• I.S. EN 62606:2013

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    GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ARC FAULT DETECTION DEVICES

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    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2013

    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 AFDDs
    6 Marking and other product information
    7 Standard conditions for operation in service and
      for installation
    8 Requirements for construction and operation
    9 Testing procedure
    Annex A (normative) - Test sequence and number of samples
            to be submitted for certification purposes
    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) - Additional requirements and tests for
            AFDDs according to the classification 4.1.3
            designed to be assembled on site together with
            a main protective device (circuit-breaker or
            RCCB or RCBO)
    Annex E (normative) - Routine tests
    Annex F (informative) - Description of the shaker arc
            test in 9.10.2
    Annex IA (informative) - Methods of determination of
             short-circuit power-factor
    Annex IB (informative) - Examples of terminal designs
    Annex IC (informative) - Correspondence between ISO and
             AWG copper conductors
    Annex ID (informative) - Follow-up testing program for
             AFDDs
    Annex IE (informative) - SCPDs for short-circuit tests
    Annex J (normative) - Particular requirements for AFDDs
            with screwless type terminals for external
            copper conductors
    Annex K (normative) - Particular requirements for AFDDs
            with flat quick-connect terminations
    Annex L (normative) - Specific requirements for AFDDs with
            screw-type terminals for external untreated aluminium
            conductors and with aluminium screw-type terminals for
            use with copper or with aluminium conductors
    Bibliography
    Annex ZA (normative) - Normative references to international
             Publications with their corresponding
             European publications
    Annex ZZ (informative) - Coverage of Essential Requirements
             of EU Directives
    Annex ZZA (informative) - Relationship between
             this European standard and the essential
             requirements of Directive 2014/30/EU
             [2014 OJ L96] aimed to be covered
    Annex ZZB (informative) - Relationship between
             this European standard and the safety
             objectives of Directive 2014/35/EU
             [2014 OJ L96] aimed to be covered

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    Pertains to arc fault detection devices (AFDDs) for household and similar uses, intended to be used in a.c. circuits, for rated voltages not exceeding 440 V a.c, with rated frequencies of 50 Hz, 60 Hz or 50/60 Hz and rated currents not exceeding 63 A.

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    Document Type Standard
    Publisher National Standards Authority of Ireland
    Status Current

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