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Glossary

EN protective conductor
(identification: PE)  
conductor provided for purposes of safety, for example protection against electric shock

Note1 to entry: In an electrical installation, the conductor identified PE is normally also considered as protective earthing conductor.

[SOURCE: IEC60050-195:1998, 195-02-09]


TC/SC:82Terms     Info     Publications
Published in:IEC 62257-1, ed. 3.0 (2015-10) Terms     Info
Reference number:A.96

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