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Reference HD 60364-5-52:2011
Title Low-voltage electrical installations - Part 5-52: Selection and erection of electrical equipment - Wiring systems
Project Number 21898
Abstract/Scope IEC 60364-5-52:2009 deals with the selection and erection of wiring systems. This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition, published in 2001, and constitutes a technical revision. The main changes with respect to the previous edition are as follows: - Subclause 521.4 introduces minor changes with regard to busbar trunking systems and powertrack systems. - Subclause 523.6 introduces minor changes with regard to the sizing of cables where harmonic currents are present. - A new sublause 523.9 concerning single-core cables with a metallic covering has been introduced. - Clause 525 introduces changes in the maximum value of voltage drop permitted between the origin of the consumer's installation and the equipment which should not be greater than that given in the relevant annex. - Clause 526 introduces minor changes to electrical connections including additional exceptions for inspection of connections and additional notes. - Clause 528 introduces additional requirements with regard to proximity of underground power and telecommunication cables. - Clause 529 introduces minor changes to selection and erection of wiring systems in relation to maintainability, including cleaning.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2011-02-25
Current Stage code deadline 2011-10-24
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 64
Reference Document IEC 60364-5-52:2009 (MOD) + corrigendum Feb. 2011 (EQV)
ICS 13.260 - Protection against electric shock
91.140.50 - Electricity supply systems
Keywords Low-voltage;Selection;Erection;Wiring
Note Supersedes HD 384.5.52 S1:1995 + A1:1998 and HD 384.5.523 S2:2001 * Incorporates FprAA covering CMs (PR=22699)
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2011-02-25 2011-10-24 export to doc file  EN  FR
5099 2011-01-24 2011-03-24  
5061 2009-09-28 2009-11-01  
5060 2009-09-08 2009-09-22 export to doc file  EN
5020 2009-07-03 2009-09-04  
3090 2009-02-20 2009-06-30  
5060 2008-11-10 2008-11-24 export to doc file  EN
5020 2008-06-06 2008-11-07  
1090 2008-06-03 2008-06-06  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2011-01-24
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2011-02-25
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2011-04-24
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2011-10-24
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2014-01-24


Supersedes HD 384.5.52 S1:1995
HD 384.5.52 S1:1995/A1:1998
HD 384.5.52 S1:1995/A1:1998/corrigendum Sep. 1998
HD 384.5.523 S2:2001
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) ISO 834 series
EN 60228:2005
corr. May 2005
IEC 60287 series
IEC 60287-2-1:1994
IEC 60287-3-1:1995
EN 60332-1-1:2004
EN 60332-1-2:2004
HD 60364-1
HD 60364-4-41
HD 60364-4-42:2011
HD 60364-5-54:2007
EN 60439-2:2000
HD 193 S2:1982
IEC 60502 series
IEC 60529:2001
EN 60570:2003
EN 60702 series
EN 60947 series
EN 60998 series
IEC 61084 series
EN 61386 series
EN 61534 series
EN 61537:2007

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