Electrostatics - Part 5-1: Protection of electronic devices from electrostatic phenomena - General requirements

IEC 61340-5-1:2024 applies to organizations that: manufacture, process, assemble, install, package, label, service, test, inspect, transport, or otherwise handle electrical or electronic parts, assemblies and equipment with withstand voltages greater than or equal to 100 V human body model (HBM) and 200 V charge device model (CDM). Also, protection from isolated conductors is addressed by limiting the voltage on isolated conductors to less than 35 V. ESDS with lower withstand voltages can require additional control elements or adjusted limits. Processes designed to handle items that have lower ESD withstand voltage(s) can still claim compliance to this document. This document provides the requirements for an ESD control program. IEC TR 61340-5-2 provides guidance on the implementation of this document. This document does not apply to electrically initiated explosive devices, flammable liquids, gases, and powders. The purpose of this document is to provide the administrative and technical requirements for establishing, implementing, and maintaining an ESD control program (hereinafter referred to as the “program”). This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition: a) definitions have been added to the document; b) updates to product qualification requirements; c) subclause 5.3.3 now includes a reference to groundable static control garment systems; d) Table 2 was replaced; e) subclause was updated to define what an insulator is; f) subclause was updated to include a definition for isolated conductor; g) Table 3 was updated, technical items added, including a reference to IEC 61340-5-4 for compliance verification testing; h) Table 4 was added as a summary of the requirements in IEC 61340-5-3 and to include requirements for compliance verification of packaging; i) Annex A was replaced: the former Annex is no longer required. Annex A are examples of tailoring.

Elektrostatik - Teil 5-1: Schutz von elektronischen Bauelementen gegen elektrostatische Phänomene - Allgemeine Anforderungen

Electrostatique - Partie 5-1: Protection des dispositifs électroniques contre les phénomènes électrostatiques - Exigences générales

L'IEC 61340-5-1:2024 s'applique aux organisations concernant: la fabrication, le traitement, l'assemblage, l'installation, l'emballage, l'étiquetage, l'entretien, l'essai, l'examen, le transport ou bien la manipulation des pièces, des ensembles et des équipements électriques ou électroniques qui présentent des tensions de tenue supérieures ou égales à 100 V sur le modèle du corps humain (HBM) et 200 V sur le modèle de dispositif chargé (CDM). En outre, la protection des conducteurs isolés est procurée en limitant la tension sur les conducteurs isolés à moins de 35 V. Les ESDS qui présentent des tensions de tenue inférieures peuvent exiger des éléments de maîtrise supplémentaires ou des limites adaptées. Les processus conçus pour manipuler des éléments qui présentent une ou plusieurs tensions de tenue aux DES inférieures peuvent toujours être déclarés conformes au présent document. Le présent document fournit les exigences relatives à un programme de maîtrise des DES. L'IEC TR 61340-5-2 fournit des recommandations pour la mise en œuvre du présent document. Le présent document ne s'applique pas aux dispositifs explosifs à déclenchement électronique ni aux liquides, gaz et poudres inflammables. L'objectif du présent document est de fournir les exigences administratives et techniques pour l'établissement, la mise en œuvre et la maintenance d'un programme de maîtrise des DES (ci‑après dénommé "programme"). Cette édition inclut les modifications techniques majeures suivantes par rapport à l'édition précédente: a) des définitions ont été ajoutées au document; b) les exigences de qualification produit ont été mises à jour; c) le 5.3.3 inclut désormais une a référence aux systèmes de vêtements de contrôle des DES pouvant être reliés à la terre; d) le Tableau 2 a été remplacé; e) le a été mis à jour pour définir ce qu'est un isolant; f) le a été mis à jour pour inclure une définition de ce qu'est un conducteur isolé; g) le Tableau 3 a été mis à jour, des éléments techniques ont été ajoutés, y compris une référence à l'IEC 61340-5-4 pour les essais de vérification de conformité; h) le Tableau 4 été ajouté pour récapituler les exigences de l'IEC 61340-5-3 et inclure les exigences relatives à la vérification de la conformité des emballages; i) l'Annexe A été remplacée, l'ancienne annexe n'étant plus nécessaire. L'Annexe A donne des exemples d'adaptation.

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Elektrostatika - 5-1. del: Zaščita elektronskih naprav pred elektrostatskimi pojavi -
Splošne zahteve (IEC 61340-5-1:2024)
Electrostatics - Part 5-1: Protection of electronic devices from electrostatic phenomena -
General requirements (IEC 61340-5-1:2024)
Elektrostatik - Teil 5-1: Schutz von elektronischen Bauelementen gegen elektrostatische
Phänomene - Allgemeine Anforderungen (IEC 61340-5-1:2024)
Électrostatique - Partie 5-1: Protection des dispositifs électroniques contre les
phénomènes électrostatiques - Exigences générales (IEC 61340-5-1:2024)
Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z: EN IEC 61340-5-1:2024
17.220.99 Drugi standardi v zvezi z Other standards related to
elektriko in magnetizmom electricity and magnetism
31.020 Elektronske komponente na Electronic components in
splošno general
2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.


