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Reference EN 60855:1996
Title Insulating foam-filled tubes and solid rods for live working
Project Number 5664
Abstract/Scope Applies to insulating foam-filled tubes and solid rods made of synthetic materials and intended for tools and equipment for live work on systems operating at voltages above 1 kV.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1996-06-17
Current Stage code deadline 1997-03-01
Deadline date for vote  


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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 78
Reference Document IEC 60855:1985 (MOD)
ICS 13.340.20 - Head protective equipment
Keywords Live working; Insulating foam-filled tube; Solid rod
Note Supersedes HD 496 S1
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 1996-06-17 1997-03-01 export to doc file  EN
6020 1996-04-05 1996-07-05  
5099 1996-03-05 1996-04-05  
5062 1996-02-08 1996-03-05  
5020 1995-10-11 1996-01-15  
3090 1995-02-08 1995-04-30  
3020 1994-10-30 1995-04-30  
1090 1994-05-17 1994-09-30  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1996-03-05
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1996-06-17
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1996-09-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 1997-03-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 1997-03-01


Supersedes HD 496 S1:1988
Superseded by FprEN 60855-1:2009
Normative reference (6) IEC 60050-151:1978
IEC 60060-1:1973
HD 437 S1:1984
EN 60743:1996

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