BS EN IEC 60974-7:2019 - Arc welding equipment. Torches
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BS EN IEC 60974-7:2019

Arc welding equipment. Torches

Status : Current   Published : November 2019



This part of IEC 60974 specifies safety and construction requirements for TORCHES used for arc welding and allied processes. This document is applicable to MANUAL, MECHANICALLY GUIDED, AIR-COOLED, LIQUID-COOLED, MOTORIZED, SPOOL-ON and FUME EXTRACTION TORCHES. In this document, a TORCH consists of the TORCH BODY, the CABLE-HOSE ASSEMBLY and other components. This document is also applicable to a CABLE-HOSE ASSEMBLY connected between a power source and ancillary equipment. This document is not applicable to electrode holders for manual metal arc welding or air-arc cutting/gouging. NOTE 1 Typical allied processes are electric arc cutting and arc spraying. NOTE 2 Other components are listed in Table A.1. NOTE 3 In this document, all procedures and requirements are the same for "TORCHES" and "GUNS". For convenience, the term "TORCH" is used in the following text.

Standard NumberBS EN IEC 60974-7:2019
TitleArc welding equipment. Torches
Publication Date15 November 2019
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)IEC 60529, IEC 60695-11-10, EN 60695-11-10, EN ISO 21904-3:2018, EN IEC 60974-1:2018, ISO 21904-3:2018, IEC 60974-1:2017
Informative References(Provided for Information)EN 60974-2, IEC 60974-2, IEC 60050-851:2008
ReplacesBS EN 60974-7:2013
International RelationshipsEN IEC 60974-7:2019,IEC 60974-7:2019
Draft Superseded By21/30359010 DC
DescriptorsElectric welding, Heating tests, Thermal testing, Electrical testing, Welding equipment, Gas-shielded welding, Welding, Safety measures, Electrical safety, Arc welding, Arc-welding equipment, Equipment safety, Plasma-arc welding
Title in FrenchMatériel de soudage à l'arc Torches
Title in GermanLichtbogenschweißeinrichtungen Brenner
ISBN978 0 580 98165 4
File Size1.601 MB

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