IEC 60974-8:2021 is available as IEC 60974-8:2021 RLV which contains the International Standard and its Redline version, showing all changes of the technical content compared to the previous edition.
IEC 60974-8:2021 specifies safety and performance requirements for gas consoles intended to be used with combustible gases or oxygen. These gas consoles are designed to supply gases for use in arc welding, plasma cutting, gouging and allied processes in non-explosive atmospheres. The gas console can be external or internal to the power source enclosure. In the latter case, the power source shall meet the requirements of both IEC 60974-1 and this document. This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition, published in 2009. This edition constitutes a technical revision. The significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition are the following:
- changes induced by the publication of IEC 60974-1:2017;
- requirements for the rating plate as in IEC 60974-1:2017, Clause 15;
- requirements for the instructions in 13.2.
This part of IEC 60974 is to be used in conjunction with IEC 60974-1.

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IEC 60974-11:2021 is available as IEC 60974-11:2021 RLV which contains the International Standard and its Redline version, showing all changes of the technical content compared to the previous edition.
IEC 60974-11:2021 is applicable to electrode holders for manual metal arc welding with electrodes up to 10 mm in diameter. It is not applicable to electrode holders for underwater welding. This document specifies safety and performance requirements of electrode holders. This fourth edition cancels and replaces the third edition, published in 2010. This edition constitutes a technical revision. The significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition are the following:
- Modify 3.6 type A to category A;
- Modify 3.7 type B to category B;
- Modify 8.1 to clarify reference to IEC 60529;
- Modification of 10.1 for clarification purposes;
- Added Bibliography.
This part of IEC 60974 is to be used in conjunction with IEC 60974-1.

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IEC 60974-13:2021 is available as IEC 60974-13:2021 RLV which contains the International Standard and its Redline version, showing all changes of the technical content compared to the previous edition.
IEC 60974-13:2021 is applicable to welding current return clamps for arc welding processes, designed to make an electrical connection to the workpiece without using tools. This document is not applicable to welding current return clamps for underwater welding and plasma cutting.
This document specifies safety and performance requirements of welding current return clamps. This document does not specify requirements for welding cables. This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition, published in 2011, and constitutes a technical revision.
The significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition are the following:
- Modified the title from "Welding clamp" to "Welding current return clamp" and updated the term through the document.
- Updated all values of test current in Table 1 corrected to 40 °C.
- Updated the reference to EN 50565-1:2014, Electric cables - Guide to use for cables with a rated voltage not exceeding 450/750 V (U0/U) – Part 1: General guidance
This part of IEC 60974 is to be used in conjunction with IEC 60974-1.

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IEC 60974-10:2020 is available as IEC 60974-10:2020 RLV which contains the International Standard and its Redline version, showing all changes of the technical content compared to the previous edition.
IEC 60974-10:2020 is applicable to equipment for arc welding and allied processes, including power sources and ancillary equipment, for example wire feeders, liquid cooling systems, arc striking and stabilizing devices and chargers for battery powered equipment. This fourth edition cancels and replaces the third edition published in 2014 and its Amendment 1:2015. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
- updated normative references;
- requirements for battery powered equipment;
- requirements for equipment combined with radio transmitters/receivers.

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IEC 62135-2:2020 is available as IEC 62135-2:2020 RLV which contains the International Standard and its Redline version, showing all changes of the technical content compared to the previous edition.
IEC 62135-2:2020 is applicable to equipment for resistance welding and allied processes which are connected to mains supplies with rated voltages up to 1 000 V AC RMS. This document does not define safety requirements. This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition published in 2015. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
- update of the applicable limits related to the updated references;
- implementation of radiated magnetic field requirements.

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IEC 60974-7:2019 specifies safety and construction requirements for torches used for arc welding and allied processes. This document is applicable to manual, mechanically guided, air-cooled, liquid-cooled, motorized, spool-on and fume extraction torches.
This fourth edition cancels and replaces the third edition published in 2013 and constitutes a technical revision.
This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
a) definitions 3.11 and 3.20 were revised;
b) requirements for arc striking and stabilizing voltage rating have been added to the sequence of type tests (see 6.2);
c) the AC test voltage requirement for torches that utilize arc striking and stabilizing voltageshas been revised (see 7.5.2);
d) the test configuration of isolated circuits for torches that utilize arc striking and stabilizing voltages has been revised (see 7.5.2);
e) the metal tube used for the heating tests has additional allowable means of cooling methods (see 8.3.2 and 8.3.5);
f) for fume extraction torches, the instructions for use include additional information (see Clause 13, item i)).
This document is to be used in conjunction with IEC 60974-1:2017.

