BS EN IEC 60879:2019 - Comfort fans and regulators for household and similar purposes. Methods for measuring performance

BS EN IEC 60879:2019

Comfort fans and regulators for household and similar purposes. Methods for measuring performance

Status : Current   Published : July 2019



IEC 60879:2019 specifies the performance-measuring methods of comfort fans and regulators for household and similar purposes, including conventional fans, tower fans and bladeless fans, their rated voltage being not more than 250 V for single-phase fans and 480 V for other fans, and their rated power input being less than 125 W.

According to the testing method, the comfort fans are classified into two groups:

– pedestal fans, table fans, wall fans, louvre fans, tower fans, bladeless fans;

– ceiling fans.

Wherever applicable, the term "fan" used in this document includes its associated regulator, if any.

This document does not apply to:

– safety of electric fans for household and similar purposes (IEC 60335-2-80);

– performance of ventilating fans (IEC 60665);

– electromagnetic compatibility of fans (CISPR 14-1 and CISPR 14-2, IEC 61000-3-2, IEC 61000-3-3).

This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition published in 1986. This edition constitutes a technical revision.

This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:

a) the definitions of fans have been revised;

b) the test methods for the different types of fans have been revised to allow modern test instrumentation to be used;

c) acoustic noise measurement and standby power measurement methods have been introduced.

Standard NumberBS EN IEC 60879:2019
TitleComfort fans and regulators for household and similar purposes. Methods for measuring performance
Publication Date18 July 2019
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)IEC 60704-2-7, EN 60704-2-7, EN 50564, IEC 62301
Informative References(Provided for Information)IEC 60665, IEC 61000-3-2, EN IEC 60665, EN 55014-2, IEC 61000-3-3, CISPR 14-1, EN 61000-3-3, EN IEC 61000-3-2, CISPR 14-2, IEC 60335-2-80, EN 60335-2-80, EN 55014-1
ReplacesBS 5060:1987, IEC 60879:1986
International RelationshipsEN 60879:2019,EN 61788-13:2012,IEC 60879:2019
Draft Superseded By17/30347351 DC
DescriptorsFluid equipment, Ratings, Electrically-operated devices, Performance, Controllers, Flow measurement, Marking, Air, Electric regulators, Performance testing, Water transport engineering components, Tolerances (measurement), Domestic, Electrical household appliances, Ships, Testing conditions, Fans, Test equipment, Propeller fans, Design, Type testing, Preferred sizes, Household equipment
Title in FrenchVentilateurs de confort et régulateurs de vitesse pour applications domestiques et analogues. Méthodes de mesure de l'aptitude à la fonction
Title in GermanKomfortventilatoren und Regler für den Hausgebrauch und ähnliche Zwecke. Verfahren zur Messung der Gebrauchseigenschaften
ISBN978 0 580 95489 4
File Size1.435 MB

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