IEC 62196-2:2022 ED3

Plugs, socket-outlets, vehicle connectors and vehicle inlets - Conductive charging of electric vehicles - Part 2: Dimensional compatibility requirements for AC pin and contact-tube accessories IEC 62196-2:2022 ED3

Publication date:   Oct 19, 2022

General information

60.60 Standard published   Oct 19, 2022


TC 23/SC 23H

International Standard

29.120.30   Plugs, socket-outlets, couplers | 43.120   Electric road vehicles



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IEC 62196-2:2022 applies to EV plugs, EV socket-outlets, vehicle connectors and vehicle inlets with pins and contact-tubes of standardized configurations, herein referred to as accessories. These accessories have a nominal rated operating voltage not exceeding 480 V AC, 50 Hz to 60 Hz, and a rated current not exceeding 63 A three phase or 70 A single phase, for use in conductive charging of electric vehicles.
This document covers the basic interface accessories for vehicle supply as specified in IEC 62196-1.
This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition published in 2016. This edition constitutes a technical revision.
This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
interchangeability requirements have been removed from the title of Part 2;
alignment with IEC 62196-1:2022 and IEC 62196-3:2022;
alignment with IEC 61851-1:2017.

Life cycle


IEC 62196-2:2016 ED2


IEC 62196-2:2022 ED3
60.60 Standard published
Oct 19, 2022


IEC 62196-2 ED4