Electrical

Categories: Electrical
Origin: IEC
Close date: Oct 19, 2019
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Scope:
This clause of Part 1 is replaced by the following.

This International Standard deals with the safety of cosmetic and beauty care appliances incorporating lasers or intense light sources for household and similar purposes, where their operation relies on contact with the skin, their rated voltage being not more than 250 V.

NOTE 101 Battery-operated appliances and other d.c. supplied appliances are within the scope of this standard. Dual supply appliances, either mains-supplied or battery-operated, are regarded as battery-
operated appliances when operated in the battery mode.

This standard covers appliances with a light emitting surface less than 25 cm2. Appliances with  a  light emitting  surface  equal  to  or  greater  than  25  cm2  are  within  the  scope of IEC 60335-2-27.

Appliances not intended for normal household use but which nevertheless may be a source of danger to the public such as appliances intended to be used in beauty salons and similar premises are also within the scope of this standard.

Appliances covered by the scope of this standard include but are not limited to:

–  appliances for control of hair growth;
–  appliances for skin and beauty care incorporating lasers or intense light sources (ILS).

NOTE 102 Appliances incorporating lasers or intense light sources (ILS) either heat up hair follicles or skin tissue to produce thermal effects or to produce photo-biological effects from specific wavelengths.

As far as is practicable, this standard deals with the common hazards presented by appliances that are encountered by all persons in and around the home. However, in general, it does not take into account:

–  persons (including children) whose physical, sensory or mental capabilities or lack of experience and knowledge prevents them from using the appliance safely without supervision or instruction;
–  children playing with the appliance.

NOTE 103 Attention is drawn to the fact that in  many  countries  additional  requirements  are  specified by the national health authorities.

NOTE 104   This standard does not apply to
–  appliances for medical purposes (IEC 60601);
–  appliances for skin or hair care (IEC 60335-2-23);
–  appliances for nail hardening;
-   skin exposure to optical radiation with a light emitting surface equal to or greater than 25 cm2 0335-2-27). 0335-2-27).

Categories: Electrical
Origin: CSA
Close date: Nov 3, 2019
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Scope:

1.1 Products covered

1.1.1 This standard applies to motor control centres to be used in accordance with the U.S. National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70, the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I, CSA C22.1, and the Mexican Electrical Installations (Utility), NOM-001-SEDE.

1.1.2 These requirements cover motor control centres for use on circuits having available short-circuit currents not more than 200 000 A rms symmetrical or 200 000 A dc.

1.1.3 This standard applies to single- and three-phase 50 and 60 Hz and dc motor control centres rated not more than 600 V ac or 1 000 V dc.

1.1.4 Requirements for fire pump controllers are as provided in Annex C, item 11.

1.2 Products not covered

These requirements do not cover switchboards or panelboards intended for the control of electric light and power circuits, nor do they cover an individual unit for this purpose. Such units, however, that consist of manually or automatically operated switches, branch-circuit or service-circuit circuit-breakers, overcurrent-protective devices, or the like may be used within a motor control centre.

1.3 Equipment

1.3.1 A motor control centre can contain, but is not limited to, any combination of equipment such as the following:

(a) full-voltage reversing or non-reversing combination motor control units;
(b) full-voltage multispeed combination motor control units;
(c) reduced-voltage part-winding, wye-delta or auto-transformer combination motor control units;
(d) solid-state industrial controllers, such as adjustable-speed drives, programmable controllers, protective relays, and the like;
(e) lighting or distribution panelboards;
(f) feeder-tap units;
(g) incoming-line equipment, such as main lugs, fusible switch, isolation switch, or circuit-breaker;
(h) control or lighting transformers;
(i) special equipment assemblies;
(j) combination contactor units.

1.3.2 The foregoing equipment can contain, but is not limited to, such items as pushbuttons, selector switches, indicating lights, control transformers, control circuit fuses, and auxiliary devices incorporated as an integral part of the units.

1.4 Units of measurement

The first values given are SI (metric) units. Alternate measurements shown in parentheses are US customary units, which sometimes are not strict conversions.

