BS EN 61340-4-7:2017 - Electrostatics. Standard test methods for specific applications. Ionization

BS EN 61340-4-7:2017

Electrostatics. Standard test methods for specific applications. Ionization

Status : Current, Project Underway   Published : October 2017



This part of IEC 61340 provides test methods and procedures for evaluating and selecting air ionization equipment and systems (ionizers).

This document establishes measurement techniques, under specified conditions, to determine offset voltage (ion balance) and decay (charge neutralization) time for ionizers.

This document does not include measurements of electromagnetic interference (EMI), or the use of ionizers in connection with ordnance, flammables, explosive items or electrically initiated explosive devices.

As contained in this document, the test methods and test conditions can be used by manufacturers of ionizers to provide performance data describing their products. Users of ionizers are urged to modify the test methods and test conditions for their specific application in order to qualify ionizers for use, or to make periodic verifications of ionizer performance. The user will decide the extent of the data required for each application.


Procedures and equipment described in this document can expose personnel to hazardous electrical and non-electrical conditions. Users of this document are responsible for selecting equipment that complies with applicable laws, regulatory codes and both external and internal policy. Users are cautioned that this document cannot replace or supersede any requirements for personnel safety.

Standard NumberBS EN 61340-4-7:2017
TitleElectrostatics. Standard test methods for specific applications. Ionization
StatusCurrent, Project Underway
Publication Date31 October 2017
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)IEC TR 61340-5-2:2007, IEC TR 61340-5-2:2007/COR1:2009, CLC/TR 61340-5-2:2008, ESD TR20.20, ANSI/ESD SP3.3, ESD TR3.0-02-05
International RelationshipsEN 61340-4-7:2017,IEC 61340-4-7:2017
Draft Superseded By14/30313506 DC
DescriptorsElectrostatics, Electrical measurement, Ionization, Test equipment, Test methods, Health and safety requirements
Title in FrenchÉlectrostatique Méthodes d'essai normalisées pour des applications spécifiques. Ionisation
Title in GermanElektrostatik Standard-Prüfverfahren für spezielle Anwendungen. Ionisation
ISBN978 0 580 88101 5
File Size1.233 MB

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