Cable glands for electrical installations

IEC 62444:2010 provides requirements and tests for the construction and performance of cable glands. This standard covers complete cable glands as supplied by the manufacturer or the supplier responsible for placing the product on the market. This standard does not cover cable glands for mineral insulated cables. This standard covers cable glands with IEC 60423 metric entry threads. This standard can be used as a guide for cable glands with other type of entry threads.

Kabelverschraubungen für elektrische Installationen

Presse-étoupes pour installations électriques

La CEI 62444:2010 donne les exigences et les essais pour la construction et la performance des presse-étoupes. La présente norme couvre les presse-étoupes tels que livrés par le fabricant ou le fournisseur responsable de la mise sur le marché du produit. La présente norme ne couvre pas les presse-étoupes destinés aux câbles à isolement minéral. La présente norme couvre les presse-étoupes avec des filetages d'entrée métriques conformes à la CEI 60423. La présente norme peut être utilisée comme guide pour les presse-étoupes avec d'autres types de filetages d'entrée.

Kabelske kite za električne inštalacije (IEC 62444:2010, spremenjen)

Ta standard določa zahteve in preskuse za sestavo ter lastnosti kabelskih kit. Ta standard zajema popolne kabelske kite, kot jih zagotovi proizvajalec ali dobavitelj, odgovoren za uvrščanje izdelka na trg. Ta standard ne zajema kabelskih kit za mineralne izolirane kable. Ta standard zajema kabelske kite z metričnimi vhodnimi navoji iz standarda IEC 60423. Ta standard je mogoče uporabiti kot vodilo za kabelske kite z drugimi vrstami vhodnih navojev.

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Publication Date
17-Oct-2013
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6060 - Document made available
Due Date
18-Oct-2013
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SIST EN 62444:2013
EUROPEAN STANDARD
EN 62444
NORME EUROPÉENNE
October 2013
EUROPÄISCHE NORM
ICS 29.120.10 Supersedes EN 50262:1998 + corr. Oct.1998 + A1:2001 + A2:2004
English version
Cable glands for electrical installations
(IEC 62444:2010, modified)
Presse-étoupes pour installations Kabelverschraubungen für elektrische
électriques Installationen
(CEI 62444:2010, modifiée) (IEC 62444:2010, modifiziert)

This European Standard was approved by CENELEC on 2013-09-23. CENELEC members are bound to comply

with the CEN/CENELEC Internal Regulations which stipulate the conditions for giving this European Standard

the status of a national standard without any alteration.

Up-to-date lists and bibliographical references concerning such national standards may be obtained on

application to the CEN-CENELEC Management Centre or to any CENELEC member.

This European Standard exists in three official versions (English, French, German). A version in any other

language made by translation under the responsibility of a CENELEC member into its own language and notified

to the CEN-CENELEC Management Centre has the same status as the official versions.

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Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom.

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Ref. No. EN 62444:2013 E
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EN 62444:2013 - 2 -
Foreword

This document (EN 62444:2013) consists of the text of IEC 62444:2010 prepared by IEC/TC 23

"Electrical accessories", together with the common modifications prepared by CLC/TC 213 "Cable

management systems".
The following dates are fixed:
• latest date by which this document has to be
(dop) 2014-09-23
implemented
at national level by publication of an identical
national standard or by endorsement
• latest date by which the national standards conflicting
(dow) 2016-09-23
with this document have to be withdrawn
This document supersedes EN 50262:1998.

EN 62444:2013 includes the following significant technical changes with respect to EN 50262:1998:

- 1 Scope
- 3 Terms and definitions
- 5 General conditions for tests
- 6 Classification
- 9 Mechanical properties
- 9.5 Resistance to impact
- 10.3.2 Electrical current test
- 12.2 Resistance to corrosion
- Table 2 – Pull forces for cable retention and cable anchorage

Clauses, subclauses, notes, tables, figures and annexes which are additional to those in

IEC 62444:2010 are prefixed “Z”.

Attention is drawn to the possibility that some of the elements of this document may be the subject of

patent rights. CENELEC [and/or CEN] shall not be held responsible for identifying any or all such

patent rights.

