Cover DIN EN 60695-11-5 VDE 0471-11-5:2017-12

DIN EN 60695-11-5 VDE 0471-11-5:2017-12

* German Language Version *

Fire hazard testing

Part 11-5: Test flames – Needle-flame test method – Apparatus, confirmatory test arrangement and guidance

(IEC 60695-11-5:2016); German version EN 60695-11-5:2017
Class/Status: Standard, valid
Released: 2017-12
VDE Art. No.: 0400270


This part of IEC 60695 specifies a needle-flame test to simulate the effect of a small flame which maymresult from fault conditions, in order to assess by a simulation technique the fire hazard.
It is applicable to electrotechnical equipment, its sub-assemblies and components and to solid electrical insulating materials or other combustible materials.