IEC 60320/IEC60884 Plug Withdrawal Force Tester
this device meet the requirements of GB2099.1-2008 Fig 16, IEC
60320 and IEC 60884 clause 20 and 21 fig 16, use to test the plug
What is the IEC 60320 Withdrawal Force Test?
Interpower Corporation uses the 60320 gauges to verify proper
withdrawal forces of the connectors and proper positioning of
internal connections; thus ensuring loose connections and arching
do not occur.
What are the requirements?
IEC 60320 is the standard for appliance couplers. Appliance
couplers include both an inlet and a connector. IEC 60320 requires
a set minimum and maximum electrical contact depth for connectors,
from the face of the connector. Contact depth is measured with go,
no go pin depth gauges verifying contact positioning.
IEC 60320 also establishes minimum and maximum inlet pin withdrawal
forces for connectors. For example, the C13 connector, most
commonly used on cord sets supplying AC power to personal
computers, has three internal contacts that mate with the C14
inlet. Each C13 contact is required to hold a single pin 1.5 Newton
force gauge that simulates a C14 inlet pin machined at the smallest
dimensions allowed, for 3 seconds, to ensure safe, reliable contact
design. In addition, the C13 connector must also release a C14
inlet gauge, with all three pins, at 50 Newtons of force to prevent
damage to equipment.
2 pole 10A, 3 pole 10A, 3 pole 16A and Standard test plug, one for
10A and 16A standard test bolt, one for each
Weight and fixture, one set