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Reference EN 61587-2:2001
Title Mechanical structures for electronic equipment - Tests for IEC 60917 and IEC 60297 - Part 2: Seismic tests for cabinets and racks
Project Number 13958
Abstract/Scope Specifies seismic requirements for cabinets or racks as defined in the EN 60917 and EN 60297 series. Ensures physical integrity and environmental performance in mechanical cabinets or racks, taking into account the need for different levels of performance in different applications and geographical regions.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2001-02-26
Current Stage code deadline 2001-10-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 48D
Reference Document IEC 61587-2:2000 (EQV)
ICS 31.240 - Mechanical structures for electronic equipment
Keywords Electronic equipment; Rack; Cabinet; Seismic test; Mechanical structure
Note EN following parallel vote * Superseded by EN 61587-2:2011
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6060 2001-02-26 2001-10-01 export to doc file  EN  FR
5099 2001-01-01 2001-05-01  
5062 2000-11-08 2001-01-01  
5020 2000-07-28 2000-10-16  
1090 2000-07-25 2000-07-28  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2001-01-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2001-02-26
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2001-04-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2001-10-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2004-01-01


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