BS EN 60974-8:2009 - Arc welding equipment. Gas consoles for welding and plasma cutting systems
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BS EN 60974-8:2009

Arc welding equipment. Gas consoles for welding and plasma cutting systems

Status : Current, Work in hand   Published : September 2009
Conformity to regulation : Designated



IEC 60974-8:2009 specifies safety and performance requirements for gas consoles intended to be used with combustible gases or oxygen. These gas consoles are designed to supply gases for use in arc welding, plasma cutting, gouging and allied processes in non-explosive atmospheres. The significant changes with respect to the previous edition are the following:

- removal of intrinsically safe design;

- introduction of gas mixing function;

- new informative rating plate layout;

- induced changes due to publication of IEC 60974-1, edition 3.

Standard NumberBS EN 60974-8:2009
TitleArc welding equipment. Gas consoles for welding and plasma cutting systems
StatusCurrent, Work in hand
Publication Date30 September 2009
Conformity to regulationDesignated
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)IEC 60050-151, EN 60529:1991, EN 60529:1991/Corrigendum:1993, IEC 60529, IEC 60974-1:2005, EN 60974-1:2005
Informative References(Provided for Information)IEC 60974-3, IEC 60664-1, IEC 61010-1:2001, IEC 60050-426:2008, IEC 60204-1, IEC 60974-7, ISO 12170, IEC 60974-2, ISO 3821
ReplacesBS EN 60974-8:2004
International RelationshipsIEC 61970-452:2015,IEC 60974-8:2009,EN 60974-8:2009
Draft Superseded By07/30164535 DC
DescriptorsWelding equipment, Arc welding equipment, Safety measures, Gas flow, Plasma, Control systems, Oxygen, Arc welding, Gases, Performance, Safety devices, Welding, Cutting tools
Title in FrenchMatériel de soudage à l'arc. Consoles de gaz pour soudage et systèmes de coupage plasma
Title in GermanLichtbogenschweißeinrichtungen. Gaskonsolen für Schweiß- und Plasmaschneidsysteme
ISBN978 0 580 58740 5
File Size935 KB

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