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Designation:C22.2 NO. 61010-2-011
Review start date:May 14, 2019
Review end date:Jul 13, 2019
Contact email:mary.morgan(at)csagroup.org
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Draft Scope/Description:


This IEC second edition cancels and replaces the first edition published in 2016. This edition constitutes a technical revision.

This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
a) alignment with changes introduced by Amendment 1 of IEC 61010-1:2010;
b) Introduction of new defined terms or modified terms to align with Part 2-012 and other source documents. Editorial changes to use small capitals only for defined terms. Note the difference of defined term ABNORMAL OPERATION (3.107) in and abnormal operation in and;
c) clarifications for cooling tests in;
d)  changes pertaining to the accurate employment of the following terms: temperature, operating temperature, application temperature, CONTROLLED TEMPERATURE, room ambient and ambient temperature;
e)  use of defined term REFRIGERATING SYSTEM to replace cooling system;
f)  move text of to, since the purpose of ABNORMAL OPERATION, as defined, is to simulate failure of the ambient conditions of 1.4.1 but not of the SINGLE FAULT CONDITION of the equipment;
g)  use of the term equipment to replace unit, apparatus, appliance, where applicable;
h)   in 5.1.2 dd) PS for high and low sides for each REFRIGERANT stage are required only under NORMAL CONDITION;
i)   use of defined term NORMAL CONDITION to replace normal operation;
j)   use of defined term OPERATOR to replace user.

This Part 2-011 is to be used in conjunction with the latest edition of IEC 61010-1. It was established on the basis of the third edition (2010) and its Amendment 1 (2016), hereinafter referred to as Part 1.

This Part 2-011 supplements or modifies the corresponding clauses in IEC 61010-1 so as to convert that publication into the IEC standard: Particular requirements for refrigerating equipment.

Where a particular subclause of Part 1 is not mentioned in this Part 2-011, that subclause applies as far as is reasonable. Where this Part 2-011 states "addition", "modification", "replacement", or "deletion" the relevant requirement, test specification or note in Part 1 should be adapted accordingly.

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