This page has last been updated 5th March 2012
 
 

IEC61439 – part 0: Guide to specifying assemblies: Published October 2010. This is an explanation of the standard series, it cannot be used as the specifying part, one of the parts above part 1 should be used for specifying assemblies. (Note it is NOT being released as a BS). There will be a new version produced to meet the Edition 2 of Part 1.

IEC 61439 – part 1; Edition 2: General Rules : Now released and available from IEC Website. This new edition has had significant editorial and technical changes; the technical outcome of the standard has not principally changed. All the tests performed in accordance to the current Edition 1 are fully valid for Edition 2.

IEC 61439 – part 2; Edition 2: PSC (Power Switchgear and Controlgear Assemblies) : Now released and available from IEC website.
This new edition has had significant editorial and technical changes; the technical outcome of the standard has not principally changed. All the tests performed in accordance to the current Edition 1 are fully valid for Edition 2.

IEC 61439 – part 3: DBO (Distribution boards intended to be operated by ordinary persons): Now released and available from IEC Website, it has been written in line with Edition 2 of Part 1. This part has been updated to meet the new structure of 61439 and released to Edition 2 of General Rule.

IEC 61439 – part 4: ACS (Assemblies for construction sites): currently being worked on by the IEC committees, programme suggests release in the early half of 2012. This part is being updated to meet the new structure of 61439. There is the likelihood that verification by test not being the only form of verification allowed, which is a significant relaxation to the current 60439-4.

IEC 61439 – part 5: Assemblies for power distribution in public networks: Voted positively by the IEC committee and is now in publication.
This part has been updated to meet the new structure of 61439 however it will be released to Edition 1 of General Rules

IEC 61439 – part 6: Busbar trunking systems (busways): Has been released as an FDIS, it has been updated to meet Edition 2 of IEC61439-1. This part is being updated to meet the new structure of 61439, with it previously being IEC60439-2.

IEC 61439 – part 7: Assemblies for use in marinas and similar locations (AMH), camping sites and similar locations (ACC), market squares and other similar external public sites (AMS): brand new part, being worked on by the IEC committees, currently this part is too early in its development to have a proposed release date. This part is progressing through the IEC process and is currently at CDV stage.