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Reference EN 60243-2:2001
Title Electric strength of insulating materials - Test methods - Part 2: Additional requirements for tests using direct voltage
Project Number 14155
Abstract/Scope Gives requirements additional to those in EN 60243-1 for the determination of the electric strength of solid insulating materials under direct voltage stress.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2001-04-19
Current Stage code deadline 2001-12-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 112
Reference Document IEC 60243-2:2001 (EQV)
ICS 17.220.99 - Other standards related to electricity and magnetism
29.035.01 - Insulating materials in general
Keywords Electric strength; Insulating materials; Test method; Direct voltage
Note Supersedes HD 559.2 S1:1991 * Superseded by EN 60243-2:2014
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6060 2001-04-19 2001-12-01 export to doc file  EN
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5061 2001-01-25 2001-03-01  
5020 2000-10-20 2001-01-02  
1090 2000-10-16 2000-10-20  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2001-03-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2001-04-19
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2001-06-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2001-12-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2004-03-01


Supersedes HD 559.2 S1:1991
Superseded by EN 60243-2:2014
Normative reference (6) EN 60243-1:1998

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of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn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