BS EN 61439-1:2011 - Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies. General rules

BS EN 61439-1:2011

Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies. General rules

Status : Current, Work in hand   Published : November 2011



IEC 61439-1:2011 lays down the definitions and states the service conditions, construction requirements, technical characteristics and verification requirements for low-voltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies. This standard cannot be used alone to specify an ASSEMBLY or used for a purpose of determining conformity. ASSEMBLIES shall comply with the relevant part of the IEC 61439 series; Parts 2 onwards. This standard applies to low-voltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies (ASSEMBLIES) only when required by the relevant ASSEMBLY standard as follows:

- ASSEMBLIES for which the rated voltage does not exceed 1 000 V in case of a.c. or 1 500 V in case of d.c.;

- stationary or movable ASSEMBLIES with or without enclosure;

- ASSEMBLIES intended for use in connection with the generation, transmission, distribution and conversion of electric energy, and for the control of electric energy consuming equipment;

- ASSEMBLIES designed for use under special service conditions, for example in ships and in rail vehicles provided that the other relevant specific requirements are complied with;

- ASSEMBLIES designed for electrical equipment of machines provided that the other relevant specific requirements are complied with. This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition published in 2009. It constitutes a technical revision. This second edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the last edition of IEC 61439-1:

- revision of service conditions in Clause 7;

- numerous changes regarding verification methods in Clause 10;

- modification of routine verification in respect of clearances and creepage distances (see 11.3);

- adaption of the tables in Annex C and Annex D to the revised requirements and verification methods;

- revision of the EMC requirements in Annex J;

- shifting of tables from Annex H to new Annex N;

- new Annex O with guidance on temperature rise verification;

- new Annex P with a verification method for short-circuit withstand strength (integration of the content of IEC/TR 61117);

- update of normative references;

- general editorial review.

Standard NumberBS EN 61439-1:2011
TitleLow-voltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies. General rules
StatusCurrent, Work in hand
Publication Date30 November 2011
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)IEC 60364-5-52:2009, IEC 62262:2002, IEC 60695-2-10:2000, ISO 4628-3:2003, IEC 61439, EN 60865-1:1993, EN 61000-4-4:2004, IEC 60073:2002, EN 60439, IEC 61000-4-11:2004, IEC 60439, HD 21.3 S3:1995/AMD 1:1999, EN 61000-4-6:2009, ISO 178:2001, IEC 81346-1, EN ISO 4628-3:2003, EN 61000-4-13:2002, EN 60445:2010, EN 61180, IEC/TR3 60890:1987, EN 61000-6-4:2007, IEC 81346-2, EN 61000-4-2:2009, IEC 60364-4-41:2005, HD 22.4 S3:1995, EN ISO 4892-2:2006, IEC 60364-5-54:2011, EN 60695-2-10:2001, IEC 60364-4-44:2007, EN 62262:2002, EN 60664-1:2007, EN 61000-4-3:2006, IEC 60227-3:1993, CLC/TR 60890:2002, IEC 61000-6-4:2006, EN 60529:1991/Corrigendum:1993, ISO 2409:2007, HD 21.3 S3:1995, IEC 60865-1:1993, IEC 60245-3:1994, IEC 60068-2-11:1981, CISPR 22, HD 60364-5-52:2011, EN 60529:1991, ISO 179, IEC 61000-4-13:2002, IEC 60068-2-2:2007, HD 60364-4-444:2010/Corrigendum:2010, EN ISO 178:2003, HD 22.4 S3:1995/AMD 2:2002, EN 60085:2008, HD 60364, EN 61000-4-11:2004, EN 60216, HD 60364-5-54:2011, EN ISO 179, EN ISO 2409:2007, IEC 60364, IEC 62208, IEC 61000-4-6:2008, IEC 60068-2-30:2005
Informative References(Provided for Information)IEC 60502-1:2004, IEC/TR 61117:1992, IEC 60112:2003, IEC 61000-3-2:2005, IEC 60050-471:2007, IEC/TR 61912-2:2009, IEC 60204, IEC 60038, IEC 60417-SN:2011, IEC 60204-1, IEC/TR 61912-1:2007, IEC 61000-3-3, IEC 61000-6-2, IEC 61000-3-12, IEC 61140:2001, IEC 61000-6-3, IEC 60079, IEC 60050-826:2004, IEC 61082, DIN 43671:1975, IEC 60050-151:2001, IEC 61000-3-11, IEC 60228:2004, IEC 61241, IEC 60947, IEC 61000-3-5, IEC 61000-6-1, IEC 60050-604:1987, IEC 60050-195:1998, 2004/108/EC, IEC 60050-441:1984, IEC 60050-601:1985, IEC 60227-4:1992, IEC 60092-302:1997
ReplacesBS EN 61439-1:2009
International RelationshipsIEC 61439-1:2011,EN 61439-1:2011
Draft Superseded By09/30204029 DC
DescriptorsElectrical testing, Marking, Instructions for use, Voltage measurement, Verification, Electric control equipment, Approval testing, Rated frequencies, Access, Circuits, Performance testing, Electric shocks, Installation, Name plates, Low-voltage equipment, Dielectric properties, Testing conditions, Electrical properties of materials, Electric terminals, Electromagnetic compatibility, Type testing, Clearances, Classification systems, Environment (working), Electronic equipment and components, Electrical equipment, Electrical connections, Temperature rise, Impulse-voltage tests, Inspection, Electrical insulation, Switchgear, Electrical protection equipment, Leakage paths, Electrical safety, Electric conductors, Temperature measurement, Dielectric-strength tests, Rated current, Rated voltage
Title in FrenchEnsembles d'appareillage à basse tension. Règles générales
Title in GermanNiederspannungs-Schaltgerätekombinationen. Allgemeine Festlegungen
ISBN978 0 580 67925 4
File Size2.084 MB

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