IEC 61300-2-9: 2017 defines a test method to reveal mechanical weakness and/or degradation of fibre optic devices when subjected to repetitive or non-repetitive mechanical shocks. It simulates infrequent repetitive or non-repetitive shocks likely to be encountered in normal service or during transportation. This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition published in 2010. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
- inserted clause Terms and definitions;
- added precise descriptions to clause Apparatus;
- added sub clause Testing into clause Procedure;
- added Bibliography.