IEC 61557-17:2021 

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 17: Non-contact AC voltage indicators


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IEC 61557-17:2021 defines minimum performance requirements for non-contact AC voltage indicators to reduce the risk of electric shock for the testing person and bystanders caused by the wrong interpretation of the indication.
Products designed and manufactured in accordance with this document are for use by (electrically) skilled persons only. Non-contact AC voltage indicators are not designed for testing the absence of the operating voltage.
This International Standard is to be used in conjunction with IEC 61557-1:2019.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2021-11-10
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  2026
File size1252 KB

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