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IEC 60704-2-1 Redline version

IEC 60704-2-1:2020 RLV
Household and similar electrical appliances - Test code for the determination of airborne acoustical noise - Part 2-1: Particular requirements for dry vacuum cleaners
IEC 60704-2-1:2020 RLV contains both the official IEC International Standard and its Redline version. The Redline version is available in English only and provides you with a quick and easy way to compare all the changes between the official IEC Standard and its previous edition.

IEC 60704-2-1:2020 is applicable for the determination of airborne acoustical noise of mains operated and cordless dry vacuum cleaners for household use or under conditions similar to those in households. This part of IEC 60704 does not apply to vacuum cleaners for industrial or professional purposes. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
a) product scope is extended to cordless and similar vacuum cleaners;
b) definitions of "cleaning head", "active nozzle" and "standard Wilton test carpet" have been added;
c) specification of standard Wilton test carpet has been removed; reference is made to IEC/TS 62885-1;
d) specific requirements on equipping and pre-conditioning have been added;
e) topic ageing of test carpet is addressed.
This Part 2-1 supplements or modifies the corresponding clauses in IEC 60704-1:2010.

Technical committee

TC 59/SC 59F Surface cleaning appliances


Environment - Quality Assurance
Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2020-10-30



Stability date2024
ISBN number9782832290200
File size2.40 MB
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