECIFICATIONS (IEC 60901:1996/A6:2014, MODIFIED)
    EN 60081:1998/A11:2018 Double-capped fluorescent lamps - Performance specifications
    EN 60598-2-22:2014/AC:2016-09 LUMINAIRES - PART 2-22: PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS - LUMINAIRES FOR EMERGENCY LIGHTING (IEC 60598-2-22:2014/COR2:2016)
    UNE-EN 12665:2012 Light and lighting - Basic terms and criteria for specifying lighting requirements
    BS EN 12665:2011 LIGHT AND LIGHTING - BASIC TERMS AND CRITERIA FOR SPECIFYING LIGHTING REQUIREMENTS
    UNE-EN 60400:2011 Lampholders for tubular fluorescent lamps and starterholders
    EN 60079-15:2010 EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - PART 15: EQUIPMENT PROTECTION BY TYPE OF PROTECTION "N"
    EN 62035:2014 DISCHARGE LAMPS (EXCLUDING FLUORESCENT LAMPS) - SAFETY SPECIFICATIONS (IEC 62035:2014, MODIFIED)
    EN 50021 : 99 COR 2000 ELECTRICAL APPARATUS FOR POTENTIALLY EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - TYPE OF PROTECTION "N"
    EN 61199:2011/A2:2015 SINGLE-CAPPED FLUORESCENT LAMPS - SAFETY SPECIFICATIONS (IEC 61199:2011/A2:2014)
    EN 62776 : 2015 DOUBLE-CAPPED LED LAMPS DESIGNED TO RETROFIT LINEAR FLUORESCENT LAMPS - SAFETY SPECIFICATIONS (IEC 62776:2014 + COR1:2015)
    EN 61000-3-2:2014 ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY (EMC) - PART 3-2: LIMITS - LIMITS FOR HARMONIC CURRENT EMISSIONS (EQUIPMENT INPUT CURRENT <= 16 A PER PHASE) (IEC 61000-3-2:2014)
    EN 61347-2-1:2001/A2:2014 LAMP CONTROLGEAR - PART 2-1: PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR STARTING DEVICES (OTHER THAN GLOW STARTERS) (IEC 61347-2-1:2000/A2:2013)

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    IEC 60695-2-1:1991 Fire hazard testing - Part 2: Test methods - Section 1: Glow-wire test and guidance
    EN 60400:2017 LAMPHOLDERS FOR TUBULAR FLUORESCENT LAMPS AND STARTERHOLDERS (IEC 60400:2017)
    IEC 60400:2017 Lampholders for tubular fluorescent lamps and starterholders
    ISO 2081:2008 Metallic and other inorganic coatings Electroplated coatings of zinc with supplementary treatments on iron or steel
    ISO 1456:2009 Metallic and other inorganic coatings Electrodeposited coatings of nickel, nickel plus chromium, copper plus nickel and of copper plus nickel plus chromium
    EN 60921:2004/A1:2006 BALLASTS FOR TUBULAR FLUORESCENT LAMPS - PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
    IEC 60921:2004+AMD1:2006 CSV Ballasts for tubular fluorescent lamps - Performance requirements
    IEC 60901:1996+AMD1:1997+AMD2:2000 CSV Single-capped fluorescent lamps - Performance specifications
    ISO 2093:1986 Electroplated coatings of tin — Specification and test methods
    ISO 4046:1978 Paper, board, pulp and related terms Vocabulary
    EN 60901:1996/A6:2017 SINGLE-CAPPED FLUORESCENT LAMPS - PERFORMANCE SPECIFICATIONS (IEC 60901:1996/A6:2014, MODIFIED)
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