• IEC 60269-2-1:2004

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    Low-voltage fuses - Part 2-1: Supplementary requirements for fuses for use by authorized persons (fuses mainly for industrial application) - Sections I to VI: Examples of types of standardized fuses

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    Superseded date:  30-11-2006

    Language(s):  English - French, English, French, Spanish, Castilian

    Published date:  21-06-2004

    Publisher:  International Electrotechnical Committee

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    FOREWORD
    EXPLANATORY NOTE
    1 General
    2 Normative references
    SECTION I - FUSES WITH FUSE-LINKS WITH BLADE CONTACTS
       1.1 Scope
    2 Definitions
       5.2 Rated voltage
            5.3.1 Rated current of the fuse-link
            5.3.2 Rated current of the fuse-holder
       5.5 Rated power dissipation of a fuse-link and rated
            power acceptance of a fuse-holder
       5.6 Limits of time-current characteristics
            5.6.1 Time-current characteristics, time-current zones
                   and overload curves
            5.6.2 Conventional times and currents
            5.6.3 Gates
    6 Marking
       6.1 Markings of fuse-holders
       6.2 Markings of fuse-links
       7.1 Mechanical design
            7.1.2 Connections including terminals
            7.1.3 Fuse-contacts
            7.1.7 Construction of a fuse-link
       7.2 Insulating properties
       7.7 I[2]t characteristics
       7.8 Overcurrent discrimination of 'gG' fuse-links
       7.9 Protection against electric shock
            8.1.4 Arrangement of the fuse and dimensions
            8.1.6 Testing of fuse-holders
            8.2.2 Points of application of the test voltage
            8.2.3 Value of test voltage
            8.2.4 Test method
            8.2.5 Acceptability of test results
            8.2.6 Resistance to tracking
       8.3 Verification of temperature rise and power
            dissipation
            8.3.1 Arrangement of the fuse
                   8.3.4.1 Temperature rise of the fuse-holder
                   8.3.4.2 Power dissipation of a fuse-link
                   8.3.4.1 Temperature rise of the fuse-holder
                   8.4.3.5 Conventional cable overload protection
                            (for 'gG' fuse-links only)
                   8.5.5.1 Verification of the peak withstand
                            current of a fuse-base
            8.5.8 Acceptability of test results
            8.7.4 Verification of overcurrent discrimination
       8.9 Verification of resistance to heat
            8.9.1 Fuse-base
            8.9.2 Fuse-links with gripping lugs of moulded material
                   or of metal fixed in moulded material
       8.10 Verification of non-deterioration of contacts and
            direct terminal clamps
            8.10.1 Arrangement of the fuse
            8.10.2 Test method
            8.10.3 Acceptability of test results
       8.11 Mechanical and miscellaneous tests
    Figures
    Annex A (informative) Special test for cable overload protection
    SECTION IA - FUSES WITH STRIKER FUSE-LINKS WITH BLADE
                 CONTACTS
       1.1 Scope
       5.2 Rated voltage
            5.3.1 Rated current of the fuse-link
            5.3.2 Rated current of the fuse-holder
       5.5 Rated power dissipation of a fuse-link and rated
            power acceptance of a fuse-holder
       5.6 Limits of time-current characteristics
    6 Marking
       7.1 Mechanical design
            7.1.2 Connections, including terminals
            7.1.3 Fuse-contacts
            7.1.7 Construction of a fuse-link
       7.7 12t characteristics
       7.8 Overcurrent discrimination of 'gG' fuse-links
       7.9 Protection against electric shock
            8.1.6 Testing of fuse-holders
       8.3 Verification of temperature rise and power dissipation
                   8.4.3.6 Operation of indication devices and
                            strikers, if any
                   8.5.5.1 Verification of the peak withstand
                            current of a fuse-base
            8.7.4 Verification of overcurrent discrimination
            8.9.1 Fuse-base
                   8.9.1.1 Test arrangement
                   8.9.1.2 Test method
                   8.9.1.3 Acceptability of test results
                   8.9.2.1 Test arrangement
                   8.9.2.2 Test method
                   8.9.2.3 Acceptability of test results
                   8.11.1.2 Mechanical strength of the fuse-base
