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Reference EN 60974-6:2003
Title Arc welding equipment - Part 6: Limited duty manual metal arc welding power sources
Project Number 14519
Abstract/Scope Specifies safety requirements for construction and performance requirements of welding power sources, limited to a rated maximum welding current of 160 A. These welding power sources are mainly used by laymen.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2003-04-04
Current Stage code deadline 2003-12-01
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Directive(s) LVD (2006/95/EC)
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 26
Reference Document IEC 60974-6:2003 (EQV)
ICS 25.160.30 - Welding equipment
Keywords Welding; Arc welding; Limited duty; Manual metal; Power source
Note Supersedes EN 50060:1989 + A1:1994 * Corrigendum to EN issued May 2005 * Superseded by EN 60974-6:2011
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6060 2003-04-04 2003-12-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2003-03-01 2003-07-01  
5061 2003-01-27 2003-03-01  
5020 2002-10-25 2002-12-20  
4099 2002-10-22 2002-10-25  
4020 2001-05-25 2001-10-26  
3099 2001-05-22 2001-05-25  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2003-03-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2003-04-04
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2003-06-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2003-12-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2006-03-01


Supersedes EN 50060:1989
EN 50060:1989/A1:1994
Superseded by EN 60974-6:2011
Normative reference (6) ISO 857-1:1998
ISO 2560:2002
IEC 60050-151:2001
IEC 60050-851:1991
EN 60204-1:1997
corr. September 1998
IEC 60245-6:1994
EN 60664-1:2003
EN 60974-1:1998
EN 61032:1998

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