This standard covers the Principle Elements of the Safety Objectives for Electrical Equipment

Designed for Use within Certain Voltage Limits (LVD - 2006/95/EC).
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Endorsement notice

The text of the International Standard IEC 62444:2010 was approved by CENELEC as a European

Standard with agreed common modifications.
COMMON MODIFICATIONS
1. Scope
Delete the third paragraph.
2. Normative references
Replace by:
See Annex ZA.
Annex A
Delete Annex A.
Bibliography
In the Bibliography, add the following notes for the standards indicated:
IEC 60079 series NOTE Harmonized in EN 60079 series.
IEC 60335 series NOTE Harmonized in EN 60335 series.
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Annex ZA
(normative)
Normative references to international publications
with their corresponding European publications

The following documents, in whole or in part, are normatively referenced in this document and are

indispensable for its application. For dated references, only the edition cited applies. For undated

references, the latest edition of the referenced document (including any amendments) applies.

NOTE When an international publication has been modified by common modifications, indicated by (mod), the relevant

EN/HD applies.
Publication Year Title EN/HD Year
IEC 60423 2007 Conduit systems for cable management - EN 60423 2007
Outside diameters of conduits for electrical
installations and threads for conduits and
fittings
IEC 60529 1989 Degrees of protection provided by EN 60529 1991
+ A1 1999 enclosures (IP Code) + corr. May 1993
+ A1 2000
IEC 60695-2-11 2000 Fire hazard testing - EN 60695-2-11 2001
+ corr. January 2001 Part 2-11: Glowing/hot-wire based test
methods - Glow-wire flammability test
method for end-products
ISO 868 2003 Plastics and ebonite - Determination of EN ISO 868 2003
indentation hardness by means of a
durometer (Shore hardness)
ISO 4287 1997 Geometrical Product Specifications (GPS) - EN ISO 4287 1998
Surface texture: Profile method - Terms,
definitions and surface texture parameters
ISO 9227 2006 Corrosion tests in artificial atmospheres - EN ISO 9227 2006
Salt spray tests
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IEC 62444
Edition 1.0 2010-08
INTERNATIONAL
STANDARD
NORME
INTERNATIONALE
Cable glands for electrical installations
Presse-étoupes pour installations électriques
INTERNATIONAL
ELECTROTECHNICAL
COMMISSION
COMMISSION
ELECTROTECHNIQUE
PRICE CODE
INTERNATIONALE
CODE PRIX
ICS 29.120.10 ISBN 978-2-88912-151-9
® Registered trademark of the International Electrotechnical Commission
Marque déposée de la Commission Electrotechnique Internationale
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CONTENTS

FOREWORD...........................................................................................................................4

1 Scope...............................................................................................................................6

2 Normative references .......................................................................................................6

3 Terms and definitions .......................................................................................................6

4 General requirements .......................................................................................................7

5 General conditions for tests..............................................................................................8

6 Classification....................................................................................................................9

6.1 According to material...............................................................................................9

6.2 According to mechanical properties .........................................................................9

6.3 According to electrical properties ..........................................................................10

6.4 According to resistance to external influences .......................................................10

6.5 According to sealing system ..................................................................................10

7 Marking and documentation............................................................................................11

7.1 Marking .................................................................................................................11

7.2 Durability and legibility ..........................................................................................11

7.3 Documentation ......................................................................................................11

8 Construction ...................................................................................................................12

9 Mechanical properties ....................................................................................................12

9.1 General .................................................................................................................12

9.2 Cable retention test ...............................................................................................13

9.3 Cable anchorage test for non-armoured cable .......................................................15

9.4 Cable anchorage test for armoured cable ..............................................................17

9.5 Resistance to impact .............................................................................................19

9.6 Seal performance ..................................................................................................22

10 Electrical properties........................................................................................................22

10.1 Equipotential bonding to electrical equipment........................................................22

10.2 Equipotential bonding to metallic layer(s) of cable .................................................22

10.3 Protective connection to earth ...............................................................................23

10.3.1 General .....................................................................................................23

10.3.2 Electrical current test.................................................................................23

11 Electromagnetic compatibility .........................................................................................24

12 External influences .........................................................................................................25

12.1 Degree of protection in accordance with IEC 60529 (IP Code)...............................25

12.1.1 General .....................................................................................................25

12.1.2 Degree of protection against foreign solid objects......................................25

12.1.3 Degree of protection against ingress of water ............................................25

12.2 Resistance to corrosion .........................................................................................25

12.3 Resistance to ultraviolet light.................................................................................25

13 Fire hazard.....................................................................................................................26

