DS/EN 60947-5-1:2017

Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 5-1: Control circuit devices and switching elements - Electromechanical control circuit devices

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Harmonized under:
  • Directive 2014/35/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2014 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to the making available on the market of electrical equipment designed for use within certain voltage limits Text with EEA relevance

Harmonized standards:


IEC 60947-5-1:2016 is available as <a
href="https://webstore.iec.ch/publication/24934">IEC 60947-5-1:2016
RLV which contains the International Standard and its Redline
version, showing all changes of the technical content compared to
the previous edition.

IEC 60947-5-1:2016 applies to control circuit devices and switching elements intended for controlling, signalling, interlocking, etc., of switchgear and controlgear. It applies to control circuit devices having a rated voltage not exceeding 1 000 V a.c. (at a frequency not exceeding 1 000 Hz) or 600 V d.c. This fourth edition cancels and replaces the third edition published in 2003 and its Amendment 1:2009. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:

a) update of normative references;

b) update and restructuration of subclauses in 7.1;

c) addition of material requirements and test;

d) udpate of EMC requirements;

e) clarification of requirements and update of 8.2;

f) addition of requirements for screwless-type clamping units;

g) udpate of existing Tables 4 and 5;

h) addition of new Tables 6, 7, 8 and 9;

i) addition of a new Figure 10 ;

j) addition of a new Annex N.

This publication is to be read in conjunction with <a href='https://webstore.iec.ch/publication/3966'>IEC 60947-1:2007.

Number of pages: 116

Published: 2017-12-21

Date of approval: 2017-12-19

International relationships : EN 60947-5-1:2017 IDT IEC 60947-5-1:2016 IDT

ICS: 29.130.20 - Low voltage switchgear and controlgear 29.120.40 - Switches

Item number: M295528



  • CLC/TC 121A
  • IEC/TC 121/SC 121A

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