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IEC 62196-1 Testing

Plugs, socket-outlets, vehicle connectors and vehicle inlets – Conductive charging of electric vehicles – Part 1: General requirements

IEC 62196-1 Abstract:

IEC 62196 1 and EN 62196 1 testing is applicable to plugs, socket-outlets, vehicle connectors, vehicle inlets and cable assemblies for electric vehicles, herein referred to as “accessories”, intended for use in conductive charging systems which incorporate control means, with a rated operating voltage not exceeding:

  • 690 V A.C. 50 Hz to 60 Hz, at a rated current not exceeding 250 A;
  • 1500 V D.C. at a rated current not exceeding 400 A.

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Related Standards:

IEC 62196-1 General requirements

IEC 62196-2 Dimensional compatibility and interchangeability requirements for A.C. pin and contact-tube accessories

IEC 62196-3 Dimensional compatibility and interchangeability requirements for D.C. and A.C./D.C. pin and contact-tube vehicle couplers