Electrical Installations of Buildings - Part 7: Requirements for Special Installations and Locations - Section 713: Furniture
|Publication Date:||1 February 1996|
|ICS Code (Electricity supply systems):||91.140.50|
|ICS Code (Electrical engineering in general):||29.020|
The particular requirements of this section apply to the wiring system of furniture (and similar fitments) which is connected to the electrical installation.
Examples are beds, cupboards, desks and shop display cases, in which electrical equipment such as luminaries, socket-outlets, switching devices and wiring systems are installed.
The requirements of this section apply to furniture connected by fixed wiring to the electrical installation of the building and also to prefabricated furniture and furniture connected by means of a plug and socket-outlet unless these items are the subject of other IEC publications.
Electrical equipment of furniture shall be connected to a single-phase supply ≤240 V, and the total load current shall not exceed 16 A.
The requirements do not apply to electrical appliances and equipment specifically designed for installation in furniture and which are the subject of other IEC publications, for example radios, TV receivers, refrigerators and laboratory tables, installed in the furniture and ready for connection to the electrical installations of buildings via plugs and socket-outlets. For special locations, other specific requirements may apply, for example see IEC 364-7-701 and IEC 364-7-707.