IEC 60704-2-8:2020 RLV 
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Household and similar electrical appliances - Test code for the determination of airborne acoustical noise - Part 2-8: Particular requirements for electric shavers, hair clippers or trimmers


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IEC 60704-2-8:2020 RLV contains both the official IEC International Standard and its Redline version. The Redline version is available in English only and provides you with a quick and easy way to compare all the changes between the official IEC Standard and its previous edition.

IEC 60704-2-8:2020 applies to electric shavers, clippers or trimmers for domestic and similar use, supplied from mains or secondary batteries or primary batteries. The term "similar use" is understood to mean the use in hotels, hospitals, shops, offices, etc. This document does not apply to shavers, clippers or trimmers that are powered by means other than electrical, for example by a spring-device. If possible, this document can also be applied to analogous electrically operated devices, such as depilating devices. This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition published in 1997. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
a) the scope of the products has been enlarged to include hair clippers and trimmers;
b) it includes standard deviations of sound power levels in 1.1.3;
c) the normative references have been updated (ISO 3744:2010 and ISO 3743-1:2010);
d) it is adjusted with respect to IEC 60704-1:2010;
e) it has been updated to comply with the ISO/IEC Directives, Part 2.
This Part 2-8 is intended to be used in conjunction with third edition (2010) of IEC 60704-1, Household and similar electrical appliances - Test code for the determination of airborne acoustical noise - Part 1: General requirements. This Part 2-8 supplements or modifies the corresponding clauses in IEC 60704-1:2010, so as to establish the test code for shavers, hair clippers or trimmers.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2020-03-09
Available language(s)English
TC/SCTC 59/SC 59L - Small household appliancesrss
ICS17.140.20 - Noise emitted by machines and equipment
97.170 - Body care equipment
Stability date  2024
File size1287 KB

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