The European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (CENELEC) has released EN 61058-2-6:2016 Switches for appliances - Part 2-6: Particular requirements for switches used in electric motor-operated hand-held tools, transportable tools and lawn and garden machinery.
The standard is referred as a subset based on IEC 61058-1. This standard specifically provides specific requirements for switches incorporated into or integrated with electric motor-operated hand-held tools, transportable tools and lawn and garden machinery.
This standard applies to switches with an ambient temperature up to and including 55 °C.
The important dates to be considered are:
- Date of Ratification: July 20, 2016
- Date of Availability: October 21, 2016
- Date of Announcement: January 21, 2017
- Date of Publication: April 21, 2017
Source URL: EN 61058-2-6:2016