Luminaires - Part 2-4: Particular requirements - Portable general purpose luminaires

NEW!IEC 60598-2-4:2017 is available as IEC 60598-2-4:2017 RLV which contains the International Standard and its Redline version, showing all changes of the technical content compared to the previous edition.IEC 60598-2-4:2017 specifies requirements for portable general purpose luminaires for indoor and/or outdoor use (e.g. garden use), other than handlamps, designed to be used with or incorporating electrical light sources on supply voltages not exceeding 250 V. This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition published in 1997. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition: - alignment with IEC 60598-1; - modification of the scope, classification and requirements to cover portable luminaires for both indoor and outdoor applications, by introducing the requirements already listed in IEC 60598-2-7; NOTE In this edition of IEC 60598-2-4 all requirements listed in IEC 60598-2-7 have been incorporated. As a consequence, IEC 60598-2-7 will be withdrawn after publication of this standard. - modification of the scope to cover all electrical light sources (it was previously limited to tungsten filament, tubular fluorescent and other discharge lamps); - introduction of the symbol for luminaires which are other than ordinary, but suitable for indoor applications only (e.g. luminaire using PVC cable); - modification in the detail of test to clarify that the stability test on an inclined plane (see 4.7.3) shall be carried out with the light source(s) in place; - modification of the minimum degree of protection against dust and moisture for portable luminaires for outdoor use from IPX3 to IPX4 (see 4.5.2); as a consequence, the requirements for cable entry position, as given in IEC 60598-2-7:1982, 7.6.3 were deleted as they are covered by IPX4; - modification of the requirements for the acceptance criteria of plug and socket outlet; - modification of the IP test requiring the most unfavourable of the overturned positions to cover all classes (and not only class II luminaires as in 7.13.1 of IEC 60598-2-7:1982).

Leuchten - Teil 2: Besondere Anforderungen - Hauptabschnitt 4: Ortsveränderliche Leuchten für allgemeine Zwecke

Luminaires - Partie 2-4: Exigences particulières - Luminaires portatifs à usage général

NEW!IEC 60598-2-4:2017 est disponible sous forme de IEC 60598-2-4:2017 RLV qui contient la Norme internationale et sa version Redline, illustrant les modifications du contenu technique depuis l'édition précédente.

Svetilke - 2. del: Posebne zahteve - 4. oddelek: Prenosne svetilke za splošno uporabo (IEC 60598-2-4:2017)

Ta del standarda IEC 60598-2 določa zahteve za prenosne svetilke za notranjo in/ali zunanjo splošno uporabo (npr. na vrtu), razen za ročne svetilke, ki vključujejo ali so namenjene za uporabo z električnimi svetlobnimi viri v omrežju z napajalno napetostjo do 250 V.

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2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.Svetilke - 2. del: Posebne zahteve - 4. oddelek: Prenosne svetilke za splošno uporabo (IEC 60598-2-4:2017)Leuchten - Teil 2: Besondere Anforderungen - Hauptabschnitt 4: Ortsveränderliche Leuchten für allgemeine Zwecke (IEC 60598-2-4:2017)Luminaires - Partie 2: Règles particulières - Section 4: Luminaires portatifs à usage général (IEC 60598-2-4:2017)Luminaires - Part 2: Particular requirements - Section 4: Portable general purpose luminaires (IEC 60598-2-4:2017)29.140.40SvetilaLuminairesICS:Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z:EN 60598-2-4:2018SIST EN 60598-2-4:2018en01-junij-2018SIST EN 60598-2-4:2018SLOVENSKI
STANDARDSIST EN 60598-2-7:1995/A13:1999SIST EN 60598-2-7:1995/A2:1999SIST EN 60598-2-7:1995/A12:2000SIST EN 60598-2-4:1999SIST EN 60598-2-7:19951DGRPHãþD

EN 60598-2-4
March 2018 ICS 29.140.40
EN 60598-2-4:1997, EN 60598-2-7:1989
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Luminaires - Part 2: Particular requirements - Section 4: Portable general purpose luminaires (IEC 60598-2-4:2017 , modified)
Luminaires - Partie 2: Exigences particulières - Section 4: Luminaires portatifs à usage général (IEC 60598-2-4:2017 , modifiée)
Leuchten - Teil 2: Besondere Anforderungen - Hauptabschnitt 4: Ortsveränderliche Leuchten für allgemeine Zwecke (IEC 60598-2-4:2017 , modifiziert) This European Standard was approved by CENELEC on 2017-05-26. 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. CENELEC members are the national electrotechnical committees of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom. European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization
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Ref. No. EN 60598-2-4:2018 E SIST EN 60598-2-4:2018

