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Reference EN 60544-1:2013
Title Electrical insulating materials - Determination of the effects of ionizing radiation - Part 1: Radiation interaction and dosimetry
Project Number 24355
Abstract/Scope IEC 60544-1:2013 deals broadly with the aspects to be considered in evaluating the effects of ionizing radiation on all types of organic insulating materials. It also provides, for X-rays, gamma-rays, and electrons, a guide to dosimetry terminology, methods for dose measurements, testing carried out at irradiation facilities, evaluation and testing of material characteristics and properties, documenting the irradiation process. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition: a) recent advances in simulation methods of radiation interaction with different matter enables the prediction of the energy-deposition profile in matter and design the irradiation procedure; b) many new dosimetry systems have become available.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2013-09-13
Current Stage code deadline 2014-05-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 112
Reference Document IEC 60544-1:2013 (EQV)
ICS 17.240 - Radiation measurements
29.035.01 - Insulating materials in general
Keywords Insulating materials; Ionizing radiation; Dosimetry
Note Supersedes EN 60544-1:1994*2013-08-05: Publication allocated to
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5060 2013-06-10 2013-07-01 export to doc file  EN
5020 2013-04-05 2013-06-07  
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5060 2013-01-07 2013-01-28 export to doc file  EN
5020 2012-07-20 2013-01-04  
1090 2012-07-17 2012-07-20  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2013-08-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2013-09-13
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2013-11-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2014-05-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2016-08-01


Supersedes EN 60544-1:1994
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) EN 60544-2
EN 60544-4

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