• I.S. EN 62790:2015

    Superseded A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.

    JUNCTION BOXES FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULES - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS AND TESTS

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  29-10-2020

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2015

    Publisher:  National Standards Authority of Ireland

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    FOREWORD
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Constructional requirements and performance
    5 Tests
    Annex A (informative) - Symbol 'Do not disconnect
            under load'
    Annex B (normative) - Qualification of conformal coatings
            for protection against pollution
    Annex C (normative) - Measurement of clearances and
            creepage distances
    Bibliography
    Annex ZA (normative) - Normative references to
             international publications with their
             corresponding European publications

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    Explains safety requirements, constructional requirements and tests for junction boxes up to 1500 V dc for use on photovoltaic modules according to class II of IEC 61140:2001.

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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    Status Superseded
    Superseded By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 60512-12-1:2006 CONNECTORS FOR ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - TESTS AND MEASUREMENTS - PART 12-1: SOLDERING TESTS - TEST 12A: SOLDERABILITY, WETTING, SOLDER BATH METHOD
    IEC 60695-11-20:2015 Fire hazard testing - Part 11-20: Test flames - 500 W flame test method
    EN 60999-2:2003 CONNECTING DEVICES - ELECTRICAL COPPER CONDUCTORS - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR SCREW-TYPE AND SCREWLESS-TYPE CLAMPING UNITS - PART 2: PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR CLAMPING UNITS FOR CONDUCTORS ABOVE 35 MM[2] UP TO 300 MM[2] (INCLUDED)
    IEC 60512-12-2:2006 CONNECTORS FOR ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - TESTS AND MEASUREMENTS - PART 12-2: SOLDERING TESTS - TEST 12B: SOLDERABILITY, WETTING, SOLDERING IRON METHOD
    EN 60352-2:2006/A1:2013 SOLDERLESS CONNECTIONS - PART 2: CRIMPED CONNECTIONS - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS, TEST METHODS AND PRACTICAL GUIDANCE
    IEC 60352-3:1993 Solderless connections - Part 3: Solderless accessible insulation displacement connections - General requirements, test methods and practical guidance
    IEC 60068-2-70:1995 Environmental testing - Part 2-70: Tests - Test Xb: Abrasion of markings and letterings caused by rubbing of fingers and hands
    EN 60068-2-75 : 2014 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 2-75: TESTS - TEST EH: HAMMER TESTS (IEC 60068-2-75:2014)
    IEC 60364-7-712:2017 Low voltage electrical installations - Part 7-712: Requirements for special installations or locations - Solar photovoltaic (PV) power supply systems
    IEC 60228:2004 Conductors of insulated cables
    EN 60998-2-2:2004 CONNECTING DEVICES FOR LOW-VOLTAGE CIRCUITS FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR PURPOSES - PART 2-2: PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR CONNECTING DEVICES AS SEPARATE ENTITIES WITH SCREWLESS-TYPE CLAMPING UNITS
    IEC 60068-1:2013 Environmental testing - Part 1: General and guidance
    IEC 61215:2005 Crystalline silicon terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) modules - Design qualification and type approval
    EN 50618 : 2014 ELECTRIC CABLES FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS
    IEC 61730-2:2016 Photovoltaic (PV) module safety qualification - Part 2: Requirements for testing
