• HD 62640:2015/A11:2016

    Superseded A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.

    RESIDUAL CURRENT DEVICES WITH OR WITHOUT OVERCURRENT PROTECTION FOR SOCKET-OUTLETS FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR USES (IEC 62640:2011, MODIFIED)

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    Superseded date:  20-07-2021

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    Published date:  16-03-2015

    Publisher:  European Committee for Standards - Electrical

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    FOREWORD
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Classification
    5 Characteristics of SRCDs
    6 Marking and other product information
    7 Standard conditions for operation in service
      and for installation
    8 Requirements for construction and operation
    9 Tests
    Annex A (normative) - Test sequence and number of
            samples to be submitted for certification
            purposes
    Annex B (normative) - Determination of clearances
            and creepage distances
    Annex C informative) - Approximate relationship between
            cross-sectional area in mm and AWG sizes
    Annex D (normative) - Routine tests
    Annex E (informative) - Methods of determination of
            short-circuit power-factor
    Bibliography
    Annex ZA (normative) - Normative references to
             international publications with their
             corresponding European publications
    Annex ZB (normative) - Special national conditions
    Annex ZZ (informative) - Coverage of Essential
             Requirements of EU Directives

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Pertains to residual current-operated devices (RCD) incorporated in, or specifically intended for use with two pole socket-outlets, with or without earthing contact for household and similar uses (SRCD: socket-outlet residual current devices).

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    Committee TC 23E
    Development Note Supersedes PRHD 62640. (04/2015)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher European Committee for Standards - Electrical
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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

    BS 7288:2016 (published 2016-11) Specification for residual current devices with or without overcurrent protection for socket-outlets for household and similar uses