Categories: Electrical
Origin: CSA
Close date: Nov 4, 2019
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Scope:

1.1
These requirements are intended to cover both self-ballasted lamps and self-ballasted lamp adapters rated 120 to 347 V AC nominal for connection to screw-base, pin-base, or recessed single contact (RSC or R7) lampholders. These devices are intended for use in accordance with the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70, and the Canadian Electrical Code Part I, CSA C22.1, in non-hazardous locations, and the Instalaciones Eléctricas (utilización), NOM-001-SEDE.

1.2
These devices incorporate resistance, reactance, or electronic (solid-state) type ballasts or power supplies. These devices employ various lamp technologies including, but not limited to, incandescent, fluorescent, high-intensity discharge lamps, light-emitting diodes.

1.3
These requirements also include Supplemental Requirements for Light-Emitting Diodes (LED), Supplement SA, for:

a) Self-contained LED lamps, rated 120 to 347 V AC nominal for connection to screw-, pinbase, and recessed single contact (RSC or R7) lampholders,
b) Lamps for replacement of an ANSI standardized fluorescent lamp, and consisting of lightemitting-diode (LED) lamp technologies, with control circuitry, and a driver or power supply. The LED driver and control circuitry will be either integral with the lamp or remote from the lamp, and
c) Component LED lamps, with or without control circuitry, an ANSI base other than bases mentioned in (a), for connection to LED driver having a low voltage output, such as replacement for tungsten-halogen, MR11 and MR16 shaped lamps.

1.4
This standard does not apply to medium-to-medium base (E26) fittings that incorporate controls such as photocells, motion detectors, radio controls, or dimmers covered by other standards.

1.5
These devices are not intended for use with emergency exit fixtures or emergency exit lights.

Categories: Electrical
Origin: CSA
Close date: Nov 5, 2019
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1 Scope

Replacement:

This Part of IEC 61058 applies to change-over selectors (mechanical or electronic) for appliances actuated by hand, by foot or by other human activity, to operate or control electrical appliances and other equipment for household or similar purposes with a rated voltage not exceeding 480 V and a rated current not exceeding 63 A.

These change-over selectors are intended to be operated by a person, via an actuating member or by actuating a sensing unit. The actuating member or sensing unit can be integral with or arranged separately, either physically or electrically, from the switch, and can involve transmission of a signal, for
example electrical, optical, acoustic or thermal, between the actuating member or sensing unit and the switch.

Change-over selectors which incorporate additional control functions governed by the switch function are within the scope of this document.

This document also covers the indirect actuation of the switch when the operation of the actuating member or sensing unit is provided by a remote control or a part of an appliance or equipment such as a door.

NOTE 1 Electronic change-over selectors can be combined with mechanical change-over selectors giving full disconnection or micro-disconnection.

NOTE 2 Electronic change-over selectors without a mechanical switch in the supply circuit provide only electronic disconnection. Therefore, the circuit on the load side is always considered to be live.

NOTE 3 For change-over selectors used in tropical climates, additional requirements can apply. 

NOTE 4 Attention is drawn to the fact that the standards for appliances can contain additional or alternative requirements for change-over selectors.

NOTE 5 Throughout this document, the word "appliance" means "appliance or equipment".

This document applies to change-over selectors intended to be incorporated in, on, or with an appliance.

This document also applies to change-over selectors incorporating electronic devices.

Categories: Electrical
Origin: CSA
Close date: Nov 5, 2019
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Scope:

Clause 1 of IEC 61058-1:2016 is applicable except as follows.

Addition:
This part of IEC 61058 is a subset based on IEC 61058-1. The clauses outlined below are intended to address the specific requirements for switches incorporated into or integrated with electric motor-operated hand-held tools, transportable tools and lawn and garden machinery.

This document is intended for switches with an ambient temperature up to and including 55 °C. Switches tested according to IEC 61058-1 are considered to comply with this document and additional testing is not required provided ratings, loads, and endurance are correct.

