EN 60715:2017

Dimensions of low-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Standardized mounting on rails for mechanical support of switchgear, controlgear and accessories EN 60715:2017

Publication date:   Feb 14, 2018

General information

60.60 Standard published   Nov 24, 2017


CLC/TC 121A Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear

European Norm

29.130.20   Low voltage switchgear and controlgear



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IEC 60715:2017 specifies dimensional and functional requirements for the compatible mounting of switchgear, controlgear and accessories on some types of rails.

This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition published in 1981 and Amendment 1:1995. This edition constitutes a technical revision.

This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:

a) the electrical function of the rail for protective earthing is covered by the relevant product standard.

b) the document has been editorially updated to bring it into compliance with the ISO/IEC Directives, Part 2:2016, and drawings have been updated to bring them in compliance with ISO tolerancing and drawing standards.It has the status of a horizontal standard in accordance with IEC Guide 108.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard


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 limits


Life cycle


EN 60715:2001


EN 60715:2017
60.60 Standard published
Nov 24, 2017