ICS 17.220.99; 29.020 Supersedes EN 61340-5-1:2016; EN 61340-5-
English Version
Electrostatics - Part 5-1: Protection of electronic devices from
electrostatic phenomena - General requirements
(IEC 61340-5-1:2024)
Electrostatique - Partie 5-1: Protection des dispositifs Elektrostatik - Teil 5-1: Schutz von elektronischen
électroniques contre les phénomènes électrostatiques - Bauelementen gegen elektrostatische Phänomene -
Exigences générales Allgemeine Anforderungen
(IEC 61340-5-1:2024) (IEC 61340-5-1:2024)
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The text of document 101/705/FDIS, future edition 3 of IEC 61340-5-1, prepared by IEC/TC 101
"Electrostatics" was submitted to the IEC-CENELEC parallel vote and approved by CENELEC as
The following dates are fixed:
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level by publication of an identical national standard or by endorsement
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document have to be withdrawn
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The text of the International Standard IEC 61340-5-1:2024 was approved by CENELEC as a
European Standard without any modification.
In the official version, for Bibliography, the following notes have to be added for the standard indicated:
IEC 60749-28 NOTE Approved as EN IEC 60749-28
IEC 60749-26 NOTE Approved as EN IEC 60749-26
IEC 60749-27 NOTE Approved as EN 60749-27
IEC 60364 series NOTE Approved as HD 60364 series
IEC 61010-1 NOTE Approved as EN 61010-1
IEC 61140 NOTE Approved as EN 61140
Annex ZA
Normative references to international publications
with their corresponding European publications
The following documents are referred to in the text in such a way that some or all of their content
constitutes requirements of this document. For dated references, only the edition cited applies. For
undated references, the latest edition of the referenced document (including any amendments)
NOTE 1  Where an International Publication has been modified by common modifications, indicated by (mod),
the relevant EN/HD applies.
NOTE 2  Up-to-date information on the latest versions of the European Standards listed in this annex is available
here: www.cencenelec.eu.
Publication Year Title EN/HD Year
IEC 61340-2-3 -  Electrostatics - Part 2-3: Methods of test EN 61340-2-3 -
for determining the resistance and
resistivity of solid materials used to avoid
electrostatic charge accumulation
IEC 61340-4-1 -  Electrostatics - Part 4-1: Standard test EN 61340-4-1 -
methods for specific applications -
Electrical resistance of floor coverings and
installed floors
IEC 61340-4-3 -  Electrostatics – Part 4-3: Standard test EN IEC 61340-4-3 -
methods for specific applications –
IEC 61340-4-5 -  Electrostatics – Part 4-5: Standard test EN IEC 61340-4-5 -
methods for specific applications –
Methods for characterizing the electrostatic
protection of footwear and flooring in
combination with a person
IEC 61340-4-6 -  Electrostatics - Part 4-6: Standard test EN 61340-4-6 -
methods for specific applications - Wrist
IEC 61340-4-7 -  Electrostatics - Part 4-7: Standard test EN 61340-4-7 -
methods for specific applications -
IEC 61340-4-8 -  Electrostatics - Part 4-8: Standard test EN 61340-4-8 -
methods for specific applications -
Electrostatic discharge shielding - Bags
IEC 61340-4-9 -  Electrostatics - Part 4-9: Standard test EN 61340-4-9 -
methods for specific applications -
IEC 61340-5-3 -  Electrostatics - Part 5-3: Protection of EN IEC 61340-5-3 -
electronic devices from electrostatic
phenomena - Properties and requirements
classification for packaging intended for
electrostatic discharge sensitive devices
IEC/TS 61340-5-4 -  Electrostatics - Part 5-4: Protection of - -
electronic devices from electrostatic
phenomena - Compliance verification

IEC 61340-5-1 ®
Edition 3.0 2024-05
Electrostatics –
Part 5-1: Protection of electronic devices from electrostatic phenomena –

General requirements
Électrostatique –
Partie 5-1: Protection des dispositifs électroniques contre les phénomènes

électrostatiques – Exigences générales

ICS 17.220.99, 29.020 ISBN 978-2-8322-8889-4

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1 Scope . 7
2 Normative references . 7
3 Terms, definitions and abbreviated terms . 8
3.1 Terms and definitions . 8
3.2 Abbreviated terms . 9
4 Personnel safety . 10
5 ESD control program . 10
5.1 General . 10
5.1.1 ESD control program requirements . 10
5.1.2 ESD control program manager or coordinator . 10
5.1.3 Tailoring . 10
5.2 ESD control program administrative requirements . 10
5.2.1 ESD control program plan . 10
5.2.2 Training plan . 11
5.2.3 Product qualification plan . 11
5.2.4 Compliance verification plan . 12
5.3 ESD control program plan technical requirements . 12
5.3.1 General . 12
5.3.2 Grounding/equipotential bonding systems . 12
5.3.3 Personnel grounding . 14
5.3.4 ESD protected areas (EPA) . 15
5.3.5 Packaging. 18
5.3.6 Marking . 18
Annex A (informative) Tailoring examples . 19
Bibliography . 21

Figure 1 – Schematic of an EPA with a ground reference . 13
Figure 2 – Schematic of an equipotential bonding system . 14

Table 1 – Grounding/bonding requirements . 14
Table 2 – Personnel grounding requirements . 15
Table 3 – EPA technical requirements . 17
Table 4 – Packaging requirements . 18

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Part 5-1: Protection of electronic devices from
electrostatic phenomena – General requirements

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