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Reference EN 61300-2-5:2002
Title Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive components - Basic test and measurement procedures - Part 2-5: Tests - Torsion/twist
Project Number 14597
Abstract/Scope Establishes a test to determine the ability of the cable attachment element of the device under test to withstand torsional loads, as might be experienced during installation and normal service, while under tension. The scope of the test also includes those elements designed for ribbon cables.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2002-12-20
Current Stage code deadline 2003-08-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 86B
Reference Document IEC 61300-2-5:2002 (EQV)
ICS 33.180.20 - Fibre optic interconnecting devices
Keywords Fibre optic; Interconnecting device; Passive component; Torsion/twist; Test
Note EN following parallel vote * Superseded by EN 61300-2-5:2011
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6060 2002-12-20 2003-08-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2002-11-01 2003-03-01  
5061 2002-09-24 2002-11-01  
5020 2002-07-19 2002-09-20  
4099 2002-07-16 2002-07-19  
4020 2001-07-13 2001-12-14  
3099 2001-07-10 2001-07-13  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2002-11-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2002-12-20
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2003-02-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2003-08-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2005-11-01


Supersedes EN 61300-2-5:1997
Superseded by EN 61300-2-5:2011
Normative reference (6) EN 61300-1:1997
EN 61300-3-1:1997
EN 61300-3-3:1997
EN 61300-3-4:2001

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