EN IEC 63203-204-1:2023

Wearable electronic devices and technologies - Part 204-1: Electronic textile - Test method for assessing washing durability of e-textile products EN IEC 63203-204-1:2023

Publication date:   Aug 14, 2023

General information

60.60 Standard published   Apr 21, 2023


CLC/SR 124 Wearable Electronic Devices and Technologies

European Norm

59.080.01   Textiles in general | 59.080.80   Smart textiles



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<!-- NEW! -->IEC 63203-204-1:2023 is available as <a href="https://webstore.iec.ch/publication/84094">IEC 63203-204-1:2023 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 63203-204-1:2023 specifies a household washing durability test method for e-textile products. This document includes testing procedures for e-textile products with electrically conductive components and sensors to collect the data of the user. This document does not cover safety or heat-generation test methods. Products containing components other than those listed in this clause are not covered by this document. This second edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:

a) Subclause 3.2 on conductive textiles has been deleted.

b) Subclause 3.3 on leisurewear and sportswear has been deleted.

c) Subclause 3.2 on washing procedure has been added.

d) Figure 1 has been updated.

e) The optional measurement of conductive tracks has been added in 4.1 to the checklist before carrying out washing durability test.

f) Additions have been made to the list in Clause 6.

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EN IEC 63203-204-1:2021


EN IEC 63203-204-1:2023
60.60 Standard published
Apr 21, 2023