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IEC - 60364-7-701

Low-voltage electrical installations – Part 7-701: Requirements for special installations or locations – Locations containing a bath or shower

active, Most Current
Organization: IEC
Publication Date: 1 October 2019
Status: active
Page Count: 58
ICS Code (Electricity supply systems): 91.140.50
ICS Code (Electrical engineering in general): 29.020
scope:

The particular requirements of this part of IEC 60364 apply to electrical installations in indoor or outdoor locations where a bath tub and/or a shower is intended to be permanently placed in a specific location.

The extent of the location containing a bath tub and/or a shower is limited by:

- the lowest finished floor level;

- a horizontal plane 3 m above the lowest finished floor level;

- a vertical circumscribing virtual surface at a distance of 4 m from the fixed water outlet for the bath tub or shower; and

- the volume within the walls, floor and ceiling that border the location containing a bath or shower, measured to a depth of 6 cm.

NOTE 1 Where the shower head and flexible hose are detachable, the fixed water outlet is taken to be at the supply end of the flexible hose.

The requirements of this document also apply to fixed electrical installations in mobile applications, for example caravans, mobile homes, shower containers. This document does not apply to emergency facilities, for example emergency showers used in industrial areas or laboratories.

NOTE 2 For locations containing a bath or shower for medical treatment, special requirements can be necessary.

NOTE 3 For prefabricated bath and/or shower units, see also IEC 60335-2-105.

Document History

60364-7-701
October 1, 2019
Low-voltage electrical installations – Part 7-701: Requirements for special installations or locations – Locations containing a bath or shower
The particular requirements of this part of IEC 60364 apply to electrical installations in indoor or outdoor locations where a bath tub and/or a shower is intended to be permanently placed in a...
February 1, 2006
Low-voltage electrical installations – Part 7-701: Requirements for special installations or locations – Locations containing a bath or shower
The particular requirements of this part of IEC 60364 apply to the electrical installations in locations containing a fixed bath (bath tub) or shower and to the surrounding zones as described in this...
January 1, 1984
Electrical Installations of Buildings Part 7: Requirements for Special Installations or Locations Section 701: Locations Containing a Bath Tub or Shower Basin
Introduction The requirements of Part 7 supplement, modify or replace the general requirements of the other parts of IEC Publication 364. The numbers following the particular number of section of...

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