IEC 62561-3:2017 

Lightning protection system components (LPSC) - Part 3: Requirements for isolating spark gaps (ISG)


Do you need a multi-user copy?




IEC 62561-3:2017 specifies the requirements and tests for isolating spark gaps (ISG) for lightning protection systems.
ISGs can be used to indirectly bond a lightning protection system to other nearby metalwork where a direct bond is not permissible for functional reasons.
This bilingual version (2018-11) corresponds to the monolingual English version, published in 2017-06.
This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition, published in 2012. This edition constitutes a technical revision.
This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition.
- a new classification has been added related to ISGs location installation;
- an updated flow chart of tests has been developed.
The French version of this document has not been voted upon.

Look inside

Additional information

Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2017-06-15
Available language(s)English, English/French, Spanish
TC/SCTC 81 - Lightning protectionrss
ICS91.120.40 - Lightning protection
Stability date  2023
File size1363 KB

The following test report forms are related:

Share your publications

Learn how to share your publications with your colleagues, using networking options.

Payment information

Our prices are in Swiss francs (CHF). We accept all major credit cards (American Express, Mastercard and Visa, JCB and CUP), PayPal and bank transfers as form of payment.

Keep in touch

Keep up to date with new publication releases and announcements with our free IEC Just Published email newsletter.

Contact customer services

Please send your enquiry by email or call us on +41 22 919 02 11 between 09:00 – 17:00 CET Monday to Friday.