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IEC 61010-2-034:2017 Released for Safety and Measurement Requirements of Insulation Resistance

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The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) has released IEC 61010-2-034:2017 . This standard includes the Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use – Part 2-034: Particular requirements for measurement equipment for insulation resistance and test equipment for electric strength and is now available on the IEC webstore.

Description: “IEC 61010-2-034:2017 This group safety publication is primarily intended to be used as a product safety standard for the products mentioned in the scope, but shall also be used by technical committees in the preparation of their publications for products similar to those mentioned in the scope of this standard, in accordance with the principles laid down in IEC Guide 104 and lSO/lEC Guide 51.
IEC 61010-2-034:2017 specifies safety requirements for measurement equipment for insulation resistance and test equipment for electric strength with an output voltage exceeding 50 V a.c. or 120 V d.c.

This document also applies to combined measuring equipment which has an insulation resistance measurement function or an electric strength test measurement function. It has the status of a horizontal standard in accordance with IEC Guide 104. This publication is to be read in conjunction with IEC 61010-1:2010.

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