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Reference EN 60691:1995
Title Thermal-links - Requirements and application guide
Project Number 6648
Abstract/Scope Applies to thermal-links, intended for incorporation in electrical appliances, electronic equipment and component parts thereof, normally intended for use indoors, in order to protect them against excessive temperatures under abnormal conditions. May be applicable to thermal-links for use under other than indoor conditions, provided that the climatic and other circum- stances in the immediate surroundings of such thermal-links are comparable with those in this standard.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1995-11-28
Current Stage code deadline 1996-10-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 32C
Reference Document IEC 60691:1993 (EQV) + A1:1995 (EQV)
ICS 29.120.50 - Fuses and other overcurrent protection devices
Keywords Protection equipment; Thermal link; Application guide
Note Superseded by EN 60691:2003
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 1995-11-28 1996-10-01 export to doc file  EN
6020 1995-10-20 1996-01-20  
5099 1995-09-20 1995-10-20  
5062 1995-08-11 1995-09-20  
5020 1995-03-13 1995-06-15  
1090 1995-03-08 1995-07-08  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1995-09-20
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1995-11-28
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1996-04-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 1996-10-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 1996-10-01


Supersedes EN 60691:1987
Superseded by EN 60691:2003
Normative reference (6) EN 60065:1993
corr. November 1993
corr. September 1997
HD 323.2.3 S2:1987
HD 323.2.20 S3:1988
EN 60068-2-21:1997
HD 214 S2:1980
HD 98 S1:1977
EN 60335-2-3:1995
EN 60664-1:2003

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