• EN 60669-2-5 : 2016

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    SWITCHES FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR FIXED ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - PART 2-5: PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS - SWITCHES AND RELATED ACCESSORIES FOR USE IN HOME AND BUILDING ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS (HBES) (IEC 60669-2-5:2013, MODIFIED)

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    Published date:  23-09-2016

    Publisher:  European Committee for Standards - Electrical

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    FOREWORD
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 General requirements
    5 General notes on tests
    6 Rating
    7 Classification
    8 Marking
    9 Checking of dimensions
    10 Protection against electric shock
    11 Provision for earthing
    12 Terminals
    13 Constructional requirements
    14 Mechanism
    15 Resistance to ageing, protection provided
       by enclosures of switches, and resistance
       to humidity
    16 Insulation resistance and electric strength
    17 Temperature rise
    18 Making and breaking capacity
    19 Normal operation
    20 Mechanical strength
    21 Resistance to heat
    22 Screws, current-carrying parts and
       connections
    23 Creepage distances, clearances and distances
       through sealing compound
    24 Resistance of insulating material to abnormal
       heat, to fire and to tracking
    25 Resistance to rusting
    26 EMC requirements
    101 Abnormal conditions
    102 Components
    Annex A (normative) - Survey of specimens
            needed for tests
    Annex B (normative) - Additional requirements
            for switches having facilities for the outlet
            and retention of flexible cables
    Annex C (informative) - Examples of types of
            electronic switches and their functions
    Annex AA (normative) - Measurement of clearances
             and creepage distances
    Annex BB (informative) - Test set-ups
    Bibliography
    Annex ZA (normative) - Normative references to
             international publications with their
             corresponding European publications
    Annex ZB (informative) - A-deviations
    Annex ZZA (informative) - Relationship between
             this European standard and the essential
             requirements of Directive 2014/30/EU
             [2014 OJ L96] aimed to be covered
    Annex ZZB (informative) - Relationship between
             this European standard and the safety
             objectives of Directive 2014/35/EU
             [2014 OJ L96] aimed to be covered
    Annex ZZC (informative) - Relationship between
              this European standard and the essential
              requirements of Directive 2014/53/EU
              [2014 OJ L153] aimed to be covered

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    Pertains to HBES switches with a working voltage not exceeding 250 V a.c. and a rated current up to and including 16 A for household and similar fixed electrical installations either indoors or outdoors and to associated electronic extension units.

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    Committee TC 23BX
    Development Note Supersedes EN 50428. (09/2016) To be read in conjunction with EN 60669-1 and EN 60669-2-1. (11/2016)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher European Committee for Standards - Electrical
    Status Current

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    HD 60364-5-537:2016/A11:2017 LOW-VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - PART 5-53: SELECTION AND ERECTION OF ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT - DEVICES FOR PROTECTION, ISOLATION, SWITCHING, CONTROL AND MONITORING - CLAUSE 537: ISOLATION AND SWITCHING
    S.R. HD 60364-5-537:2016 LOW-VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - PART 5-53: SELECTION AND ERECTION OF ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT - DEVICES FOR PROTECTION, ISOLATION, SWITCHING, CONTROL AND MONITORING - CLAUSE 537: ISOLATION AND SWITCHING

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