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CLC/TC 213

Cable management systems



Reference EN 50085-2-3:1999
Title Cable trunking systems and cable ducting systems for electrical installations - Part 2-3: Particular requirements for slotted cable trunking systems intended for installation in cabinets
Project Number 3345
Abstract/Scope This European Standard specifies requirements and tests for slotted cable trunking systems intended for the accommodation, and where necessary for the segregation, of conductors, cables or cords, inside cabinets for electrical and/or communication systems installations up to 1 000 V a.c. and/or 1 500 V d.c.This standard does not apply to conduit, cable tray or cable ladder or current carrying parts within the system. This standard shall be used in conjunction with EN 50085-1:1997, Cable trunking systems and cable ducting systems for electrical installations - Part 1: General requirements, which is referred to in this document as part 1. Wherever reference is made in this standard to EN 50085-1:1997 this does not apply to cable ducting systems


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1999-06-09
Current Stage code deadline 2000-01-01
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) LVD (2006/95/EC)
Order Voucher  


IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 23A
Reference Document  
ICS 29.120.10 - Conduits for electrical purposes
Keywords Cable; Trunking system; Ducting system; Slotted cable; Cabinet
Note new dow * Superseded by EN 50085-2-3:2010.
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 1999-06-09 2000-01-01 export to doc file  EN
6020 1998-09-01 1998-12-01  
5099 1998-08-01 1998-09-01  
5062 1998-05-29 1998-08-01  
5020 1997-10-31 1998-01-31  
4099 1997-09-16 1997-12-31  
4060 1997-04-29 1997-07-31  
4020 1996-05-29 1996-11-30  
4093 1993-04-26 1996-08-31  
4020 1992-03-17 1992-09-30  
3099 1991-11-28 1992-04-28  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1998-08-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1999-06-09
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1998-11-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2000-01-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2001-08-01


Superseded by EN 50085-2-3:2010
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.