IEC 61587-6:2021 

Mechanical structures for electrical and electronic equipment - Tests for IEC 60917 and IEC 60297 series - Part 6: Security aspects for indoor cabinets


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IEC 61587-6:2021 specifies security aspects and security performance levels of the mechanical construction of indoor cabinets in accordance with IEC 60917 (all parts) and IEC 60297 (all parts). This document does not address vandalism.
This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition published in 2017. This edition constitutes a technical revision.
This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
a) Revised and expanded terms and definitions.
b) Additional information in 4.2 Access security level of the cabinet.
c) Revised requirements for Security performance levels of cabinets and added additional levels in Table 2 – Security performance levels of cabinets.
d) Added a column for panel strength in Table 3 – Security performance levels of cabinet – mechanical.
e) Revised test for mechanical lock (and hinges added) in 5.2.2 Tests for strength of mechanical locks and hinges.
f) Added 5.2.4 Tests for panel strength.
g) Added additional description of Key function in Table 5 – Security performance levels of key.
h) Revised test method for handles in Annex A.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2021-04-12
Available language(s)English/French
TC/SCTC 48/SC 48D - Mechanical structures for electrical and electronic equipmentrss
ICS31.240 - Mechanical structures for electronic equipment
Stability date  2023
File size2884 KB

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