Industrial systems, installations and equipment and industrial products - Labelling of cables and cores

IEC 62491:2008 provides rules and guidelines for the labelling of cables and cores/conductors used in industrial installations, equipment and products, in order to maintain a clear relation between the technical documentation and the actual equipment and for other purposes. International Standard IEC 62491 has been prepared by IEC technical committee 3: Information structures, documentation and graphical symbols.

Industrielle Systeme, Anlagen und Ausrüstungen und Industrieprodukte - Beschriftung von Kabeln / Leitungen und Adern

Systèmes industriels, installations et appareils et produits industriels - Etiquetage des câbles et des conducteurs isolés

La CEI 62491:2008 fournit les règles et lignes directrices d'étiquetage des câbles et des conducteurs isolés/conducteurs utilisés dans les installations, appareils et produits industriels, afin de conserver une relation claire entre la documentation technique et le matériel réel, ainsi qu'à d'autres fins. La Norme internationale CEI 62491 a été établie par le comité d'études 3 de la CEI: Structures d'informations, documentation et symboles graphiques.

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Industrielle Systeme, Anlagen und Ausrüstungen und Industrieprodukte - Beschriftung
von Kabeln / Leitungen und Adern (IEC 62491:2008)
Systemes, installations, appareils et produits industriels - Marquage des câbles et des
conducteurs isolés (CEI 62491:2008)
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SIST EN 62491:2008

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SIST EN 62491:2008

EN 62491

September 2008

ICS 01.110; 29.020.20

English version

Industrial systems, installations and equipment
and industrial products -
Labelling of cables and cores
(IEC 62491:2008)

Systèmes industriels, installations  Industrielle Systeme, Anlagen
et appareils et produits industriels - und Ausrüstungen und Industrieprodukte -
Etiquetage des câbles et Beschriftung von Kabeln / Leitungen
des conducteurs isolés und Adern
(CEI 62491:2008) (IEC 62491:2008)

This European Standard was approved by CENELEC on 2008-07-01. 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 Central Secretariat 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 Central Secretariat has the same status as the official versions.

CENELEC members are the national electrotechnical committees of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, the
Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia,
Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain,
Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization
Comité Européen de Normalisation Electrotechnique
Europäisches Komitee für Elektrotechnische Normung

Central Secretariat: rue de Stassart 35, B - 1050 Brussels

© 2008 CENELEC - All rights of exploitation in any form and by any means reserved worldwide for CENELEC members.
Ref. No. EN 62491:2008 E

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SIST EN 62491:2008
EN 62491:2008 - 2 -
The text of document 3/849/CDV, future edition 1 of IEC 62491, prepared by IEC TC 3, Information
structures, documentation and graphical symbols, was submitted to the IEC-CENELEC parallel vote and
was approved by CENELEC as EN 62491 on 2008-07-01.
The following dates were fixed:
– latest date by which the EN has to be implemented
at national level by publication of an identical
national standard or by endorsement (dop) 2009-04-01
– latest date by which the national standards conflicting
with the EN have to be withdrawn (dow) 2011-07-01
Annex ZA has been added by CENELEC.
Endorsement notice
The text of the International Standard IEC 62491:2008 was approved by CENELEC as a European
Standard without any modification.
In the official version, for Bibliography, the following note has to be added for the standard indicated:
IEC 60446 NOTE  Harmonized as EN 60446:2007 (not modified).

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Annex ZA

Normative references to international publications
with their corresponding European publications

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.

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

Publication Year Title EN/HD Year

1) 2)
IEC 60445 (mod) - Basic and safety principles for man-machine EN 60445 2007
interface, marking and identification -
Identification of equipment terminals and
conductor term

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