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CENELEC - EN 61242

Electrical accessories - Cable reels for household and similar purposes

active, Most Current
Organization: CENELEC
Publication Date: 1 May 1997
Status: active
Page Count: 48
ICS Code (Spools. Bobbins): 55.060
ICS Code (Miscellaneous domestic and commercial equipment): 97.180
scope:

This International Standard applies to cable reels for a.c. only, with a rated voltage above 50 V and not exceeding 250 V for single-phase cable reels and above 50 V and not exceeding 440 V for all other cable reels, and a rated current not exceeding 16 A. They are intended for household, commercial and light industrial and similar purposes, either indoors or outdoors, with particular reference to safety in normal use. This International Standard applies to cable reels for a.c. only, with a rated voltage above 50 V and not exceeding 250 V for single-phase cable reels and above 50 V and not exceeding 440 V for all other cable reels, and a rated current not exceeding 16 A. They are intended for household, commercial and light industrial and similar purposes, either indoors or outdoors, with particular reference to safety in normal use.

This standard does not apply to:

- cable reeling devices incorporated in appliances or luminaires;

- cable reeling devices associated with appliances or luminaires.

NOTE 1 Requirements for cable reeling devices incorporated in appliances are specified in IEC 60335-1 and IEC 60335-2-2.

NOTE 2 Requirements for cable reeling devices incorporated in luminaires are specified in IEC 60598-1 and IEC 60598-2-25.

NOTE 3 A cable reeling device associated with an appliance or luminaire is a device designed to supply a specific appliance or luminaire. It must be fixed to or delivered with the appliance or luminaire, without being incorporated in it and having its own enclosure which provides protection against electric shock. An example is a cable reeling device associated with handlamps according to IEC 60598-2-8. This standard may be used as a guide for cable reeling devices incorporated or associated in appliances or luminaires as far as it is applicable. Cable reels complying with this standard are suitable for use at ambient temperatures not normally exceeding 25 °C, but occasionally reaching 35 °C. In locations where special conditions prevail, special construction may be required. " This standard does not apply to:

- cable reeling devices incorporated in appliances or luminaires; - cable reeling devices associated with appliances or luminaires.

NOTE 1 Requirements for cable reeling devices incorporated in appliances are specified in IEC 60335-1 and IEC 60335-2-2.

NOTE 2 Requirements for cable reeling devices incorporated in luminaires are specified in IEC 60598-1 and IEC 60598-2-25.

NOTE 3 A cable reeling device associated with an appliance or luminaire is a device designed to supply a specific appliance or luminaire. It must be fixed to or delivered with the appliance or luminaire, without being incorporated in it and having its own enclosure which provides protection against electric shock. An example is a cable reeling device associated with handlamps according to IEC 60598-2-8.

This standard may be used as a guide for cable reeling devices incorporated or associated in appliances or luminaires as far as it is applicable.

Cable reels complying with this standard should be suitable for use at ambient temperatures not normally exceeding +40 °C, 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. are suitable for use at ambient temperatures not normally exceeding 25 °C, but occasionally reaching 35 °C. 

In locations where special conditions prevail, special construction may be required.

Document History

EN 61242
May 1, 1997
Electrical accessories - Cable reels for household and similar purposes
This International Standard applies to cable reels for a.c. only, with a rated voltage above 50 V and not exceeding 250 V for single-phase cable reels and above 50 V and not exceeding 440 V for all...
May 1, 1997
Electrical accessories - Cable reels for household and similar purposes
This International Standard applies to cable reels for a.c. only, with a rated voltage above 50 V and not exceeding 250 V for single-phase cable reels and above 50 V and not exceeding 440 V for all...
May 1, 1997
Electrical accessories Cable reels for household and similar purposes
A description is not available for this item.
May 1, 1997
Electrical accessories Cable reels for household and similar purposes
A description is not available for this item.
May 1, 1997
Electrical accessories - Cable reels for household and similar purposes
This International Standard applies to cable reels for a.c. only, with a rated voltage above 50 V and not exceeding 250 V for single-phase cable reels and above 50 V and not exceeding 440 V for all...

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