Document Details
Basic Details
Name of Department/Committee : ETD 21
Document Number : ETD/21/12691
Document Title [English] : Arc welding equipment: Part 12 Coupling devices for welding cables
Document Title [Hindi] : आर्क वेल्डिंग उपकरण : भाग 12 वेल्डिंग केबल्स के लिए युग्मन उपकरण
Document Type : New
Language : English
Priority : 2
ICS Code : 25.160.30
Date of Project Approval : 17-04-2018
Standards to be Superseded :


Classification Details
Group : Gases, Gas Cylinders , Machine tools and other mechanical products
Sub Group : Welding Electrodes and Accessories
Sub Sub Group : Welding equipments
Aspects : Product Specification
Risk : Low
Certification : Voluntary Certification
Short Commom Man's Title :
ITCHS Code :
Ministry :
  • Ministry of Agriculture
Sustainable development Goals :
Degree of Equivalence : Identical under dual numbering
Identical/Equivalent Standards : IEC 60974-12 : 2011
Organization Type:


Sl.No. Synosis Points
1 This draft is applicable to coupling devices for cables used in arc welding and allied processes, designed for connection and disconnection without using tools. This part of IS 16593 specifies safety and performance requirements of coupling devices. This part of IS 16593 is not applicable to coupling devices for underwater welding. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition: - dimensions given in Annex A become normative, - designation is based on the range of cross-sectional area of the welding cable intended to be connected.