• IEC 60670-1:2015

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    Boxes and enclosures for electrical accessories for household and similar fixed electrical installations - Part 1: General requirements

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

    Published date:  10-03-2015

    Publisher:  International Electrotechnical Committee

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    FOREWORD
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 General requirements
    5 General notes on tests
    6 Ratings
    7 Classification
    8 Marking
    9 Dimensions
    10 Protection against electric shock
    11 Provision for earthing
    12 Construction
    13 Resistance to ageing, protection against ingress of
       solid objects and against harmful ingress of water
    14 Insulation resistance and electric strength
    15 Mechanical strength
    16 Resistance to heat
    17 Creepage distances, clearances and distances through
       sealing compound
    18 Resistance of insulating material to abnormal heat and fire
    19 Resistance to tracking
    20 Resistance to corrosion
    21 Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC)
    Annex A (informative) - Examples of enclosures and parts
            thereof
    Bibliography

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    IEC 60670-1:2015 applies to boxes, enclosures and parts of enclosures (hereafter called "boxes" and "enclosures") for electrical accessories with a rated voltage not exceeding 1 000 V a.c. and 1 500 V d.c. intended for household or similar fixed electrical installations, either indoors or outdoors. This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition published in 2002 and its Amendment 1:2011. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition: Review of classification Table 1.

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    Committee TC 23/SC 23B
    Development Note Supersedes IEC 60670. (12/2002) Stability Date: 2019. (03/2015)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher International Electrotechnical Committee
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    I.S. HD 60364-4-42:2011 LOW-VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - PART 4-42: PROTECTION FOR SAFETY - PROTECTION AGAINST THERMAL EFFECTS
    I.S. EN 61995-1:2008 DEVICES FOR THE CONNECTION OF LUMINAIRES FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR PURPOSES - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    BS EN 62549 : 2011 ARTICULATED SYSTEMS AND FLEXIBLE SYSTEMS FOR CABLE GUIDING
    12/30249498 DC : 0 BS EN 60364-7-713 - LOW-VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - PART 7-713: REQUIREMENTS FOR SPECIAL INSTALLATIONS OR LOCATIONS - FURNITURE
    CEI 216-8 : 2005 FLUSH-TYPE DETECTORS FOR THE DETECTION OF COMBUSTIBLE GASES IN DOMESTIC PREMISES - TEST METHODS AND PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
    NF EN 50090-9-1 : 2004 HOME AND BUILDING ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS (HBES) - PART 9-1: INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS - GENERIC CABLING FOR HBES CLASS 1 TWISTED PAIR
    09/30206291 DC : 0 BS EN 62549 - ARTICULATED SYSTEMS FOR CABLE GUIDING
    BS EN 50090-9-1 : 2004 HOME AND BUILDING ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS (HBES) - PART 9-1: INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS - GENERIC CABLING FOR HBES CLASS 1 TWISTED PAIR
    PRHD 62640 : DRAFT 2014 RESIDUAL CURRENT DEVICES WITH OR WITHOUT OVERCURRENT PROTECTION FOR SOCKET-OUTLETS FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR USES (IEC 62640:2011, MODIFIED)
    03/317673 DC : 0 IEC 61995-1 - DEVICES FOR THE CONNECTION OF LUMINAIRES FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR PURPOSES - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    UNE-EN 62549:2012 Articulated systems and flexible systems for cable guiding
    I.S. EN 60669-2-5:2016 SWITCHES FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR FIXED ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - PART 2-5: PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS - SWITCHES AND RELATED ACCESSORIES FOR USE IN HOME AND BUILDING ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS (HBES)
    09/30200661 DC : 0 BS EN 60669-1 ED 4.0 - SWITCHES FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR FIXED-ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    IEC 60669-1:2017 RLV Switches for household and similar fixed-electrical installations - Part 1: General requirements
    EN 61995-1:2008/A1:2017 DEVICES FOR THE CONNECTION OF LUMINAIRES FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR PURPOSES - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS (IEC 61995-1:2005/A1:2016)
    CEI EN 61995-1 : 2009 DEVICES FOR THE CONNECTION OF LUMINAIRES FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR PURPOSES - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    S.R. HD 60364-4-42:2011 LOW VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - PART 4-42: PROTECTION FOR SAFETY - PROTECTION AGAINST THERMAL EFFECTS
    CENELEC GUIDE 28 : 2006 ACCESSIBILITY IN INTERFACES IN LOW VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - A GUIDE FOR STANDARD WRITERS
    BS EN 61995-1:2008 Devices for the connection of luminaires for household and similar purposes General requirements
    IEC 60364-7-713:2013 LOW-VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - PART 7-713: REQUIREMENTS FOR SPECIAL INSTALLATIONS OR LOCATIONS - FURNITURE
    IEC 60669-1 REDLINE : 4ED 2017 SWITCHES FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR FIXED ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    IEC 60364-4-42:2010+AMD1:2014 CSV Low-voltage electrical installations - Part 4-42: Protection forsafety - Protection against thermal effects
    CEI EN 50090-9-1 : 2005 HOME AND BUILDING ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS (HBES) - PART 9-1: INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS - GENERIC CABLING FOR HBES CLASS 1 TWISTED PAIR
    HD 62640:2015/A11:2016 RESIDUAL CURRENT DEVICES WITH OR WITHOUT OVERCURRENT PROTECTION FOR SOCKET-OUTLETS FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR USES (IEC 62640:2011, MODIFIED)
    UNE-EN 61995-1:2010 Devices for the connection of luminaires for household and similar purposes -- Part 1: General requirements
    I.S. HD 62640:2015 RESIDUAL CURRENT DEVICES WITH OR WITHOUT OVERCURRENT PROTECTION FOR SOCKET-OUTLETS FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR USES
    IEC 60669-2-1:2002+AMD1:2008+AMD2:2015 CSV Switches for household and similar fixed electrical installations -Part 2-1: Particular requirements - Electronic switches
    IEC 60669-2-5:2013 Switches for household and similar fixed electrical installations - Part 2-5: Particular requirements - Switches and related accessories for use in home and building electronic systems (HBES)
    IEC 61995-1:2005+AMD1:2016 CSV Devices for the connection of luminaires for household and similarpurposes - Part 1: General requirements
    IEC 62640:2011+AMD1:2015 CSV Residual current devices with or without overcurrent protection forsocket-outlets for household and similar uses
    IEC 60669-1:2017 Switches for household and similar fixed-electrical installations - Part 1: General requirements
    I.S. EN 50090-9-1:2004 HOME AND BUILDING ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS (HBES) - PART 9-1: INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS - GENERIC CABLING FOR HBES CLASS 1 TWISTED PAIR
    IEC 61918:2013 Industrial communication networks - Installation of communication networks in industrial premises
    EN 61918:2013/AC:2014 INDUSTRIAL COMMUNICATION NETWORKS - INSTALLATION OF COMMUNICATION NETWORKS IN INDUSTRIAL PREMISES (IEC 61918:2013, MODIFIED)
    11/30258071 DC : 0 BS EN 61918 - INDUSTRIAL COMMUNICATION NETWORKS - INSTALLATION OF COMMUNICATION NETWORKS IN INDUSTRIAL PREMISES
    IEC 62549:2011 Articulated systems and flexible systems for cable guiding
    BS EN 61918:2013 Industrial communication networks. Installation of communication networks in industrial premises
    EN 60669-1:2018 SWITCHES FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR FIXED ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS (IEC 60669-1:2017, MODIFIED)
    14/30272356 DC : 0 BS EN 60669-1 - SWITCHES FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR FIXED-ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    I.S. EN 61918:2013 INDUSTRIAL COMMUNICATION NETWORKS - INSTALLATION OF COMMUNICATION NETWORKS IN INDUSTRIAL PREMISES
    EN 60669-2-5 : 2016 SWITCHES FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR FIXED ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - PART 2-5: PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS - SWITCHES AND RELATED ACCESSORIES FOR USE IN HOME AND BUILDING ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS (HBES) (IEC 60669-2-5:2013, MODIFIED)
    HD 60364-4-42 : 2011 AMD 1 2015 LOW-VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - PART 4-42: PROTECTION FOR SAFETY - PROTECTION AGAINST THERMAL EFFECTS (IEC 60364-4-42:2010/A1:2014)
    EN 62549 : 2011 ARTICULATED SYSTEMS AND FLEXIBLE SYSTEMS FOR CABLE GUIDING (IEC 62549:2011)
    EN 50090-9-1:2004 HOME AND BUILDING ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS (HBES) - PART 9-1: INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS - GENERIC CABLING FOR HBES CLASS 1 TWISTED PAIR

