Plugs and socket-outlets for household and similar purposes – Part 2-7: Particular requirements for cord extension sets
|Publication Date:||1 June 2013|
|ICS Code (Plugs, socket-outlets, couplers):||29.120.30|
This Part of IEC 60884 applies to cord extension sets, rewirable and non rewirable, with or without earthing contact, with a rated voltage greater than 50 V but not exceeding 440 V and a rated current not exceeding 16 A, intended for household and similar purposes, either indoors or outdoors.
NOTE 1 In the following countries, cord extension sets only for equipment of class II are not allowed: DE, UK and CZ.
NOTE 2 In the following country, rewirable cord extension sets are not allowed: ZA.
This standard does not apply to cord extension sets with means for reeling.
This standard also applies to cord extension sets which are intended to be used in a cable reel, and which therefore become cable reels with a detachable flexible cable. For the combination of the cord extension set, the reel requirements and tests of IEC 61242 have to be fulfilled in addition.
Cord extension sets
should be are suitable for
use at ambient temperatures not normally exceeding +40 ºC, but
their average over a period of 24 h does not exceed +35 °C, with a
lower limit of the ambient air temperature of -5 °C.
NOTE 3 In the following country, cord extension sets comprising a socket outlet for class II equipment are not permitted; socket-outlets in cord extension sets shall always be Class 1 as defined in EN 61140: DK, UK.