Review of the Latest News on British Standards

New British Standard BS EN 50642 For Cable Management Systems Issued

BSEN50642BS EN 50642:2018
Cable management systems.
Test method for content of halogens

Publication Date: 30 May 2018

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BS 7671 Requirements for Electrical Installations. IET Wiring Regulations Released

bs7671At around 500 pages long, BS 7671 Wiring Regulations is the UK’s main electrical safety standard. This must have document sets out requirements that detail how to perform electrical installations safely. First published in 1882, the 2018 version is the 18th edition of what in the Electrical sector is known as “the Regs.”

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New British Standard For Residual Direct Current Detecting Device For Mode 3 Charging Of Electric Vehicles

BS IEC 62955BS IEC 62955

Residual direct current detecting device (RDC-DD) to be used for mode 3 charging of electric vehicles

Publication Date: 05 June 2018

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British Standard For Lightning Protection System Components Published

BSENIEC62561 2BS EN IEC 62561-2:2018

Lightning protection system components (LPSC). Part 2:
Requirements for conductors and earth electrodes (IEC 62561-2:2018)

Publication Date: 12 April 2018

Replaces BS EN 62561-2:2012

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British Standard For Direct Acting Indicating Analogue Electrical Measuring Instrument Accessories Published

BSENIEC60051 8BS EN IEC 60051-8:2018

Direct acting indicating analogue electrical measuring instruments and their accessories.
Special requirements for accessories

Publication Date: 26 March 2018

Replaces BS 89-8:1990, EN 60051-8:1989

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IEC 60050-692 Generation, transmission and distribution of electrical energy issued

IEC60050 692IEC 60050-692:2017
International electrotechnical vocabulary.
Generation, transmission and distribution of electrical energy.
Dependability and quality of service of electric power systems

Publication Date: 15 December 2017

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British Standard BS EN 13032-2 Measurement and presentation of photometric data of lamps and luminaires revised

BSEN1303 2BS EN 13032-2
Light and lighting.
Measurement and presentation of photometric data of lamps and luminaires.
Presentation of data for indoor and outdoor work places

Publication Date: 08 January 2018
Replaces: BS EN 13032-2:2004

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Revised BS 5839-1 Fire Detection And Fire Alarm Systems For Buildings Issued

Fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings. Code of practice for design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of systems in non-domestic premises

Publication Date: 31 August 2017
Replaces BS 5839-1:2013

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BS EN 62561-1 Lightning Protection System Components Updated

BSEN62561 1BS EN 62561-1
Lightning protection system components (LPSC).
Requirements for connection components

Publication Date: 28 July 2017
Replaces: BS EN 62561-1:2012

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BS EN 50620 Charging Cables For Electric Vehicles Issued

BSEN50620BS EN 50620 Charging Cables For Electric Vehicles

Electric cables. Charging cables for electric vehicles (BT(DE/NOT)259)
Published : July 2017

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