• I.S. EN 50470-1:2006

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    ELECTRICITY METERING EQUIPMENT (A.C.) - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS, TESTS AND TEST CONDITIONS - METERING EQUIPMENT (CLASS INDEXES A, B AND C)

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    Superseded date:  05-08-2019

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    Published date:  24-11-2006

    Publisher:  National Standards Authority of Ireland

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    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
      3.1 General definitions
      3.2 Definitions related to the functional elements
      3.3 Definitions of mechanical elements
      3.4 Definitions related to insulation
      3.5 Definitions of meter quantities
      3.6 Definitions of influence quantities
      3.7 Definitions of tests
      3.8 Definitions related to electromechanical meters
      3.9 Abbreviations
    4 Standard electrical values
      4.1 Standard reference voltages
      4.2 Standard currents and current ranges
      4.3 Standard reference frequency
    5 Mechanical requirements and tests
      5.1 General mechanical requirements
      5.2 Case
           5.2.1 Requirements
           5.2.2 Mechanical strength tests of meter case
      5.3 Window
      5.4 Terminals - Terminal block(s) - Protective earth terminal
      5.5 Terminal cover(s)
      5.6 Clearance and creepage distances
      5.7 Insulating encased meter of protective class II
      5.8 Resistance to heat and fire
      5.9 Protection against penetration of dust and water
      5.10 Display of measured values
      5.11 Output device and operation indicator
           5.11.1 General
           5.11.2 Mechanical and electrical characteristics
           5.11.3 Optical characteristics
      5.12 Marking of meter
           5.12.1 Name-plates
           5.12.2 Connection diagrams and terminal marking
      5.13 Accompanying information
    6 Climatic conditions
      6.1 Temperature ranges
      6.2 Relative humidity
      6.3 Tests of the effect of the climatic environments
           6.3.1 General
           6.3.2 Dry heat test (Test B)
           6.3.3 Cold test (Test A)
           6.3.4 Damp heat cyclic test (Test Db)
           6.3.5 Protection against solar radiation (Test Sa)
    7 Electrical requirements
      7.1 Voltage range
      7.2 Heating
      7.3 Insulation
           7.3.1 Requirements
           7.3.2 General test conditions
           7.3.3 Impulse voltage test
           7.3.4 AC voltage test
      7.4 Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC)
           7.4.1 Electromagnetic environment
           7.4.2 General requirements and test conditions
           7.4.3 Critical change value
           7.4.4 Immunity to voltage dips and short interruptions
           7.4.5 Immunity to electrostatic discharges
           7.4.6 Immunity to radiated RF electromagnetic fields
           7.4.7 Immunity to electrical fast transients/bursts
           7.4.8 Immunity to conducted disturbances, induced by
                  RF fields
           7.4.9 Immunity to surges
           7.4.10 Immunity to damped oscillatory waves
           7.4.11 Immunity to continuous magnetic fields of external
                  origin
           7.4.12 Immunity to power frequency magnetic fields of
                  external origin
           7.4.13 Radio interference suppression
    8 Type test
      8.1 Test conditions
    Annex A (normative) Relationship between ambient air
            temperature and relative humidity
    Annex B (normative) Optical test output
    Annex C (normative) Voltage waveform for the tests of the
            effect of voltage dips and short interruptions
    Annex D (informative) Test set-up for electromagnetic
            compatibility (EMC) tests
    Annex E (normative) Electromagnet for testing the influence of
            continuous magnetic fields of external origin
    Annex F (informative) Test schedule - Recommended test sequences
    Annex ZZ (informative) Coverage of Essential Requirements
             of EC Directives
    Index

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    This European Standard applies to newly manufactured watt-hour meters, measuring active electrical energy, intended for residential, commercial and light industrial use, for use on 50 Hz electrical networks.

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    Committee TC 13
    Document Type Standard
    Product Note THIS STANDARD ALSO REFERS TO :EN 55022 :2006,EN 60044-1:1999,EN 60044-2:1999,EN 60044-2+ A1:2000,EN 60044-1 +A1:2000,EN 60068-2-1+ A1+ A2 1993 1993 1994 ,EN 60068-2-2+ A1+ A2 1974 1993 1994,EN 60068-2-5:1999,EN 60068-2-6:1995,EN 60068-2-30:1999 ,EN 60068-2-27:1993, EN 60068-2-75 :1997, EN 60085:2004,EN 60529+ A1 :2000, EN 60695-2-10: 2001,EN 60695-2-11:2001, EN 60721-3-3:1995, EN 61000-4-1:2000, EN 61000-4-2+ A1+ A21995 1998 2001, EN 61000-4-3:2002, EN 61000-4-4:2004, EN 61000-4-5:1995, EN 61000-4-8+ A1 1993 2001 ,EN 61000-4-11 :2004,EN 61000-4-12:1995EN 61000-4-12+A1:2001 ,EN 62052-11:2003,EN ISO 75-2 :1996, HD 588.1 S1:1991 ,IEC 60038+ A1:1994,IEC 60038+ A2:1997,IEC 60417-DB:2002, ISO/IEC VIM :1993 <br>
    Publisher National Standards Authority of Ireland
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By

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