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Reference EN 61969-3:2001
Title Mechanical structures for electronic equipment - Outdoor enclosures - Part 3: Sectional specification - Climatic, mechanical tests and safety aspects for cabinets and cases
Project Number 13882
Abstract/Scope establishes defined levels of physical performance in order to meet the requirements of storage, transport and final location conditions. Provides a common base for the comparison and selection of products in use in the market place.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2001-08-10
Current Stage code deadline 2002-04-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 48D
Reference Document IEC 61969-3:2001 (EQV)
ICS 31.240 - Mechanical structures for electronic equipment
Keywords Electronic equipment; Mechanical structure; Outdoor enclosure; Cabinet and case; Safety
Note EN following parallel vote * Superseded by EN 61969-3:2012
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Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2001-08-10 2002-04-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2001-07-01 2001-11-01  
5061 2001-05-29 2001-09-01  
5020 2001-02-16 2001-04-20  
4099 2001-02-13 2001-02-16  
4020 2000-06-09 2000-11-15  
3099 2000-06-05 2000-06-09  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2001-07-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2001-08-10
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2001-10-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2002-04-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2004-07-01


Superseded by EN 61969-3:2012
Normative reference (6) EN 60068-2-66:1994
EN 60439-5:1996
EN 60529:1991
corr. May 1993
EN 60721-3-2:1997
EN 60721-3-4:1995
EN 60950:2000
corr. February 2002
EN 61587-1:1999
EN 61587-2:2001
IEC/TS 61587-3:1999

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