• I.S. EN 60895:2003

    Superseded A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.

    LIVE WORKING - CONDUCTIVE CLOTHING FOR USE AT NOMINAL VOLTAGE UP TO 800 KV A.C. AND +/- 600 KV D.C.

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    Superseded date:  06-07-2020

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2003

    Publisher:  National Standards Authority of Ireland

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    FOREWORD
    INTRODUCTION
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Technical requirements
       4.1 General
       4.2 Technical requirements for conductive material
           4.2.1 Flame retardancy
           4.2.2 Electrical resistance
           4.2.3 Current-carrying capability
           4.2.4 Shielding and screening efficiencies
           4.2.5 Requirements to withstand cleaning
           4.2.6 Spark-discharge protection
       4.3 Specific requirements for component parts
           4.3.1 Conductive gloves, overshoe socks and
                 socks
           4.3.2 Conductive footwear
           4.3.3 Conductive head cover and face screen
       4.4 Marking
       4.5 Packaging
       4.6 Manufacturer's instructions
    5 Type tests of conductive material (specimen)
       5.1 Flame-retardancy test
           5.1.1 Principle of test
           5.1.2 Test apparatus
           5.1.3 Test specimens
           5.1.4 Test procedure
           5.1.5 Results
       5.2 Electrical resistance test
           5.2.1 Test equipment
           5.2.2 Preparation of test specimens
           5.2.3 Procedure
           5.2.4 Test results
       5.3 Current-carrying capability
           5.3.1 Test equipment
           5.3.2 Preparation of test specimens
           5.3.3 Procedure
           5.3.4 Test results
       5.4 Shielding efficiency
           5.4.1 Test equipment
           5.4.2 Test mounting
           5.4.3 Earth connection
           5.4.4 Line connection
           5.4.5 Test procedure
       5.5 Resistance to cleaning
           5.5.1 Laundering
           5.5.2 Dry-cleaning
           5.5.3 Acceptability of material
    6 Type tests of garment
       6.1 General
       6.2 Electrical resistance
           6.2.1 Test procedure
           6.2.2 Measurement locations
           6.2.3 Acceptable values
    7 Type tests of the complete clothing
       7.1 Bonding test
       7.2 Efficiency of conductive clothing
    8 Type test of the component parts
       8.1 Conductive gloves and mitts
       8.2 Conductive overshoe socks and normal socks
       8.3 Conductive footwear
       8.4 Conductive head cover and face screen
    9 Routine tests
       9.1 Parts of conductive clothing from a single
           manufacturer
       9.2 Parts of conductive clothing from multiple
            manufacturers
    10 Acceptance checks and tests
    11 Modification
    Annex A (normative) Suitable for live working (double
            triangle) (IEC-60417-5216)
    Annex B (normative) Classification of tests
       B.1 Tests on conductive material
       B.2 Tests on the conductive garment
       B.3 Tests on the conductive component parts
       B.4 Tests on the complete clothing
    Annex C (normative) Sampling procedure
       C.1 General
       C.2 Classification of defects
       C.3 General sampling plan
       C.4 Procedure when testing is carried out in a
           laboratory other than the manufacturer's
    Annex D (informative) Electrodes for determining
            electrical resistance properties of material
            specimen and garments
       D.1 General
       D.2 Conductive paint
    Annex E (informative) Recommendations for the in-service
            care, maintenance and periodic testing of
            conductive clothing and component parts
       E.1 Care, storage and repair
       E.2 Inspection before use
       E.3 Non-destructive periodic testing
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    Applies to conductive clothing, either assembled from component parts or forming a single complete clothing, worn by (electrically) skilled persons during live working (especially bare-hand working) at a nominal power system voltage up to 800 kV a.c. and +/- 600 kV d.c.

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    Development Note For CENELEC adoptions of IEC publications, please check www.iec.ch to be sure that you have any corrigenda that may apply. (01/2017)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher National Standards Authority of Ireland
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By

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

    IEC 61477:2009 Live working - Minimum requirements for the utilization of tools, devices and equipment
    ISO 3290:2001 Rolling bearings Balls Dimensions and tolerances
    EN 60456:2016 CLOTHES WASHING MACHINES FOR HOUSEHOLD USE - METHODS FOR MEASURING THE PERFORMANCE (IEC 60456:2010, MODIFIED)
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    ISO 3175-2:2010 Textiles Professional care, drycleaning and wetcleaning of fabrics and garments Part 2: Procedure for testing performance when cleaning and finishing using tetrachloroethene
    IEC 60212:2010 Standard conditions for use prior to and during the testing of solid electrical insulating materials
    ISO 6330:2012 Textiles Domestic washing and drying procedures for textile testing
    HD 384.2 : 200S2 INTERNATIONAL ELECTROTECHNICAL VOCABULARY - ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS OF BUILDINGS
    IEC 60050-151:2001 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 151: Electrical and magnetic devices
    HD 437 : 200S1 STANDARD CONDITIONS FOR USE PRIOR TO AND DURING THE TESTING OF SOLID ELECTRICAL INSULATING MATERIALS
    IEC 60743:2013 Live working - Terminology for tools, devices and equipment
    EN 60743:2013 LIVE WORKING - TERMINOLOGY FOR TOOLS, DEVICES AND EQUIPMENT (IEC 60743:2013)
    ISO 3175-1:2010 Textiles Professional care, drycleaning and wetcleaning of fabrics and garments Part 1: Assessment of performance after cleaning and finishing
    ISO 3175-3:2003 Textiles Professional care, drycleaning and wetcleaning of fabrics and garments Part 3: Procedure for testing performance when cleaning and finishing using hydrocarbon solvents
    ISO 3175-4:2003 Textiles Professional care, drycleaning and wetcleaning of fabrics and garments Part 4: Procedure for testing performance when cleaning and finishing using simulated wetcleaning
    EN 61477:2009/corrigendum:2010 LIVE WORKING - MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR THE UTILIZATION OF TOOLS, DEVICES AND EQUIPMENT
    EN ISO 9001:2015 QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS - REQUIREMENTS (ISO 9001:2015)
    ISO 9004:2009 Managing for the sustained success of an organization A quality management approach
    IEC 61318:2007 Live working - Conformity assessment applicable to tools, devices and equipment
    ISO 9001:2015 Quality management systems - Requirements
    ISO 9000:2015 Quality management systems Fundamentals and vocabulary
    IEC 60050-826:2004 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 826: Electrical installations
    IEC 60050-651:2014 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 651: Live working
    EN ISO 6330:2012 TEXTILES - DOMESTIC WASHING AND DRYING PROCEDURES FOR TEXTILE TESTING (ISO 6330:2012)
    EN ISO 9000 : 2015 QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS - FUNDAMENTALS AND VOCABULARY (ISO 9000:2015)
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