International Electrotechnical Commission

ENclass I equipment 
equipment in which protection against electric shock does not rely on basic insulation only, but which includes an additional safety precaution in that accessible conductive parts are connected to the protective earthing conductor in the fixed wiring of the electrical installation in such a way that accessible parts cannot become live in the event of a failure of the basic insulation

NOTE 1 Class I equipment may have parts with double insulation or parts operating at SELV.

NOTE 2 For equipment intended for use with a flexible cord or cable, this provision includes a protective earthing conductor as part of the flexible cord or cable.

TC/SC:82Terms     Info     Publications
Published in:IEC 62257-7-1, ed. 2.0 (2010-09) Terms     Info
Reference number:3.8

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