IEC 60038:2009 - IEC standard voltages

IEC 60038:2009

IEC standard voltages

Status : Current   Published : June 2009



IEC 60038:2009 specifies standard voltage values which are intended to serve as preferential values for the nominal voltage of electrical supply systems, and as reference values for equipment and system design. This seventh edition supersedes the sixth edition (1993), its Amendment 1 (1994) and its Amendment 2 (1997). It constitutes a technical revision. The significant technical changes are:

- the addition of the values of 230 V (50 Hz) and 230/400 V (60 Hz) to Table 1;

- the replacement of the utilization voltage range at LV by a reference to the relevant standard and an informative annex;

- the addition of the value of 30 kV to Table 3;

- the replacement of the value of 1 050 kV by 1 100 kV in Table 5.

It has the status of a horizontal standard in accordance with

IEC Guide 108


Standard NumberIEC 60038:2009
TitleIEC standard voltages
Publication Date01 June 2009
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
DescriptorsAC network Alternating current Alternating voltages Definitions Designations Direct current Direct voltage Direct-current system, Electric power distribution Electric power networks Electric sockets Electrical engineering Electrical installations, Electrically-operated devices Equipment High voltage IEC standard voltage Low voltage Low voltage mains Marking Operating, conditions Rated voltage Rated voltages Ratings Specification (approval) Standard voltages Supply voltage Three-phase current, Three-phase networks Traction network Voltage Stress, Marking, Equipment, Designations, Alternating voltages, Supply voltage, Electrical engineering, Electric sockets, Operating conditions, Direct current, Electrical installations, Rated voltage, Direct-current system, Voltage Stress, IEC standard voltage, High voltage, Electric power networks, Ratings, Specification (approval), Three-phase current, Standard voltages, Electric power distribution, Low voltage mains, Traction network, Rated voltages, Electrically-operated devices, Low voltage, Direct voltage, Three-phase networks, Definitions, AC network, Alternating current
Title in FrenchTensions normales de la CEI
Title in GermanIEC Normspannungen
File Size923 KB

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