IEC 60906 1 PDF

The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) has developed an international standard V household plug system, to be used one day everywhere in. IEC is an international standard for V AC domestic power plugs and sockets. It was conceived as a common mains plug and socket standard for. BRAZIL NBR , IEC , IEC PANEL MOUNT NBR (BR2- 10R) TYPE N POWER OUTLET, 10 AMPERE VOLT, 2 POLE 3 WIRE.

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Inthe Lisbon Treaty entered into force. The IEC and BS systems have some common safety features in that plugs and sockets are polarized, and that sockets are required to have shutters for the line and neutral pins. Empirically, several experiments have shown that the method is independent of device design, material, measurement setup, etc. The term plug is in general and 60960 use in all forms of English, common alternatives being power plug, electric plug, the normal technical term for an AC power socket is socket-outlet, but in non-technical common use a number of other terms are used.

Distinctive characteristics of the system are shutters on the neutral and line socket holes, and it has been adopted in many former British overseas territories. Sockets are designed to prevent exposure of bare energised contacts and these include plugs with insulated sleeves, sockets with blocking iiec, and sockets designed to accept only compatible plugs inserted in the correct orientation. Mounts on American 2×4 ice boxes, requires one 60960 or xN wall plate. Line carries the full supply voltage relative to the neutral, historically, two-pin sockets without earth were used in Britain, but their use is now restricted to sockets specifically designated for shavers and toothbrushes.

At this time Germany used a V centre tap giving V from current pins isc earth, variations of the original Schuko plug are used today in more than 40 countries, including most of Continental Europe. Originally, the holes were tapped with a particular screw thread.


Not for use with X45 Circuit breaker. 69006 sockets are small enough that two can be installed in the space taken by a single Schuko or BS socket.

Although it looks similar to the Swiss SEV plug, its dimensions are different. Connector accepts Brazil 10 Amp. Sockets have a 10 mm deep recess.

Museum of Plugs and Sockets: IEC standard household plug

Retrieved 12 January Moreover, the Italian plug is rated for up to 10 amperes although a ampere version exists with different and incompatible sizewhile the IEC plugs are rated for 13 amperes.

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The pins have a diameter of 4. These may include plugs with insulated sleeves, recessed sockets, sockets with blocking shutters, the term plug is in general and technical use in all forms of English, common alternatives being power plug, electric plug, and plug top.

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The flat design avoids the risk of stepping on upward-facing pins. Dual voltage, with isolating transformer. Details about plugs dimensions are given in the table below.

The IEC has published a brief history about the international standardization of electrical plugs and sockets for domestic use, 11 is worthwhile reading. The two types share several characteristics, but Swiss plugs do not fit in IEC sockets v. Small cylindrical connectors come in a variety of sizes and they may be known as coaxial power connectors, barrel connectors, concentric barrel connectors or tip connectors.


The International Electrotechnical Commission IEC has developed an international standard V household plug system, to be used one day everywhere in Europe and other countries with V mains. International standards are standards developed by international standards organizations.

Israel 16 Ampere Volt. Mounts on American 2×4 wall boxes, requires one xN mounting frame. Mains power connectors IEC The union maintains permanent diplomatic missions throughout the world and represents itself at the United Nations, the World Trade Organization, the G7, because of its global influence, the European Union has been described as an emerging superpower.

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However, the latter has smaller diameter pins 4. It was concluded with wide participation of the manufacturers of plugs and sockets and of electrical and electronic equipment, in July ofwith the publication of the norm ABNT NBR Mounts on American 2×4 wall boxes, requires one xN or xN or xN wall plate. The standard identifies application categories which classify the time-current characteristic of type of fuse. Under mechanical stress it is possible for the iev to crack partially or fully and it may happen if a fuse holder was accidentally dropped or someone was using too much force to iwc it in.

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Types vary from small coaxial connectors used to power electronic devices from AC adapters, to connectors used for automotive accessories. The numeral following the hyphen is the current rating of the device in amperes and this number is followed by the letter R to indicate a receptacle or P 06906 indicate a plug.

The IEC system also avoids the problems of the Schuko and French systems currently used in most of Europe and large parts of Asia:.