NOTE This document takes into account the fact that tests are conducted as part of the end-product evaluation (e.g. products tested according to the IEC 60745 and IEC 62841 series, and lawn and gardening equipment tested according to the IEC 60335 series), and that tests are not conducted on the component switch

Categories: Electrical
Origin: CSA
Close date: Nov 5, 2019
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Scope:
1.1
This Standard applies to luminaires for use in non-hazardous locations and that are intended for installation on branch circuits of 600 V nominal or less between conductors in accordance with the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I (CEC), CSA C22.1, with the U.S. National Electrical Code (NEC), ANSI/NFPA 70, and with the Mexican National Electrical Code, NOM-001-SEDE.

1.2
This Standard does not apply to luminaires covered by other standards. The luminaries not covered by this Standard include:

Amateur Movie Lights,
Aquarium Lights, Cabinet Lights;
Decorative Lighting Strings;
Combination Fan/IR Lamps Used for Heating;
Electric Signs;
Exit Signs;
Junction Boxes for Swimming Pool Fixtures;
Lamp Adapters;
Low-Level Path Marking and Lighting Systems in the United States;
Low-Voltage Landscape Lighting as follows:
    For products intended for installation in Canada, landscape lighting systems that are 30 V nominal or less; and
    For products intended for installation in Mexico, low-voltage landscape lighting devices that are 24 V nominal or less.
    For products intended for installation in the United States, low-voltage landscape lighting devices that are of 15 V nominal or less;
Low Voltage Lighting Fixtures for Use in Recreational Vehicles;
Low Voltage Marine Lighting;
Luminaires for Hazardous Locations;
Luminaires for Recreational Vehicles in the United States;
Marine Navigational Lights;
Marine-Type Fixtures;
Portable Electric Displays;
Portable Hand Lamps;
Portable Luminaires;
Portable Sun/Heat Lamps;
Self-Ballasted Lamps and Lamp Adapters;
Stage and Studio Luminaires;
Submersible Luminaires;
Swimming Pools Luminaires;
Temporary Lighting Strings;
Therapeutic Lamps;
Track Lighting Systems;
Under-cabinet Lights in Canada and Cord-connected Under-cabinet Lights in the United States; and
Unit Equipment for Emergency Lighting. 

1.3
Requirements applicable to light emitting diode (LED) components and subassemblies integral to a luminaire covered by this standard are provided in UL 8750 and CSA C22.2 No. 250.13.

Categories: Electrical
Origin: CSA
Close date: Nov 9, 2019
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Scope:
This International Standard describes safety requirements, constructional requirements and tests for junction boxes up to 1 500 V dc for use on photovoltaic modules according to class II of IEC 61140:2001.

This standard applies also to enclosures mounted on PV-modules containing electronic circuits for converting, controlling, monitoring or similar operations. Additional requirements concerning the relevant operations are applied under consideration of the environmental conditions of the PV-modules. This standard does not apply to the electronic circuits of these devices, for which other IEC-standards apply.

NOTE For junction boxes according to classes 0 and III of IEC 61140:2001, in photovoltaic-systems, this standard can be used as a guideline

Categories: Electrical
Origin: CSA
Close date: Nov 12, 2019
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1 Scope

1.1
The requirements specified in this Standard cover light emitting diode (LED) equipment that is an integral part of a luminaire or other lighting equipment, and which operates in the visible light spectrum between 400 and 700 nm. These requirements also cover the component parts of LED equipment, including LED controlgear, controllers, arrays, modules, and packages, as defined in this Standard.

1.1.1 LED controllers covered in this standard are intended to be:

Integral to the luminaire, or

Located remotely from the luminaire when the LED controller is supplied from and controls the luminaire using only Class 2 circuits.

