Low-voltage electrical installations – Part 4-42: Protection for safety – Protection against thermal effects
|Publication Date:||1 November 2014|
|ICS Code (Fuses and other overcurrent protection devices):||29.120.50|
|ICS Code (Electricity supply systems):||91.140.50|
This part of IEC 60364 applies to electrical installations with regard to measures for the protection of persons, livestock and property against
- thermal effects, combustion or degradation of materials, and risk of burns caused by electrical equipment,
- flames in case of a fire hazard being propagated from electrical installations to other fire compartments segregated by barriers which are in the vicinity, and
- the impairment of the safe functioning of electrical equipment including safety services.
NOTE 1 For protection against thermal effects, national statutory requirements may be applicable.
NOTE 2 Protection against overcurrent is dealt with in IEC 60364-4-43.