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Reference EN 62012-1:2002
Title Multicore and symmetrical pair/quad cables for digital communications to be used in harsh environments - Part 1: Generic specification
Project Number 14268
Abstract/Scope specifies the definitions and test methods, when used in harsh environment, of symmetrical pair and quad cables used in digital communication systems such as ISDN, local area networks and data communication systems. gives guidance concerning the design and testing of these cables.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2002-10-31
Current Stage code deadline 2003-07-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 46C
Reference Document IEC 62012-1:2002 (EQV)
ICS 33.120.20 - Wires and symmetrical cables
Keywords Cable; Digital communication; Harsh environment; Multicore; Symmetrical pair/quad cable
Note EN following parallel vote
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6060 2002-10-31 2003-07-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2002-10-01 2003-02-01  
5061 2002-08-27 2002-10-01  
5020 2002-03-08 2002-05-10  
4099 2002-03-04 2002-03-08  
4020 2000-12-22 2001-05-18  
3099 2000-12-18 2000-12-22  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2002-10-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2002-10-31
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2003-01-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2003-07-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2005-10-01


Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) IEC 60028:1925
IEC 60050-701:1988
IEC 60050-704:1993
IEC 60050-722:1992
EN 60068-2-1:1993
IEC 60189-1:1986
HD 402 S2:1984
IEC 60332-1:1993
HD 405.2 S1:1991
HD 405.3 S1:1993
IEC 60754-1:1994
EN 60811-1-1:1995
HD 505.1.3 S2:1991
EN 60811-1-4:1995
IEC 61034-1:1997
IEC 61034-2:1997

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