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Reference EN 60252:1994
Title A.C. motor capacitors
Project Number 545
Abstract/Scope Relates to capacitors for the starting and running of asynchronous motors supplied by single-phase systems, such as are widely used in household appliances. Applies to both impregnated and non-impregnated capacitors, with paper or plastic film dielectric, or a combination of the two, either metallized or with metal foil electrodes, for rated voltages not exceeding 660 V. Contains definitions, safety and quality requirements, tests, ratings, application guide.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1994-03-11
Current Stage code deadline 1994-12-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 33
Reference Document IEC 60252:1993 (MOD)
Keywords Capacitor; Motor capacitor; AC
Note EN following parallel vote * CM prepared by CLC SR 33 * Corrigendum to EN issued May 1994 * Superseded by EN 60252-1:2001
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Deadline Date
6060 1994-03-11 1994-12-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 1993-12-08 1994-01-08  
5020 1993-03-11 1993-07-15  
1090 1991-06-27 1991-12-27  
1099 1990-12-10 1991-01-10  
1000 1986-12-08 1987-06-08  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1993-12-08
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1994-03-11
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1994-03-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 1994-12-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 1994-12-01


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