IEC 62561-2:2018 

Lightning protection system components (LPSC) - Part 2: Requirements for conductors and earth electrodes


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IEC 62561-2:2018 specifies the requirements and tests for:
  • metallic conductors (other than "natural" conductors) that form part of the air-termination and down-conductor systems,
  • metallic earth electrodes that form part of the earth-termination system.
This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition published in 2012. This edition constitutes a technical revision.
This edition includes the following significant technical change with respect to the previous edition:
  1. Tables 2 and 4 have been merged into one Table (Table 2).
  2. Figure 2 showing the coating measurement of a plate conductor has been added.

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Additional information

Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2018-01-25
Available language(s)English/French
TC/SCTC 81 - Lightning protectionrss
ICS29.020 - Electrical engineering in general
91.120.40 - Lightning protection
Stability date  2025
File size1688 KB

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