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Reference EN 60974-13:2011
Title Arc welding equipment - Part 13: Welding clamp
Project Number 22828
Abstract/Scope IEC 60974-13:2011 is applicable to clamps for arc welding processes, designed to make an electrical connection to the workpiece without using tools. This part of IEC 60974 is not applicable to clamps for underwater welding and plasma cutting. This part of IEC 60974 specifies safety and performance requirements of welding clamps. This part of IEC 60974 does not specify requirements for welding cables.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2011-08-26
Current Stage code deadline 2012-03-22
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Directive(s) LVD (2006/95/EC)
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 26
Reference Document IEC 60974-13:2011 (EQV)
ICS 25.160.30 - Welding equipment
Keywords Arc welding; Welding; Return current: Clamp
Note 2011-05-27: Publication allocated to .
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Deadline Date
6060 2011-08-26 2012-03-22 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2011-06-22 2011-07-20  
5060 2011-04-26 2011-05-17 export to doc file  EN
5020 2011-02-18 2011-04-22  
3090 2010-08-20 2011-01-31  
5060 2010-06-28 2010-07-12 export to doc file  EN
5020 2010-01-22 2010-06-25  
1090 2010-01-19 2010-01-22  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2011-06-22
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2011-08-26
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2011-09-22
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2012-03-22
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2014-06-22


Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) IEC 60050-151
EN 60974-1

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of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

(6) This list of normative references is purely indicative. The only official list of normative reference is the list of the published standard.