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Reference EN 60519-4:2013
Title Safety in electroheating installations - Part 4: Particular requirements for arc furnace installations
Project Number 24287
Abstract/Scope IEC 60519-4:2013 provides particular safety requirements for electric arc furnace installations and its operating and maintenance personnel. These safety provisions concern the protection of persons and the environment against dangers of electrical origin and also against certain dangers of non-electrical origin. This fourth edition cancels and replaces the third edition published in 2006. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition: - The structure has been amended and adjusted to IEC 60519-1:2010; - The classification (Clause 4) has been adapted to details with respect to secondary voltage in electric arc furnace installations; - All provisions have been redrafted and the text is more concise with respect to EAF; - Annexes AA, BB and CC have been restructured, with respect to details concerning high voltage designs and non-electrical issues, however to be aware of in those installations.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2013-08-30
Current Stage code deadline 2014-04-24
Deadline date for vote  


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


IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 27
Reference Document IEC 60519-4:2013 (EQV)
ICS 25.180.10 - Electric furnaces
Note Supersedes EN 60519-4:2006*2013-07-05: Publication allocated to
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2013-08-30 2014-04-24 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
6020 2013-08-30    
5099 2013-07-24 2013-08-21  
5060 2013-06-03 2013-06-24 export to doc file  EN
5020 2013-03-29 2013-05-31  
3090 2013-03-26 2013-03-29  
5060 2012-11-26 2012-12-17 export to doc file  EN
5020 2012-06-22 2012-11-23  
1090 2012-06-19 2012-06-22  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2013-07-24
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2013-08-30
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2013-10-24
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2014-04-24
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2016-07-24


Supersedes EN 60519-4:2006
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) IEC/TS 60479-1
EN 60519-1:2011
EN 60676
EN 60683

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