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 1 When 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:
Publication Year Title EN/HD Year IEC 61032 1997 Protection of persons and equipment by enclosures - Probes for verification
EN 61032 1998 IEC 60598-1
+ A1 2014
2017 Luminaires -
Part 1: General requirements and tests EN 60598-1
+ A1 2015 (mod)
Special National Conditions Special national condition: National characteristic or practice that cannot be changed even over a long period, e.g. climatic conditions, electrical earthing conditions.
NOTE If it affects harmonization, it forms part of the European Standard. For the countries in which the relevant special national conditions apply these provisions are normative, for other countries they are informative. Clause Special national condition 4.4.4 Denmark In Denmark, luminaires for outdoor use shall be classified as class II or class III.
Relationship between this European standard and the safety objectives of Directive 2014/35/EU [2014 OJ L96] aimed to be covered This European standard has been prepared under a Commission’s standardisation request relating to harmonised standards in the field of the Low Voltage Directive, M/511, to provide one voluntary means of conforming to safety objectives of Directive 2014/35/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2014 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to the making available on the market of electrical equipment designed for use within certain voltage limits [2014 OJ L96]. Once this standard is cited in the Official Journal of the European Union under that Directive, compliance with the normative clauses of this standard given in Table ZZ.1 confers, within the limits of the scope of this standard, a presumption of conformity with the corresponding safety objectives of that Directive, and associated EFTA regulations. Table ZZ.1 – Correspondence between this European standard and Annex I of Directive 2014/35/EU [2014 OJ L96] Safety objectives of
Directive 2014/35/EU Clause(s) / sub-clause(s) of this EN Remarks / Notes 1. General conditions
a) the essential characteristics, the recognition and observance of which will ensure that electrical equipment will be used safely and in applications for which it was made, shall be marked on the electrical equipment, or, if this is not possible, on an accompanying document;
b) the electrical equipment, together with its component parts, shall be made in such a way as to ensure that it can be safely and properly assembled and connected;
c) the electrical equipment shall be so designed and manufactured as to ensure that protection against the hazards set out in points 2 and 3 is assured, providing that the equipment is used in applications for which it was made and is adequately maintained.
See item 2 and 3 of this table
Measures of a technical nature shall be laid down in accordance with point 1, in order to ensure that:
a) persons and domestic animals are adequately protected against the danger of physical injury or other harm which might be caused by direct or indirect contact;
4.8 4.9
4.10 4.11
4.12 4.15
b) temperatures, arcs or radiation which would cause a danger, are not produced;
4.13 4.15 EMF is not covered c) persons, domestic animals and property are adequately protected against non-electrical dangers caused by the electrical equipment which are revealed by experience;
4.15 4.8
d) the insulation is suitable for foreseeable conditions.
4.8 4.14 4.15
3. Protection against hazards which may be caused by external influences on the electrical equipment
Technical measures shall be laid down in accordance with point 1, in order to ensure that the electrical equipment:
a) meets the expected mechanical requirements in such a way that persons, domestic animals and property are not endangered;
4.6 4.7
b) is resistant to non-mechanical influences in expected environmental conditions, in such a way that persons, domestic animals and property are not endangered;
4.14 4.16
c) does not endanger persons, domestic animals and property in foreseeable conditions of overload. 4.7 4.13 4.16
IEC 60598-2-4 Edition 3.0 2017-04 INTERNATIONAL STANDARD
Luminaires –
Part 2-4: Particular requirements – Portable general purpose luminaires
ICS 29.140.40
ISBN 978-2-8322-4172-1
– 2 – IEC 60598-2-4:2017 © IEC 2017 CONTENTS FOREWORD . 3 4.1 Scope . 5 4.2 Normative references . 5 4.3 Terms and definitions . 5 4.4 General test requirements . 5 4.5 Classification of luminaires . 5 4.6 Marking . 6 4.7 Construction . 6 4.8 Creepage distances and clearances . 8 4.9 Provision for earthing . 8 4.10 Terminals. 8 4.11 External and internal wiring. 8 4.12 Protection against electric shock . 8 4.13 Endurance tests and thermal tests . 9 4.14 Resistance to dust and moisture . 9 4.15 Insulation resistance and electric strength . 9 4.16 Resistance to heat, fire and tracking . 9 Bibliography . 10
Figure 1 – Luminaires “For indoor use only” . 6
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Portable general purpose luminaires
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