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Reference EN 60276:1996
Title Definitions and nomenclature for carbon brushes, brush-holders, commutators and slip-rings
Project Number 6409
Abstract/Scope Establishes a vocabulary of definitions and terms for classes of brush grades, brushes, tops, flexibles (shunts) and connections, terminals, commutators and slip-rings, commutator marking and other miscellaneous details. Contains illustrations for each term. Gives the terms in Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Russian, Spanish and Swedish. Note: -For definitions and terminology of brushholders for electrical machines, see IEC 60560.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1996-01-25
Current Stage code deadline 1996-10-01
Deadline date for vote  


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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 2
Reference Document IEC 60276:1968 (EQV) + A1:1987 (EQV)
ICS 01.040.29 - Electrical engineering (Vocabularies)
29.100.20 - Electrical and electromechanical components
Keywords Machine; Rotating; Commutator; Brush-holder; Slip-ring
Note Former HD 56 S2
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 1996-01-25 1996-10-01 export to doc file  EN
6020 1995-11-28 1996-02-28  
5099 1995-09-20 1995-11-28  
5062 1995-08-10 1995-09-20  
5020 1995-03-09 1995-06-15  
1090 1995-01-23 1995-07-23  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1995-09-20
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1996-01-25
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1996-04-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 1996-10-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) -


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Normative reference (6)  

(1) Date of ratification (dor) date when the Technical Board notes the approval of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), from which time the standard may be said to be approved

(2) Date of availability (dav) date when the definitive text in the official language versions of an approved CEN/CENELEC publication is distributed by the Central Secretariat

(3) Date of announcement (doa) latest date by which the existence of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), a TS or a CWA has to be announced at national level

(4) Date of publication (dop) latest date by which an EN has to be implemented at national level by publication of an identical national standard or by endorsement

(5) Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

(6) This list of normative references is purely indicative. The only official list of normative reference is the list of the published standard.