                   8.11.1.8 Impact resistance of gripping-lugs of
                            moulded material or of metal fixed in
                            moulded material
    Figures
    SECTION IB - FUSE-RAILS (NH FUSE SYSTEM)
       1.1 Scope
       2.1.13 Fuse-rails
       5.2 Rated voltage
           5.3.2 Rated current
           5.5.1 Rated power acceptance
    6 Markings
       7.1 Mechanical design
           7.1.2 Connections, including terminals
       7.2 Insulating properties
       8.3 Verification of temperature rise and power dissipation
           8.3.1 Arrangement of the fuse
                 8.5.5.1 Verification of peak withstand current
                         of a fuse-base
                 8.5.5.1.1 Arrangement of the fuse
                 8.5.5.1.2 Test method
       8.10 Verification of non-deterioration of contacts and direct
            terminal clamps
            8.10.1 Arrangement of the fuse
                 8.10.1.2 Direct terminal clamps
                 8.11.1.2 Mechanical strength of the fuse-base
                 8.11.2.4.1 Test method
    Figures
    SECTION IC - FUSE BASES FOR BUSBAR MOUNTING (40 MM-SYSTEM)
       1.1 Scope
            2.1.12 Fuse base for 40 mm busbar mounting
       5.2 Rated voltage
            5.3.2 Rated current
            5.5.2 Rated power acceptance of tandem fuse-bases
    6 Markings
       7.1 Mechanical design
            7.1.2 Connections, including terminals
            7.1.5 Construction of a fuse-base for busbar mounting
       8.3 Verification of temperature rise and power dissipation
            8.3.1 Arrangement of the fuse
                   8.3.4.1 Temperature rise of the fuse-holder
            8.9.1 Fuse-band
                   8.9.1.1 Test arrangement
                   8.9.1.3 Acceptance of test results
       8.10 Verification of non-deterioration of contacts and
            direct terminal clamps
            8.10.1 Arrangement of the fuse
            8.10.2 Test method
       8.11 Mechanical and miscellaneous tests
                   8.11.1.2 Mechanical strength of the fuse-base
    Figures
    SECTION II - FUSES WITH FUSE-LINKS FOR BOLTED CONNECTIONS
       1.1 Scope
            5.3.1 Rated current of the fuse-link
            5.3.2 Rated current of the fuse-holder
       5.5 Rated power dissipation of a fuse-link and rated
            power acceptance of a fuse-holder
       5.6 Limits of time-current characteristics
            5.6.1 Time-current characteristics, time-current zones
                   and overload curves
            5.6.2 Conventional times and currents
            5.6.3 Gates
            5.7.2 Rated breaking capacity
       7.1 Mechanical design
            7.1.2 Connections including terminals
       7.9 Protection against electric shock
       8.3 Verification of temperature rise and power dissipation
            8.3.1 Arrangement of the fuse
            8.3.3 Measurement of the power dissipation of the
                   fuse-link
       8.4 Verification of operation
            8.4.1 Arrangement of the fuse
       8.5 Verification of breaking capacity
            8.5.1 Arrangement of the fuse
            8.5.8 Acceptability of test results
       8.10 Verification of non-deterioration of contacts
            8.10.1 Arrangement of the fuse
            8.10.2 Test method
            8.10.3 Acceptability of test results
    Figures
    SECTION III: FUSES WITH FUSE-LINKS HAVING CYLINDRICAL
                 CONTACT CAPS
       1.1 Scope
       5.2 Rated voltage
            5.3.1 Rated current of the fuse-link
            5.3.2 Rated current of the fuse-holder
       5.5 Rated power dissipation of a fuse-link and rated
            power acceptance of a fuse-holder
       5.6 Limits of time-current characteristics
    6 Marking
       7.1 Mechanical design
            7.1.2 Connections including terminals
       7.7 12t characteristics
       7.8 Overcurrent discrimination of 'gG' fuse-links
       7.9 Protection against electric shock
            8.1.6 Testing of fuse holders
            8.3.1 Arrangement of the fuse
                   8.3.4.1 Temperature-rise of the fuse-holder
                   8.3.4.2 Power dissipation of a fuse-link
            8.7.4 Verification of overcurrent discrimination
       8.10 Verification of non-deterioration of contacts
            8.10.1 Arrangement of the fuse
            8.10.2 Test method
            8.10.3 Acceptability of test results
    Figures
    SECTION IV - FUSES WITH FUSE-LINKS WITH OFFSET BLADE
                 CONTACTS
       1.1 Scope
       5.2 Rated voltage