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    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)
    ISO 2081:2008 Metallic and other inorganic coatings Electroplated coatings of zinc with supplementary treatments on iron or steel
    ISO 1456:2009 Metallic and other inorganic coatings Electrodeposited coatings of nickel, nickel plus chromium, copper plus nickel and of copper plus nickel plus chromium
    ISO/IEC Guide 51:2014 Safety aspects Guidelines for their inclusion in standards
    IEC 60529:1989+AMD1:1999+AMD2:2013 CSV Degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP Code)
    IEC 60423:2007 Conduit systems for cable management - Outside diameters of conduits for electrical installations and threads for conduits and fittings
    ISO 2093:1986 Electroplated coatings of tin — Specification and test methods
    IEC 60670-23:2006+AMD1:2016 CSV Boxes and enclosures for electrical accessories for household andsimilar fixed electrical installations - Part 23: Particular requirements for floor boxes and enclosures
    IEC 60068-2-75:2014 Environmental testing - Part 2-75: Tests - Test Eh: Hammer tests
    IEC 60695-10-2:2014 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 10-2: ABNORMAL HEAT - BALL PRESSURE TEST METHOD
    IEC 61140:2016 Protection against electric shock - Common aspects for installation and equipment
    IEC 61032:1997 Protection of persons and equipment by enclosures - Probes for verification
    IEC 60670-24:2011 Boxes and enclosures for electrical accessories for household and similar fixed electrical installations - Part 24: Particular requirements for enclosures for housing protective devices and other power dissipating electrical equipment
    IEC 62444:2010 Cable glands for electrical installations
    IEC 60981:2004 EXTRA-HEAVY DUTY ELECTRICAL RIGID STEEL CONDUITS
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