BS EN IEC 60311:2019 - Electric irons for household or similar use. Methods for measuring performance

BS EN IEC 60311:2019

Electric irons for household or similar use. Methods for measuring performance

Status : Current, Under review   Published : October 2019



IEC 60311:2016 applies to electric irons for household or similar use.

The purpose of this document is to state and define the principal performance characteristics of electric irons for household or similar use which are of interest to the user and to describe the standard methods for measuring these characteristics. Electric irons covered by this standard include

- dry irons;

- steam irons;

- vented steam irons with motor pump;

- spray irons;

- steam irons with separate water reservoir or boiler/generator having a capacity not exceeding 5 l.

This document is concerned neither with safety nor with performance requirements. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:

a) 5.3: introduction of clarifications on voltage and frequency to be applied for the tests;

b) 5.12: introduction of an anti-circumvention subclause;

c) 9.2.3: clarification on the procedure for measuring steaming rate;

d) 14.1 and 14.2: clarification on type of water used for the tests;

e) Figure 2: clarifications and alignment with the relevant formula.

Standard NumberBS EN IEC 60311:2019
TitleElectric irons for household or similar use. Methods for measuring performance
StatusCurrent, Under review
Publication Date28 October 2019
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)ISO 105-F03, IEC 60051-1, ISO 3801, ISO 2409, EN 1049-2, ISO 9073-2, ISO 13934-1, IEC 60734, ISO 105-F01, ISO 105-F02, ISO 7211-2, EN 60734, EN ISO 1518-1, ISO 6330, EN 60051-1, ISO 1518-1, EN ISO 9073-2, EN ISO 6330:2012, EN ISO 2409:2013
Informative References(Provided for Information)ISO 3758, EN 60454-3-2, EN ISO 3758, IEC 60454-3-2
ReplacesBS EN 60311:2003+A2:2009
International RelationshipsEN 60974-13:2011,EN IEC 60311:2019,IEC 60311:2016
Amended ByAmendment,
Draft Superseded By21/30330271 DC
DescriptorsThermal stability, Household equipment, Steam, Irons, Domestic, Electrically-operated devices, Scratch tests, Voltage measurement, Energy consumption, Laundry equipment, Creasing tests, Performance testing, Electrical household appliances, Temperature measurement, Ironing equipment, Instructions for use, Sprayers
Title in FrenchFers à repasser électriques pour usage domestique ou analogue. Méthodes de mesure de l'aptitude à la fonction
Title in GermanElektrische Bügeleisen für Haushalt und ähnliche Zwecke. Verfahren zur Messung der Gebrauchseigenschaften
ISBN978 0 580 91662 5
File Size1.752 MB

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