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electrical aging test on IPC

Posted By: SIAME

electrical aging test on IPC - 08/14/17 06:34 AM

Dear friends,
what is the role of the electrical aging test for insulation piercing connnector (IPC)?
I need some advice concerning this test.
This test is in conformity with the French standards NF C 33-020 version 2013 and NF EN 50483-5.

Best Regards
SIAME.
Posted By: gfretwell

Re: electrical aging test on IPC - 08/15/17 04:27 AM

I suppose in the simplest terms it is evaluating how the connection degrades over time. I am not sure what environmental conditions they simulate in the test. It should certainly approximate the worst case situations it will experience when installed in compliance with the listing.
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