13.1 Reaction to fire......................................................................................................26

13.1.1 General .....................................................................................................26

13.1.2 Contribution to fire.....................................................................................26

13.1.3 Spread of fire ............................................................................................26

13.2 Resistance to fire ..................................................................................................26

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Annex A (normative) Particular requirements for cable glands for electrical

installations with NPT entry threads ......................................................................................27

Annex B (informative) Test sequence...................................................................................28

Bibliography..........................................................................................................................29

Figure 1 – Typical arrangement for cable retention test.........................................................14

Figure 2 – Typical arrangement for cable anchorage pull test ...............................................16

Figure 3 – Typical arrangement for cable anchorage twist test..............................................17

Figure 4 – Typical arrangement for cable anchorage test for armoured cable........................18

Figure 5 – Typical arrangement for impact test .....................................................................21

Figure 6 – Typical arrangement for electrical current tests ....................................................24

Table 1 – Clearance holes for cable glands for test purposes .................................................9

Table 2 – Pull forces for cable retention and cable anchorage ..............................................15

Table 3 – Torque value for cable anchorage twist test ..........................................................17

Table 4 – Impact values........................................................................................................20

Table 5 – Electrical current values ........................................................................................23

Table A.1 – Clearance holes for NPT cable glands for test purposes ....................................27

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INTERNATIONAL ELECTROTECHNICAL COMMISSION
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CABLE GLANDS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS
FOREWORD

1) The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) is a worldwide organization for standardization comprising

all national electrotechnical committees (IEC National Committees). The object of IEC is to promote

international co-operation on all questions concerning standardization in the electrical and electronic fields. To

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5) IEC itself does not provide any attestation of conformity. Independent certification bodies provide conformity

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6) All users should ensure that they have the latest edition of this publication.

7) No liability shall attach to IEC or its directors, employees, servants or agents including individual experts and

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Publications.

8) Attention is drawn to the Normative references cited in this publication. Use of the referenced publications is

indispensable for the correct application of this publication.

9) Attention is drawn to the possibility that some of the elements of this IEC Publication may be the subject of

patent rights. IEC shall not be held responsible for identifying any or all such patent rights.

International Standard IEC 62444 has been prepared by subcommittee 23A: Cable
management systems, of IEC technical committee 23: Electrical accessories.
The text of this standard is based on the following documents:
FDIS Report on voting
23A/606/FDIS 23A/618/RVD

Full information on the voting for the approval of this standard can be found in the report on

voting indicated in the above table.

This publication has been drafted in accordance with the ISO/IEC Directives, Part 2.

NOTE The following print types are used:
− requirements: in roman type;
− test specifications: in italic type;
− notes: in small roman type.
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The committee has decided that the contents of this publication will remain unchanged until

the stability date indicated on the IEC web site under "http://webstore.iec.ch" in the data

related to the specific publication. At this date, the publication will be
• reconfirmed,
• withdrawn,
• replaced by a revised edition, or
• amended.
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CABLE GLANDS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS
1 Scope

This Standard provides requirements and tests for the construction and performance of cable

glands. This standard covers complete cable glands as supplied by the manufacturer or the

supplier responsible for placing the product on the market. This standard does not cover cable

glands for mineral insulated cables.
This standard covers cable glands with IEC 60423 metric entry threads.

This standard can be used as a guide for cable glands with other type of entry threads.

NOTE Certain cable glands may also be used “in Hazardous Areas.” Regard should then be taken of other or

additional requirements necessary for the enclosure to be installed in such conditions, for example as specified in

the IEC 60079 series.
2 Normative references

The following referenced documents are indispensable for the application of this document.

For dated references, only the edition cited applies. For undated references, the latest edition

of the referenced document (including any amendments) applies.

