New Edition of IEC 61010-2-201:2017, Standard for Particular Requirements for Control Equipment

Untitled-1The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) has released the third edition of IEC 61010-2-201:2017. This standard pertains to “Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use – Part 2-201: Particular requirements for control equipment,” and is now available on the IEC webstore.

Description: “IEC 61010-2-201:2017 specifies safety requirements and related verification tests for any product performing the function of control equipment and/or their associated peripherals. In addition, these products have as their intended use the command and control of machines, automated manufacturing and industrial processes, e.g. discrete and continuous control.
This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition published in 2013. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This second edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition;

a) clarify, change, delete definitions which were causing confusion,
b) change and clarify the temperature testing methodology,
c) change documentation methodologies allowed,
d) change some terminal markings,
e) add clarity to some of the informative annexes,
f) add Annex E with changes,
g) add Annexes AA – FF.”

*Description from the IEC Website.

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