BS EN 60730-1:2016 Automatic electrical controls. General requirements

BS EN 60730-1:2016

Automatic electrical controls. General requirements

Status : Current, Work in hand   Published : October 2016



What is this standard about? 

This first part of the BS EN 60730 series outlines the general requirements for automatic electrical controls relating to equipment for household and similar use.

Who is this standard for?

  • Electrical engineers 
  • Manufacturers and users of electrical household equipment 
  • Suppliers of components for household equipment 
  • Organizations selling electrical household equipment 
  • Regulatory bodies 
  • Inspectors and health and safety personnel

Why should you use this standard? 

This international standard gives guidelines on automatic electrical controls for equipment that may use electricity, gas, oil, solid fuel, solar thermal energy or any combination thereof. 

It applies to household and similar use controls and covers areas that include safety, operating values, operating times, operating sequences plus the testing of automatic electrical control devices. It also specifies controls for heating, air conditioning and similar applications. 

BS EN 60730 also covers equipment that may be used by the public such as that intended to be used in shops, offices, hospitals, farms and commercial and industrial applications. 

Part 1 is to be used in conjunction with the appropriate part 2, for a particular type of control.

What’s changed since the last update?

  • Revisions to clause H.26 based on changes in technology applications and to improve consistency and layout
  • Modification to table H.12 to align with CISPR 22
  • Revisions to Annex J to correlate the fault modes of thermistors and to exempt thermistors used in conjunction with type 1 controls in SELV low power circuits from the tests specified in Annex J
  • New requirements covering battery powered controls and the use of batteries in controls
  • Revision addressing the relay faults in table H.24
  • New requirements for switch mode power supplies
  • Revisions covering the allowance of screwless-type clamping units complying with IEC 60999-1
  • New requirements addressing remotely actuated control functions-1
  • Updated leakage current diagram to align the Annex E diagram with the diagram in IEC 69990
  • Updated requirements for temperature sensing controls

Standard NumberBS EN 60730-1:2016
TitleAutomatic electrical controls. General requirements
StatusCurrent, Work in hand
Publication Date31 October 2016
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 60065:2002+A1:2006, EN 60669-1:1999+A1:2002, EN 60664-4, EN 61249, EN 61210, EN 61000-4-11, IEC 60245-1, EN 60998-2-2, IEC 61058-1, IEC 60664-3:2003, EN 60664-3:2003+A1:2010, IEC 60065:2001/A1:2005, IEC 61000-3-2, EN 61000-4-6, IEC 60738-1, IEC 60038, EN 60384-14, IEC 61000-4-8, IEC 60364, EN 61000-4-28, EN 60947-1:2007, IEC 61000-3-3:2008, IEC 61210, IEC 60099-1, EN 60065:2002+A11:2008, EN 60695-2-11:2001, IEC 60669-1:1998+A1:1999, EN 61000-4-5, EN 60127-1, IEC 60384-17, EN 60999-1, EN 50525-2-11, EN 60384-16, IEC 60998-2-2, IEC 61000-4-5, HD 384, IEC 60695-2-10, EN 60085, EN 60664-3:2003, EN 61000-4-13:2002, EN 60038, IEC 60423, EN 60112:2003+A1:2009, IEC 60127-1, EN 60423, EN 60384-17, IEC 60384-14, EN 61000-4-13:2002+A1:2009, EN 60669-1:1999+A2:2008, IEC 60112:2003, EN 61000-4-2:2009, EN 60335-1:2012, IEC 60529:1989, IEC 60269-1, IEC 61000-4-11, IEC 60730, HD 60364, IEC 60998-2-3, EN 50525-2-21, IEC 61000-4-28, EN 60065:2002/Corrigendum 1:2007, IEC 60669-1:1998, IEC 61558-2-6, IEC 60664-3:2003/A1:2010, EN 61000-4-4, EN 60065:2002, EN 60099-1, IEC 60664-4, IEC 60384-16
Informative References(Provided for Information)ISO/IEC 29192, ISO 527-1:2012, EN 50159, ISO/IEC Guide 51:1999, ISO/IEC 10118, IEC 60093:1980, IEC 60998-2-1, IEC 61810-1:2008, ISO 4046:1978, IEC 61000-4-20:2010, IEC 61140:2001, ISO/IEC 9796, ISO/IEC 18033, ISO 62:2008, IEC 61508-7:2010, ISO/IEC 19772, IEC 61508-3:2010, IEC 61000-6-2, ISO 75-1:2004, EN 61000-6-1, ISO/IEC 14888, IEC 61000-6-1, ISO 8256:2004, IEC 60950-1:2005, IEC 60243-1:1998, UL 746C, ISO 180:2000, IEC 60990:1999, IEC 60335, ISO/IEC 9798, ISO 178:2010, ISO/IEC 11770, IEC 60050, ISO/IEC 9797, EN 61000-6-2, EN 61000-4-20:2010, ISO/IEC 15946, ISO 16484
International RelationshipsIEC 60730-1:2013/COR1:2014,IEC 60730-1:2013,EN 60730-1:2016
Draft Superseded By11/30233799 DC
DescriptorsAir-conditioning systems, Controllers, Electrical testing, Equipment safety, Control equipment, Household equipment, Electrical equipment, Electrical components, Heating equipment, Electrical household appliances, Automatic control systems, Electric control equipment, Electrical safety, Operating conditions
Title in FrenchDispositifs de commande électrique automatiques. Exigences générales
Title in GermanAutomatische elektrische Regel- und Steuergeräte. Allgemeine Anforderungen
ISBN978 0 580 72682 8
File Size6.068 MB

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