    EN 60512-12-2:2006/corrigendum Dec. 2006 CONNECTORS FOR ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - TESTS AND MEASUREMENTS - PART 12-2: SOLDERING TESTS - TEST 12B: SOLDERABILITY, WETTING, SOLDERING IRON METHOD
    EN 60068-1 : 2014 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 1: GENERAL AND GUIDANCE (IEC 60068-1:2013)
    IEC 60999-2:2003 Connecting devices - Electrical copper conductors - Safety requirements for screw-type and screwless-type clamping units - Part 2: Particular requirements for clamping units for conductors above 35 mm2 up to 300 mm2 (included)
    EN 60060-1 : 2010 HIGH-VOLTAGE TEST TECHNIQUES - PART 1: GENERAL DEFINITIONS AND TEST REQUIREMENTS
    IEC 61210:2010 Connecting devices - Flat quick-connect terminations for electrical copper conductors - Safety requirements
    EN 61730-1:2007/A11:2014 PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULE SAFETY QUALIFICATION - PART 1: REQUIREMENTS FOR CONSTRUCTION (IEC 61730-1:2004, MODIFIED)
    EN 60998-2-1 : 2004 CONNECTING DEVICES FOR LOW-VOLTAGE CIRCUITS FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR PURPOSES - PART 2-1: PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR CONNECTING DEVICES AS SEPARATE ENTITIES WITH SCREW-TYPE CLAMPING UNITS
    IEC 60695-2-11:2014 Fire hazard testing - Part 2-11: Glowing/hot-wire based test methods - Glow-wire flammability test method for end-products (GWEPT)
    EN 60228:2005 COR 2005 CONDUCTORS OF INSULATED CABLES
    IEC 60947-7-1:2009 Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 7-1: Ancillary equipment - Terminal blocks for copper conductors
    IEC 60999-1:1999 Connecting devices - Electrical copper conductors - Safety requirements for screw-type and screwless-type clamping units - Part 1: General requirements and particular requirements for clamping units for conductors from 0,2 mm2 up to 35 mm2 (included)
    IEC 61646:2008 Thin-film terrestrial photovoltaic (PV) modules - Design qualification and type approval
    IEC 60998-2-2:2002 CONNECTING DEVICES FOR LOW-VOLTAGE CIRCUITS FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR PURPOSES - PART 2-2: PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR CONNECTING DEVICES AS SEPARATE ENTITIES WITH SCREWLESS-TYPE CLAMPING UNITS
    EN 61730-2:2007/A1:2012 PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) MODULE SAFETY QUALIFICATION - PART 2: REQUIREMENTS FOR TESTING (IEC 61730-2:2004/A1:2011)
    IEC 60529:1989+AMD1:1999+AMD2:2013 CSV Degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP Code)
    ISO 4892-3:2016 Plastics Methods of exposure to laboratory light sources Part 3: Fluorescent UV lamps
    IEC TR 60943:1998+AMD1:2008 CSV Guidance concerning the permissible temperature rise for parts of electrical equipment, in particular for terminals
    IEC 62852:2014 Connectors for DC-application in photovoltaic systems - Safety requirements and tests
    IEC 61730-1:2016 Photovoltaic (PV) module safety qualification - Part 1: Requirements for construction
    IEC 60695-11-10:2013 Fire hazard testing - Part 11-10: Test flames - 50 W horizontal and vertical flame test methods
    EN 61032 : 1998 PROTECTION OF PERSONS AND EQUIPMENT BY ENCLOSURES - PROBES FOR VERIFICATION (IEC 61032:1997)
    EN 60664-1 : 2007 INSULATION COORDINATION FOR EQUIPMENT WITHIN LOW-VOLTAGE SYSTEMS - PART 1: PRINCIPLES, REQUIREMENTS AND TESTS
    EN 60068-2-78 : 2013 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 2-78: TESTS - TEST CAB: DAMP HEAT, STEADY STATE (IEC 60068-2-78:2012)
    ISO 4892-2:2013 Plastics Methods of exposure to laboratory light sources Part 2: Xenon-arc lamps
    IEC 60352-2:2006+AMD1:2013 CSV Solderless connections - Part 2: Crimped connections - Generalrequirements, test methods and practical guidance
    IEC 60050-826:2004 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 826: Electrical installations
