IEC 60734:2012 

Household electrical appliances - Performance - Water for testing


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IEC 60734:2012 describes the preparation of four types of water of different hardness, conductivity and alkalinity, intended to be used for testing the performance of household appliances such as washing machines, dishwashers, tumble dryers, steam irons etc. It defines the characteristics of these waters and establishes various methods to be used for obtaining them. It also includes specifications for required measurements.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2012-06-27
Available language(s)English/French, Spanish
TC/SCTC 59/SC 59D - Performance of household and similar electrical laundry appliancesrss
ICS97.060 - Laundry appliances
Stability date  2022
File size1035 KB

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