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Reference EN 60519-6:2011
Title Safety in electroheat installations - Part 6: Specifications for safety in industrial microwave heating equipment
Project Number 22722
Abstract/Scope IEC 60519-6:2011 is applicable to equipment using microwave energy alone or in combination with other kinds of energy for industrial heating of materials. This part is applicable to industrial microwave heating equipment operating in the frequency range 300 MHz to 300 GHz. This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition published in 2002 and constitutes a technical revision. The significant changes with respect to the previous edition are as follows: - the third edition of IEC 60519-1:2003 has been taken into account (the structure of clauses was adapted to it as far as practicable); - some definitions are modified or brought into line with IEC 60050-841:2004; - clauses on abnormal operation, access openings, microwave enclosure and barriers are added; - the microwave leakage measurements are in a normative Annex A; - an informative Annex B on the rationales for microwave exposure and leakage limits is added; - Bibliography is added.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2011-04-22
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Directive(s) LVD (2006/95/EC)
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 27
Reference Document IEC 60519-6:2011 (EQV)
ICS 25.180.10 - Electric furnaces
Keywords Safety; Electroheat; Industrial; Microwave; Heating
Note Supersedes EN 60519-6:2002
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Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2011-04-22   export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2011-03-03 2011-03-31  
5060 2010-04-23 2010-05-11 export to doc file  EN
5020 2009-11-13 2010-04-16  
1090 2009-11-11 2009-11-13  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2011-03-03
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2011-04-22
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2011-06-03
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2011-12-03
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2014-03-03


Supersedes EN 60519-6:2002
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) IEC 60050-841
EN 60519-1
EN 61307:2006
IEC 60417-DB

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