IEC 60974-11:2021 is applicable to electrode holders for manual metal arc welding with electrodes up to 10 mm in diameter. It is not applicable to electrode holders for underwater welding. This document specifies safety and performance requirements of electrode holders. This fourth edition cancels and replaces the third edition, published in 2010. This edition constitutes a technical revision. The significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition are the following:
- Modify 3.6 type A to category A;
- Modify 3.7 type B to category B;
- Modify 8.1 to clarify reference to IEC 60529;
- Modification of 10.1 for clarification purposes;
- Added Bibliography.
This part of IEC 60974 is to be used in conjunction with IEC 60974-1.