IEC 61167:2018+A1:2018 specifies the performance requirements for metal halide lamps for general lighting purposes.
This fourth edition cancels and replaces the third edition published in 2015. This edition constitutes a technical revision.
This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition.
a) A set of new lamp data sheets has been introduced for lamp types designed for replacing high pressure sodium lamps.
b) A set of new lamp data sheets has been introduced for 4 200 K versions of 3 000 K lamp types already in the standard.
c) A set of new lamp data sheets has been introduced for new lamp types where high frequency ignition data is important.
d) Annex G has been revised to incorporate high frequency ignition. As a consequence of this change, all data sheets in the standard have been revised to a new format.
e) A new informative Annex K has been introduced, giving recommended methods of making lamp temperature measurements.
The contents of the corrigendum of April 2019 have been included in this copy.
This consolidated version consists of the fourth edition (2018) and its amendment 1 (2018). Therefore, no need to order amendment in addition to this publication.