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Reference EN 60717:2012
Title Method for the determination of the space required by capacitors and resistors with unidirectional terminations
Project Number 23475
Abstract/Scope IEC 60717:2012 applies to capacitors and resistors with unidirectional wire terminations intended for use in electronic equipment. This standard provides a method for determination of the space required by capacitors and resistors with unidirectional wire terminations. NOTE: Instead of measuring the actual space, it may be sufficient to ensure that a component fits into the maximum space for which it is designed. This may be achieved by means of fixed gauges. The main technical changes with respect to the first edition are the following: - employment of the millimetre-based grid, the preferred grid system given in IEC 60097, - employment of SI units only, causing deletion of the imperial dimensions from Table 1, - reduction of the tolerance on the chamfer depth in Figure 1, and - introduction of requirements on information to be given in a relevant specification.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2012-07-27
Current Stage code deadline 2013-03-19
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 40
Reference Document IEC 60717:2012 (EQV)
ICS 31.040 - Resistors
31.060 - Capacitors
Keywords Space; Capacitor; Resistor; Unidirectional; Termination
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6060 2012-07-27 2013-03-19 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2012-06-19 2012-07-17  
5060 2011-09-12 2011-10-14 export to doc file  EN
5020 2011-04-08 2011-09-09  
1090 2011-04-05 2011-04-08  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2012-06-19
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2012-07-27
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2012-09-19
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2013-03-19
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2015-06-19


Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) EN 60097
EN 60294
EN 60301:2012

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