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    SPECIFICATION FOR ELECTRICAL SAFETY AND PERFORMANCE OF GAS FIRED SPACE HEATING APPLIANCES WITH INPUTS 60 KW TO 2 MW

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1980

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Foreword
    Cooperating organizations
    Specification
    1 Scope
    2 References
    3 Definitions
    4 Electrical equipment and wiring
    4.1 General
    4.2 Supply connections and external cable and cords
    4.3 Bushings for cables and cords
    4.4 Terminals for external conductors
    4.5 Internal wiring
    4.6 Earthing
    4.7 Electrical insulation
    4.8 Protection against electric shock
    4.9 Transformers
    4.10 Plugs and sockets
    4.11 Creepage distances and clearances
    4.12 Switches
    4.13 Screws and connections
    4.14 Capacitors
    4.15 Lamps and lampholders
    4.16 Resistance to heat, fire and tracking
    4.17 Resistance to rusting
    4.18 Marking
    4.19 Electrical servicing
    Appendix
    A Measurement of creepage distances and clearances
    Tables
    1 Size of cable and conduit entries
    2 Conductor cross-sectional areas for which
          terminals shall be suitable
    3 Torque values for screws and nuts
    4 Dimensions of screw-type terminals
    5 Dimensions of stud-type terminals
    6 Test voltages
    7 Permissible temperature rises for insulation
          materials
    8 Creepage distances and clearances
    Figures
    1 Ball-pressure apparatus
    2 Hot-mandrel apparatus
    3 Arrangement and dimensions of the electrodes for
          the tracking test

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    Includes test techniques.Deals with appliances covered by BS 5978,5990 & 5991.

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    Committee GSE/39
    Development Note Supersedes 76/75448 DC. (09/2005) Reviewed and confirmed by BSI, December 2011. (11/2011)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    BS 5885-2(1987) : 1987 AUTOMATIC GAS BURNERS - SPECIFICATION FOR PACKAGED BURNERS WITH INPUT RATING 7.5 KW UP TO BUT EXCLUDING 60 KW
    BS 6880-1:1988 Code of practice for low temperature hot water heating systems of output greater than 45 kW Fundamental and design considerations
    BS 6880-2:1988 Code of practice for low temperature hot water heating systems of output greater than 45 kW Selection of equipment

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    BS 3456-101:1978 Specification for safety of household and similar electrical appliances General requirements
    BS 5990(1978) : LATEST
    BS 546:1950 Specification. Two-pole and earthing-pin plugs, socket-outlets and socket-outlet adaptors
    BS 3283-3(1966) : LATEST NON-REVERSIBLE CONNECTORS AND APPLIANCE INLETS FOR PORTABLE ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES (FOR CURRENTS UP TO 250 V) - 6 A NON-REVERSIBLE CONNECTORS AND APPLIANCE INLETS FOR CLASS II APPLIANCES
    BS 5991(1983) : 1983 SPECIFICATION FOR INDIRECT GAS FIRED FORCED CONVECTION AIR HEATERS FOR SPACE HEATING (60 KW UP TO 2 MW INPUT) SAFETY & PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS (EXCLUDING ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS) 2ND FAMILY GASES
    BS 3941:1975 SPECIFICATION FOR VOLTAGE TRANSFORMERS
    BS 5978-1(1983) : AMD 5643 SAFETY AND PERFORMANCE OF GAS FIRED HOT WATER BOILERS (60 KW TO 2 MW INPUT) - SPECIFICATION FOR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    BS 3643(1963) : LATEST
    BS 4491(1969) : AMD 4437 SPECIFICATION FOR APPLIANCE COUPLERS FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR GENERAL PURPOSES
    BS 731-1(1952) : 1952 FLEXIBLE STEEL CONDUIT FOR CABLE PROTECTION AND FLEXIBLE STEEL TUBING TO ENCLOSE FLEXIBLE DRIVES - FLEXIBLE STEEL CONDUIT & ADAPTORS FOR THE PROTECTION OF ELECTRIC CABLE
    BS 5978-2(1983) : AMD 5644 SAFETY AND PERFORMANCE OF GAS FIRED HOT WATER BOILERS (60 KW TO 2 MW INPUT) - SPECIFICATION FOR ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR BOILERS WITH ATMOSPHERIC BURNERS
    BS 4573(1970) : 1970 SPECIFICATION FOR 2-PIN REVERSIBLE PLUGS AND SHAVER SOCKET-OUTLETS
    BS 5559(1978) : AMD 3915 SPECIFICATION FOR IDENTIFICATION OF APPARATUS TERMINALS AND GENERAL RULES FOR A UNIFORM SYSTEM OF TERMINAL MARKING USING AN ALPHANUMERIC NOTATION
    BS 3283-2:1974 NON REVERSIBLE CONNECTORS AND APPLIANCE INLETS FOR PORTABLE ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES - (FOR CURRENTS UP TO 250 V) - 6 A CONNECTOR AND APPLIANCE INLET
    BS 2950:1958 Specification. Cartridge fuse-links for telecommunication and light electrical apparatus
    BS 5978-3(1983) : LATEST SAFETY AND PERFORMANCE OF GAS FIRED HOT WATER BOILERS (60 KW TO 2 MW INPUT) - SPECIFICATION FOR ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR BOILERS WITH FORCED OR INDUCED DRAUGHT BURNERS
    BS 4568-2(1970) : 1970 SPECIFICATION FOR STEEL CONDUIT AND FITTINGS WITH METRIC THREADS OF ISO FORM FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - FITTINGS AND COMPONENTS
    BS 1363(1967) : AMD 2680 SPECIFICATION FOR 13 A PLUGS, SWITCHED AND UNSWITCHED SOCKET-OUTLETS AND BOXES
    BS 88(1952) : LATEST CARTRIDGE FUSES FOR VOLTAGES UP TO AND INCLUDING 1000 V a.c. AND 1500 V d.c.
    BS 3535(1962) : 1962 SPECIFICATION FOR SAFETY ISOLATING TRANSFORMERS FOR INDUSTRIAL AND DOMESTIC PURPOSES
    BS 4568-1:1970 SPECIFICATION FOR STEEL CONDUIT AND FITTINGS WITH METRIC THREADS OF ISO FORM FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - STEEL CONDUIT, BENDS AND COUPLERS
    BS 562:1958 SPECIFICATION - REVERSIBLE CONNECTORS
    BS 3283-1:1980 NON-REVERSIBLE CONNECTORS AND APPLIANCE INLETS FOR PORTABLE ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES (FOR CIRCUITS UP TO 250 V) - SPECIFICATION FOR 13 A CONNECTOR AND APPLIANCE INLET
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