BS EN 60294:2012 - Measurement of the dimensions of a cylindrical component with axial terminations

BS EN 60294:2012

Measurement of the dimensions of a cylindrical component with axial terminations

Status : Current   Published : October 2012



IEC 60294:2012 applies to cylindrical capacitors and resistors for use in electronic equipment. This standard gives methods for measurement of the body length and for checking the excessive protective coating extending onto the wire terminations of components with axial wire terminations. It further provides a method for checking the overall body diameter of cylindrical components with axial wire terminations. NOTE: A measuring method for components with unidirectional terminations is given in IEC 60717. This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition, published in 1969, and constitutes a technical revision. The main technical changes with respect to the first edition are the following:

- employment of SI units only, causing deletion of all imperial dimensions,

- reduction of the tolerance on the chamfer depth in Figure 1 and Figure 2,

- elaboration of the method for coating material extending onto wire terminations,

- elaboration of the method for the overall body diameter, and

- introduction of requirements on information to be given in a relevant specification.

Standard NumberBS EN 60294:2012
TitleMeasurement of the dimensions of a cylindrical component with axial terminations
Publication Date31 October 2012
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)IEC 60301, EN 60301
Informative References(Provided for Information)IEC 60717, IEC 61192-3
ReplacesBS 5692:1979, IEC 60294:1969
International RelationshipsEN 60294:2012,IEC 60294:2012
Draft Superseded By10/30235862 DC
DescriptorsAxial, Resistors, Electric terminals, Linear measurement, Dimensional measurement, Electronic equipment and components, Diameter measurement, Length measurement, Gauges, Cylindrical shape, Capacitors, Coatings, Electrical components
Title in FrenchMesure des dimensions d'un composant cylindrique à sorties axiales
Title in GermanBestimmung der Maße eines zylindrischen Bauelementes mit axialen Anschlüssen
ISBN978 0 580 73103 7
File Size499 KB

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