IEC 62610-2:2018 PRV 
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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.

Key words: Cabinets, Subracks, Forced Air Cooling, Thermal Management

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2018-01-19
Available language(s)English/French
TC/SCTC 48/SC 48D - Mechanical structures for electronic equipmentrss
ICS31.240 - Mechanical structures for electronic equipment
Stability date  2020
File size2505 KB

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