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IEC 60947-1

5.2 Edition, September 1, 2014

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Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear – Part 1: General rules

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Product Details:

  • Revision: 5.2 Edition, September 1, 2014
  • Published Date: September 2014
  • Status: Active, Most Current
  • Document Language: English, French
  • Published By: International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)
  • Page Count: 1072
  • ANSI Approved: No
  • DoD Adopted: No

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Scope and object

This standard applies, when required by the relevant product standard, to low-voltage switchgear and controlgear hereinafter referred to as "equipment" or "device" and intended to be connected to circuits, the rated voltage of which does not exceed 1 000 V a.c. or 1 500 V d.c.

This standard states the general rules and common safety requirements for low-voltage switchgear and controlgear, including

– definitions;

– characteristics;

– information supplied with the equipment;

– normal service, mounting and transport conditions;

– constructional and performance requirements;

– verification of characteristics and performance;

– environmental aspects.

This standard does not apply to low-voltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies which are dealt with in IEC 61439 series, as applicable.