    IEC 60068-2-75:2014 Environmental testing - Part 2-75: Tests - Test Eh: Hammer tests
    IEC 60664-3:2016 INSULATION COORDINATION FOR EQUIPMENT WITHIN LOW-VOLTAGE SYSTEMS - PART 3: USE OF COATING, POTTING OR MOULDING FOR PROTECTION AGAINST POLLUTION
    EN 60999-1 : 2000 CONNECTING DEVICES - ELECTRICAL COPPER CONDUCTORS - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR SCREW-TYPE AND SCREWLESS-TYPE CLAMPING UNITS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS AND PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR CLAMPING UNITS FOR CONDUCTORS FROM 0,2 MM[2] UP TO 35 MM[2] (INCLUDED)
    EN 61140 : 2016 PROTECTION AGAINST ELECTRIC SHOCK - COMMON ASPECTS FOR INSTALLATION AND EQUIPMENT (IEC 61140:2016)
    IEC 60695-10-2:2014 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 10-2: ABNORMAL HEAT - BALL PRESSURE TEST METHOD
    EN ISO 868 : 2003 PLASTICS AND EBONITE - DETERMINATION OF INDENTATION HARDNESS BY MEANS OF A DUROMETER (SHORE HARDNESS)
    EN 60529:1991/AC:2016-12 DEGREES OF PROTECTION PROVIDED BY ENCLOSURES (IP CODE) (IEC 60529 EDITION 2.2 CORRIGENDUM 2:2015)
    EN 60068-2-70 : 1996 Environmental testing - Part 2: Tests - Test Xb: Abrasion of markings and letterings caused by rubbing of fingers and hands
    IEC 60060-1:2010 High-voltage test techniques - Part 1: General definitions and test requirements
    IEC 60512-1:2001 CONNECTORS FOR ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - TESTS AND MEASUREMENTS - PART 1: GENERAL
    IEC 61140:2016 Protection against electric shock - Common aspects for installation and equipment
    EN 60947-7-1 : 2009 LOW-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR - PART 7-1: ANCILLARY EQUIPMENT - TERMINAL BLOCKS FOR COPPER CONDUCTORS
    EN 60512-12-1 : 2006 CONNECTORS FOR ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - TESTS AND MEASUREMENTS - PART 12-1: SOLDERING TESTS - TEST 12A: SOLDERABILITY, WETTING, SOLDER BATH METHOD
    IEC 61032:1997 Protection of persons and equipment by enclosures - Probes for verification
    IEC 60068-2-14:2009 Environmental testing - Part 2-14: Tests - Test N: Change of temperature
    IEC TR 60664-2-1:2011 Insulation coordination for equipment within low-voltage systems - Part 2-1: Application guide - Explanation of the application of the IEC 60664 series, dimensioning examples and dielectric testing
    EN 62852 : 2015 CONNECTORS FOR DC-APPLICATION IN PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS AND TESTS (IEC 62852:2014)
    IEC 60664-1:2007 Insulation coordination for equipment within low-voltage systems - Part 1: Principles, requirements and tests
    EN ISO 4892-2 : 2013 PLASTICS - METHODS OF EXPOSURE TO LABORATORY LIGHT SOURCES - PART 2: XENON-ARC LAMPS (ISO 4892-2:2013)
    EN 60068-2-14 : 2009 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 2-14: TESTS - TEST N: CHANGE OF TEMPERATURE
    IEC 60050-581:2008 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 581: Electromechanical components for electronic equipment
    EN 60664-3 : 2017 INSULATION COORDINATION FOR EQUIPMENT WITHIN LOW-VOLTAGE SYSTEMS - PART 3: USE OF COATING, POTTING OR MOULDING FOR PROTECTION AGAINST POLLUTION (IEC 60664-3:2016)
    IEC 60998-2-1:2002 Connecting devices for low-voltage circuits for household and similar purposes - Part 2-1: Particular requirements for connecting devices as separate entities with screw-type clamping units
    EN 60695-2-11 : 2014 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 2-11: GLOWING/HOT-WIRE BASED TEST METHODS - GLOW-WIRE FLAMMABILITY TEST METHOD FOR END-PRODUCTS (GWEPT) (IEC 60695-2-11:2014)
    ISO 868:2003 Plastics and ebonite Determination of indentation hardness by means of a durometer (Shore hardness)
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