• EN 61557-8:2015/AC:2016-06

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    Electrical safety in low voltage distribution systems up to 1 000 V a.c. and 1 500 V d.c. - Equipment for testing, measuring or monitoring of protective measures - Part 8: Insulation monitoring devices for IT systems

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    Published date:  03-06-2016

    Publisher:  European Committee for Standards - Electrical

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    FOREWORD
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms, definitions and abbreviations
    4 Requirements
    5 Marking and operating instructions
    6 Tests
    7 Overview of requirements and tests for IMDs
    Annex A (normative) - Medical insulation monitoring devices
            (MED-IMD)
    Annex B (informative) - Monitoring of overload current and
            over-temperature
    Annex C (normative) - Insulation monitoring devices for photovoltaic
            systems (PV-IMD)
    Annex D (normative) - Insulation monitoring function of a photovoltaic
            inverter (PV-IMF) or in a charge controller
    Bibliography
    Annex ZA (normative) - Normative references to
             international publications with
             their corresponding European publications

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    Committee TC 85X
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher European Committee for Standards - Electrical
    Status Current
    Supersedes

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    UNE-HD 50573.5.57:2014 Co-ordination of electrical equipment for protection, isolation, switching and control
    EN 62020:1998/A1:2005 ELECTRICAL ACCESSORIES - RESIDUAL CURRENT MONITORS FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR USES (RCMS)
    BS EN 61851-23 : 2014 ELECTRIC VEHICLE CONDUCTIVE CHARGING SYSTEM - PART 23: DC ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING STATION (IEC 61851-23:2014)
    I.S. HD 60364-7-710:2012 LOW-VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - PART 7-710: REQUIREMENTS FOR SPECIAL INSTALLATIONS OR LOCATIONS - MEDICAL LOCATIONS (IEC 60364-7-710:2002 (MOD))
    14/30316181 DC : 0 BS EN 50628 - ERECTION OF ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS IN UNDERGROUND MINES
    I.S. HD 50573-5-57:2014 CO-ORDINATION OF ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT FOR PROTECTION, ISOLATION, SWITCHING AND CONTROL
    BS EN 62020 : 1999 ELECTRICAL ACCESSORIES - RESIDUAL CURRENT MONITORS FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR USES (RCMS)
    BS EN 61557-1:2007 (published 2007-06) Electrical safety in low voltage distribution systems up to 1000 V a.c. and 1500 V d.c. Equipment for testing, measuring or monitoring of protective measures General requirements
    UNE-EN 50502:2016 Railway applications - Rolling stock - Electric equipment in trolley buses - Safety requirements and current collection systems
    NF EN 62020 : 1999 AMD 1 2005 ELECTRICAL ACCESSORIES - RESIDUAL CURRENT MONITORS FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR USES (RCMS)
    I.S. EN 50628:2016 ERECTION OF ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS IN UNDERGROUND MINES
    EN 61326-2-4 : 2013 ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT FOR MEASUREMENT, CONTROL AND LABORATORY USE - EMC REQUIREMENTS - PART 2-4: PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS - TEST CONFIGURATIONS, OPERATIONAL CONDITIONS AND PERFORMANCE CRITERIA FOR INSULATION MONITORING DEVICES ACCORDING TO IEC 61557-8 AND FOR EQUIPMENT FOR INSULATION FAULT LOCATION ACCORDING TO IEC 61557-9 (IEC 61326-2-4:2012)
    S.R. HD 60364-5-557:2013 LOW-VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - PART 5-557: SELECTION AND ERECTION OF ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT - AUXILIARY CIRCUITS
    BS EN 50502 : 2015 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - ROLLING STOCK - ELECTRIC EQUIPMENT IN TROLLEY BUSES - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS AND CURRENT COLLECTION SYSTEMS
