IEC 62485-5:2020 PRV 
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Safety requirements for secondary batteries and battery installations - Part 5: Safe operation of stationary lithium ion batteries


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IEC 62485-5:2020 applies to the installation of one or more stationary secondary batteries having a maximum aggregate DC voltage of 1 500 V to any DC part of the power network, and describes the principal measures for protections during normal operation or under expected fault conditions against hazards generated from:
– electricity,
– short-circuits,
– electrolyte,
– gas emission,
– fire,
– explosion.
This document provides requirements on safety aspects associated with the installation, use, inspection, and maintenance and disposal of lithium ion batteries used in stationary applications.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2020-09-25
Available language(s)English
TC/SCTC 21 - Secondary cells and batteriesrss
ICS29.220.20 - Acid secondary cells and batteries
29.220.30 - Alkaline secondary cells and batteries
Stability date  2024
File size1405 KB

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