IEC 60423:2007, Conduit systems for cable management – Outside diameters of conduits for

electrical installations and threads for conduits and fittings
IEC 60529:1989, Degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP Code)
Amendment 1 (1999)

IEC 60695-2-11:2000, Fire hazard testing – Part 2-11: Glowing/hot-wire based test methods –

Glow-wire flammability test method for end-products

ISO 868:2003, Plastics and ebonite – Determination of indentation hardness by means of

durometer (Shore hardness)

ISO 4287:1997, Geometrical product specifications (GPS) – Surface texture: Profile method –

Terms, definitions and surface texture parameters
ISO 9227:2006, Corrosion tests in artificial atmospheres – Salt spray tests
3 Terms and definitions
For the purposes of this document, the following definitions apply.
3.1
cable gland

a device designed to permit the entry of a cable, flexible cable or insulated conductor into an

enclosure, and which provides sealing and retention. It may also provide other functions such

as earthing, bonding, insulation, cable guarding, strain relief or a combination of these

___________

There is a consolidated edition 2.1 (2001) that includes IEC 60529 (1989) and its amendment 1 (1999).

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3.2
entry thread

the threaded portion of a cable gland which is intended to be attached to an enclosure or

equipment
3.3
cable gland size
the nominal diameter of the entry thread
3.4
cable retention

the minimum ability of a cable gland to limit the displacement of a fitted cable under static

load
3.5
cable anchorage

the ability of a cable gland to limit the displacement of a fitted cable under dynamic and

torque loads
3.6
series
cable glands of the same classification and design but with different dimensions
3.7
clearance hole

unthreaded opening in an enclosure or equipment intended to permit entry of a cable gland

3.8
metallic cable gland
cable gland which consists of metallic material only
NOTE Sealing systems are excluded from this definition.
3.9
non-metallic cable gland
cable gland which consists of non-metallic material only
NOTE Sealing systems are excluded from this definition.
3.10
composite cable gland
cable gland comprising both metallic and non-metallic materials
NOTE Sealing systems are excluded from this definition.
3.11
single-orifice seal
seal with one orifice suitable for the passage of a single cable
3.12
multi-orifice seal

seal with more than one orifice, each orifice being suitable for the passage of a separate

cable
4 General requirements

Cable glands shall be designed to provide in normal use all the functions declared by the

manufacturer or supplier.
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5 General conditions for tests
5.1 Tests according to this standard are type tests.

5.2 Unless otherwise specified, the tests shall be carried out on new cable glands

assembled and mounted in accordance with the manufacturer’s or supplier’s instructions, as

declared in 7.3.
There shall be no adjustment between or during the tests.
NOTE Remounting of the sample between tests is not considered to be adjustment.

5.3 Unless otherwise specified, the tests shall be carried out at an ambient temperature of

(20 ± 5) °C.

5.4 Non-metallic and composite cable glands as well as the sealing systems of metallic

cable glands shall be pre-conditioned in an oven at (70 ± 2) °C and maintained for

(168 ± 4) h. If the maximum temperature declared by the manufacturer is greater than 65 °C,

then the test temperature shall be the declared temperature +5 °C.

5.5 Prior to the tests, non-metallic and composite cable glands as well as the sealing

systems of metallic cable glands shall be conditioned at a temperature of (20 ± 5) ºC and a

relative humidity between 40 % and 60 % for a minimum of 24 h or longer as specified by the

manufacturer.

5.6 Unless otherwise specified, three samples shall be subjected to the relevant tests.

In the case of a series of cable glands, three samples of the largest and smallest and one

sample of all other sizes of the same series shall be subjected to the relevant tests.

In the case of a cable gland utilising alternative sealing arrangements, each sealing

arrangement as specified by the manufacturer or supplier shall be considered as a sample.

If a sample does not satisfy a test due to an assembly or manufacturing fault, that test and

any preceding one which may have influenced the results of the test shall be repeated on 3

new samples of the size that failed. The tests which follow shall be made in the required

sequence. All new samples shall fulfil the requirements.

5.7 Unless otherwise specified test mandrels shall consist of bars having a hardness of

65 Shore D ± 15 points in accordance with ISO 868 and a surface roughness less than or

equal to 7 µm R in accordance with ISO 4287. The test mandrel shall have a tolerance of

± 0,2 mm for test mandrels up to and including 16 mm in diameter and ± 0,3 mm for test

mandrels larger than 16 mm in diameter. The shape shall be circular or a profile simulating

the outer dimension of the cables as declared by the manufacturer or supplier.

