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AENOR
UNE-EN 61000-3-2:2014 - Start year: 2014
Location: Europe - Spain

Description:

Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) - Part 3-2: Limits - Limits for harmonic current emissions (equipment input current <= 16 A per phase)

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Agency (an Agency can be National, International, or a Non-Government Organization or NGO):
British Standards Institution
BS EN 61000-3-2:2014 - Start year: 2014 Current, Superseded
Location: Europe - United Kingdom

Description:

Electromagnetic compatibility, Electromagnetic radiation, Electromagnetic fields, Electric power system disturbances, Fault currents, Harmonics, Electric power networks, Low-voltage equipment, Noise (spurious signals)

Notes:

Status : Current, Superseded   Published : September 2014 Replaced By : BS EN IEC 61000-3-2:2019

The standard is a technical revision of BS EN 61000-3-2: 2006. The Standard deals with the limitation of harmonic currents injected into the public low-voltage mains electricity supply system by electrical and electronic equipment.

The standard covers a large variety of electrical and electronic equipment having an input current up to and including 16 A per phase, intended for use by both the general public and professionals.

CONTENTS
Introduction
1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Terms and definitions
4 General
5 Classification of equipment
6 General requirements
6.1 Control methods
6.2 Harmonic current measurement
6.3 Equipment in a rack or case
7 Harmonic current limits
Annexes
Bibliography

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Agency (an Agency can be National, International, or a Non-Government Organization or NGO):
British Standards Institution
BS EN IEC 61000-3-2:2019 - Start year: 2019
Location: Europe - United Kingdom

Description:

Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC). Limits. Limits for harmonic current emissions (equipment input current ≤16 A per phase)

Notes:

Replaces BS EN 61000-3-2:2014

What is this standard about?

It deals with limiting the harmonic currents injected into the public low-voltage mains electricity supply system by electrical and electronic equipment. 

Who is this standard for?

  • EMC test laboratories
  • Electrical testing laboratories
  • Manufacturers of electrical and electronic equipment which can be operated from the public mains supply, particularly those manufacturers producing categories of equipment present in the market in large volumes (e.g. IT Equipment, lighting equipment)
  • Inspectors and quality assessors

Why should you use this standard?

A public low-voltage mains distribution network exists if more than one independent consumer can draw power from it. It’s important to protect such networks from harmonic currents as these can cause overheating of electrical distribution system wiring, transformer overheating and shortened transformer service life.

Therefore this standard covers a large variety of electrical and electronic equipment having an input current up to and including 16A per phase and intended for use by both the general public and professionals. The standard specifies limits for harmonic components of the input current which can be produced by equipment tested under specified conditions. The tests according to this document are type tests. 

For systems with nominal voltages less than but not equal to 220 V (line-to-neutral), the limits have not yet been considered.

NOTE: Arc welding equipment which is not professional equipment, with a rated input current up to and including 16 A per phase, is included in this document. Arc welding equipment intended for professional use, as specified in IEC 60974-1, is excluded from this document and can be subject to installation restrictions as indicated in IEC 61000-3-12.

What’s changed since the last update?

This is a technical revision of BS EN 61000-3-2:2014 and includes the following significant technical changes:

  1. An update of the emission limits for lighting equipment with a rated power ≤ 25 W to take into account new types of lighting equipment
  2. The addition of a threshold of 5 W under which no emission limits apply to all lighting equipment
  3. The modification of the requirements applying to the dimmers when operating non-incandescent lamps
  4. The addition of test conditions for digital load side transmission control devices
  5. The removal of the use of reference lamps and reference ballasts for the tests of lighting equipment
  6. The simplification and clarification of the terminology used for lighting equipment
  7. The classification of professional luminaires for stage lighting and studios under Class A
  8. A clarification about the classification of emergency lighting equipment
  9. A clarification for lighting equipment including one control module with an active input power ≤ 2 W
  10. An update of the test conditions for television receivers
  11. An update of the test conditions for induction hobs, taking also into account the other types of cooking appliances
  12. For consistency with IEC 61000-3-12, a change of the scope of IEC 61000-3-2 from equipment with an input current ≤ 16 A to equipment with a rated input current ≤ 16 A
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DANSK Standard
DS/EN 61000-3-2:2014 - Start year: 2014
Location: Europe - Denmark

Description:

Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) - Part 3-2: Limits - Limits for harmonic current emissions (equipment input current ≤ 16 A per phase)

Notes:

This part of IEC 61000 deals with the limitation of harmonic currents injected into the public
supply system.
It specifies limits of harmonic components of the input current which may be produced by
equipment tested under specified conditions.
Harmonic components are measured according to Annexes A and B.
This part of IEC 61000 is applicable to electrical and electronic equipment having an input
current up to and including 16 A per phase, and intended to be connected to public low-voltage distribution systems.
Arc welding equipment which is not professional equipment, with input current up to and
including 16 A per phase, is included in this standard.
Arc welding equipment intended for professional use, as specified in IEC 60974-1, is excluded
from this standard and may be subject to installation restrictions as indicated in IEC 61000-3-4.
The tests according to this standard are type tests. Test conditions for particular equipment are given in Annex C.
For systems with nominal voltages less than 220 V (line-to-neutral), the limits have not yet
been considered.

