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Reference EN 61073-1:2009
Title Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive components - Mechanical splices and fusion splice protectors for optical fibres and cables - Part 1: Generic specification
Project Number 21665
Abstract/Scope IEC 61073-1:2009(E) Applies to fibre optic splice hardware (alignment parts, protection parts, etc.) for optical fibres and cables. It includes fibre optic splice hardware requirements and quality assessment procedures. The main changes with respect to the previous edition are as follows: - terms and definitions have been reconsidered; - style has been added in classification of requirement; - environmental category has been deleted from classification of requirement; - standardisation structure and standards interlink have been reconsidered.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2009-04-30
Current Stage code deadline 2009-11-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 86B
Reference Document IEC 61073-1:2009 (EQV)
ICS 33.180.20 - Fibre optic interconnecting devices
Keywords Optic; Fibre; Interconnection; Splice; Protector
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6060 2009-04-30 2009-11-01 export to doc file  EN  DE
5099 2009-02-01 2009-04-01  
5060 2008-12-09 2008-12-23 export to doc file  EN
5020 2008-10-03 2008-12-05  
3090 2008-06-27 2009-05-31  
5060 2008-06-16 2008-06-30 export to doc file  EN
5020 2008-01-11 2008-06-13  
1090 2008-01-08 2008-01-11  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2009-02-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2009-04-30
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2009-05-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2009-11-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2010-02-01


Supersedes EN 61073-1:2000
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) IEC Guide 102:1996
ISO 129-1:2004
ISO 286-1:1988
ISO 1101:2004
ISO 8601:2004
EN 60027-1:2006
IEC 60050-731:1991
IEC 60617-1:1985
EN 60695-11-5:2005
IEC 60793-1:1992
EN 60825-1:2007
EN 61300-1:2003
EN 61300-2-1:2003
EN 61300-3-1:2005
IEC/TR 61930:1998
IEC/TR 61931:1998
IEC QC 001002-3:2005

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