1.1.2 These requirements do not cover the following LED controllers:

intended for installation inside a remote electrical outlet box containing Class 1 circuits, or

light-sensitive or presence-sensitive plug-In Locking Type Photocontrols for Use with Area Lighting covered by CSA C22.2 No. 284 and TIL A-15, or

solid-state dimming controls covered by CSSA C22.2 No. 184.1

1.2
These lighting products are intended for installation on branch circuits of 600 V nominal or less, in accordance with the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I, and for connection to isolated (non-utility connected) power sources such as generators, batteries, fuel cells, solar cells, and the like. 1.3

1.3.1
LED equipment is utilized in lighting products that comply with the end-product standards listed in this Clause. The requirements specified in this Standard are intended to supplement those in other end- product standards.

1.3.2
LED luminaires comply with the following end-product standards:

a) CSA C22.2 No. 207;
b) CSA C22.2 No. 12;
c) CSA C22.2 No. 89;
d) CSA C22.2 No. 141;
e) CSA C22.2 No. 166;
f) CSA C22.2 No. 9;
g) CSA C22.2 No. 250.0;
h) CSA C22.2 No. 256;
i) CSA C22.2 No. 250.7;
j) CSA C22.2 No. 1993;
k) CSA TIL B-31B; and
l) CSA TIL B-39.

Note: Where end-applications are not covered by this standard and no applicable end-product standards exist, additional end-product evaluations using applicable standards are needed. Such end-applications include but are not limited to LED equipment installed in air handling spaces or in other environmental air spaces (plenums), LED equipment in recessed installations where direct contact with thermal insulation may occur and LED equipment used in fire rated installations.

1.3.3
LED controlgear complies with the following end-product standards:

a)  CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 223; and
b)  CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1.

1.3.4
Requirements for Temperature Limited LED controlgear are specified in Annex G.

1.4
The values given in SI units are the units of record for the purposes of this Standard. The values given in parentheses are for information and comparison only.

1.5
In this Standard, “shall” is used to express a requirement, i.e., a provision that the user is obliged to satisfy in order to comply with the standard; “should” is used to express a recommendation or that which is advised but not required; and “may” is used to express an option or that which is permissible within the limits of the standard.

Notes accompanying clauses do not include requirements or alternative requirements; the purpose of a note accompanying a clause is to separate from the text explanatory or informative material.

Notes to tables and figures are considered part of the table or figure and may be written as requirements.

Annexes are designated normative (mandatory) or informative (nonmandatory) to define their application.

Categories: Electrical
Origin: CSA
Close date: Nov 15, 2019
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Scope:

1.1
This Standard applies to indoor and outdoor meter-mounting devices, either as complete self-contained devices or provided as a part of service equipment, for use in nonhazardous locations, and intended to be
employed in accordance with the Rules of the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I ("CEC Part I").

1.2
This Standard covers devices for use with watt hour meters, demand meters, time switches, current transformers, test switches, instruments, and similar devices rated at 320 A or less per meter socket, 600 V or less, single or polyphase, and multiple-position meter socket assemblies with an overall current rating of 600 A or less (200 A maximum per meter socket).

1.3
This Standard applies to subfeed meter-mounting devices that have provision for the main load terminations and for one subfeed termination.

1.4
This Standard applies to the meter-mounting device portion when supplied as a part of service or other equipment where applicable.

1.5
Meter-mounting devices, as covered by this Standard, are not intended to be used as load-making or load-breaking devices.

1.6
This Standard applies to transformer-rated meter-mounting devices that consist of current transformers, meter sockets, and optional test switches, mounted in the same enclosure rated 600 A or less and 600 V (nominal) or less.

1.7
In this Standard, "shall" is used to express a requirement, i.e., a provision that the user is obliged to satisfy in order to comply with the standard; "should" is used to express a recommendation or that which is advised but not required; and "may" is used to express an option or that which is permissible within the
limits of the standard.

Notes accompanying clauses do not include requirements or alternative requirements; the purpose of a note accompanying a clause is to separate from the text explanatory or informative material.

Notes to tables and figures are considered part of the table or figure and may be written as requirements.

Annexes are designated normative (mandatory) or informative (non-mandatory) to define their application.