            5.3.1 Rated current of the fuse-link
            5.3.2 Rated current of the fuse-holder
       5.5 Rated power dissipation of a fuse-link and rated
            power acceptance of a fuse-holder
            5.6.1 Time current characteristics, time-current zones
            5.6.2 Conventional times and currents
            5.6.3 Gates
            5.7.2 Rated breaking capacity
       7.1 Mechanical design
            7.1.2 Connections including terminals
       7.7 I[2]t characteristics
       7.9 Protection against electric shock
            8.3.3 Measurement of the power dissipation of the
                   fuse-link
                   8.3.4.1 Temperature rise of the fuse-holder
            8.4.1 Arrangement of the fuse
            8.5.1 Arrangement of the fuse
            8.7.4 Verification of overcurrent discrimination
       8.10 Verification of non-deterioration of contacts
            8.10.1 Arrangement of the fuse
            8.10.2 Test method
            8.10.3 Acceptability of test results
    Figures
    SECTION V - FUSES WITH FUSE-LINKS HAVING 'gD' AND 'gN'
                CHARACTERISTICS
       1.1 Scope
       5.2 Rated voltage
            5.3.1 Rated current of the fuse-link
            5.3.2 Rated current of the fuse-holder
       5.5 Rated power dissipation of a fuse-link and rated
            power acceptance of a fuse-holder
       5.6 Limits of the time-current characteristics
            5.6.1 Time-current characteristics, time-current zones
            5.6.2 Conventional times and currents
            5.6.3 Gates
            5.7.2 Rated breaking capacity
       7.1 Mechanical design
       7.6 Cut-off current characteristics
       7.7 I[2]t characteristics
       7.9 Protection against electric shock
       8.3 Verification of temperature rise and power
            dissipation
            8.3.1 Arrangement of the fuse
                   8.3.4.1 Temperature rise of the fuse-holder
                   8.3.4.2 Power dissipation of a fuse-link
       8.4 Verification of operation
            8.4.1 Arrangement of the fuse
       8.6 Verification of cut-off current characteristics
       8.7 Verification of I2t characteristics and
            overcurrent discrimination
       8.10 Verification of non-deterioration of contacts
            8.10.1 Arrangement of the fuse
            8.10.2 Test method
            8.10.3 Acceptability of test results
            8.11.2 Miscellaneous tests
    Figures
    SECTION VI - gU FUSE-LINKS WITH WEDGE TIGHTENING CONTACTS
       1.1 Scope
       3.9 Discrimination of fuse-links
       5.2 Rated voltage
            5.3.1 Rated current of the fuse-link
       5.5 Rated power dissipation of a fuse link
            5.6.1 Time-current characteristics, time-current
                   zones
            5.6.2 Conventional times and currents
            5.6.3 Gates
            5.7.2 Rated breaking capacity
       5.8 Cut off current and I[2]t characteristics
       7.1 Mechanical design
       7.5 Breaking capacity
       7.7 I[2]t characteristics
       7.8 0vercurrent discrimination off fuse-links
            8.1.1 Kind of tests
            8.3.1 Arrangement of the fuse
            8.3.3 Measurement of the power dissipation of the
                   fuse link
            8.4.1 Arrangement of the fuse
            8.5.1 Arrangement of the fuse
            8.5.2 Characteristics of the test circuit
            8.5.5 Test method
            8.5.8 Acceptability of test results
            8.7.3 Verification of compliance for fuse-link at
                   0,01 s
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    This standard is divided into six sections, each dealing with a specific example of standardized fuse for use by authorized persons:Section I: Fuses with fuse-links with blade contacts.Section II: Fuses with fuse-links for bolted connections.Section III: Fuses with fuse-links having cylindrical contact caps.Section IV: Fuses with fuse-links with offset blade contacts.Section V: Fuses with fuse-links having "gD" and "gN" characteristics.Section VI: "gV" fuse-links with wedge tightening contacts. NOTE - The following fuse systems are standardized systems in respect to their safety aspects.

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    Committee TC 32/SC 32B
    Development Note To be read in conjunction with IEC 60269-1 and IEC 60269-2. (06/2004)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher International Electrotechnical Committee
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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