• IEC 60855:1985

    Superseded A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.

    Insulating foam-filled tubes and solid rods for live working

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    Superseded date:  28-10-2009

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    Published date:  01-01-1985

    Publisher:  International Electrotechnical Committee

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    Foreword
    Preface
    Introduction
    Section One - General
    1 Scope
    2 Definitions
    Section Two - Technical characteristics
    3 Materials
       3.1 Insulating tubes or insulating rods
       3.2 Interior of insulating foam-filled tube
    4 Diameters of tubes and rods
    Section Three - Type tests
    5 General
    6 Visual inspection and dimensional check
       6.1 Visual inspection
       6.2 Dimensional check
    7 Dye penetration test
    8 Dielectrical tests
       8.1 Dielectrical test before and after exposure to
            humidity
    9 Mechanical tests
       9.1 Bending test
       9.2 Torsion test
       9.3 Crushing test on tube
    10 Mechanical ageing tests
       10.1 Bending test
       10.2 Dielectrical tests
    Section Four - Routine test and sampling tests
    11 Routine test
    12 Sampling tests
    13 Additional tests not indicated
    Section Five - Special clauses
    14 Marking
    15 Modification
    16 Acceptance
    Appendix A - Dielectrical tests before and after
                 exposure to humidity
    Appendix B - Dielectrical wet test
    Appendix C - Mechanical tests
    Appendix D - Routine tests

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    Applies to insulating foam-filled tubes and solid rods made of synthetic materials and intended for tools and equipment for live work on systems operating at voltages above 1 kV.The contents of the corrigendum of July 1999 have been included in this copy.

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    Committee TC 78
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher International Electrotechnical Committee
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By

