IEC 62610-2:2018 

Mechanical structures for electrical and electronic equipment - Thermal management for cabinets in accordance with IEC 60297 and IEC 60917 series - Part 2: Method for the determination of forced air cooling


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IEC 62610-2:2018 provides for compatible methods of configuring forced air cooled cabinets assembled with associated subracks and/or chassis in accordance with the IEC 60297 and IEC 60917 series.
This document contains the following:
a) thermal interfaces of subracks and/or chassis-based equipment in a cabinet, described by:
• reference temperature,
• preferred airflow conditions,
• airflow volume conditions,
• standard air;
b) procedures for determining compatible forced airflow conditions in a cabinet by applying typical thermal interface conditions.
The drawings used are not intended to indicate product design. They are only for explanatory indications for determining forced air cooling.
Keywords: Cabinets, Subracks, Forced Air Cooling, Thermal Management

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2018-05-16
Available language(s)English/French
TC/SCTC 48/SC 48D - Mechanical structures for electrical and electronic equipmentrss
ICS31.240 - Mechanical structures for electronic equipment
Stability date  2023
File size2488 KB

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