IEC 60898-1:2015 

Electrical accessories - Circuit-breakers for overcurrent protection for household and similar installations - Part 1: Circuit-breakers for a.c. operation

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IEC 60898-1:2015+AMD1:2019 CSV


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IEC 60898-1:2015 applies to a.c. air-break circuit-breakers for operation at 50 Hz, 60 Hz or 50/60 Hz, having a rated voltage not exceeding 440 V (between phases), a rated current not exceeding 125 A and a rated short-circuit capacity not exceeding 25 000 A. This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition published in 2002, Amendment 1:2002 and Amendment 2:2003. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
a) Revision of 9.5 Terminals
b) Revision of the test of glow wire
c) Simplification of the figures for short circuit tests.
The contents of the corrigendum of November 2015 have been included in this copy. This bilingual version (2016-11) corresponds to the English version, published in 2015-03. The French version of this standard has not been voted upon.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2015-03-23
Available language(s)English, English/French, Spanish
TC/SCTC 23/SC 23E - Circuit-breakers and similar equipment for household userss
ICS29.120.50 - Fuses and other overcurrent protection devices
Stability date  2026
File size3999 KB

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