5.8 Clearance holes for test purposes shall have the values as given in Table 1, unless

otherwise specified by the manufacturer or supplier.
NOTE Annex B shows test sequences which shall be used for guidance only.
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Table 1 – Clearance holes for cable glands for test purposes
Cable gland size Thread size Clearance hole diameter
6 M 6 6 (0/ +0,2)
8 M 8 8 (0/ +0,2)
10 M 10 10 (0/ +0,2)
12 M 12 12 (0/ +0,2)
16 M 16 16 (0/ +0,2)
20 M 20 20 (0/ +0,2)
25 M 25 25 (0/ +0,2)
32 M 32 32 (0/ +0,3)
40 M 40 40 (0/ +0,3)
50 M 50 50 (0/ +0,4)
63 M 63 63 (0/ +0,4)
75 M 75 75 (0/ +0,5)
90 M 90 90 (0/ +0,5)
110 M 110 110 (0/ +0,5)
6 Classification

Cable glands shall be classified for test purposes in accordance with 6.1, 6.2 and 6.5 and

where appropriate, with 6.3 and 6.4.
6.1 According to material
6.1.1 Metallic cable glands
6.1.2 Non-metallic cable glands
6.1.3 Composite cable glands
6.2 According to mechanical properties
6.2.1 Non-armoured cable retention or anchorage
6.2.1.1 Anchorage Type A
6.2.1.2 Anchorage Type B
6.2.1.3 Retention only
6.2.2 Armoured cable anchorage
6.2.2.1 Anchorage Type C
6.2.2.2 Anchorage Type D
6.2.3 Impact category
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6.2.3.1 Category 1
6.2.3.2 Category 2
6.2.3.3 Category 3
6.2.3.4 Category 4
6.2.3.5 Category 5
6.2.3.6 Category 6
6.2.3.7 Category 7
6.2.3.8 Category 8
6.3 According to electrical properties
6.3.1 With electrical continuity characteristics
6.3.1.1 Equipotential bonding to enclosure
6.3.1.2 Equipotential bonding to metallic layer(s) of cable

NOTE A metallic layer may be provided for purposes such as earthing, screening, armouring or mechanical

protection.
6.3.1.3 Cable glands with connection to protective earth
6.3.1.3.1 Category A
6.3.1.3.2 Category B
6.3.1.3.3 Category C
6.4 According to resistance to external influences

6.4.1 Degree of protection in accordance with IEC 60529 (IP Code) with a minimum of IP54

6.4.2 Temperature range if different from that defined in Subclause 8.5
6.4.3 Resistance to ultraviolet light for non-metallic cable glands
6.4.3.1 Resistance to ultraviolet light not declared
6.4.3.2 Resistant to ultraviolet light
6.5 According to sealing system
6.5.1 With a single-orifice seal
6.5.2 With a multi-orifice seal

NOTE For cable glands used for armoured cable this standard only addresses single-orifice type sealing systems.

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7 Marking and documentation
7.1 Marking

The cable gland shall be legibly and durably marked in a visible place with the following:

– name, logo or registered mark of the manufacturer or supplier;
– identification of the product.

Where it is not possible to apply the marking directly onto the product, then the marking shall

be placed on the smallest supplied package.
Compliance is checked by inspection.

Marking on the product not made by pressing, moulding or engraving is tested in accordance

with 7.2.
7.2 Durability and legibility

The test is made by rubbing the marking by hand for 15 s with a piece of cotton cloth soaked

with water and again for 15 s with a piece of cotton cloth soaked in petroleum spirit.

NOTE Petroleum spirit is defined as the aliphatic solvent hexane with a content of aromatics of maximum 0,1 %

volume, a kauri-butanol value of 29, initial boiling point of 65 °C, a dry point of 69 °C and a specific gravity of

approximately 0,68 kg/l.

After this test, the marking shall be legible to normal or corrected vision without additional

magnification.

The marking shall remain legible after all the non-destructive tests of this standard. It shall not

be possible to remove labels easily and they shall not show curling.
Compliance is checked by inspection.
7.3 Documentation

The manufacturer or supplier shall provide in his literature all information necessary for the

proper use and safe installation, such as
– sealing range (maximum and minimum cable dimensions);
– installation torque, if any;
– entry thread length, if any;
– entry thread size and type;
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