    S.R. HD 60364-5-53:2015 LOW-VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - PART 5-53: SELECTION AND ERECTION OF ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT - SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR
    HD 60364-7-722:2016 LOW-VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - PART 7-722: REQUIREMENTS FOR SPECIAL INSTALLATIONS OR LOCATIONS - SUPPLIES FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES (IEC 60364-7-722:2015, MODIFIED)
    I.S. EN 61326-2-4:2013 ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT FOR MEASUREMENT, CONTROL AND LABORATORY USE - EMC REQUIREMENTS - PART 2-4: PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS - TEST CONFIGURATIONS, OPERATIONAL CONDITIONS AND PERFORMANCE CRITERIA FOR INSULATION MONITORING DEVICES ACCORDING TO IEC 61557-8 AND FOR EQUIPMENT FOR INSULATION FAULT LOCATION ACCORDING TO IEC 61557-9 (IEC 61326-2-4:2012 (EQV))
    S.R. HD 60364-5-551:2010 LOW-VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - PART 5-55: SELECTION AND ERECTION OF ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT - OTHER EQUIPMENT - CLAUSE 551: LOW-VOLTAGE GENERATING SETS
    I.S. EN 50502:2015 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - ROLLING STOCK - ELECTRIC EQUIPMENT IN TROLLEY BUSES - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS AND CURRENT COLLECTION SYSTEMS
    I.S. EN 61557-15:2014 ELECTRICAL SAFETY IN LOW VOLTAGE DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS UP TO 1000 V A.C. AND 1500 V D.C. - EQUIPMENT FOR TESTING, MEASURING OR MONITORING OF PROTECTIVE MEASURES - PART 15: FUNCTIONAL SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR INSULATION MONITORING DEVICES IN IT SYSTEMS AND EQUIPMENT FOR INSULATION FAULT LOCATION IN IT SYSTEMS
    I.S. EN 61557-1:2007 ELECTRICAL SAFETY IN LOW VOLTAGE DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS UP TO 1000 V A.C. AND 1500 V D.C. - EQUIPMENT FOR TESTING, MEASURING OR MONITORING OF PROTECTIVE MEASURES - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    PREN 50628 : DRAFT 2014 ERECTION OF ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS IN UNDERGROUND MINES
    S.R. HD 60364-7-712:2016 LOW-VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - PART 7-712: REQUIREMENTS FOR SPECIAL INSTALLATIONS OR LOCATIONS - PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) SYSTEMS
    I.S. EN 61851-23:2014 ELECTRIC VEHICLE CONDUCTIVE CHARGING SYSTEM - PART 23: DC ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING STATION
    CEI EN 61557-1 : 2008 ELECTRICAL SAFETY IN LOW VOLTAGE DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS UP TO 1000 V A.C. AND 1500 V D.C. - EQUIPMENT FOR TESTING, MEASURING OR MONITORING OF PROTECTIVE MEASURES - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    HD 50573-5-57 : 2014 CO-ORDINATION OF ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT FOR PROTECTION, ISOLATION, SWITCHING AND CONTROL
    CEI EN 61326-2-4 : 2014 ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT FOR MEASUREMENT, CONTROL AND LABORATORY USE - EMC REQUIREMENTS - PART 2-4: PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS - TEST CONFIGURATIONS, OPERATIONAL CONDITIONS AND PERFORMANCE CRITERIA FOR INSULATION MONITORING DEVICES ACCORDING TO IEC 61557-8 AND FOR EQUIPMENT FOR INSULATION FAULT LOCATION ACCORDING TO IEC 61557-9
    BS EN 61326-2-4:2013 ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT FOR MEASUREMENT, CONTROL AND LABORATORY USE - EMC REQUIREMENTS - PART 2-4: PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS - TEST CONFIGURATIONS, OPERATIONAL CONDITIONS AND PERFORMANCE CRITERIA FOR INSULATION MONITORING DEVICES ACCORDING TO IEC 61557-8 AND FOR EQUIPMENT FOR INSULATION FAULT LOCATION ACCORDING TO IEC 61557-9 (IEC 61326-2-4:2012)
    S.R. HD 60364-7-722:2016 LOW-VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - PART 7-722: REQUIREMENTS FOR SPECIAL INSTALLATIONS OR LOCATIONS - SUPPLIES FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES
    I.S. HD 60364-7-717:2010 LOW-VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - PART 7-717: REQUIREMENTS FOR SPECIAL INSTALLATIONS OR LOCATIONS - MOBILE OR TRANSPORTABLE UNITS
