International Electrotechnical Commission
Glossary

ENprotective conductor; (identification, PE) 
conductor provided for purposes of safety, for example protection against electric shock

NOTE In an electrical installation, the conductor identified PE is normally also considered as protective earthing conductor.


TC/SC:82Terms     Info     Publications
Published in:IEC 62257-9-4, ed. 1.0 (2006-10) Terms     Info
Reference number:3.1
Source:IEV 195-02-09

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