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Reference EN 60974-12:2005
Title Arc welding equipment - Part 12: Coupling devices for welding cables
Project Number 15889
Abstract/Scope Specifies safety and performance requirements of coupling devices. Is applicable to coupling devices for cables for welding and allied processes designed for connection and disconnection without using tools.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2005-09-05
Current Stage code deadline 2006-04-01
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) LVD (2006/95/EC)
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 26
Reference Document IEC 60974-12:2005 (EQV)
ICS 25.160 - Welding, brazing and soldering
Keywords Welding; Arc welding; Coupling device; Cable
Note Superseded by EN 60974-12:2011
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2005-09-05 2006-04-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2005-07-01 2005-10-01  
5020 2005-03-18 2005-05-20  
4099 2004-12-03 2005-03-31  
4020 2003-07-11 2003-12-12  
3099 2003-07-08 2003-07-11  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2005-07-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2005-09-05
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2005-10-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2006-04-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2008-07-01


Supersedes EN 60974-12:1995
Superseded by EN 60974-12:2011
Normative reference (6) IEC 60050-151:2001
EN 60529:1991
corr. May 1993
EN 60974-1:2005

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of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

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