IEC 61058-2-6:2018 is available as IEC 61058-2-6:2018 RLV which contains the International Standard and its Redline version, showing all changes of the technical content compared to the previous edition.IEC 61058-2-6:2018 is a subset based on IEC 61058-1. The clauses outlined below are intended to address the specific requirements for switches incorporated into or integrated with electric motor-operated hand-held tools, transportable tools and lawn and garden machinery.
This document is intended for switches with an ambient temperature up to and including 55 °C. Switches tested according to IEC 61058-1 are considered to comply with this document and additional testing is not required provided ratings, loads, and endurance are correct.
This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition published in 2016. It constitutes a technical revision.
This edition includes the following significant change with respect to the previous edition:
Overall format to support IEC 61058-1, IEC 61058-1-1 and IEC 61058-1-2.