BS EN 61138:2007 - Cables for portable earthing and short-circuiting equipment – BSI British Standards

BS EN 61138:2007

Cables for portable earthing and short-circuiting equipment

Status : Current   Published : January 2008



Applies to flexible cables with insulation based on ethylene propylene rubber (EPR), polyvinyl chloride (PVC) or silicone rubber (SiR) for portable earthing and short-circuiting equipment. For this type of cable no rated voltage is given as such cables are exclusively intended for earthing and short-circuiting equipment. The particular types of cable and their code designations are specified in Clause 6 of this standard. The test methods specified in this standard are given in IEC 60227-2, IEC 60245-2, IEC 60811 and IEC 62230. The significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition are as follows: - extension of the scope to cover silicone rubber as an insulation material; - introduction of a new normative annex for clashing test.

Standard NumberBS EN 61138:2007
TitleCables for portable earthing and short-circuiting equipment
Publication Date31 January 2008
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 61230:1995, EN 50363-2-1:2005, EN 50395:2005, EN 50363-4-1:2005, EN 50396:2005, IEC 60228, EN 60811-1-2:1995, IEC 60811-1-3, EN 60811-3-1:1995, EN 50363-2-1, EN 60228:2005, EN 62230:2007, EN 50395, IEC 60811-1-4, IEC 62230, EN 61230:1995/AMD 11:1999, IEC 60811-1-1, IEC 60811-3-2, IEC 60811-1-2, IEC 61230, EN 50396, EN 50363-4-1, EN 60811-3-2:1995, EN 60811-1-4:1995, IEC 60502-1, EN 60228:2005/Corrigendum:2005, IEC 60811-3-1, IEC 60811-2-1, EN 60811-1-3:1995, EN 60811-2-1:1998, EN 60811-1-1:1995
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
ReplacesBS EN 61138:1998
International RelationshipsEN 61138:2007,EN 61850-7-2:2003,IEC 61138:2007
Draft Superseded By05/30128938 DC
DescriptorsShort-circuit currents, Area, Electric conductors, Marking, Electrical testing, Polyvinyl chloride, Earthing, Portable, Aluminium, Dimensional measurement, Flexibility, Type testing, Thickness, Earth conductors, Flexible cables, Copper, Electrical resistance, Synthetic rubber, Ethylene-propylene rubber, Testing conditions, Insulated cables, Diameter, Voltage measurement, Designations, Electrical protection equipment, Electrical insulation, Silicone rubber, Electric cables, Mechanical testing
Title in FrenchCâbles d'équipement portables de mise à la terre et de court-circuit
Title in GermanLeitungen für ortsveränderliche Erdungs- und Kurzschließ-Einrichtungen
ISBN978 0 580 55044 7
File Size1.149 MB

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