BS EN IEC 61918:2018 Industrial communication networks. Installation of communication networks in industrial premises
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BS EN IEC 61918:2018

Industrial communication networks. Installation of communication networks in industrial premises

Status : Current, Superseded   Published : November 2018 Replaced By : BS EN IEC 61918:2018+A11:2019



What is this standard about?

This document specifies basic requirements for the installation of media for communication networks within and between the automation islands, of industrial sites. This document covers balanced and optical fibre cabling. It also covers the cabling infrastructure for wireless media, but not the wireless media itself. Additional media are covered in IEC 61784-5 (all parts).

This document is a companion standard to the communication networks of the industrial automation islands and especially to the communication networks specified in IEC 61158 (all parts) and IEC 61784 (all parts).

In addition, this document covers the connection between the generic telecommunications cabling specified in ISO/IEC 11801-3 and the specific communication cabling of an automation island, where an automation outlet (AO) replaces the telecommunication outlet (TO) of ISO/IEC 11801-3.

NOTE If the interface used at the AO does not conform to that specified for the TO of ISO/IEC 11801-3, the cabling no longer conforms to ISO/IEC 11801-3 although certain features, including performance, of generic cabling may be retained.

This document provides guidelines that cope with the critical aspects of the industrial automation area (safety, security and environmental aspects such as mechanical, liquid, particulate, climatic, chemicals and electromagnetic interference).

This document does not recognise implementations of power distribution with or through Ethernet balanced cabling systems.

This document deals with the roles of planner, installer, verifier, and acceptance test personnel, administration and maintenance personnel and specifies the relevant responsibilities and/or gives guidance.

Standard NumberBS EN IEC 61918:2018
TitleIndustrial communication networks. Installation of communication networks in industrial premises
StatusCurrent, Superseded
Publication Date20 November 2018
Cross ReferencesIEC 61754-24, IEC 61076-2-109, EN 61754-2, EN 61753, EN 60794, IEC 61754-4, IEC 61076-3-117, EN 61754-22, IEC 60757, EN IEC 61753-1, IEC 61158 (all parts), IEC 61076-3-106, IEC 62708, IEC 62443 (all parts), IEC 60807-2, IEC 61753-1, EN 61784, IEC 61753-1-3, EN 60512-29-100, EN 62708, IEC 61076-2-101, EN 61754-24, IEC 8802-3, IEC 61784 (all parts), EN 61158, HD 60364-4-442, IEC 61784-2, IEC 61169-8, IEC 60793-2-10, IEC 11801 (all parts), IEC 60950-1, IEC 61784-3 (all parts), EN 61158-2:2014, ISO/IEC 11801-1:2017, ISO/IEC 14763-2:2012, HD 60364-1:2008/A11:2017, ISO/IEC 14763-3:2014, IEC 60364-1:2005, ISO/IEC 14763-4:2018, ISO/IEC TS 29125:2017, IEC 61158-2:2014, ISO/IEC TR 11801-9902:2017, IEC 61935-1 Ed.4.0, ISO/IEC 14763-2:2012/Amd 1:2015, HD 60364-1 (IEC 60364-1:2005 Mod), ISO/IEC 11801-3:2017, EN 61753-1-3, EN 60793-2-10, IEEE Std 802.3-2015, IEC 60364-5-54, EN 61169-8, (NFPA) T3.5.29 R1-2007, EN 61076-2-109, HD 60364-4-41, EN 61754-4, IEC 61754-2, EN 61076-3-106, IEC 60825-2, HD 60364-5-54, IEC 61784-5 (all parts), IEC 61156 (all parts), EN 61784-3, IEC 61754-20, EN 6
Replaced ByBS EN IEC 61918:2018+A11:2019
ReplacesBS EN 61918:2013
International RelationshipsEN IEC 61918:2018/AC:2019-03,IEC 61918:2018
Amended ByCorrigendum, March 2019
DescriptorsFieldbus, Fibre optic cables, Interfaces (data processing), Installation, Data transmission, Telecommunication, Communication networks, Fibre optic connectors, Electrical installations, Electric cables, Industrial facilities, Electric connectors, Verification, Process control, Communication cables, Approval testing, Industrial, Documents, Telecommunication systems, Computer networks, Planning, Automatic control systems, Data processing
Title in FrenchRéseaux de communication industriels. Installation de réseaux de communication dans des locaux industriels
Title in GermanIndustrielle Kommunikationsnetze. Installation von Kommunikationsnetzen in Industrieanlagen
ISBN978 0 539 04326 6
File Size6.353 MB

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