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Agency (an Agency can be National, International, or a Non-Government Organization or NGO):
International Electrotechnical Commission
IEC 61000-3-2:2014 - Start year: 2014
Location: Global - Global

Description:

IEC 61000-3-2:2014 deals with the limitation of harmonic currents injected into the public supply system. It specifies limits of harmonic components of the input current which may be produced by equipment tested under specified conditions. It is applicable to electrical and electronic equipment having an input current up to and including 16 A per phase, and intended to be connected to public low voltage distribution systems. Arc welding equipment which is not professional equipment, with input current up to and including 16 A per phase, is included in this standard. Arc welding equipment intended for professional use, as specified in IEC 60974-1, is excluded from this standard and may be subject to installation restrictions as indicated in IEC/TR 61000-3-4 or IEC 61000-3-12. The tests according to this standard are type tests. Test conditions for particular equipment are given in Annex C. For systems with nominal voltages less than 220 V (line-to-neutral), the limits have not yet been considered. This fourth edition cancels and replaces the third edition published in 2005, Amendment 1:2008, Amendment 2:2009 and Corrigendum of August 2009.

Notes:

This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
- a clarification of the repeatability and reproducibility of measurements;
- a more accurate specification of the general test conditions for information technology equipment;
- the addition of optional test conditions for information technology equipment with external power supplies or battery chargers;
- the addition of a simplified test method for equipment that undergoes minor changes or updates;
- an update of the test conditions for washing machines;
- a clarification of the requirements for Class C equipment with active input power ≤ 25 W;
- an update of the test conditions for audio amplifiers;
- a clarification of the test conditions for lamps;
- an update of the test conditions for vacuum cleaners;
- the addition of test conditions for high pressure cleaners;
- an update of the test conditions for arc welding equipment;
- the reclassification of refrigerators and freezers with variable-speed drives into Class D;
- and the addition of test conditions for refrigerators and freezers.

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Agency (an Agency can be National, International, or a Non-Government Organization or NGO):
International Electrotechnical Commission
IEC 61508:2010 CMV - Start year: 2010
Location: Global - Global

Description:

IEC 61508:2010 Commented version, Functional safety of electrical/electronic/programmable electronic safety-related systems

 

The CD contains parts 1 to 7 of IEC 61508 edition 2.0 published in April 2010, along with the IEC 61508 Commented version of the entire series. All files are in PDF format.

 

The IEC 61508:2010 CMV single file is a compilation of the seven-part official IEC standard in English, enriched with the following information:

 

  • track changes displayed in red, highlight all changes of the technical content made to edition 1.0
  • hundreds of comments and explanations by a leading expert in Functional Safety, are indicated in the text by a yellow-background number. Mouse over a number to display a pop-up note containing the related comment
  • figures that may accompany these comments, are indicated with a green paperclip in the text

 

Make the best use of the IEC 61508:2010 CMV advanced functionalities:

 

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  • use bookmarks and links to navigate throughout all parts of IEC 61508
  • review the document, reply to the expert's comments or add your own comments
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Agency (an Agency can be National, International, or a Non-Government Organization or NGO):
Japanese Industrial Standards Committee(JISC)
JIS C 61000-3-2:2011 - Start year: 2011
Location: Japan - Japan

Description:

Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) -- Part 3-2: Limits -- Limits for harmonic current emissions (equipment input current <=20 A per phase) (Foreign Standard)

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Agency (an Agency can be National, International, or a Non-Government Organization or NGO):
Standards New Zealand
AS/NZS 61000-3-2:2013 - Start year: 2013
Location: Asia/Pacific - New Zealand, Australia

Description:

Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) - Part 3.2: Limits - Limits for harmonic current emissions (equipment input current less than or equal to 16 A per phase)

Provides manufacturers and suppliers of electricity and users of electrical equipment intended for connection to an electrical network with limits for voltage disturbances and harmonics produced by that equipment and the methods for ascertaining compliance to them in order to maintain electromagnetic compatibility within the electrical network. Adopted with national modifications from IEC 61000-3-2, Ed. 3.2 2009.

Notes:

This part of IEC 61000 deals with the limitation of harmonic currents injected into the public supply system.

It specifies limits of harmonic components of the input current which may be produced by equipment tested under specified conditions.

Harmonic components are measured according to Annexes A and B.

This part of IEC 61000 is applicable to electrical and electronic equipment having an input current up to and including 16 A per phase, and intended to be connected to public low-voltage distribution systems.

Arc welding equipment which is not professional equipment, with input current up to and including 16 A per phase, is included in this standard.

Arc welding equipment intended for professional use, as specified in IEC 60974-1, is excluded from this standard and may be subject to installation restrictions as indicated in IEC 61000-3-4 or IEC 61000-3-12.

The tests according to this standard are type tests. Test conditions for particular equipment are given in Annex C.

For systems with nominal voltages less than 220 V (line-to-neutral), the limits have not yet been considered.

NOTE The words apparatus, appliance, device and equipment are used throughout this standard. They have the same meaning for the purpose of this standard.

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