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Reference EN 62305-1:2006
Title Protection against lightning - Part 1: General principles
Project Number 15809
Abstract/Scope Provides the general principles to be followed in the protection against lightning of - structures including their installations and contents as well as persons, - services connected to a structure. The following cases are outside the scope of this standard: - railway systems; - vehicles, ships, aircraft, offshore installations; - underground high pressure pipelines; - pipe, power and telecommunication lines not connected to a structure.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2006-02-23
Current Stage code deadline 2006-11-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 81
Reference Document IEC 62305-1:2006 (EQV)
ICS 29.020 - Electrical engineering in general
91.120.40 - Lightning protection
Keywords Lightning; Protection
Note Corrigendum to EN issued November 2006 * Superseded by EN 62305-1:2011
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Deadline Date
6060 2006-02-23 2006-11-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2006-02-01 2006-04-01  
5061 2005-11-30 2006-02-01  
5020 2005-08-19 2005-10-21  
4099 2004-08-27 2004-12-31  
4060 2004-08-13 2004-10-31  
4099 2003-12-19 2004-12-24  
4020 2003-05-09 2003-10-10  
3099 2003-05-06 2003-05-09  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2006-02-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2006-02-23
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2006-05-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2006-11-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2009-02-01


Superseded by EN 62305-1:2011
Normative reference (6) EN 62305-2:2006
corr. November 2006
EN 62305-3:2006
corr. November 2006
corr. September 2008
EN 62305-4:2006
corr. November 2006
IEC 62305-5:201X

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of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

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