    I.S. EN 61557-9:2015 ELECTRICAL SAFETY IN LOW VOLTAGE DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS UP TO 1000 V A.C. AND 1500 V D.C. - EQUIPMENT FOR TESTING, MEASURING OR MONITORING OF PROTECTIVE MEASURES - PART 9: EQUIPMENT FOR INSULATION FAULT LOCATION IN IT SYSTEMS
    BS EN 50628 : 2016 ERECTION OF ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS IN UNDERGROUND MINES
    BS EN 61557-9:2015 Electrical safety in low voltage distribution systems up to 1 000 V a.c. and 1 500 V d.c. Equipment for testing, measuring or monitoring of protective measures Equipment for insulation fault location in IT systems
    BS EN 61557-15:2014 Electrical safety in low voltage distribution systems up to 1 000 V a.c. and 1 500 V d.c. Equipment for testing, measuring or monitoring of protective measures Functional safety requirements for insulation monitoring devices in IT systems and equipment for insulation fault location in IT systems
    UNE-EN 61851-23:2015 Electric vehicle conductive charging system - Part 23: DC electric vehicle charging station
    UNE-HD 60364-5-53:2016 Low-voltage electrical installations - Part 5-53: Selection and erection of electrical equipment - Switchgear and controlgear
    EN 50502:2015 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - ROLLING STOCK - ELECTRIC EQUIPMENT IN TROLLEY BUSES - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS AND CURRENT COLLECTION SYSTEMS
    HD 60364-7-717:2010/AC:2014 LOW-VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - PART 7-717: REQUIREMENTS FOR SPECIAL INSTALLATIONS OR LOCATIONS - MOBILE OR TRANSPORTABLE UNITS
    EN 61557-15 : 2014 ELECTRICAL SAFETY IN LOW VOLTAGE DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS UP TO 1000 V A.C. AND 1500 V D.C. - EQUIPMENT FOR TESTING, MEASURING OR MONITORING OF PROTECTIVE MEASURES - PART 15: FUNCTIONAL SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR INSULATION MONITORING DEVICES IN IT SYSTEMS AND EQUIPMENT FOR INSULATION FAULT LOCATION IN IT SYSTEMS (IEC 61557-15:2014)
    HD 60364-5-557:2013/A11:2016 LOW-VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - PART 5-557: SELECTION AND ERECTION OF ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT - AUXILIARY CIRCUITS
    HD 60364-7-710:2012/AC:2013 LOW-VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - PART 7-710: REQUIREMENTS FOR SPECIAL INSTALLATIONS OR LOCATIONS - MEDICAL LOCATIONS
    EN 61851-23:2014/AC:2016-06 ELECTRIC VEHICLE CONDUCTIVE CHARGING SYSTEM - PART 23: DC ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING STATION (IEC 61851-23:2014/COR1:2016)
    HD 60364-5-53:2015/A11:2017 LOW-VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - PART 5-53: SELECTION AND ERECTION OF ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT - SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR
    OVE/ONORM EN 62020 : AMD 1 2006 ELECTRICAL ACCESSORIES - RESIDUAL CURRENT MONITORS FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR USES (RCMS)
    EN 61557-9:2015/AC:2017-02 ELECTRICAL SAFETY IN LOW VOLTAGE DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS UP TO 1000 V A.C. AND 1500 V D.C. - EQUIPMENT FOR TESTING, MEASURING OR MONITORING OF PROTECTIVE MEASURES - PART 9: EQUIPMENT FOR INSULATION FAULT LOCATION IN IT SYSTEMS (IEC 61557-9:2014/COR2:2017)
    HD 60364-7-712:2016 Low-voltage electrical installations - Part 7-712: Requirements for special installations or locations - Photovoltaic (PV) systems
    HD 60364-5-551:2010/A11:2016 LOW-VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - PART 5-55: SELECTION AND ERECTION OF ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT - OTHER EQUIPMENT - CLAUSE 551: LOW-VOLTAGE GENERATING SETS
    EN 50628:2016 ERECTION OF ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS IN UNDERGROUND MINES
    EN 61557-1:2007 ELECTRICAL SAFETY IN LOW VOLTAGE DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS UP TO 1000 V A.C. AND 1500 V D.C. - EQUIPMENT FOR TESTING, MEASURING OR MONITORING OF PROTECTIVE MEASURES - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

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