IEC 60309-2:2021 applies to plugs, fixed or portable socket-outlets, and appliance inlets, hereinafter referred to as accessories, with a rated operating voltage not exceeding 1 000 V DC or 1 000 V AC with a frequency not exceeding 500 Hz and a rated current not exceeding 125 A, primarily intended for industrial use, either indoors or outdoors.
This fifth edition cancels and replaces the fourth edition published in 1999, Amendment 1:2005 and Amendment 2:2012. This edition constitutes a technical revision.
This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
<li>addition of requirements and test for non-solid pins;</li>
<li>additional rating IPX9;</li>
<li>additional marking to indicate neutral terminal and/or earthing terminal.</li>
This document is to be read in conjunction with IEC 60309-1:2021.
When the standard is harmonized under a directive or regulation, the word Harmonized appear. When such an inscription does not appear, it means that the standard is related to / supporting the relevant directive or regulation.
Directive 2008/68/EC of the European Parliament and of the council of 24 September 2008 on the inland transport of the dangerous goods
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
Directive (EU) 2016/797 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 May 2016 on the interoperability of the rail system within the European Union (Text with EEA relevance)