IEC 63067 pdf – Electrical installations for lighting and beaconing of aerodromes – Connecting devices – General requirements and tests

IEC 63067 pdf – Electrical installations for lighting and beaconing of aerodromes – Connecting devices – General requirements and tests

IEC 63067 pdf – Electrical installations for lighting and beaconing of aerodromes – Connecting devices – General requirements and tests
This document applies to plugs and receptacles for single or multiple pole connecting devicesused for aeronautical ground lighting applications.
Additional requirements and usage of connecting devices are given in different parts ofIEC 61820 series.
Connecting devices complying with this document are suitable for use in environmental classE11 according to lEC61820-1.
2Normative references
The following documents are referred to in the text in such a way that some or all of theircontent constitutes requirements of this document. For dated references,only the editioncited applies.For undated references, the latest edition of the referenced document (includingany amendments) applies.
IEC 60352-2:2006,Solderless connections – Part 2: Crimped connections – Generalrequirements, test methods and practical guidance
IEC 60529,Degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP Code)
IEC 61820-1,Electrical installations for aeronautical ground lighting at aerodromes – Part 1:Fundamental principles
ISo 2859-1,Sampling procedures for inspection by attributes – Part 1: Sampling schemesindexed by acceptance quality limit(AQL) for lot-by-lot inspection
3Terms and definitions
For the purposes of this document,the terms and definitions given in lEC 61820-1, and thefollowing apply.
NOTE where the terms “voltage” and “current” are used in this document, they are RMS values, unless otherwisespecified.
ISo and lEc maintain terminological databases for use in standardization at the followingaddresses:
. IEC Electropedia: available at http://www.electropedia.org/
. Iso Online browsing platform: available at http:1/www.iso.orglobp3.1
accessory having pin(s) designed to engage with the socket contact(s) of a receptacle,incorporating means for the electrical connection and insulated mechanical casting forretention of cable or wires
[SOURCE: IEC 60050-442:1998,442-03-01,modified – “socket-outlet”was replaced by”receptacle”,“mechanical retention”was replaced by “insulated mechanical casting forretention” and “cords” was replaced by “wires”.]
accessory having socket contact(s)designed to engage with the pin(s) of a plug, incorporatingmeans for the electrical connection and insulated mechanical casting for retention of cablesand wires
type test
conformity test made on one or more items representative of the production
production test
test that is carried out for samples of certain lot according to lSo 2859-1
class A connecting device
accessory that is completed by insulating material moulded around pre-assembledcomponents that are terminated to cable(s) or wire(s) in factory
class B connecting device
accessory consisting of a pre-moulded housing and interface contacts that are meant to beassembled on the field
primary circuit
electric circuit that transfers energy from a power source to the primary winding of an AGLtransformer
secondary circuit
electric circuit that transfers energy from the secondary winding of the AGL transformer to aload
screen continuity conductor
copper wire used to make a connection to the screen of a cable for the purpose of continuityor earthing
4General requirements
Plugs and receptacles shall be so designed and constructed that,in normal use,theirperformance is reliable,and safety is achieved by reducing risk to a tolerable level in airfieldenvironment.
Compliance is checked by meeting all the relevant requirements and tests specified in thisdocument.
5 General remarks on tests
5.1Tests shall be carried out to check compliance with the relevant requirements of thisdocument.
Tests are as follows:
– type tests shall be made on representative specimens of each type of connecting device;- production tests shall be made according to Annex A.
Conditions of 5.2 to 5.5 are applicable to type tests.
5.2 Tests shall be carried out at 23 C ± 3 C unless otherwise defined.
5.3 Test shall be performed on six pairs (plugs and receptacles) of samples of each style todemonstrate compliance with the requirements in this document.
All tested connecting devices shall pass all the relevant tests of this document. Failure of anyone of the connecting devices in any one of the tests shall indicate failure of this product tocomply with this specification unless otherwise noted in a particular test.
5.4 Assembled connecting devices of class A, shall be subjected to all the relevant tests ofthis document.
5.5 Class B connecting devices shall be assembled in accordance with the manufacturer’sinstructions to lengths of wire or cable,as appropriate,of at least 0,6 m for all the relevanttests of this document.
Rated values for receptacles and plugs are according to lEC 61820-1 voltage classes.
NOTE For connecting devices different rating voltages are used.E.g. 600 v or 750V between phases and1 5o0 v between ground and phase.
7 Classification
Connecting devices are classified as shown in Table 1.

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