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Reference EN 61812-1:2011
Title Time relays for industrial and residential use - Part 1: Requirements and tests
Project Number 22705
Abstract/Scope IEC 61812-1:2011 applies to time relays for industrial applications (e.g. control, automation, signal and industrial equipment). It also applies to time relays for automatic electrical controls for use in, on, or in association with equipment for residential and similar use. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition: - addition of terms and definitions more commonly used by industry; - addition of timing charts to help explain terms and definitions involving a sequence of events; - addition of provisions for residential use.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2011-08-19
Current Stage code deadline 2012-03-29
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) LVD (2006/95/EC), EMC (2004/108/EC)
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 94
Reference Document IEC 61812-1:2011 (EQV)
ICS 29.120.70 - Relays
Keywords Time; relay; Industrial; Residential
Note Supersedes EN 116000-2:1992 and EN 61812-1:1996 + corr. Feb.1999 + A11:1999
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Product Life Cycle


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6060 2011-08-19 2012-03-29 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2011-06-29 2011-07-27  
5060 2011-04-11 2011-05-02 export to doc file  EN
5020 2011-02-04 2011-04-08  
3090 2010-08-20 2010-11-30  
5060 2010-04-06 2010-04-20 export to doc file  EN
5020 2009-10-30 2010-04-02  
1090 2009-10-27 2009-10-30  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2011-06-29
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2011-08-19
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2011-09-29
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2012-03-29
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2014-06-29


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