This booklet is written as a guideline for people involved in testing medical electrical equipment (ME equipment).
The aim of this booklet is to help the reader to:
This section talks about electrical current, the human body and how it conducts current, and IEC 60601 Body Model.
Commonly used terms and definitions in IEC 62353 / 60601, symbols and markings, and product lifecycle care covered in this section.
You can find in-depth information on IEC 60601, including in-service test requirements in this part of the free guide.
This section compares IEC 62353 with IEC 60601, and talks about test conditions, test frequency and preparation
This section covers the importance and process of visual inspection when testing to IEC 62353.
Earth bond test considerations and precision vs accuracy are discussed in this section.
Featuring digagrams, this section covers Insulation Resistance EUT to Earth, Insulation Resistance Applied Parts, Insulation Resistance Applied Parts, and Insulation Test Pass – Fail Limits to Mains
You can find a comprehensive overview of Insulation Resistance Test covering:
This section covers gathering and comparison of data collected, including what information should be included in the data logged.
here you will find a brief overview of what has been covered in the guide and what the IEC 62353 standard will provide.
This contains reference tables for pass fail limits, standards, and documentation templates.