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

    CISPR 14-1:2016 Electromagnetic compatibility - Requirements for household appliances, electric tools and similar apparatus - Part 1: Emission
    IEC 60112:2003+AMD1:2009 CSV METHOD FOR THE DETERMINATION OF THE PROOF AND THE COMPARATIVE TRACKING INDICES OF SOLID INSULATING MATERIALS
    IEC 60038:2009 IEC standard voltages
    EN 61543:1995/A2:2006 RESIDUAL CURRENT-OPERATED PROTECTIVE DEVICES (RCDS) FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR USE - ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY
    IEC 60384-14:2013+AMD1:2016 CSV Fixed capacitors for use in electronic equipment - Part 14: Sectional specification - Fixed capacitors for electromagnetic interference suppression and connection to the supply mains
    EN 60065:2014/AC:2017-01 AUDIO, VIDEO AND SIMILAR ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS (IEC 60065:2014/COR2:2016)
    IEC 60670-1:2015 Boxes and enclosures for electrical accessories for household and similar fixed electrical installations - Part 1: General requirements
    IEC 60050-471:2007 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 471: Insulators
    IEC 60050-411:1996 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 411: Rotating machinery
    IEC 60884-1:2002+AMD1:2006+AMD2:2013 CSV Plugs and socket-outlets for household and similar purposes - Part1: General requirements
    IEC 60050-441:1984 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 441: Switchgear, controlgear and fuses
    IEC 61008-1:2010+AMD1:2012+AMD2:2013 CSV Residual current operated circuit-breakers without integral overcurrent protection for household and similar uses (RCCBs) - Part1: General rules
    IEC 61543:1995 RESIDUAL CURRENT-OPERATED PROTECTIVE DEVICES (RCDS) FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR USE - ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY
    EN 61534-1:2011/A1:2014 POWERTRACK SYSTEMS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS (IEC 61534-1:2011/A1:2014)
    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)
    IEC 60050-442:1998 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 442: Electrical accessories
    IEC 61009-1:2010+AMD1:2012+AMD2:2013 CSV Residual current operated circuit-breakers with integral overcurrentprotection for household and similar uses (RCBOs) - Part 1: General rules
    IEC 60050-426:2008 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 426: Equipment for explosive atmospheres
    ISO 2039-2:1987 Plastics Determination of hardness Part 2: Rockwell hardness
    IEC 60999-1:1999 Connecting devices - Electrical copper conductors - Safety requirements for screw-type and screwless-type clamping units - Part 1: General requirements and particular requirements for clamping units for conductors from 0,2 mm2 up to 35 mm2 (included)
    IEC 61439-3:2012 Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies - Part 3: Distribution boards intended to be operated by ordinary persons (DBO)
    EN 61009-1:2012/A12:2016 RESIDUAL CURRENT OPERATED CIRCUIT-BREAKERS WITH INTEGRAL OVERCURRENT PROTECTION FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR USES (RCBOS) - PART 1: GENERAL RULES
    IEC 61084-1:2017 Cable trunking systems and cable ducting systems for electrical installations - Part 1: General requirements
    IEC 60529:1989+AMD1:1999+AMD2:2013 CSV Degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP Code)
    EN 60695-2-10:2013 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 2-10: GLOWING/HOT-WIRE BASED TEST METHODS - GLOW-WIRE APPARATUS AND COMMON TEST PROCEDURE (IEC 60695-2-10:2013)
    EN 61032 : 1998 PROTECTION OF PERSONS AND EQUIPMENT BY ENCLOSURES - PROBES FOR VERIFICATION (IEC 61032:1997)
    IEC 61534-1:2011+AMD1:2014 CSV Powertrack systems - Part 1: General requirements
    ISO 306:2013 Plastics Thermoplastic materials Determination of Vicat softening temperature (VST)
    IEC 60664-3:2016 INSULATION COORDINATION FOR EQUIPMENT WITHIN LOW-VOLTAGE SYSTEMS - PART 3: USE OF COATING, POTTING OR MOULDING FOR PROTECTION AGAINST POLLUTION
    EN 60068-3-4:2002 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 3-4: SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION AND GUIDANCE - DAMP HEAT TESTS
    IEC 61439-1:2011 Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies - Part 1: General rules
    EN 61008-1:2012/A12:2017 RESIDUAL CURRENT OPERATED CIRCUIT-BREAKERS WITHOUT INTEGRAL OVERCURRENT PROTECTION FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR USES (RCCBS) - PART 1: GENERAL RULES (IEC 61008-1:2010, MODIFIED)
    IEC 60068-3-4:2001 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 3-4: SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION AND GUIDANCE - DAMP HEAT TESTS
    EN 60529:1991/AC:2016-12 DEGREES OF PROTECTION PROVIDED BY ENCLOSURES (IP CODE) (IEC 60529 EDITION 2.2 CORRIGENDUM 2:2015)
    EN 60068-2-30:2005 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 2-30: TESTS - TEST DB: DAMP HEAT, CYCLIC (12 H + 12 H CYCLE)
    IEC 61032:1997 Protection of persons and equipment by enclosures - Probes for verification
    EN 60670-1:2005/A1:2013 BOXES AND ENCLOSURES FOR ELECTRICAL ACCESSORIES FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR FIXED ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS (IEC 60670-1:2002/A1:2011, MODIFIED)
    IEC 60670-24:2011 Boxes and enclosures for electrical accessories for household and similar fixed electrical installations - Part 24: Particular requirements for enclosures for housing protective devices and other power dissipating electrical equipment
    IEC 60695-2-10:2013 Fire hazard testing - Part 2-10: Glowing/hot-wire based test methods - Glow-wire apparatus and common test procedure
    IEC 60439-3:1990+AMD1:1993+AMD2:2001 CSV LOW-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR ASSEMBLIES - PART 3: PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR LOW-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR ASSEMBLIES INTENDED TO BE INSTALLED IN PLACES WHERE UNSKILLED PERSONS HAVE ACCESS FOR THEIR USE - DISTRIBUTION BOARDS
    IEC 60664-1:2007 Insulation coordination for equipment within low-voltage systems - Part 1: Principles, requirements and tests
    EN 60664-3:2017 INSULATION COORDINATION FOR EQUIPMENT WITHIN LOW-VOLTAGE SYSTEMS - PART 3: USE OF COATING, POTTING OR MOULDING FOR PROTECTION AGAINST POLLUTION (IEC 60664-3:2016)
    EN 55014-1:2017 ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY - REQUIREMENTS FOR HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES, ELECTRIC TOOLS AND SIMILAR APPARATUS - PART 1: EMISSION (CISPR 14-1:2016 + COR1:2016)
    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)
    IEC 60068-2-30:2005 Environmental testing - Part 2-30: Tests - Test Db: Damp heat, cyclic (12 h + 12 h cycle)
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