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Reference EN 60286-6:2004
Title Packaging of components for automatic handling - Part 6: Bulk case packaging for surface mounting components
Project Number 15180
Abstract/Scope Is applicable to bulk case packaging capable of containing surface mounting components. The bulk case is designed for transport and storage of components and the supply of components directly or by an appropriate feeder to the placement machine. The bulk case is attached to the automatic handling machine by means of a coupling interface


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2004-03-15
Current Stage code deadline 2004-12-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 40
Reference Document IEC 60286-6:2004 (EQV)
ICS 31.020 - Electronic components in general
Keywords Packaging; Automatic handling; Bulk case packaging; Surface mounting
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle
4.4.1 Resource use Raw Material, Manufacturing, Recovery B2B, B2C


Deadline Date
6060 2004-03-15 2004-12-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2004-03-01 2004-05-01  
5061 2004-01-26 2004-03-01  
5020 2003-10-10 2003-12-12  
4099 2002-12-13 2003-03-28  
4020 2002-04-12 2002-09-13  
3099 2002-04-09 2002-04-12  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2004-03-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2004-03-15
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2004-06-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2004-12-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2007-03-01


Supersedes EN 60286-6:1998
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) ISO 180:2000
ISO 2248:1985
ISO 6906:1984
ISO 11469:2000
ISO/IEC 16388:1999
HD 429 S1:1983

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