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IEC 60974-3:2019 specifies safety requirements for industrial and professional arc striking and arc stabilizing devices used in arc welding and allied processes.
This document is applicable to arc striking and stabilizing devices which are stand-alone (separate from the welding equipment) or built in (housed in a single enclosure with other arc welding equipment).
This fourth edition cancels and replaces the third edition published in 2013 and constitutes a technical revision.
This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
- changes induced by the publication of IEC 60974-1:2017;
- reference to IEC 60974-1:2017/AMD1:2019 in Clause 2;
- Figure 2 is updated where a subtraction of the proportion of the no-load voltage is shown;
- requirement for safe operation of the arc striking and stabilising devices in the event of failure, in 11.5;
- requirements for the rating plate as in IEC 60974-1:2017, Clause 15.

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IEC 60974-5:2019 specifies safety and performance requirements for industrial and professional equipment used in arc welding and allied processes to feed filler wire.
This document is applicable to wire feeders and to wire-feed controls that are stand-alone (separate from the welding equipment), housed together in a single enclosure or housed in a single enclosure with other welding equipment. The wire feeder can be suitable for manually or mechanically guided torches.
This fourth edition cancels and replaces the third edition published in 2013 and constitutes a technical revision.
This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
- changes induced by the publication of IEC 60974-1:2017;
- addition of requirements for welding circuit connections in 6.9;
- clarification of requirements and conformity in 6.3.1;
- clarification of thermal requirements in Clause 9;
- addition of requirements in relation to abnormal operation in Clause 10.
This International Standard is to be used in conjunction with IEC 60974-1:2017.

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IEC 60974-2:2019 specifies safety and construction requirements for industrial and professional liquid cooling systems used in arc welding and allied processes to cool torches.
This document is applicable to liquid cooling systems which are stand-alone (separate from the welding equipment) or built-in (housed in a single enclosure with other welding equipment).
This fourth edition cancels and replaces the third edition published in 2013 and constitutes a technical revision.
This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
a) changes induced by the publication of IEC 60974-1:2017;
b) reference in 11.1 changed.

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IEC 60974-14:2018 specifies requirements for the verification of arc welding and external monitoring equipment. This document also serves for practical implementation of the verification procedure for arc welding equipment.
This document can be applied at the time of installation and any other times or intervals the user deems appropriate to ensure the equipment is capable of operating to the manufacturer’s specification or other specifications deemed applicable by the user.

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IEC 60974-9:2018 is also available as IEC 60974-9:2018 RLV which contains the International Standard and its Redline version, showing all changes of the technical content compared to the previous edition.
IEC 60974-9:2018 is applicable to requirements for installation and instructions for use of equipment for arc welding and allied processes designed in accordance with safety requirements of IEC 60974-1, IEC 60974-6 or equivalent. This standard cancels and replaces the first edition published in 2010. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
- addition of a new Clause 8;
- addition of interpolation details in Table 1.

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IEC 62822-3:2017 applies to equipment for resistance welding and allied processes designed for occupational use by professionals and for use by laymen.
This document specifies procedures for the assessment of human exposure to magnetic fields produced by resistance welding equipment. It covers non-thermal biological effects in the frequency range from 0 Hz to 10 MHz and defines standardized test scenarios.

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This part of IEC 60974 is applicable to power sources for arc welding and allied processes designed for industrial and professional use, and supplied by a voltage not exceeding 1 000 V, battery supplied or driven by mechanical means.
This document specifies safety and performance requirements of welding power sources and plasma cutting systems.
This document is not applicable to limited duty arc welding and cutting power sources which are designed mainly for use by laymen and designed in accordance with IEC 60974-6.
This document includes requirements for battery-powered welding power sources and battery packs, which are given in Annex O.
This document is not applicable to testing of power sources during periodic maintenance or after repair.
This fifth edition cancels and replaces the fourth edition published in 2012 and constitutes a technical revision.
The significant changes with respect to the previous edition are the following:
– improvement of Figure 1 (6.1.1);
– modification of Table 3 (6.1.4);
– description of energy efficiency measurements in Annex M;
– inclusion of battery supplied welding power sources in the scope. Requirements therefore are described in Annex O.