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

    CEI EN 62193 : 2005 LIVE WORKING - TELESCOPIC STICKS AND TELESCOPIC MEASURING STICKS
    NF EN 50508 : 2009 MULTI-PURPOSE INSULATING STICKS FOR ELECTRICAL OPERATIONS ON HIGH VOLTAGE INSTALLATIONS
    NF EN 61481 : 2001 AMD 2 2005 LIVE WORKING - PORTABLE PHASE COMPARATORS FOR USE ON VOLTAGES FROM 1 KV TO 36 KV A.C.
    EN 61243-1:2005/A1:2010 LIVE WORKING - VOLTAGE DETECTORS - PART 1: CAPACITIVE TYPE TO BE USED FOR VOLTAGES EXCEEDING 1 KV A.C.
    BS EN 61478:2001 Live working. Ladders of insulating material
    07/30162245 DC : 0 BS EN 60092-XXX - ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS IN SHIPS - PART XXX - OPERATION OF ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS
    I.S. EN 61478:2002 LIVE WORKING - LADDERS OF INSULATING MATERIAL
    I.S. EN 50110-1:2013 OPERATION OF ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    CEI EN 50508 : 2009 MULTI-PURPOSE INSULATING STICKS FOR ELECTRICAL OPERATIONS ON HIGH VOLTAGE INSTALLATIONS
    I.S. EN 61219:1994 LIVE WORKING - EARTHING OR EARTHING AND SHORT-CIRCUITING EQUIPMENT USING LANCES AS A SHORT-CIRCUITING DEVICE - LANCE EARTHING
    IEC 61230:2008 Live working - Portable equipment for earthing or earthing and short-circuiting
    EN 60832 : 1996 SPECIFICATION FOR INSULATING POLES (INSULATING STICKS) AND UNIVERSAL TOOL ATTACHMENTS (FITTINGS) FOR LIVE WORKING
    EN 61478:2001/A1:2003 LIVE WORKING - LADDERS OF INSULATING MATERIAL
    EN 61219 : 1993 LIVE WORKING - EARTHING OR EARTHING AND SHORT-CIRCUITING EQUIPMENT USING LANCES AS SHORT-CIRCUITING DEVICE - LANCE EARTHING (IEC 1219:1993)
    EN 61230:2008 LIVE WORKING - PORTABLE EQUIPMENT FOR EARTHING OR EARTHING AND SHORT-CIRCUITING
    02/202973 DC : 0 IEC 60832-2. ED.2 - LIVE WORKING - INSULATING STICKS AND ATTACHABLE UNIVERSAL DEVICES (FITTINGS) - PART 2: ATTACHABLE UNIVERSAL DEVICES (FITTINGS)
    01/200972 DC : DRAFT FEB 2001 IEC 61243-1 ED.2 - LIVE WORKING - VOLTAGE DETECTORS - PART 1: CAPACITIVE TYPE TO BE USED FOR VOLTAGES EXCEEDING 1 KV A.C.
    I.S. EN 61481:2001 LIVE WORKING - PORTABLE PHASE COMPARATORS FOR VOLTAGES OF 1 KV TO 36 KV A.C.
    NF EN 61478 : 2002 AMD 1 2004 LIVE WORKING - LADDERS OF INSULATING MATERIAL
    BS EN 50508:2009 MULTI-PURPOSE INSULATING STICKS FOR ELECTRICAL OPERATIONS ON HIGH VOLTAGE INSTALLATIONS
    BS EN 62193:2003 LIVE WORKING - TELESCOPIC STICKS AND TELESCOPIC MEASURING STICKS
    IEC 61243-1:2003+AMD1:2009 CSV Live working - Voltage detectors - Part 1: Capacitive type to be used for voltages exceeding 1 kV a.c.
    I.S. EN 50508:2009 MULTI-PURPOSE INSULATING STICKS FOR ELECTRICAL OPERATIONS ON HIGH VOLTAGE INSTALLATIONS
    CLC/TR 50488 : 2006 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - SAFETY MEASURES FOR THE PERSONNEL WORKING ON OR NEAR OVERHEAD CONTACT LINES
    VDE 0682-412 : 2001 AMD 1 2003 LIVE WORKING - VOLTAGE DETECTORS - PART 2: RESISTIVE TYPE TO BE USED FOR VOLTAGES OF 1 KV TO 36 KV A.C.
    DIN EN 61243-2 : 2001 AMD 2 2003 LIVE WORKING - VOLTAGE DETECTORS - PART 2: RESISTIVE TYPE TO BE USED FOR VOLTAGES OF 1 KV TO 36 KV A.C.
    CEI EN 50110-1 : 2014 OPERATION OF ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    08/30181631 DC : DRAFT APR 2008 BS IEC 60092-509 - ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS IN SHIPS - PART 509: OPERATION OF ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS
    BS EN 60832:1997 SPECIFICATION FOR INSULATING POLES (INSULATING STICKS) AND UNIVERSAL TOOL ATTACHMENTS (FITTINGS) FOR LIVE WORKING
    BS 7743(1994) : AMD 8958 SADDLES, POLE CLAMPS (STICK CLAMPS) AND ACCESSORIES FOR LIVE WORKING
    I.S. EN 61230:2008 LIVE WORKING - PORTABLE EQUIPMENT FOR EARTHING OR EARTHING AND SHORT-CIRCUITING
    I.S. EN 62193:2003 LIVE WORKING - TELESCOPIC STICKS AND TELESCOPIC MEASURING STICKS
