Electrical Definitions

IET
IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology)

The IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology) is one of the world’s leading professional societies for the engineering and technology community, with more than 150,000 Members in 127 countries and offices in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific. The IET provides a global knowledge network to facilitate the exchange of ideas and promote the positive role […]

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27 Jun
By: Reece
high voltage
BS 7211

Requirements for non-armoured cables with thermosetting insulation of rated voltage up to and including 450/750 V, which produce lower levels of smoke and corrosive gases under exposure to fire, compared with corresponding PVC-insulated cables specified in BS 6004.

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26 Jun
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BS 7671

British Standard BS 7671 “Requirements for electrical installations” is the national standard in the United Kingdom for low voltage electrical installations. For more click here.

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26 Jun
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Electric Arc
General Definitions

High, Low and Extra Low Voltage. The International Electrotechnical Commission and its national counterparts (IET, IEEE, VDE, etc.) define high voltage circuits as those with more than 1000 V for alternating current and at least 1500 V for direct current, and distinguish it from low voltage (50 to 1000 V AC or 120 to 1500 […]

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26 Jun
By: Reece