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IEC 60974-4:2016 specifies test procedures for periodic inspection and, after repair, to ensure electrical safety. These test procedures are also applicable for maintenance. This standard is applicable to power sources for arc welding and allied processes designed in accordance with IEC 60974-1 or IEC 60974-6. Stand-alone ancillary equipment designed in accordance with other parts of IEC 60974 may be tested in accordance with relevant requirements of this part of IEC 60974. This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition published in 2010. It constitutes a technical revision. The main significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition are the following:
- With regard to basic standards the term "leakage current" has been replaced by "touch current" and "protective conductor current".
- Measurements of circuits connected in a non-galvanic way shall be tested according to the information of the manufacturer.
- The order of the chapters dealing with measurements to be carried out has been changed.
- The example test report in Annex B has been adapted.

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IEC 62822-2:2016 applies to equipment for arc welding and allied processes designed for occupational use by professionals and for use by laymen.

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IEC 62822-1:2016 is a product family standard, applies to equipment for resistance welding, arc welding and allied processes designed for occupational use by professionals and for use by laymen.

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IEC 60974-6:2015 specifies safety and performance requirements applicable to limited duty arc welding and cutting power sources and auxiliaries designed for use by laymen. Electrically powered equipment is intended to be connected to the single phase public low-voltage supply system. Engine driven power sources cannot exceed output power of 7,5 kVA. This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition published in 2010. It constitutes a technical revision. The main significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition are the following:
- modified measurement conditions (see 7.3.1);
- improved values for temperature limits according to the class of insulation (see Table 1);
- improved maximum temperature limits (see Table 2);
- deleted overload test.
This publication is to be read in conjunction with IEC 60974-1:2012.

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IEC 62135-1:2015 applies to equipment for resistance welding and allied processes and includes single and multiple welding stations which may be manually or automatically loaded and/or started. This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition published in 2008. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
- creepage distances for pollution degree 4 are no longer valid (see Table 2);
- insulation requirements for Class II equipment are defined (see Table 3);
- dielectric test voltage interpolation restriction lower limit is changed to 220 V and interpolation for control and welding circuit is clarified (see Table 4);
- maximum temperature for insulation systems are reviewed in accordance with current edition of IEC 60085 (see Table 7);
- marking of terminals is defined (see 10.3);
- table for nominal voltages of supply networks is changed adopting Table B.2 of IEC 60664-1:2007 in place of the Table B.1 values referenced in the previous edition to provide for equipment to be connected to both earthed and unearthed systems. The change impacts the creepage and clearance distance requirements for some supply voltage ratings (see Annex A);
- touch current in fault condition are measurement procedures are clarified (see 6.4.4 and Annex C);
- welding circuit touch current is defined (see 6.2.6);
- touch current in normal condition are clarified and moved in protection against electric shock in normal service (see 6.3.7);
- heating test conditions are clarified (see 7.1.1);
- external surface temperature rise limitation is changed (see 7.3.2). The contents of the corrigendum of February 2016 have been included in this copy.

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IEC 60974-13:2011 is applicable to clamps for arc welding processes, designed to make an electrical connection to the workpiece without using tools. This part of IEC 60974 is not applicable to clamps for underwater welding and plasma cutting. This part of IEC 60974 specifies safety and performance requirements of welding clamps. This part of IEC 60974 does not specify requirements for welding cables.

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IEC 60974-12:2011 is applicable to coupling devices for cables used in arc welding and allied processes, designed for connection and disconnection without using tools. This part of IEC 60974 specifies safety and performance requirements of coupling devices. This part of IEC 60974 is not applicable to coupling devices for underwater welding. This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition published in 2005. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
- dimensions given in Annex A become normative,
- designation is based on the range of cross-sectional area of the welding cable intended to be connected.

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IEC 60974-11:2010 is applicable to electrode holders for manual metal arc welding with electrodes up to 10 mm in diameter. It is not applicable to electrode holders for underwater welding. This part of IEC 60974 specifies safety and performance requirements of electrode holders. This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition published in 2004. This edition constitutes a technical revision. The significant changes with respect to the previous edition are the following:
- change of the environmental condition in accordance with IEC 60974-1 (see Clause 4);
- change of electrical measuring instruments accuracy to Class 1 (see 5.1);
- correction of sphere diameter to 12,5 mm (see 8.1);
- alternative dielectric strength test (see 8.3).
This publication is to be read in conjunction with IEC 60974-1:2005.

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IEC 60974-8:2009 specifies safety and performance requirements for gas consoles intended to be used with combustible gases or oxygen. These gas consoles are designed to supply gases for use in arc welding, plasma cutting, gouging and allied processes in non-explosive atmospheres. The significant changes with respect to the previous edition are the following:
- removal of intrinsically safe design;
- introduction of gas mixing function;
- new informative rating plate layout;
- induced changes due to publication of IEC 60974-1, edition 3.

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