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Reference EN 60298:1996/A11:1999
Title A.C. metal-enclosed switchgear and controlgear for rated voltages above 1 kV and up to and including 52 kV
Project Number 13362
Abstract/Scope This publication completes EN 60694 as regards a.c. metal-enclosed switchgear and controlgear and applies also to gas-filled compartments used in metal-enclosed switchgear and controlgear. Defines service conditions, applicable terms and rated characteristics. Specifies rules for design and construction and rules for type tests and routine tests. Also provides general information on the selection of devices, tenders, transport, erection and maintenance, etc.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1999-10-08
Current Stage code deadline 2000-03-27
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IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 17C
Reference Document  
ICS 29.130.20 - Low voltage switchgear and controlgear
Keywords Switchgear; Controlgear; AC; Metal-enclosed
Note Superseded by EN 62271-200:2004
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6060 1999-10-08 2000-03-27 export to doc file  EN
5020 1999-07-27 1999-09-27  
1090 1999-07-14 2000-01-14  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1999-09-27
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1999-10-08
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1999-12-27
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2000-03-27
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) dor + 36 months


Superseded by EN 62271-200:2004
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Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn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.