This standard applies to conversion adaptors intended mainly for industrial use,
comprising a housing of insulating material which incorporates an industrial
2P + , 16 A, 6 h 250 V~ type plug part (Table 104 in standard EN 60309-2) and one
or two socket-outlets in accordance with the relevant national standards for socketoutlets
for household and similar use, with a rated current up to 16 A, intended mainly
for industrial use either indoors or outdoors.
Adaptors can be used in conjunction with socket-outlets and/or connectors
This standard applies to all applications where the ambient temperature does not
normally exceed 40 °C.
The use of these adaptors on building sites, for agricultural, commercial and domestic
applications is not precluded but care should be taken in considering protecting
devices in use.
Adaptors are for temporary use only.
In locations where special conditions prevail, for example on board ship or where
explosions are liable to occur, additional requirements may be necessary.
Legislation related to this standard
Directive 2006/95/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 December 2006 on the harmonisation of the laws of Member States relating to electrical equipment designed for use within certain voltage limits (codified version)Harmonized/Supporting
Directive 2014/35/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2014 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to the making available on the market of electrical equipment designed for use within certain voltage limitsHarmonized/Supporting