DSF/prEN IEC 61010-2-201:2020 ( Draft )

Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use – Part 2-201: Particular requirements for control equipment

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This clause of Part 1 is applicable, except as follows.
1.1.1 Equipment included in scope
This part of IEC 61010 specifies safety requirements and related verification tests for control equipment and/or their associated peripherals.
Some equipment examples are:
- programmable logic controller (PLC);
- programmable automation controller (PAC);
- distributed control systems (DCS);
- industrial PC (computers) and panel PC;
- programming and debugging tools (PADTs);
- displays and human-machine interfaces (HMI);
- any product performing the function of control equipment and/or their associated peripherals;
- positioners; and
- control equipment which have as their intended use the command and control of machines, automated manufacturing and industrial processes, e.g. discrete and continuous control.
Components of the above named equipment and in the scope of this standard are e.g.:
- (auxiliary) stand-alone power supplies;
- peripherals such as digital and analogue I/O,
- remote-I/O;
- industrial network equipment, embedded or standalone (e.g. switches, routers, wireless base station).
Control equipment and their associated peripherals are intended to be used in an industrial environment and may be provided as OPEN or ENCLOSED EQUIPMENT.
NOTE 1 – Control equipment intended also for use in other environments or for other purposes (example: for use in building installations to control light or other electrical installations, or for use on cars, trains or ships) can have additional conformity requirements defined by the safety standard(s) for these applications. These requirements can involve as example: insulation, spacings and power restrictions.
NOTE 2 – Computing devices and similar equipment within the scope of IEC 60950 (planned to be replaced by IEC 62368) and conforming to its requirements are considered to be suitable for use with control equipment within the scope of this standard. However, some of the requirements of IEC 60950 f ...

Number of pages: 84

International relationships : prEN IEC 61010-2-201:2020 IDT IEC 61010-2-201 ED3 IDT

ICS: 17.020 - Metrology and measurement in general 25.040.40 - Industrial process measurement and control 19.020 - Test conditions and procedures in general

Item number: M345097



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