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tahir.mavric
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Registered: ‎03-04-2011
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European Standards

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11-16-2011 03:24 AM

Hi all,

 

I started to use AutoCAD Electrical 2012. But i can't find European Standards. I have read to another discussions where saying that IEC is also European Standard but the elements (symbols) are not the same as what I need.

 

In AutoCAD ECSCAD 2012 elements (symbols) are the same as what I need. AutoCAD ECSCAD 2012 used also IEC Symbol Library.


How can i get this standard in AutoCAD Electrical 2012?

 

example: Fuse_Switches

 

In AutoCAD ECSCAD 2012  -  Fuse Switches

ECSCAD - Fuse_Switches.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In AutoCAD Electrical 2012   -  Fuse Switches

Electrical - Fuse_Switches.jpg

 

 

Thanks in advance,

 

Regards,

Tahir


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e.bekker
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎10-20-2011
Message 2 of 7 (1,203 Views)

Re: European Standards

11-16-2011 06:35 AM in reply to: tahir.mavric

Hi Tahir,

It all depends on project or drawing settings and takes a lot typing to answer it here.

My advise is to use ACAD help:

Just type: "Switch JIC and IEC standards"

Regards,

Ed

 

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Josdc
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Registered: ‎08-23-2005
Message 3 of 7 (1,194 Views)

Re: European Standards

11-16-2011 07:30 AM in reply to: tahir.mavric

According to my documentation on the 60617 IEC standard, the Autocad Electrical representation is the correct one. About automatically converting your ECSCAD symbols to Autocad Electrical symbols: have no idea on how to do that.

Jos

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Icemanau
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Re: European Standards

11-16-2011 02:26 PM in reply to: Josdc

The Australian standard (based on the IEC) has the ESCAD block as a THERMAL OVERLOAD contact and not a Fuse switch.

The ACADE symbol is what we use for a FUSE SWITCH.

 

Try doing a Google search for the IEC standards to get an idea of what the appropriate standards are.

 

Regards Brad

Icemanau (NNTP handle: Brad Coleman)


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miles.nicholson
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Registered: ‎05-04-2006
Message 5 of 7 (1,135 Views)

Re: European Standards

11-24-2011 03:48 AM in reply to: tahir.mavric

ECSCAD is incorrect in accordance with IEC60617. The symbols you depict from ECSCAD is a thermal contact and not a fuse switch. You can download a copy of the IEC60617 standards from the IEC store but they are expensive. A previous reply suggested typing into Google and this can often give you the correct symbol but be careful.

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brstilson
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Registered: ‎05-15-2006
Message 6 of 7 (1,081 Views)

Re: European Standards

12-06-2011 08:54 AM in reply to: tahir.mavric

I believe the upper symbol is not a fuse but a circuit breaker with a thermal trip.

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Icemanau
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Re: European Standards

12-06-2011 07:28 PM in reply to: brstilson

The upper symbol is definitely a contact with a thermal operation. A breaker has a cross where the contact comes down....

 

Regards Brad

Icemanau (NNTP handle: Brad Coleman)


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