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Testing Procedures per US and International Standards

Testing Procedures per US and International Standards

There are specific test specifications for each of our products from connectors and rail-mounted terminal blocks to interface modules and the WAGO I/O SYSTEM.

WAGO products meet or exceed the requirements of US and International agencies in a variety of material and performance tests as outlined below.

Mechanical Tests

Mechanical Tests

WAGO products meet the requirements for the following mechanical tests

  • Termination Requirements
  • Pull Out Test according to UL486A-486B or UL486E (Equipment Wiring Terminals), IEC/EN 60947-7-1, IEC/EN 60998-2-2, IEC/EN 60999-1
  • Shock Test to IEC/EN 60068-2-27, 60068-2-30; Railway Applications IEC/EN 61373
  • Vibration Test to IEC/EN 60068-2-6; Shipbuilding GL, LR, DNV; Railway Applications EN 61373

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Electrical Tests

Electrical Tests

WAGO products meet requirements for the following electrical tests:

  • Temperature-Rise Test to UL1959 or UL1977, IEC/EN 60947-7-1, IEC/EN 60998-1, IEC/EN 1-61984
  • Dielectric voltage withstand to UL1059
  • Derating Curve to IEC/EN 60512-5-2
  • Voltage Drop Test to IEC/EN 60947-7-1
  • Short-Time Withstand Current Test to IEC/EN 60947-7-1
  • Overload Test according to UL1977
  • Insulation Parameters to IEC/EN 60664-1
  • Power-Frequency Withstand Voltage Test to IEC/EN 60998-1
  • Rated Impulse Withstand Voltage Test to IEC/EN 60664-1
  • Short Circuit Current Rating according to UL508A

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Material Tests

Material Tests

WAGO products meet requirements for the following material tests:

  • Tests for Flammability according to UL94
  • Needle Flame Test to IEC/EN 60695-11-5
  • Glow-Wire Test to IEC/EN 60998-1, IEC/EN 60695-2-11
  • Surface Flammability according to ASTM E162
  • Rate of Smoke Generation according to ASTM E662
  • Toxic Gas Production according to Bombardier SMP800-C
  • Effective Heat Combustion according to ASTM E1354

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Environmental Tests

Environmental Tests

The following tests show how a product reacts when exposed to an aggressive environment. Climatic chambers simulate standard atmospheres that could impact the long-term constancy of clamping units. WAGO products meet requirements for the following environmental tests:

  • Temperature Cycling Test to IEC/EN 60947-7-1,
  • IEC/EN 60998-2-2
  • Industrial Atmospheres to EN ISO 6988, IEC 60068-2-42,
  • IEC/EN 60068-2-60
  • Salt Spray Test to IEC/EN 60068-2-11, Marine Applications GL, LR, DNV
  • Quick Change of Temperature to IEC/EN 60068-2-14

Additional information - Interconnect Products

Additional information - Automation Products

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