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Reference EN 60216-2:2005
Title Electrical insulating materials - Thermal endurance properties - Part 2: Determination of thermal endurance properties of electrical insulating materials - Choice of test criteria
Project Number 16573
Abstract/Scope Gives guidance for the choice of test criteria for the determination of thermal endurance characteristics. It includes a list of existing published procedures which is however not exhaustive. The main changes from the previous edition are as follows: - editorial, - Table 1 has been actualized essentially by Part 3 sheets of SC 15C publications.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2005-10-13
Current Stage code deadline 2006-05-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 112
Reference Document IEC 60216-2:2005 (EQV)
ICS 17.220.99 - Other standards related to electricity and magnetism
29.035.01 - Insulating materials in general
Keywords Insulating materials; Thermal endurance; Test criteria
Note Supersedes HD 611.2 S1:1992
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Product Life Cycle


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6060 2005-10-13 2006-05-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2005-08-01 2005-12-01  
5020 2005-05-06 2005-07-08  
4099 2005-04-08 2005-04-30  
4020 2004-10-29 2005-04-01  
3099 2004-10-26 2005-03-26  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2005-08-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2005-10-13
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2005-11-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2006-05-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2008-08-01


Supersedes HD 611.2 S1:1992
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) ISO 37:1994
ISO 178:2001
ISO 179-1:2000
ISO 527-2:1993
ISO 527-3:1995
ISO 1520:1999
ISO 1924-1:1992
ISO 2759:2001
ISO 8256:2004
EN 60172:1994
EN 60216-3:2002
EN 60216-5:2003
EN 60216-6:2004
EN 60243-1:1998
EN 60317-31:1996
HD 570 S1:1990
EN 60371-1:1995
IEC 60394-1:1972
IEC 60450:1974
EN 60454-1:1994
EN 60455-1:1998
EN 60464-1:1999
IEC 60554-1:1977
EN 60626-1:1995
EN 60641-1:1995
HD 416.1 S1:1981
EN 60674-1:1998
EN 60684-2:1997
EN 60763-1:1996
IEC 60819-1:1985
EN 60893-3-7:2004
EN 61033:2006

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