EN 60855-1:2017

Live working - Insulating foam-filled tubes and solid rods - Part 1: Tubes and rods of a circular cross-section EN 60855-1:2017

Publication date:   Jul 12, 2017

General information

60.60 Standard published   Feb 10, 2017


CLC/TC 78 Equipment and tools for live working

European Norm

13.260   Protection against electric shock. Live working | 29.240.20   Power transmission and distribution lines | 29.260   Electrical equipment for working in special conditions



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IEC 60855-1:2016 is applicable to insulating foam-filled tubes and solid rods, of a circular cross-section, made of synthetic materials with reinforced fibreglass and intended to be used in the manufacture and construction of tools, devices and equipment for carrying out live working on electrical systems operating at voltages above 1 kV. This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition published in 2009. This edition constitutes a technical revision.

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EN 60855:1996


EN 60855-1:2017
60.60 Standard published
Feb 10, 2017