The particular requirements of this part of IEC 60364 apply to the wiring system of furniture (and similar fitments) which is connected to the electrical installation. Examples are beds, cupboards, desks and shop display cases, in which electrical equipment such as luminaires, installation couplers according to IEC 61535, socket-outlets, switching devices and wiring systems are installed. The requirements of this part apply to all kinds of furniture, regardless of the connection to the electrical installation of the building, as long as the furniture together with its electrical installation is not the subject of another IEC publication. The requirements of this part apply to electrical equipment of furniture connected to a supply with a nominal voltage UO not exceeding 230 V and a total load current not exceeding 32 A. These requirements do not apply to electrical appliances and equipment specifically designed for installation in furniture and which are the subject of other IEC standards, for example radios, TV receivers, refrigerators and laboratory tables, installed in the furniture and ready for connection to the electrical installations of buildings via plugs and socket-outlets. For special locations, other specific requirements may apply, for example see IEC 60364-7-701.
Number of pages: 12
Date of approval: 2015-08-27
International relationships: IEC 60364-7-713:2013 MOD