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Reference EN 60398:1999
Title Industrial electroheating installations - General test methods
Project Number 12969
Abstract/Scope Describes the test conditions, fundamental measurements and general test methods applicable to all industrial electroheat installations to confirm their safety and performance specifications. It is intended to be used in conjunction with the relevant particular standards where there exist.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1999-05-11
Current Stage code deadline 2000-02-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 27
Reference Document IEC 60398:1999 (EQV)
ICS 25.180.10 - Electric furnaces
Keywords Electro-heating equipment; Industrial; Test method
Note EN following parallel vote * Supersedes HD 353 S1
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle
5.3 Energy use Use B2B
5.4 Energy use Use B2B
5.5 Energy use Use B2B


Deadline Date
6060 1999-05-11 2000-02-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 1999-05-01 1999-06-01  
5060 1999-03-25 1999-05-01  
5020 1998-12-24 1999-03-01  
1090 1998-12-21 1999-04-21  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1999-05-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1999-05-11
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1999-08-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2000-02-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2002-05-01


Supersedes HD 353 S1:1977
Superseded by prEN 60398
Normative reference (6) EN 55011:1998
IEC 60050-841:1983
EN 60146-1-1:1993
EN 60204-1:1997
corr. September 1998
EN 60519-1:1993
EN 60584-2:1993
EN 61010-1:1993

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of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn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