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Reference CLC/TR 50454:2008
Title Guide for the application of aluminium electrolytic capacitors
Project Number 16658
Abstract/Scope This Technical Report applies to components as described in the scope of the following standards: EN 60384-4 Fixed capacitors for use in electronic equipment - Part 4: Sectional specification - Aluminium electrolytic capacitors with solid (MnO2) and non-solid electrolyte EN 137100 Sectional Specification: Fixed aluminium electrolytic a.c. capacitors with non-solid electrolyte for motor starter applications - Qualification approval The information given in these documents apply to capacitors with non-solid electrolyte but may, in its appropriate clauses, apply to capacitors with solid electrolyte as well. In cases of doubt, the application of this document shall be discussed between the user and the manufacturer of the components.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2008-04-18
Current Stage code deadline  
Deadline date for vote 2007-12-31


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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 40
Reference Document  
ICS 31.060.50 - Aluminium electrolytic capacitors
Keywords Capacitor; Aluminium; Electrolytic
Note D122/066: Conversion vote * Supersedes R040-001:1998
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2008-04-18   export to doc file  EN
5099 2008-02-08 2008-06-08  
5060 2008-01-28 2008-02-08 export to doc file  EN
5020 2007-10-26 2008-01-25 export to doc file  EN
3090 2006-12-08 2007-09-17  
2020 2006-10-10 2007-04-30  
2020 2006-04-20 2007-01-31  
1090 2004-12-07 2006-07-11  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2008-02-08
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2008-04-18
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) -
date of Publication (DOP) (4) -
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) -


Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) EN 60384-1:2001
EN 60384-4:2007
EN 137000:1995
EN 137100:1995

(1) Date of ratification (dor) date when the Technical Board notes the approval of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), from which time the standard may be said to be approved

(2) Date of availability (dav) date when the definitive text in the official language versions of an approved CEN/CENELEC publication is distributed by the Central Secretariat

(3) Date of announcement (doa) latest date by which the existence of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), a TS or a CWA has to be announced at national level

(4) Date of publication (dop) latest date by which an EN has to be implemented at national level by publication of an identical national standard or by endorsement

(5) Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

(6) This list of normative references is purely indicative. The only official list of normative reference is the list of the published standard.