Posts tagged with ‘Low Voltage Directive’

  • BASEC to offer support to manufacturers, importers and wholesalers on Low Voltage Directive requirements

    By Debbie Eales on March 27, 2017
    Following a UK public consultation last year, a revision of the Low Voltage Directive (2014/35/EU) has been released under the Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 2016, which came into force on 8th December 2016. The regulations apply to manufacturers, importers and distributors of electrical equipment designed for use with a voltage rating of between 50 and 1000V for alternating current and […]
  • Understanding the new Low Voltage Directive

    By Debbie Eales on August 3, 2016
    A new European Directive will provide greater protection for users of electrical equipment across a wide range of consumer and professional products, including power supply units and components such as fuses. The Low Voltage Directive (LVD) 2014/35/EU came into force on 20 April 2016, replacing Directive 2006/95/EC. It provides detailed and in-depth guidance around the placing of electrical equipment within […]