IEC 62561-2:2017 PRV 
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Lightning protection system components (LPSC) - Part 2: Requirements for conductors and earth electrodes


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This Final Draft International Standard is an up to 6 weeks' pre-release of the official publication. It is available for sale during its voting period: 2017-11-17 to 2017-12-29. By purchasing this FDIS now, you will automatically receive, in addition, the final publication.

Part 2 of IEC 62561 specifies the requirements and tests for:
- metallic conductors (other than "natural" conductors) that form part of the air-termination and down-conductor systems,
- metallic earth electrodes that form part of the earth-termination system.
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 change with respect to the previous edition:
- Tables 2 and 4 have been merged into one Table (Table 2).
- Figure 2 showing the coating measurement of a plate conductor has been added.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2017-11-17
Available language(s)English/French
TC/SCTC 81 - Lightning protectionrss
ICS29.020 - Electrical engineering in general
91.120.40 - Lightning protection
Stability date  2025
File size1489 KB

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