Review of the Latest News on British Standards

British Standard BS EN 54-7:2018 Fire Detection And Fire Alarm Systems. Smoke Detectors Updated

BS EN 54 7BS EN 54-7:2018

Fire detection and fire alarm systems. Smoke detectors. Point smoke detectors that operate using scattered light, transmitted light or ionization

Publication date: 06 September 2018

Replaces BS EN 54-7:2001

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British Standard High-voltage switchgear and controlgear. Guide to IEC 62271-100, IEC 62271-1 Updated

TR 62271 306PD IEC/TR 62271-306:2012+A1:2018

High-voltage switchgear and controlgear.
Guide to IEC 62271-100, IEC 62271-1 and other IEC standards related to alternating current circuit-breakers

Publication Date: 11 September 2018

 

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British Standard BS EN IEC 62271-102:2018 High-voltage Switchgear And Controlgear Issued

BSENIEC62271 102BS EN IEC 62271-102:2018
High-voltage switchgear and controlgear.
Alternating current disconnectors and earthing switches

Publication date: 24 August 2018

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BS EN 63024 For The Requirements For Automatic Reclosing Devices (ARDs) For Circuit-breakers, RCBOs-RCCBs For Household And Similar Uses Issued

BS EN 63024BS EN 63024:2018
Requirements for automatic reclosing devices (ARDs) for circuit-breakers,
RCBOs-RCCBs for household and similar uses

Date issued: 13 August 2018

Replaces: BS EN 50557:2011

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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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