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Reference EN 61131-2:2007
Title Programmable controllers - Part 2: Equipment requirements and tests
Project Number 20585
Abstract/Scope Specifies requirements and related tests for programmable controllers (PLCs) and their associated peripherals (for example, programming and debugging tools (PADTs), human-machine interfaces (HMIs), etc.) which have as their intended use the control and command of machines and industrial processes. This third edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition: DC power port requirements have been moved from Clause 8 to Clause 5, Correction of the tests of Clause 6, Change of EMC requirements in Clause 8, Correction of the tests in Clause 9, New organization of Clause 11.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2007-09-07
Current Stage code deadline 2008-05-01
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) LVD (2006/95/EC), EMC (2004/108/EC)
Mandate(s) M/404
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IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 65B
Reference Document IEC 61131-2:2007 (EQV)
ICS 25.040.40 - Industrial process measurement and control
35.240.50 - IT applications in industry
Keywords Controller; Programmable controller; Equipment
Note Supersedes EN 61131-2:2003 + corr. Aug.2003
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6060 2007-09-07 2008-05-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2007-08-01 2007-10-01  
5060 2007-06-25 2007-07-09 export to doc file  EN
5020 2007-04-20 2007-06-22  
3090 2007-01-19 2007-02-28  
5060 2006-07-17 2006-07-31 export to doc file  EN
5020 2006-02-10 2006-07-14  
1090 2006-02-07 2006-02-10  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2007-08-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2007-09-07
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2007-11-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2008-05-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2010-08-01


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