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IEC 60695-11-2

IEC 60695-2-2 Fire hazard testing - Part 2: Test methods - Section 2. Needle-flame test

Needle flame test to IEC 60695-2-2, EN 60695-2-2, VDE 0471 Part 2-2 The ignition source is a butane gas flame produced by a needle burner. The needle flame is used to simulate ignition sources that can occur on tracking paths as a result of electrical faults in insulating components. The flame is applied to the edge or surface of the specimen for 5, 10, 20, 30, 60 or 120 seconds, after which the burning length and the burning time (which must not exceed 30 seconds) are noted.