Standards and approvals


Series 3VA1 and 3VA2 molded case circuit breakers conform to the following international standards




Class A

Limits and methods of measurement of radio interference suppression of equipment in industrial environments.

Class B

Limits and methods of measurement of radio interference suppression of equipment in domestic environments.

IEC 60664‑1

Insulation coordination for equipment within low-voltage systems.

IEC 60068‑2‑1 "Ab"

Environmental testing - Part 2-1: Tests - Test A: Cold

IEC 60068‑2‑2 "Bd"

Environmental testing - Part 2-2: Tests - Test B: Dry heat

IEC 60068‑2‑27 "Ea"

Environmental testing - Part 2-27: Tests - Test Ea and guidance Shock

IEC 60068‑2‑30 "Db"

Environmental testing - Part 2-30: Tests - Test Db: Damp heat, cyclic (12 + 12 hours)

IEC 60068‑2‑52

Environmental testing - Part 2: Tests - Test Kb: Salt mist, cyclic (sodium chloride solution)

IEC 60068‑2‑6 "Fc"

Environmental testing - Part 2-6: Tests - Test Fc: Vibration (sinusoidal)

IEC 60228 Class 1

Solid conductors

IEC 60228 Class 2

Stranded conductors

IEC 60228 Class 5

Flexible conductors

IEC 60228 Class 6

Very flexible conductors (more flexibility than Class 5)

IEC 60364‑4‑41

Electrical installations of buildings - Part 4-41: Protection for safety - Protection against electric shock

VDE 0100-410

IEC 60529

Degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP code)

IEC 60947‑1 / DIN EN 60947‑1 (VDE 0600‑100)

Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear – General rules

IEC / EN 60947‑1

Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear – General rules

IEC / EN 60947-1, Annex S

Digital inputs and/or digital outputs contained in switchgear and controlgear

IEC / EN 60947‑2 Edition 4.1, 05.2009

Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 2: Circuit-Breakers

IEC /  EN 60947‑2 A1

IEC / EN 60947-2,
Annex B

Circuit-breakers incorporating residual current protection

IEC / EN 60947‑2, Annex H

"Test sequence for circuit-breakers for IT systems"

"Circuit-breakers for IT systems"

IEC / EN 60947‑3 / DIN EN 60947‑3 (VDE 0660‑107)

Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear – Switches, disconnectors, switch-disconnectors and fuse-combination units

IEC 60947‑4‑1 / DIN EN 60947‑4‑1 (VDE 0660‑102)

Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear: Contactors and motor-starters

IEC / EN 61000‑4‑2

Electrostatic discharge immunity test

IEC / EN 61000‑4‑3

Radiated, radio-frequency, electromagnetic field immunity test

IEC / EN 61000‑4‑4

Electrical fast transient/burst immunity test

IEC / EN 61000‑4‑5

Surge immunity test

IEC / EN 61000‑4‑6

Immunity to conducted disturbances, induced by radio-frequency fields

IEC 61557‑12

Electrical safety in low voltage distribution systems up to 1000 V a.c. and 1500 V d.c. - Equipment for testing, measuring or monitoring of protective measures - Part 12: Performance measuring and monitoring devices (PMD)

UL489 Annex SE

"Firmware analysis for safety-relevant applications in electronic trip units"

RoHS Directive 2002/95/EC (Directive on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment).

3VA molded case circuit breakers conform to the following national standards

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Certification by marine classification societies

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