• I.S. EN 61730-1:2007

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    PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULE SAFETY QUALIFICATION - PART 1: REQUIREMENTS FOR CONSTRUCTION

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Withdrawn date:  27-04-2021

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2007

    Publisher:  National Standards Authority of Ireland

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    FOREWORD
    1 Scope and object
    2 Normative references
    3 Application classes
    4 Construction requirements
    5 Polymeric materials
    6 Internal wiring and current-carrying parts
    7 Connections
    8 Bonding and grounding
    9 Creepage and clearance distances
    11 Marking
    12 Requirements for supplied documents
    13 Modifications
    Bibliography
    Annex ZA (normative) - Normative references to
             international publications with their
             corresponding European publications

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    Specifies the fundamental construction requirements for photovoltaic (PV) modules in order to provide safe electrical and mechanical operation during their expected lifetime.

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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    Status Withdrawn
    Superseded By

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