IEC 61557-11:2020 

Electrical safety in low voltage distribution systems up to 1 000 V AC and 1 500 V DC - Equipment for testing, measuring or monitoring of protective measures - Part 11: Effectiveness of residual current monitors (RCM) in TT, TN and IT systems

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IEC 61557-11:2020 RLV

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Abstract

IEC 61557-11:2020 is available as IEC 61557-11:2020 RLV which contains the International Standard and its Redline version, showing all changes of the technical content compared to the previous edition.

IEC 61557-11:2020 specifies the requirements for test equipment applied to the testing of the effectiveness of residual current monitors (RCM) that are already installed in distribution systems. This test equipment can be used in any kind of network, such as a TN, TT or IT system. The test equipment can also be used for testing directionally discriminating residual current monitors (RCM) in IT systems. It is not the purpose of this document to verify the residual current monitors (RCM) according to their product standards. IEC 61557-11:2020 cancels and replaces the first edition published in 2009. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
a) document title modified to include all types of RCM;
b) terms aligned with IEC 60050;
c) addition of requirements for testing new types of RCM;
d) moving of requirements for RCM Type B from former Annex A to main body text;
e) alignment of the structure with that of the whole IEC 61557 series.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2020-06-23
Edition2.0
Available language(s)English/French
TC/SCTC 85 - Measuring equipment for electrical and electromagnetic quantitiesrss
ICS17.220.20 - Measurement of electrical and magnetic quantities
29.080.01 - Electrical insulation in general
29.240.01 - Power transmission and distribution networks in general
Stability date  2025
Pages29
File size1182 KB

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