CSA - C22.2 NO. 304-14
Enclosed and dead-front switches for photovoltaic applications
|Publication Date:||1 January 2014|
This Standard applies to enclosed and dead-front switches for use in photovoltaic (PV) systems rated 1500 V dc maximum, 1200 A maximum.
Fusible switches for photovoltaic applications are intended for use with photovoltaic fuses covered by CSA C22.2 No. 248.19.
General requirements applicable to this Standard are given in the latest edition of CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 0.
This Standard is intended to be used in conjunction with CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 4, which specifies additional mandatory requirements.
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