Categories: Electrical
Origin: IEC
Close date: Nov 15, 2019
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Scope:
This clause of Part 1 is replaced by the following.

This International Standard deals with the safety of electric dry irons and steam irons, including those with a separate water reservoir or boiler having a capacity not exceeding 5 l, for household and similar purposes, their rated voltage being not more than 250 V.

Appliances not intended for normal household use, but which nevertheless may be a source of danger to the public, such as appliances intended to be used by laymen in shops, in light industry and on farms, are within the scope of this standard.

As far as is practicable, this standard deals with the common hazards presented by appliances, which are encountered by all persons in and around the home. However,  in general, it does not take into account

–  persons (including children) whose
•   physical, sensory or mental capabilities; or
•   lack  of  experience  and  knowledge  prevents  them  from  using  the  appliance  safely without supervision or instruction;

–             children playing with the appliance.

NOTE 101   Attention is drawn to the fact that for appliances intended to be used in vehicles or on board ships or aircraft, additional requirements may be necessary;

–  in  many  countries  additional  requirements  are  specified  by  the  national  health authorities,  the  national authorities responsible for the protection of labour and similar authorities;
–  additional requirements for pressure vessels may be specified by the national authorities responsible for the safety of pressure vessels.

NOTE 102   This standard does not apply to

–  ironers (IEC 60335-2-44);
–  appliances designed exclusively for industrial purposes;
–  appliances  intended  to  be  used  in  locations  where  special  conditions  prevail,  such  as the  presence  of  a corrosive or explosive atmosphere (dust, vapour or gas).

Categories: Electrical
Origin: CSA
Close date: Dec 6, 2019
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1 Scope

1.1

This Standard applies to electric supply and communication lines and equipment located entirely outside of buildings and fenced supply stations and buildings, and also where the installations or equipment are inside buildings or sections of buildings where they are employed by a utility of

a) an electric system;

b) a communication system; or

c) a community antenna distribution system

in the exercise of its function as a utility..

1.2

Existing installations meeting the requirements of prior editions of this Standard need not be modified to comply with this edition of the Standard, except as might be required for safety reasons by the authority having jurisdiction.

1.3

This Standard, which forms part of the Canadian Electrical Code, Part III, provides requirements for the construction of overhead systems. It covers electric supply and communication circuits that

a) are installed alone;

b) are in joint-use;

c) are in proximity to each other or other facilities;

d) cross each other or other facilities; and

e) cross railways, highways, navigable waterways, or land that is likely to be traversed by vehicles or pedestrians.

1.4

This Standard presents a choice between deterministic and reliability-based design methods.
Reliability-based design methods are covered by CSA C22.3 No. 60826.

1.5

The requirements contained in this Standard do not constitute complete design and construction specifications, but rather prescribe the minimum design requirements that are most important to the

a) safety of persons;

b) continuity of service; and

c) protection of property.

1.6

Conditions not covered by this Standard are governed by equivalent Standards in common use or by the authority having jurisdiction.

1.7

In some cases in this Standard, specific types of construction are envisaged. This does not preclude the use of other types of construction, provided that the engineering representatives involved can demonstrate the safety and suitability of these alternatives.

1.8

The use of terms such as “where practicable” is not intended to provide an opportunity for not meeting the requirements of this Standard, but indicates the preferred clearance or method. Where an alternative is not specified, the engineering solution that most closely adheres to the preferred method should be used.

1.9

Where the requirements of more than one clause apply, all should be satisfied.

1.10

In this Standard, “shall” is used to express a requirement, i.e., a provision that the user is obliged to satisfy in order to comply with the standard; “should” is used to express a recommendation or that which is advised but not required; and “may” is used to express an option or that which is permissible within the limits of the Standard.

Notes accompanying clauses do not include requirements or alternative requirements; the purpose of a note accompanying a clause is to separate from the text explanatory or informative material.

Notes to tables and figures are considered part of the table or figure and may be written as requirements.

Annexes are designated normative (mandatory) or informative (non-mandatory) to define their application.