BS EN 62485-3:2014 - Safety requirements for secondary batteries and battery installations. Traction batteries

BS EN 62485-3:2014

Safety requirements for secondary batteries and battery installations. Traction batteries

Status : Current   Published : November 2014



This part of the IEC 62485 applies to secondary batteries and battery installations used for electric vehicles, e.g. in electric industrial trucks (including lift trucks, tow trucks, cleaning machines, automatic guided vehicles), in battery powered locomotives, in electric vehicles (e.g. goods vehicles, golf carts, bicycles, wheelchairs), and does not cover the design of such vehicles.

This International Standard covers lead dioxide-lead (lead-acid), nickel oxide-cadmium, nickel-oxide-metal hydride and other alkaline secondary batteries. Safety aspects of secondary lithium batteries in such applications will be covered in their own appropriate standards.

The nominal voltages are limited to 1 000 V a.c. and 1 500 V d.c. respectively and the principal measures for protection against hazards generally from electricity, gas emission and electrolyte are described.

It provides requirements on safety aspects associated with the installation, use, inspection, maintenance and disposal of batteries.

Standard NumberBS EN 62485-3:2014
TitleSafety requirements for secondary batteries and battery installations. Traction batteries
Publication Date30 November 2014
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)ISO 3864, EN 60204-1, HD 60364-4-41:2007/CORR:2007, EN 60900, IEC 60900, HD 60364-4-41:2007, EN 61140, IEC 61140, IEC 60204-1, IEC 60364-4-41:2005
Informative References(Provided for Information)IEC 60050-482:2004, 2006/66/EC, EN 61429, 1993/68/EC, IEC/TR 61431, 2006/95/EC, IEC 61429, ISO 7000, EN 1175-1:1998, EN 1987-1:1997, EN 14458:2018, BS EN 14458:2018
ReplacesBS EN 50272-3:2002
International RelationshipsEN 62485-3:2014,IEC 62485-3:2014
DescriptorsBattery-powered industrial trucks, Electric vehicles, Electric road vehicles, Electrical safety, Storage batteries, Electric cells, Locomotives, Safety measures
Title in FrenchExigences de sécurité pour les batteries d'accumulateurs et les installations de batteries. Batteries de traction
Title in GermanSicherheitsanforderungen an Batterien und Batterieanlagen. Antriebsbatterien für Elektrofahrzeuge
ISBN978 0 580 88576 1
File Size1.198 MB

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