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Designation:C22.2 NO. 61010-2-032
Review start date:Jan 15, 2020
Review end date:Mar 15, 2020
Contact email:mary.morgan(at)csagroup.org
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This IEC fourth edition cancels and replaces the third edition published in 2012. This edition constitutes a technical revision.

Replace the existing text with the following:

This part of IEC 61010 specifies safety requirements for HAND-HELD and hand-manipulated current sensors described below.

These current sensors are for measuring, detecting or injecting current, or indicating current waveforms on circuits without physically opening the current path of the circuit being measured. They can be stand-alone current sensors or accessories to other equipment or parts of combined equipment (see Figure 101). These include measurement circuits which are part of electrical test and measurement equipment, laboratory equipment, or process control equipment. These current sensors and circuits need additional protective means between the current sensor, the circuit and an OPERATOR.

NOTE 1 Combined equipment is equipment that is electrically connected to a current sensor by means of a permanent connection which can be detached only by the use of a TOOL.

NOTE 2 Some current sensors are also known as current clamps, CLAMP MULTIMETERS and current probes.

Current sensors are hand-manipulated before and/or after a test or measurement, but do not necessarily need to be HAND-HELD during the test or measurement.

Current sensors used as FIXED EQUIPMENT are not within the scope of this document.

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