Specification for pressboard and presspaper for electrical purposes -- Part 1: Definitions and general requirements

This part of IEC 60641 contains definitions related to a classification of, and the general requirements to be fulfilled by, pressboard and presspaper for electrical purposes.

Bestimmung f�r Tafel- und Rollenpressspan f�r elektrotechnische Anwendungen -- Teil 1: Begriffe und allgemeine Anforderungen

Sp�cifications pour le carton comprim� et le papier comprim� � usages �lectriques -- Partie 1: D�finitions et prescriptions g�n�rales

Cette partie de la CEI 60641 contient des définitions relatives à une classification des cartons comprimés et des papiers comprimés à usages électriques, ainsi que les exigences générales. Les principales modifications par rapport à l'édition précédente sont: le type de finition de surface ne doit plus être spécifié dans la norme, les épaisseurs nominales fixes ont été remplacées par des épaisseurs préférentielles, les types B.6 et P.6 ont été remplacés mais les désignations ont été conservées et les types B.7 et P.7 ont été supprimés.

Specifikacija za prešpanske plošče in prešpanski papir v elektrotehniki - 1. del: Definicije in splošne zahteve (IEC 60641-1:2007)

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SIST EN 60641-1:2008
SIST EN 60641-1:1998
Specification for pressboard and presspaper for electrical purposes - Part 1: Definitions
and general requirements (IEC 60641-1:2007)
Bestimmung für Tafel- und Rollenpressspan für elektrotechnische Anwendungen - Teil 1:
Begriffe und allgemeine Anforderungen (IEC 60641-1:2007)
Spécifications pour le carton comprimé et le papier comprimé à usages électriques -
Partie 1: Définitions et prescriptions générales (CEI 60641-1:2007)
Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z: EN 60641-1:2008
SIST EN 60641-1:2008 en,fr
2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.

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EN 60641-1

January 2008

ICS 29.035.10 Supersedes EN 60641-1:1995

English version

Specification for pressboard and presspaper for electrical purposes -
Part 1: Definitions and general requirements
(IEC 60641-1:2007)

Spécifications pour le carton comprimé  Bestimmung für Tafel-
et le papier comprimé und Rollenpressspan
à usages électriques - für elektrotechnische Anwendungen -
Partie 1: Définitions Teil 1: Begriffe
et prescriptions générales und allgemeine Anforderungen
(CEI 60641-1:2007) (IEC 60641-1:2007)

This European Standard was approved by CENELEC on 2007-12-01. 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
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Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

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© 2008 CENELEC - All rights of exploitation in any form and by any means reserved worldwide for CENELEC members.
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EN 60641-1:2008 - 2 -
The text of document 15/352/CDV, future edition 2 of IEC 60641-1, prepared by IEC TC 15, Solid
electrical insulating materials, was submitted to the IEC-CENELEC parallel Unique Acceptance
Procedure and was approved by CENELEC as EN 60641-1 on 2007-12-01.
This European Standard supersedes EN 60641-1:1995.
The main changes with respect to EN 60641-1:1995 are listed below:
– the kind of surface finish shall no longer be specified in the standard;
– fixed nominal thicknesses have been replaced by preferred thicknesses;
– types B.6 and P.6 have been replaced, but the designations have been kept;
– types B.7 and P.7 have been deleted.
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) 2008-09-01
– latest date by which the national standards conflicting
with the EN have to be withdrawn (dow) 2010-12-01
Endorsement notice
The text of the International Standard IEC 60641-1:2007 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 60641-3 NOTE Harmonized in EN 60641-3 series (not modified).

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IEC 60641-1
Edition 2.0 2007-11

Pressboard and presspaper for electrical purposes –
Part 1: Definitions and general requirements

Carton comprimé et papier comprimé à usages électriques –
Partie 1: Définitions et exigences générales

ICS 29.035.10 ISBN 2-8318-9589-8

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– 2 – 60641-1 © IEC:2008

1 Scope.5
2 Terms and definitions .5
3 Classification.5
4 General requirements .6
4.1 Composition .6
4.2 Finish .6
4.3 Machineability .6
5 Dimensions .6
6 Conditions of supply .6


Table 1 – Classification.8

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60641-1 © IEC:2008 – 3 –


Part 1: Definitions and general requirements

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