• EN 60670-1:2005/A1:2013

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    BOXES AND ENCLOSURES FOR ELECTRICAL ACCESSORIES FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR FIXED ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS (IEC 60670-1:2002/A1:2011, MODIFIED)

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    Superseded date:  11-05-2021

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    Published date:  12-01-2013

    Publisher:  European Committee for Standards - Electrical

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    FOREWORD
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Definitions
    4 General requirements
    5 General notes on tests
    6 Ratings
    7 Classification
    8 Marking
    9 Dimensions
    10 Protection against electric shock
    11 Provision for earthing
    12 Construction
    13 Resistance to ageing, protection against ingress
       of solid objects and against harmful ingress of water
    14 Insulation resistance and electric strength
    15 Mechanical strength
    16 Resistance to heat
    17 Creepage distances, clearances and distances
       through sealing compound
    18 Resistance of insulating material to abnormal
       heat and fire
    19 Resistance to tracking
    20 Resistance to corrosion
    21 Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC)
    Annex A (informative) - Examples of enclosures and
            parts thereof
    Bibliography
    Annex ZA (normative) - Normative references to
             international publications with their
             corresponding European publications
    Annex ZB (normative) - Special national conditions
    Annex ZC (informative) - A-deviations
    Bibliography

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    Pertains to boxes, enclosures and parts of enclosures (hereafter called 'boxes' and 'enclosures') for electrical accessories with a rated voltage not exceeding 1000 V a.c. and 1500 V d.c. intended for household or similar fixed electrical installations, either indoors or outdoors.

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    Committee TC 23B
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher European Committee for Standards - Electrical
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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

    BS EN 60669-2-5 : 2016 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)
    BS EN 62549 : 2011 ARTICULATED SYSTEMS AND FLEXIBLE SYSTEMS FOR CABLE GUIDING
    BS EN 60670-21:2007 Boxes and enclosures for electrical accessories for household and similar fixed electrical installations Particular requirements for boxes and enclosures with provision for suspension means
    CEI 216-8 : 2005 FLUSH-TYPE DETECTORS FOR THE DETECTION OF COMBUSTIBLE GASES IN DOMESTIC PREMISES - TEST METHODS AND PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
    BS EN 61995-1:2008 Devices for the connection of luminaires for household and similar purposes General requirements
    PRHD 62640 : DRAFT 2014 RESIDUAL CURRENT DEVICES WITH OR WITHOUT OVERCURRENT PROTECTION FOR SOCKET-OUTLETS FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR USES (IEC 62640:2011, MODIFIED)
    I.S. EN 60669-2-5:2016 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)
    UNE-EN 62549:2012 Articulated systems and flexible systems for cable guiding
    CEI EN 62549 : 2012 ARTICULATED SYSTEMS AND FLEXIBLE SYSTEMS FOR CABLE GUIDING
    EN 61995-1:2008/A1:2017 DEVICES FOR THE CONNECTION OF LUMINAIRES FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR PURPOSES - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS (IEC 61995-1:2005/A1:2016)
    HD 62640:2015/A11:2016 RESIDUAL CURRENT DEVICES WITH OR WITHOUT OVERCURRENT PROTECTION FOR SOCKET-OUTLETS FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR USES (IEC 62640:2011, MODIFIED)
    IEC 60669-2-5:2013 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)
    I.S. HD 62640:2015 RESIDUAL CURRENT DEVICES WITH OR WITHOUT OVERCURRENT PROTECTION FOR SOCKET-OUTLETS FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR USES
    UNE-EN 61995-1:2010 Devices for the connection of luminaires for household and similar purposes -- Part 1: General requirements
    EN 60670-21 : 2007 Boxes and enclosures for electrical accessories for household and similar fixed electrical installations - Part 21: Particular requirements for boxes and enclosures with provision for suspension means
    EN 60669-2-5 : 2016 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)
    EN 62549 : 2011 ARTICULATED SYSTEMS AND FLEXIBLE SYSTEMS FOR CABLE GUIDING (IEC 62549:2011)

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    IEC 60112:2003+AMD1:2009 CSV Method for the determination of the proof and the comparative tracking indices of solid insulating materials
    EN 60068-2-75:2014 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 2-75: TESTS - TEST EH: HAMMER TESTS (IEC 60068-2-75:2014)
    HD 214 : 200S2 RECOMMENDED METHOD FOR DETERMINING THE COMPARATIVE TRACKING INDEX OF SOLID INSULATING MATERIALS UNDER MOIST CONDITIONS
    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)
    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
    IEC 60529:1989+AMD1:1999+AMD2:2013 CSV Degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP Code)
    IEC 60423:2007 Conduit systems for cable management - Outside diameters of conduits for electrical installations and threads for conduits and fittings
    ISO 2093:1986 Electroplated coatings of tin — Specification and test methods
    EN 61032 : 1998 PROTECTION OF PERSONS AND EQUIPMENT BY ENCLOSURES - PROBES FOR VERIFICATION (IEC 61032:1997)
    IEC 60068-2-75:2014 Environmental testing - Part 2-75: Tests - Test Eh: Hammer tests
    EN 61140:2016 PROTECTION AGAINST ELECTRIC SHOCK - COMMON ASPECTS FOR INSTALLATION AND EQUIPMENT (IEC 61140:2016)
    IEC 60695-10-2:2014 Fire hazard testing - Part 10-2: Abnormal heat - Ball pressure test method
    EN 60529:1991/AC:2016-12 DEGREES OF PROTECTION PROVIDED BY ENCLOSURES (IP CODE) (IEC 60529 EDITION 2.2 CORRIGENDUM 2:2015)
    IEC 61140:2016 Protection against electric shock - Common aspects for installation and equipment
    IEC 61032:1997 Protection of persons and equipment by enclosures - Probes for verification
    IEC 62444:2010 Cable glands for electrical installations
    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)
    EN 60423:2007 CONDUIT SYSTEMS FOR CABLE MANAGEMENT - OUTSIDE DIAMETERS OF CONDUITS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS AND THREADS FOR CONDUITS AND FITTINGS
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