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IEC Releases IEC 60598-1:2014+A1:2017 CSV for Electric Light Sources

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The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) has released IEC 60598-1:2014+A1:2017 CSV. This report details “Luminaires – Part 1: General requirements and tests,” and is now available on the IEC webstore.

Description: “IEC 60598-1:2014+A1:2017 specifies general requirements for luminaires, incorporating electric light sources for operation from supply voltages up to 1000 V. The requirements and related tests of this standard cover: classification, marking, mechanical construction, electrical construction and photobiological safety.

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This eighth edition cancels and replaces the seventh edition published in 2008. This edition constitutes a technical revision and includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:

a) requirements to support the construction methods for new LED luminaires entering the market;
b) photobiological requirements extended;
c) more precise requirements for insulation between different types of electrical circuit;
d) other general updates and improvements.

The contents of the corrigenda of October 2015, of December 2015, of May 2017 and interpretation sheet 1 of May 2016 have been included in this copy.

 

*Description from the IEC Website 

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