A 1676 Single chamber test cage


The A 1676 Single chamber test cage construction is designed “ready” for integration of light curtain safety module. The safety module provides the automatic protection against direct contact by light curtains. If the light curtain detects the bridge inside the prohibition zone, the safety module disconnects measuring circuits from the mains. No closing door is needed.

Standards applied

Electrical switchboards safety

  • ESB Competences: Electrical Switchboards Safety Testing
  • IEC/EN 61439-1 Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies - Part 1: General rules

Machine safety

  • MST Competences: Machines Electrical Safety Testing
  • IEC/EN 50191 Erection and operation of electrical test equipment
  • IEC/EN 60950 Information technology equipment – Safety

Portable appliances safety

  • PAT Competences: Portable Appliances Safety Testing
  • IEC/EN 60335-1 Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety
  • IEC/EN 60598-1 Luminaires - Part 1: General requirements and tests
  • VDE 0701 Inspection after repair, modification of electrical appliances - periodic
  • VDE 0702 Inspection on electrical appliances - general requirements for electrical safety

Instrument safety towards user

  • Directive EMC 89/336/EE on electromagnetic compatibility
  • IEC/EN 61010-031 Amendment 1 - Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control and laboratory use - Part 031: Safety requirements for hand-held and hand-manipulated probe assemblies for electrical test and measurement

Optional accessories


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A 1676 Single chamber test cage en 2021 24.02.2021 pdf 1.47 MB

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