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Reference EN 60297-3-100:2009
Title Mechanical structures for electronic equipment - Dimensions of mechanical structures of the 482,6 mm (19 in) series - Part 3-100: Basic dimensions of front panels, subracks, chassis, racks and cabinets
Project Number 21738
Abstract/Scope IEC 60297-3-100:2008 specifies the basic dimensions of front panels, subracks, chassis, racks and cabinets of the 482,6 mm (19 in) series. Subsequent standards of the associated IEC 60297-3 series provide detail dimensions for specific parts of the equipment practice, where the basic dimensions are used as interface to other associated parts.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2009-01-08
Current Stage code deadline 2009-09-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 48D
Reference Document IEC 60297-3-100:2008 (EQV)
ICS 31.240 - Mechanical structures for electronic equipment
Keywords Structure; Rack; Subrack; Chassis; Cabinet
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6060 2009-01-08 2009-09-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2008-12-01 2009-02-01  
5060 2008-11-04 2008-11-18 export to doc file  EN
5020 2008-08-29 2008-10-31  
3090 2008-07-25 2008-09-30  
5060 2008-07-14 2008-07-28 export to doc file  EN
5020 2008-02-08 2008-07-11  
1090 2008-02-05 2008-02-08  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2008-12-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2009-01-08
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2009-03-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2009-09-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2011-12-01


Supersedes HD 493.1 S1:1988
HD 493.2 S1:1988
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) ETSI EN 300119-3:2004
IEC 60050-581:2008
EN 60297-3-101:2004
EN 60917-1:1998

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