Surge protective devices connected to low-voltage power systems-Requirements and test methods

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9) Attention is drawn to the possibility that some of the elements of this IC Publication may be the subject of patent rights. IC shall not be held responsible for identifying any or all such patent rights. International Standard IC 61643-11 has been prepared by subcommittee 37A: Low-voltage surge protective devices, of IC technical committee 37: Surge arresters. This first edition of IC 61643-11 cancels and replaces the second edition of IC 61643-1 published in 2005. This edition constitutes a technical revision. The main changes with respect of the second edition of IC 61643-1 are the complet restructuring and improvement of the test procedures and test sequences.

The text of this standard is based on the following documents:

 FDIS       Peport on voting
37A/229/FDIS 37A/232/RVD

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This publication has been drafted in accordance with the ISO/IEC Directives, Part 2.
A list of all parts of the IEC 61643 series can be found, under the general title Low-voltage surge protective devices, on the IEC website.

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