Provides information related to the design, construction and testing of electro-sensitive protective equipment (ESPE) that employs vision-based protective devices (VBPDs) for the sensing function for the safeguarding of machinery.
This guide is applicable to on-line analyser systems. It provides the necessary guidance for the system supplier and user to specify or design a complete analyser system from sample point in the process to the final output for display or control purposes.
Is intended as a guide to assist in the development of a specification for analysers and their associated support systems for enquiry purposes and the subsequent assessment of the bids presented by the prospective vendors.
Provides recommendations for the selection and testing, where necessary, of conductor stringing equipment and accessory items used for the installation of bare and insulated overhead distribution conductors.
Applies to the design of multimedia equipment such as information and communications equipment or audio-video equipment and systems.
A technical report intended to give assistance to standard-writers of IEC Technical Committee 20, to take into account the relevant environmental aspects as far as they are specific to electric cables in normal use.
Covers procedures for the installation and maintenance of optical fibre cables on overhead power lines.
Gives information for the assessment of factors associated with the polymer recycling and/or reuse of typical insulating materials in electrotechnical equipment.
Gives guidelines for the application of the uncertainty analysis according to the Guide to the Expression of Uncertainty in Measurement (GUM) for measurements covered by standards of IEC Subcommittee 45B.
Provides a framework for the use of internationally accepted standards, tools and practices to evaluate electrical and electronic products with respect to restricted substances.
Addresses the application of closed serial digital communications systems (often termed fieldbuses) used for transmission of safety-related data in the realisation of safety functions at machinery.
Provides a methodology for information exchange involving EEE manufacturers and recyclers, and for calculating the recyclability and recoverability rates to provide information to recyclers to enable appropriate and optimized EoL treatment operations, provide sufficient information to(...)
It contains a series of case studies for the evaluation of electromagnetic (EM) sources in the frequency range 100 kHz - 300 GHz to support the methods detailed in the international standard IEC 62232, Determination of RF field strength and SAR in the vicinity of radiocommunication base(...)
Provides information about the assessment aspects of safe communication such as test beds, proof of increased interference immunity (EMC for functional safety), electrical safety, and other environmental requirements.
Intended to provide users with guidance to understand methodologies and to evaluate carbon footprint of products (hereinafter referred to as CFP), by quantifying the greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions (hereinafter referred to as CFP study) for Electrical and Electronic products (hereinafter(...)
For a given current path through the human body, the danger to persons depends mainly on the magnitude and duration of the current flow. However, the time/current zones specified in this publication are, in many cases, not directly applicable in practice for designing measures of protection(...)
Describes the effects on the human body when a sinusoidal alternating current in the frequency range above 100 Hz passes through it.
Provides guidance on the ignitability of electrotechnical products and the materials from which they are formed. It gives guidance on the principles of ignitability, the selection of appropriate test methods, and the use and interpretation of results
Describes a test method used to determine the characteristic heat flux for ignition (CHFI) from a non-contacting flame source for materials used in electrotechnical products and sub-assemblies. It provides a relationship between ignition time and incident heat flux.
Describes a small-scale laboratory procedure for determining the comparative burning characteristics of tubular polymeric materials. A flame is applied to test specimens held in a vertical position, supported by a wire or mandrel.
Presents a general characterization of small-scale test flames and associated confirmatory tests based on copper block calorimetry, and defines theoretical modelling for the associated dynamics. Guidance is presented for the selection of critical parameters in confirmatory test designs.
Gives a summary of the test methods that are used in the assessment of the corrosivity of fire effluent. It presents a brief summary of test methods in common use, either as international standards or national or industry standards. It includes special observations on their relevance, for(...)
Describes test methods which measure corrosion damage effects, on targets, of fire effluent from the combustion of test specimens. Both leakage current and metal loss can be measured by using appropriate targets.
Describes the test methods for the determination of the specific optical density of smoke produced by materials used in electrotechnical products using the apparatus described in technical specification IEC/TS 60695-6-30.
Describes the calculation procedure for converting the data generated by chemical analysis in IEC 60695-7-50 into predicted toxic potency data for material tested under defined conditions. This is in order to estimate the contribution of the fire effluent of an end-product or material to the(...)
Specifies quantitative test methods for determining the heat release from the combustion of insulating liquids of electrotechnical products when exposed to a defined heat flux with spark ignition.
Provides a summary of test methods that are used to determine the surface spread of flame of electrotechnical products or materials from which they are formed. It represents the current state of the art of the test methods and, where available, includes special observations on their relevance(...)
Provides guidance on the use of conventional touch voltage limits with reference to thresholds given in IEC 60479-5. Consideration is given to different physiological effects, environmental conditions, contact conditions, etc. This specification only discusses voltages for sinusoidal a.c. at(...)
Provides an informative guide on care, maintenance and in-service testing requirements of aerial devices with insulating booms used for live working.
Specifies requirements for the selection, positioning, configuration and commissioning of protective equipment to detect the presence of persons in order to protect those persons from dangerous part(s) of machinery in industrial applications.