• I.S. EN 61009-1:2012

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    RESIDUAL CURRENT OPERATED CIRCUIT-BREAKERS WITH INTEGRAL OVERCURRENT PROTECTION FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR USES (RCBOS) - PART 1: GENERAL RULES

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    Superseded date:  03-11-2021

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2012

    Publisher:  National Standards Authority of Ireland

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    National Foreword
    FOREWORD
    INTRODUCTION
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Classification
    5 Characteristics of RCBOs
    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 verificaton of
            conformity
    Annex B (normative) - Determination of clearances
            and creepage distances
    Annex C (normative) - Arrangement for the detection
            of the emission of ionized gases during short-circuit
            tests
    Annex D (normative) - Routine tests
    Annex E (normative) - Special requirements for auxiliary
            circuits for safety extra-low voltage
    Annex E (normative) - Special requirements for auxiliary
            circuits for safety extra-low voltage
    Annex F (informative) - Co-ordination under short
            circuit conditions between a RCBO and another
            short circuit protective device (SCPD) associated
            in the same circuit
    Annex G (normative) - Additional requirements and
            tests for RCBOs consisting of a circuit-breaker
            and a residual current unit designed for assembly
            on site
    Annex H (informative) - Void
    Annex IA (informative) - Methods for determination
             of short-circuit power-factor
    Annex IB (informative) - Glossary of symbols
    Annex IC (informative) - Examples of terminals
    Annex IE (informative) - Follow-up testing programme
             for RCBOs
    Annex J (normative) - Particular requirements for RCBOs
            with screwless type terminals for external
            copper conductors
    Annex K (normative) - Particular requirements for RCBOs
            with flat quick-connect terminations
    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
    Annex ZD (normative) - Classification of RCBOs Type B
             and C up to and including 63A into energy limiting
             classes
    Annex ZE (normative) - Particular requirements for
             RCBOs with screwless type terminals for external
             copper conductors
    Annex ZF (normative) - Particular requirements for
             RCBOs with flat quick-connect terminations
    Annex ZZ (informative) - Coverage of Essential
             Requirements of EU Directives
    Annex ZXX (Informative) - List of clauses that require
              retesting

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    Pertains to residual current operated circuit-breakers with integral overcurrent protection functionally independent of, or functionally dependent on, line voltage for household and similar uses (hereafter referred to as RCBOs), for rated voltages exceeding 440 V a.c. and rated currents not exceeding 125 A for fixed installations and rated short-circuit capacities not exceeding 25000 A.

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    Development Note NSAI reissued 2012 PDF dated 19.04.2016 with IEC Corrigenda incorporated. (06/2017)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher National Standards Authority of Ireland
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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