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Reference EN 60641-1:2008
Title Pressboard and presspaper for electrical purposes - Part 1: Definitions and general requirements
Project Number 20973
Abstract/Scope This part of IEC 60641 contains definitions related to a classification of, and the general requirements to be fulfilled by, pressboard and presspaper for electrical purposes. The main changes with respect to the previous edition are: the kind of surface finish shall no longer be specified in the standard, fixed nominal thicknesses have been replaced by preferred thicknesses, types B.6 and P.6 have been replaced, but the designations have been kept and types B.7 and P.7 have been deleted.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2008-01-24
Current Stage code deadline 2008-09-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 15
Reference Document IEC 60641-1:2007 (EQV)
ICS 29.035.10 - Paper and board insulating materials
Keywords Pressboard; Presspaper
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2008-01-24 2008-09-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2007-12-01 2008-02-01  
5060 2007-10-05 2007-10-22 export to doc file  EN
5020 2006-10-27 2007-03-30  
1090 2006-10-24 2006-10-27  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2007-12-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2008-01-24
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2008-03-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2008-09-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2010-12-01


Supersedes EN 60641-1:1995
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6)  

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of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

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