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Reference EN 60034-8:2007
Title Rotating electrical machines - Part 8: Terminal markings and direction of rotation
Project Number 20643
Abstract/Scope Applies to a.c. and d.c. machines and specifies rules for the identification of winding connection points; marking of winding terminals; direction of rotation; relationship between terminal markings and direction of rotation; terminal marking of auxiliary devices; connection diagrams of machines for common applications. The main change with respect to the previous edition consists of changed terminal markings for d.c. machines.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2007-07-25
Current Stage code deadline 2008-04-01
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) LVD (2006/95/EC)
Order Voucher  


IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 2
Reference Document IEC 60034-8:2007 (EQV)
ICS 29.160 - Rotating machinery
Keywords Machine; Rotating machine; Terminal marking; Rotation direction
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Deadline Date
6060 2007-07-25 2008-04-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2007-07-01 2007-09-01  
5060 2007-05-29 2007-06-11 export to doc file  EN
5020 2007-03-23 2007-05-25  
4099 2006-11-03 2006-11-24  
5060 2006-09-11 2006-09-25 export to doc file  EN
5020 2006-04-07 2006-09-08  
1090 2006-04-05 2006-04-07  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2007-07-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2007-07-25
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2007-10-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2008-04-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2010-07-01


Supersedes EN 60034-8:2002
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) EN 60034-1:2004
EN 60445:2007
IEC 60417-DB

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of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

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