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Reference EN 61969-1:2000
Title Mechanical structures for electronic equipment - Outdoor enclosures - Part 1: Design guidelines
Project Number 12395
Abstract/Scope Gives guidelines for the design of outdoor enclosures and is applicable over a wide field of mechanical, electromechanical and electronic equipment and its installation where a modular design is used. Provides an overview of specifications for enclosures focused on requirements for outdoor applications at non-weather-protected locations.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2000-04-05
Current Stage code deadline 2000-11-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 48D
Reference Document IEC 61969-1:1999 (EQV)
ICS 31.240 - Mechanical structures for electronic equipment
Keywords Electronic equipment; Mechanical structure; Outdoor enclosure; Design guidelines
Note EN following parallel vote * Superseded by EN 61969-1:2012
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6060 2000-04-05 2000-11-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2000-02-01 2000-06-01  
5062 1999-12-16 2000-02-01  
5020 1999-09-10 1999-11-30  
4099 1999-09-06 1999-09-10  
4020 1998-09-25 1999-03-01  
3099 1998-09-24 1999-02-24  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2000-02-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2000-04-05
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2000-05-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2000-11-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2003-02-01


Superseded by EN 61969-1:2012
Normative reference (6) ISO 3864:1984
IEC 60050-581:1978
EN 60068-1:1994
HD 493.3 S2:1993
EN 60417-1:1999
EN 60721-1:1995
EN 60917-1:1998
EN 60917-2-2:1996
EN 61587-1:1999
IEC 61587-2:201X
IEC/TS 61587-3:1999
EN 61969-1:2000

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