IEC 61058-1:2016 ED4

Switches for appliances - Part 1: General requirements IEC 61058-1:2016 ED4

Publication date:   Jul 20, 2016

General information

60.60 Standard published   Jul 20, 2016


TC 23/SC 23J

International Standard

29.120.40   Switches



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IEC 61058-1:2016 is available as IEC 61058-1:2016 RLV which contains the International Standard and its Redline version, showing all changes of the technical content compared to the previous edition.

IEC 61058-1:2016 applies to switches for appliances. The switches are intended to control electrical appliances and other equipment for household or similar purposes with a rated voltage not exceeding 480 V and a rated current not exceeding 63 A. This fourth edition cancels and replaces the third edition published in 2000, Amendment 1:2001 and Amendment 2:2007. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
a) requirements for mechanical switches are now given in IEC 61058-1-1;
b) requirements for electronic switches are now given in IEC 61058-1-2.

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IEC 61058-1:2016 ED4
60.60 Standard published
Jul 20, 2016


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