IEC 60947-5-1:2023 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 AC (at a frequency not exceeding 1 000 Hz) or 600 V DC.
This fifth edition cancels and replaces the fourth edition published in 2016. This edition constitutes a technical revision.
This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
a) update of the scope structure and exclusions;
b) requirements for control circuits;
c) update of the normal service conditions (e.g. shock and vibration);
d) update of information and marking requirements including environmental information requirements referencing IEC TS 63058:2021;
e) update of the constructional requirements and the corresponding tests considering safety aspects (e.g. artificial optical radiation, security aspects, limited energy source, stored charge energy circuit);
f) update of the EMC requirements according to the generic documents;
g) new requirements for reed contact magnetic switches in Annex D;
h) requirements for class II circuit devices achieved by double or reinforced insulation in Annex F;
i) update of pull-out tests in Annex G;
j) information requirements for audible signalling device in Annex J;
k) insertion of new Annex O.
Directives related to this standard.
Directive 2014/30/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 electromagnetic compatibility (recast)
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