• EN 60393-1 : 2009

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    POTENTIOMETERS FOR USE IN ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - PART 1: GENERIC SPECIFICATION

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    Published date:  30-07-2009

    Publisher:  European Committee for Standards - Electrical

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    FOREWORD
    1 General
      1.1 Scope
      1.2 Normative references
    2 Technical data
      2.1 Units and symbols
      2.2 Terms and definitions
      2.3 Preferred values
      2.4 Marking
    3 Assessment procedures
    4 Test and measurement procedures
      4.1 General
      4.2 Standard atmospheric conditions
      4.3 Drying
      4.4 Visual examination and check of dimensions
      4.5 Continuity (except for continuously rotating
           potentiometers)
      4.6 Element resistance
      4.7 Terminal resistance
      4.8 Maximum attenuation
      4.9 Resistance law (conformity)
      4.10 Matching of the resistance law (for ganged
           potentiometers only)
      4.11 Switch contact resistance (when appropriate)
      4.12 Voltage proof (insulated styles only)
      4.13 Insulation resistance (insulated styles only)
      4.14 Variation of resistance with temperature
      4.15 Rotational noise
      4.16 Contact resistance at low-voltage levels
      4.17 Setting ability (adjustability) and setting
           stability
      4.18 Starting torque
      4.19 Switch torque
      4.20 End stop torque
      4.21 Locking torque
      4.22 Thrust and pull on shaft
      4.23 Shaft run-out
      4.24 Lateral run-out
      4.25 Pilot (or spigot) diameter run-out
      4.26 Shaft end play
      4.27 Backlash
      4.28 Dither
      4.29 Output smoothness
      4.30 Robustness of terminals
      4.31 Sealing
      4.32 Solderability
      4.33 Resistance to soldering heat
      4.34 Change of temperature
      4.35 Vibration
      4.36 Bump
      4.37 Shock
      4.38 Climatic sequence
      4.39 Damp heat, steady state
      4.40 Mechanical endurance (potentiometers)
      4.41 AC endurance testing of mains switches on capacitive
           loads
      4.42 DC endurance testing of switches
      4.43 Electrical endurance
      4.44 Component solvent resistance
      4.45 Solvent resistance of the marking
      4.46 Microlinearity
      4.47 Mounting (for surface mount potentiometers)
      4.48 Shear (adhesion) test
      4.49 Substrate bending test (formerly bond strength of the
           end face plating)
      4.50 Solderability (for surface mount potentiometers)
      4.51 Resistance to soldering heat (for surface mount
           potentiometers)
    Annex A (normative) - Rules for the preparation of detail
                          specifications for capacitors and
                          resistors for electronic equipment
    Annex B (normative) - Interpretation of sampling plans and
                          procedures as described in IEC 60410
                          for use within the IEC Quality
                          Assessment System for Electronic
                          Components
    Annex C (normative) - Measuring methods for rotational noise
    Annex D (normative) - Apparatus for measuring mechanical
                          accuracy
    Annex E (normative) - Measuring method for microlinearity
    Annex F (normative) - Preferred dimensions of shaft ends,
                          bushes and for the mounting hole,
                          bush-mounted, shaft-operated electronic
                          components
    Annex G (informative) - Example of common potentiometer's law
    Annex H (normative) - Quality assessment procedures
    Annex ZA (normative) - Normative references to international
                           publications with their corresponding
                           European publications

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    IEC 60393-1:2008(E) is applicable to all types of resistive potentiometers, including lead-screw actuated types, presets, multi-turn units, etc. to be used in electronic equipment.

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    Committee SR 40
    Development Note Supersedes CECC 41000. (09/2009) Supersedes UNE 20546-1. (07/2012)
    Document Type Test Method
    Publisher European Committee for Standards - Electrical
    Status Current

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

    I.S. EN 60393-6:2016 POTENTIOMETERS FOR USE IN ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - PART 6: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION - SURFACE MOUNT PRESET POTENTIOMETERS
    I.S. EN 60393-5:2016 POTENTIOMETERS FOR USE IN ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - PART 5: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION - SINGLE-TURN ROTARY LOW-POWER WIREWOUND AND NONWIREWOUND POTENTIOMETERS
    BS EN 60393-6:2016 POTENTIOMETERS FOR USE IN ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - PART 6: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION - SURFACE MOUNT PRESET POTENTIOMETERS
    BS EN 60393-5:2016 POTENTIOMETERS FOR USE IN ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - PART 5: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION - SINGLE-TURN ROTARY LOW-POWER WIREWOUND AND NONWIREWOUND POTENTIOMETERS
    BS EN 60393-2:2016 POTENTIOMETERS FOR USE IN ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - PART 2: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION - LEAD-SCREW ACTUATED AND ROTARY PRESET POTENTIOMETERS
    I.S. EN 60393-2:2016 POTENTIOMETERS FOR USE IN ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - PART 2: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION - LEAD-SCREW ACTUATED AND ROTARY PRESET POTENTIOMETERS
    EN 60393-6 : 2016 POTENTIOMETERS FOR USE IN ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - PART 6: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION - SURFACE MOUNT PRESET POTENTIOMETERS (IEC 60393-6:2015)
    EN 60393-5 : 2016 Potentiometers for use in electronic equipment - Part 5: Sectional specification - Single-turn rotary low-power wirewound and nonwirewound potentiometers
    EN 60393-2 : 2016 POTENTIOMETERS FOR USE IN ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - PART 2: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION - LEAD-SCREW ACTUATED AND ROTARY PRESET POTENTIOMETERS (IEC 60393-2:2015)

