IEC 60081:1997 ED5

Double-capped fluorescent lamps - Performance specifications IEC 60081:1997 ED5

Publication date:   Dec 15, 1997

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60.60 Standard published   Dec 15, 1997


TC 34/SC 34A

International Standard

29.140.30   Fluorescent lamps. Discharge lamps



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Gives technical requirements for tubular fluorescent lamps with preheated cathodes for general lighting service, operated with or without a starter from a.c. mains, also describes tests for the lamps with non-preheated cathodes operated without the use of a starter. Gives testing methods to be used for checking quality and interchangeability for type testing, for individual lamp batches or for a manufacturer's entire production. Consists of a series of standard data sheets, each giving the characteristics of a specific lamp type. Introduces new co-ordinates for the standard colours together with a new standard 'white' colour.

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IEC 60081:1997 ED5
60.60 Standard published
Dec 15, 1997