    IEC 61219:1993 Live working - Earthing or earthing and short-circuiting equipment using lances as a short-circuiting device - Lance earthing
    BS 7692(1993) : 1993 AMD 9358 INSULATING POLES (INSULATING STICKS) AND UNIVERSAL TOOL ATTACHMENTS (FITTINGS) FOR LIVE WORKING
    I.S. EN 61243-2:1999 LIVE WORKING - VOLTAGE DETECTORS - PART 2: RESISTIVE TYPE TO BE USED FOR VOLTAGES OF 1 KV TO 36 KV A.C.
    CEI CLC/TR 50488 : 2007 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - SAFETY MEASURES FOR PERSONNEL WORKING NEAR OVERHEAD CONTACT LINES
    BS EN 61481:2001 LIVE WORKING - PORTABLE PHASE COMPARATORS FOR VOLTAGES OF 1 KV TO 36 KV A.C.
    BS 7740(1994) : 1994 AMD 9060 PORTABLE EQUIPMENT FOR EARTHING OR EARTHING AND SHORT-CIRCUITING
    07/30170224 DC : DRAFT AUG 2007 BS EN 61230 - LIVE WORKING - PORTABLE EQUIPMENT FOR EARTHING OR EARTHING AND SHORT-CIRCUITING
    BS EN 61243-2:1998 LIVE WORKING - VOLTAGE DETECTORS - PART 2: RESISTIVE TYPE TO BE USED FOR VOLTAGES OF 1 KV TO 36 KV A.C.
    UNE-EN 50110-1:2014 Operation of electrical installations - Part 1: General requirements
    UNE-EN 50508:2011 Multi-purpose insulating sticks for electrical operations on high voltage installations
    I.S. EN 61243-1:2005 LIVE WORKING - VOLTAGE DETECTORS - PART 1: CAPACITIVE TYPE TO BE USED FOR VOLTAGES EXCEEDING 1 KV A.C.
    IEC 61481:2001+AMD1:2002+AMD2:2004 CSV Live working - Portable phase comparators for use on voltages from 1 kV to 36 kV a.c.
    IEC 61478:2001+AMD1:2003 CSV Live working - Ladders of insulating material
    IEC 62193:2003 Live working - Telescopic sticks and telescopic measuring sticks
    EN 61481:2001/A2:2005 LIVE WORKING - PORTABLE PHASE COMPARATORS FOR USE ON VOLTAGES FROM 1 KV TO 36 KV A.C.
    BS EN 50110-1:2013 Operation of electrical installations General requirements
    BS EN 61243-1 : 2005 LIVE WORKING - VOLTAGE DETECTORS - PART 1: CAPACITIVE TYPE TO BE USED FOR VOLTAGES EXCEEDING 1 KV A.C.
    BS 7739-1:1994
    BS EN 61230:2008 LIVE WORKING - PORTABLE EQUIPMENT FOR EARTHING OR EARTHING AND SHORT-CIRCUITING
    99/201502 DC : 0
    02/202972 DC : 0 IEC 60832-1. ED.2 - LIVE WORKING - INSULATING STICKS AND ATTACHABLE UNIVERSAL DEVICES (FITTINGS) - PART 1: INSULATING STICKS WITH PERMANENTLY ATTACHED FITTINGS
    S.R. CLC/TR 50488:2007 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - SAFETY MEASURES FOR THE PERSONNEL WORKING ON OR NEAR OVERHEAD CONTACT LINES
    06/30159668 DC : 0 BS EN 50508 - MULTI-PURPOSE INSULATING STICKS FOR ELECTRICAL OPERATIONS ON HIGH VOLTAGE INSTALLATIONS
    NF EN 62193 : 2004 LIVE WORKING - TELESCOPIC STICKS AND TELESCOPIC MEASURING STICKS
    IEC 61243-2:1995+AMD1:1999+AMD2:2002 CSV Live working - Voltage detectors - Part 2: Resistive type to be used for voltages of 1 kV to 36 kV a.c.
    EN 50508 : 2009 MULTI-PURPOSE INSULATING STICKS FOR ELECTRICAL OPERATIONS ON HIGH VOLTAGE INSTALLATIONS
    EN 61243-2:1997/A2:2002 LIVE WORKING - VOLTAGE DETECTORS - PART 2: RESISTIVE TYPE TO BE USED FOR VOLTAGES OF 1 KV TO 36 KV A.C.
    EN 50110-1:2013 OPERATION OF ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    EN 62193 : 2003 LIVE WORKING - TELESCOPIC STICKS AND TELESCOPIC MEASURING STICKS

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    IEC 60212:2010 Standard conditions for use prior to and during the testing of solid electrical insulating materials
    IEC 60050-151:2001 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 151: Electrical and magnetic devices
    HD 437 : 200S1 STANDARD CONDITIONS FOR USE PRIOR TO AND DURING THE TESTING OF SOLID ELECTRICAL INSULATING MATERIALS
    IEC 60743:2013 Live working - Terminology for tools, devices and equipment
    EN 60743:2013 LIVE WORKING - TERMINOLOGY FOR TOOLS, DEVICES AND EQUIPMENT (IEC 60743:2013)
    IEC 60060-1:2010 High-voltage test techniques - Part 1: General definitions and test requirements
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