IEC 60898-2:2016 ED2

Electrical accessories - Circuit-breakers for overcurrent protection for household and similar installations - Part 2: Circuit-breakers for AC and DC operation IEC 60898-2:2016 ED2

Publication date:   Aug 17, 2016

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60.60 Standard published   Aug 17, 2016


TC 23/SC 23E

International Standard

29.120.50   Fuses and other overcurrent protection devices



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IEC 60898-2:2016 gives additional requirements for single- and two-pole circuit-breakers which, in addition to the above characteristics, are suitable for operation with direct current, and have a rated DC voltage not exceeding 220 V for single-pole and 440 V for two-pole circuit-breakers, a rated current not exceeding 125 A and a rated DC short-circuit capacity not exceeding 10 000 A. This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition published in 2000 and Amendment 1:2003. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
a) alignment with second edition of IEC 60898-1;
b) introduction of test Icn1.

This publication is to be read in conjunction with IEC 60898-1:2015.

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IEC 60898-2:2000 ED1

IEC 60898-2:2000/AMD1:2003 ED1


IEC 60898-2:2016 ED2
60.60 Standard published
Aug 17, 2016