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Reference EN 61386-1:2008
Title Conduit systems for cable management - Part 1: General requirements
Project Number 20950
Abstract/Scope This part of IEC 61386 specifies requirements and tests for conduit systems, including conduits and conduit fittings, for the protection and management of insulated conductors and/or cables in electrical installations or in communication systems up to 1 000 V a.c. and/or 1 500 V d.c. This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition published in 1996, and its Amendment 1 (2000), and it constitutes a technical revision. The changes to the first edition are as follows: - change to the length of the test specimen between fittings for the tensile test, - editorial and normative reference updates.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2008-08-29
Current Stage code deadline 2009-03-01
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) LVD (2006/95/EC)
Order Voucher  


IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 23A
Reference Document IEC 61386-1:2008 (EQV)
ICS 29.120.10 - Conduits for electrical purposes
Keywords Conduit system; Cable
Note Supersedes EN 61386-1:2004
Special National Condition(s) AT


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2008-08-29 2009-03-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2008-06-01 2008-08-01  
5061 2008-04-28 2008-06-01  
5060 2008-01-28 2008-02-11 export to doc file  EN
5020 2007-11-23 2008-01-25  
3090 2007-03-23 2008-01-31  
5060 2007-03-19 2007-04-02 export to doc file  EN
5020 2006-10-13 2007-03-16  
1090 2006-10-10 2006-10-13  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2008-06-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2008-08-29
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2008-09-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2009-03-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2011-06-01


Supersedes EN 61386-1:2004
EN 61386-1:2004/corrigendum Apr. 2004
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) EN 60423:2007
EN 60529:1991
corr. May 1993
EN 60695-2-11:2001
EN 60695-11-2:2003
IEC 60417-DB

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