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Reference EN 60974-4:2007
Title Arc welding equipment - Part 4: In-service inspection and testing
Project Number 17121
Abstract/Scope Specifies test procedures for in-service inspection and, after repair, to ensure electrical safety. These test procedures are also applicable for maintenance. Is applicable to power sources together with ancillary equipment for arc welding, cutting and allied processes built in conformity with IEC 60974-1.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2007-02-07
Current Stage code deadline 2007-09-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 26
Reference Document IEC 60974-4:2006 (EQV)
ICS 25.160 - Welding, brazing and soldering
Keywords Welding; Arc welding; In service-inspection
Note D135/C089: BT concurred with CLC/TC 26A recommendation to remove EN from LVD consolidated list of harmonized standards * Superseded by EN 60974-4:2011
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Product Life Cycle


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6060 2007-02-07 2007-09-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2006-12-01 2007-02-01  
5061 2006-10-26 2006-12-01  
5060 2006-09-26 2006-10-10 export to doc file  EN
5020 2006-07-21 2006-09-22  
4099 2006-06-23 2006-12-01  
5060 2006-04-20 2006-05-04 export to doc file  EN
5020 2005-11-11 2006-04-14  
1090 2005-11-08 2005-11-11  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2006-12-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2007-02-07
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2007-03-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2007-09-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2009-12-01


Superseded by EN 60974-4:2011
Normative reference (6) IEC 60050-151:2001
IEC 60050-195:1998
IEC 60050-851:1991
EN 60974-1:2005
EN 61557-4:2007

(1) Date of ratification (dor) date when the Technical Board notes the approval of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), from which time the standard may be said to be approved

(2) Date of availability (dav) date when the definitive text in the official language versions of an approved CEN/CENELEC publication is distributed by the Central Secretariat

(3) Date of announcement (doa) latest date by which the existence of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), a TS or a CWA has to be announced at national level

(4) Date of publication (dop) latest date by which an EN has to be implemented at national level by publication of an identical national standard or by endorsement

(5) Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

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