IEC 60432-3:2012 

Incandescent lamps - Safety specifications - Part 3: Tungsten halogen lamps (non-vehicle)


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IEC 60432-3:2012 specifies the safety requirements for single-capped and double-capped tungsten halogen lamps, having rated voltages of up to 250 V, used for the following applications:
- projection (including cinematograph and still projection),
- photographic (including studio),
- floodlighting,
- special purpose,
- general purpose,
- stage lighting.
This second edition of IEC 60432-3 cancels and replaces the first edition published in 2002, Amendment 1 (2005) and Amendment 2 (2008). The main changes with respect to the previous edition are as follows:
- adapting the cold fill pressure requirements and tests for self-shielded lamps to the state of the technology,
- introduction of requirements to fully cover photobiological safety according to IEC 62471.

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Additional information

Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2012-07-04
Available language(s)English/French, Spanish
TC/SCTC 34/SC 34A - Electric light sourcesrss
ICS29.140.20 - Incandescent lamps
Stability date  2025
File size1194 KB

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