IEC 62917:2016 

Railway applications - Fixed installations - Electric traction - Copper and copper alloy grooved contact wires


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IEC 62917:2016 specifies the characteristics of copper and copper alloy grooved contact wires of cross-sections from 70 mm2 to 170 mm2 for use on overhead contact lines. It establishes the product characteristics, the test methods, checking procedures to be used with the contact wires, together with the ordering and delivery condition.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2016-10-05
Available language(s)English/French
TC/SCTC 9 - Electrical equipment and systems for railwaysrss
ICS45.060.01 - Railway rolling stock in general
Stability date  2025
File size3004 KB

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