• I.S. EN 61557-11:2009

    Superseded A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.

    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 11: EFFECTIVENESS OF RESIDUAL CURRENT MONITORS (RCMS) TYPE A AND TYPE B IN TT, TN AND IT SYSTEMS

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  07-06-2022

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  31-12-2008

    Publisher:  National Standards Authority of Ireland

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    FOREWORD
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Requirements
      4.1 Operating test
      4.2 Non-operating test
      4.3 Test of actuating time
      4.4 Operating conditions
      4.5 Prevention of danger by fault voltages exceeding
          50 V a.c. or 120 V d.c. in the monitored system
          during measurement
      4.6 Prevention of danger caused by overvoltages when
          the system is connected
      4.7 Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC)
    5 Marking and operating instructions
      5.1 Markings
      5.2 Operating instructions
          5.2.1 Information
          5.2.2 Warnings
    6 Tests
      6.1 General
      6.2 Operating uncertainty
    Annex A (informative) - Differences between RCMs
            and RCDs
    Annex B (informative) - Safety aspects, test methods
            and applications
    Bibliography
    Annex ZA (normative) - Normative references to
             international publications with their
             corresponding European publications

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    Describes the requirements for testing equipment applied to the testing of the effectiveness of residual current monitors (RCMs) of type A and type B, which are already installed in distribution systems.

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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    Status Superseded
    Superseded By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 TR 62350:2006 Guidance for the correct use of residual current-operated protective devices (RCDs) for household and similar use
    EN 62020:1998/A1:2005 ELECTRICAL ACCESSORIES - RESIDUAL CURRENT MONITORS FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR USES (RCMS)
    IEC 60364-4-41:2005+AMD1:2017 CSV Low voltage electrical installations - Part 4-41: Protection for safety - Protection against electric shock
    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 60364-5-53:2001+AMD1:2002+AMD2:2015 CSV Electrical installations of buildings - Part 5-53: Selection and erection of electrical equipment - Isolation, switching and control
    IEC 61557-1:2007 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 1: General requirements
    IEC 60364-6:2016 Low voltage electrical installations - Part 6: Verification
    IEC TR 60755:2008 General requirements for residual current operated protective devices
    EN 61557-1:2007 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 1: General requirements
    IEC 62020:1998+AMD1:2003 CSV Electrical accessories - Residual current monitors for household and similar uses (RCMs)
    IEC 61326-2-2:2012 Electrical equipment for measurement, control and laboratory use - EMC requirements - Part 2-2: Particular requirements - Test configurations, operational conditions and performance criteria for portable test, measuring and monitoring equipment used in low-voltage distribution systems
    EN 61557-6:2007 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 6: Effectiveness of residual current devices (RCD) in TT, TN and IT systems
    EN 61010-1:2010 Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use - Part 1: General requirements
    IEC 60947-2:2016 Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 2: Circuit-breakers
    IEC 61557-6:2007 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 6: Effectiveness of residual current devices (RCD) in TT, TN and IT systems
    IEC 61010-1:2010+AMD1:2016 CSV Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use - Part 1: General requirements
    EN 61326-2-2:2013 Electrical equipment for measurement, control and laboratory use - EMC requirements - Part 2-2: Particular requirements - Test configurations, operational conditions and performance criteria for portable test, measuring and monitoring equipment used in low-voltage distribution systems
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