IEC 60947-4-3:2020 ED3

Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 4-3: Contactors and motor-starters - Semiconductor controllers and semiconductor contactors for non-motor loads IEC 60947-4-3:2020 ED3

Publication date:   Jul 14, 2020

General information

60.60 Standard published   Jul 14, 2020


TC 121/SC 121A

International Standard

29.130.20   Low voltage switchgear and controlgear | 31.180   Printed circuits and boards



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IEC 60947-4-3:2020(E) applies to semiconductor controllers and semiconductor contactors for non-motor load intended to be connected to circuits, the rated voltage of which does not exceed 1 000 V AC.
It covers their use:
– for operations of changing the state of AC electric circuits between the ON-state and the OFF-state;
– with or without bypass switching devices;
– as controller, for reducing the amplitude of the RMS AC voltage.
This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition published in 2014. This edition constitutes a technical revision.
This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
a) scope exclusions;
b) editorial correction of notes and hanging paragraphs;
c) safety aspects related to:
- general aspects;
- limited energy circuits;
- electronic circuits;
d) mention of dedicated wiring accessories;
e) power consumption measurement;
f) alignment to IEC 60947-1:2020;
g) alignment with IEC 60947-4-2 when appropriate.

Life cycle


IEC 60947-4-3:2014 ED2


IEC 60947-4-3:2020 ED3
60.60 Standard published
Jul 14, 2020