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    IEC 60068-2-58:2015+AMD1:2017 CSV Environmental testing - Part 2-58: Tests - Test Td: Test methods for solderability, resistance to dissolution of metallization and to soldering heat of surface mounting devices (SMD)
    IEC 60068-2-27:2008 Environmental testing - Part 2-27: Tests - Test Ea and guidance: Shock
    IEC 60068-2-20:2008 Environmental testing - Part 2-20: Tests - Test T: Test methods for solderability and resistance to soldering heat of devices with leads
    EN 60068-2-1:2007 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 2-1: TESTS - TEST A: COLD
    IECQ 001002-3:2005 IEC QUALITY ASSESSMENT SYSTEM FOR ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS (IECQ) - RULES OF PROCEDURE - PART 3: APPROVAL PROCEDURES
    IEC 61249-2-7:2002 Materials for printed boards and other interconnecting structures - Part 2-7: Reinforced base materials clad and unclad - Epoxide woven E-glass laminated sheet of defined flammability (vertical burning test), copper-clad
    EN 60068-2-2:2007 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 2-2: TESTS - TEST B: DRY HEAT
    IEC 60068-2-21:2006 Environmental testing - Part 2-21: Tests - Test U: Robustness of terminations and integral mounting devices
    IEC 60068-2-13:1983 Basic environmental testing procedures - Part 2-13: Tests - Test M: Low air pressure
    EN 60068-1:2014 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 1: GENERAL AND GUIDANCE (IEC 60068-1:2013)
    EN 60027-1:2006/A2:2007 LETTER SYMBOLS TO BE USED IN ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY - PART 1: GENERAL
    IEC 60027-1:1992 Letters symbols to be used in electrical technology - Part 1: General
    EN 61249-2-7:2002/corrigendum:2005 MATERIALS FOR PRINTED BOARDS AND OTHER INTERCONNECTING STRUCTURES - PART 2-7: REINFORCED BASE MATERIALS CLAD AND UNCLAD - EPOXIDE WOVEN E-GLASS LAMINATED SHEET OF DEFINED FLAMMABILITY (VERTICAL BURNING TEST), COPPER-CLAD
    IEC 60915:2006 Capacitors and resistors for use in electronic equipment - Preferred dimensions of shaft ends, bushes and for the mounting of single-hole, bush-mounted, shaft-operated electronic components
    IEC 60410:1973 Sampling plans and procedures for inspection by attributes
    EN 60068-2-27:2009 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 2-27: TESTS - TEST EA AND GUIDANCE: SHOCK
    EN 60068-2-17 : 1994 BASIC ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - TEST Q: SEALING
    IEC 60068-2-17:1994 Basic environmental testing procedures - Part 2-17: Tests - Test Q: Sealing
    EN 60068-2-21:2006 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 2-21: TESTS - TEST U: ROBUSTNESS OF TERMINATIONS AND INTEGRAL MOUNTING DEVICES
    IEC 60068-2-2:2007 Environmental testing - Part 2-2: Tests - Test B: Dry heat
    IEC 60062:2016 Marking codes for resistors and capacitors
    EN 60062:2016/AC:2016-12 MARKING CODES FOR RESISTORS AND CAPACITORS (IEC 60062:2016/COR1:2016)
    EN 60915:2007/corrigendum:2009 CAPACITORS AND RESISTORS FOR USE IN ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - PREFERRED DIMENSIONS OF SHAFT ENDS, BUSHES AND FOR THE MOUNTING OF SINGLE-HOLE, BUSH-MOUNTED, SHAFT-OPERATED ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS
    EN 60068-2-29 : 1993 BASIC ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING PROCEDURES - TESTS - TEST EB AND GUIDANCE: BUMP
    EN 60068-2-78:2013 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 2-78: TESTS - TEST CAB: DAMP HEAT, STEADY STATE (IEC 60068-2-78:2012)
    EN 60068-2-13 : 1999 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 2: TESTS - TEST M: LOW AIR PRESSURE
    EN 60068-2-6:2008 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 2-6: TESTS - TEST FC: VIBRATION (SINUSOIDAL)
    IEC 60063:2015 Preferred number series for resistors and capacitors
    ISO 9000:2015 Quality management systems Fundamentals and vocabulary
    IEC 60068-2-29:1987 Environmental testing. Part 2: Tests. Test Eb and guidance: Bump
    IEC 60068-2-1:2007 Environmental testing - Part 2-1: Tests - Test A: Cold
    EN 60068-2-30:2005 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 2-30: TESTS - TEST DB: DAMP HEAT, CYCLIC (12 H + 12 H CYCLE)
    IEC 60068-2-14:2009 Environmental testing - Part 2-14: Tests - Test N: Change of temperature
    EN 60068-2-45:1992/A1:1993 Environmental testing - Part 2: Tests - Test Xa and guidance: Immersion in cleaning solvents
    EN 60068-2-14:2009 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 2-14: TESTS - TEST N: CHANGE OF TEMPERATURE
    EN ISO 9000 : 2015 QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS - FUNDAMENTALS AND VOCABULARY (ISO 9000:2015)
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