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IEC 60670-1-2002 pdf free.Boxes and enclosures for electrical accessories for household and similar fixed electrical installations – Part 1: General requirements.
Boxes and enclosures complying with this standard are suitable (or use at ambient temperature not normally exceeding 25 °C but occasionally reaching 35 °C.
This International Standard is intended to apply to boxes and enclosures for electrical accessories within the scope of lEG technical committee 23.
NOTE This standard may also be used as a relerence document tor other IEC technical committees and subcommittees
A box or an enclosure which is an integral part of an electrical accessory and provides protection for that accessory against external influences (for example mechanical impact. ingress of solid objects or water, etc.) is covered by the relevant standard for such an accessory.
This standard does not apply to
— ceiling roses;
— luminaire supporting couplers;
— boxes, enclosures and parts of enclosures specifically designed to be used for cable trunking and ducting systems complying with IEC 61084 and which are not intended to be installed outside of these systems.
2 Normative references
The following referenced documents are indispensable for the application of this document. For dated references, only the edition cited applies. For undated references, the latest edition of the referenced document (including any amendments) applies.
lEG 60068-2-75:1 997, Environmental testing — Part 2-75: Tests — Test Eh: Hammer tests
lEG 60112:1979, Method for determining the comparative and the proof-tracking indices of solid insulating materials under moist conditions
IEC 60423:1993, Conduits for electrical purposes — Outside diameters of conduits for electrical installations and threads for conduits and fittings
lEG 60529:1989, Degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP Code)
lEG 60695-2-11:2000. Fire hazard testing — Part 2-11: Glowing/hot-wire based test methods – Glow-wire flammability test method for end-products
lEG 60695-102:1995, Fire hazard testing — Part 10-2: Guidance and test methods for the minimization of the effects of abnormal heat on electrotechnical products involved in fires — Method for testing products made from non-metallic materials for resistance to heat using the ball pressure test
lEG 60981:1989, Extra-heavy duty rigid steel conduits (or electrical installations IEC 61032:1997, Protection of persons and equipment by enclosures — Probes for verification lEG 61084 (all parts), Cable trunking and ducting systems for electrical installations IEC 61140:2001, Protection against electric shock — Common aspects for installation and
3 Definitions
For the purposes of this part of IEC 60670, the following definitions apply.
3.1 enclosure
combination of parts, such as boxes, covers, cover-plates, lids, box extensions, accessories, etc., providing after assembly and installation as in normal use, an appropriate protection against external influences, and a defined protection against contact with enclosed live parts from any accessible direction (see Annex A)
3.2 box
part of an enclosure provided with means for fixing a cover, cover-plate, accessory, etc., and intended to receive accessories (such as socket-outlets, switches, etc.)
3.3 box extension
part of an enclosure which is intended to extend a box for the purpose of either increasing the internal volume of the box or enclosure or to adjust for mounting the box flush or semi-flush with the finished surface of a wall or the like.IEC 60670-1 pdf download.

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