EN IEC 61316:2021

Industrial cable reels EN IEC 61316:2021

Publication date:   Dec 16, 2021

General information

60.60 Standard published   Sep 3, 2021


CLC/TC 23H Plugs, Socket-outlets and Couplers for industrial and similar applications, and for Electric Vehicles

European Norm

29.060.01   Electrical wires and cables in general | 29.120.99   Other electrical accessories



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<!-- NEW! -->IEC 61316:2021 is available as <a href="https://webstore.iec.ch/publication/69810">IEC 61316:2021 RLV</a> which contains the International Standard and its Redline version, showing all changes of the technical content compared to the previous edition.</br></br>IEC 61316:2021 applies to cable reels provided with a non-detachable flexible cable with a rated operating voltage not exceeding 690 V DC and/or 690 V AC with a frequency not exceeding 500 Hz and a rated current not exceeding 63 A, primarily intended for industrial use, either indoors or outdoors, for use with accessories complying with IEC 60309-1, IEC 60309-2 or IEC 60309-4. This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition, published in 1999. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:

- Implementation of the latest tests and requirements previously included in IEC 60309-1.

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 61316:1999


EN IEC 61316:2021
60.60 Standard published
Sep 3, 2021