Technical Update: New Version of Luminaries Standard IEC 60598-1:2014 +A1:2017 Published


Technical Update: New Version of Luminaries Standard IEC 60598-1:2014 +A1:2017 Published

On September 15, 2017, the IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) officially issued IEC 60598-1:2014+A1:2017 Standard on its official website, which means that the upgrade and certification of updated CB certificate/ test report for luminaries products formally entered into the countdown stage.

By Bureau Veritas Technical Services 3 minute read

Update Content as below:

New Marking

  • “Rated input constant voltage”, "Rated input constant current and value of Uout”, “Rated input power”
  • New marking for leads and terminations used for the connection to extra low voltage d.c. supplies.
  • Luminaries delivered without control gear shall be provided with the necessary information for the selection of the appropriate component,
  • Additional sentence and information for terminal block is not supplied with the luminaries and for luminaries is delivered with connecting leads(tails) and without a means of connection to the supply.

Construction Requirements

Construction - Updated technical judgement for clip mount test result.

Internal wiring - New table 5.3 for wiring dimensions.

Creepage distances and clearances - Separate tables for creepage distances and clearances.

Electrical Test

IP test - Added IPX2 test method.

Endurance test and Thermal test - Added test condition for luminaries for constant voltage or constant current operation not equipped with controlgear.

The related enterprises or organizations can visit IECEE official website to follow and understand the specific information on standard update. As a globally leading certification body, Bureau Veritas will also timely release the newest standard update, certification requirements and other news to customers.

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Impact on Supply Chain

Products need to comply with the new standards version when entering the International market. Product construction, marking, instruction manual and packaging need updating and design changed to comply with new standards version.

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