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Reference EN 61346-2:2000
Title Industrial systems, installations and equipment and industrial products - Structuring principles and reference designations - Part 2: Classification of objects and codes for classes
Project Number 12874
Abstract/Scope Defines object classes and associated letter codes for these classes to be used in reference designations. Applicable in all technical areas and may be applied at any position in a tree-like structure set up in accordance with EN 61346-1


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2000-09-06
Current Stage code deadline 2001-03-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 3
Reference Document IEC 61346-2:2000 (EQV)
ICS 29.020 - Electrical engineering in general
Keywords Industrial installation; Structuring principles; Reference designations; Classification; Code
Note EN following parallel vote
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6060 2000-09-06 2001-03-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2000-06-01 2000-09-01  
5061 2000-04-12 2000-06-01  
5020 1999-12-17 2000-02-29  
4099 1999-12-13 1999-12-17  
4020 1998-11-06 1999-04-15  
3099 1998-11-03 1999-04-03  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2000-06-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2000-09-06
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2000-09-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2001-03-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2003-06-01


Superseded by EN 81346-2:2009
Normative reference (6) ISO/DIS 14617-6:200X
EN 61346-1:1996

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of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn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