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Reference EN 61969-1:2012
Title Mechanical structures for electronic equipment - Outdoor enclosures - Part 1: Design guidelines
Project Number 23231
Abstract/Scope IEC 61969-1:2011 contains design guidelines for outdoor enclosures and is applicable over a wide field of mechanical, electromechanical and electronic equipment and its installation where a modular design is used. The objective of this standard is to provide an overview of specifications for enclosures focused on requirements for outdoor applications for stationary use at non-weather protected locations. These enclosures are considered to contain any equipment and provide protection for the outdoor installed facilities against unwanted environmental impacts. The installed equipment may be, but is not limited to, subracks according to IEC 60917-2-2 or IEC 60297-3-101. This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition issued in 1999. It constitutes a technical revision. The main technical changes with regard to the previous edition are as follows: - Addition of design guidance for thermal management and noise suppression as thermal/noise management is often considered a basic requirement of an empty outdoor enclosure. If thermal management components are included in the product, the environmental impact may become the responsibility of the empty outdoor enclosure manufacturer. Therefore the acoustic limitations shall be observed. Typically, the user of the empty outdoor enclosure follows the local regulatory acoustic requirements (sound power and/or sound pressure). Acoustic measurements may be performed on the empty outdoor enclosure fitted with thermal management components only or, if agreed between manufacturer and user at the final stage of the application specific installation. - Historically, Ed 1 intended to create a market for standardized empty outdoor enclosures offered by multiple vendors. Detail standards such as IEC 61969-2-1 Ed 1 and IEC 61969-2-2 Ed 1 were issued to guide users to preferred and available solutions. However, development showed that this intend (created with user's participation) was not satisfying the user's expectations. Consequently, the detail standards IEC 61969-2-1 Ed 1 and IEC 61969-2-2 Ed 1 will be withdrawn when IEC 61969-2 Ed 2 is issued. The IEC 61969-2 Ed 2 co-ordination dimensions are based on IEC 60917-1. The definition outdoor cases and outdoor cabinets are merged into the definition outdoor enclosures.
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Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2012-02-10
Current Stage code deadline 2012-09-22
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IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 48D
Reference Document IEC 61969-1:2011 (EQV)
ICS 31.240 - Mechanical structures for electronic equipment
Keywords Electronic; Mechanical structure; Outdoor; Enclosure; Design
Note Supersedes EN 61969-1:2000 * 2011-11-24: Publication editing allocated to cpalagi@cencenelec.eu
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6060 2012-02-10 2012-09-22 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2011-12-22 2012-01-19  
5060 2011-11-02 2011-11-23 export to doc file  EN
5020 2011-08-26 2011-10-28  
3090 2011-05-20 2011-08-31  
5060 2011-05-02 2011-05-23 export to doc file  EN
5020 2010-12-03 2011-04-29  
1090 2010-11-24 2010-11-26  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2011-12-22
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2012-02-10
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2012-03-22
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2012-09-22
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2014-12-22

Relations

Supersedes EN 61969-1:2000
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) ISO 3864
ISO 7779
IEC 60050-581
EN 60068 series
EN 60297-3-101
IEC 60529:2001
EN 60695-11-10
EN 60721 series
EN 60825-1
EN 60917 series
EN 60950 series
EN 61010-1
EN 61140
EN 61439-5
EN 61587-1
EN 61587-2
EN 61587-3
EN 61969 series
EN 62194
EN 62262
EN 62305-4
IEC 60417-DB
ETS 300019-1-4
ETS 300194-2-4
ETS 300753

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