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What is the NF 20010 standard?

What is the NF 20010 standard?



Answer: an electrical protection standard.

In the field of construction, standards make it possible to establish standards that professionals must use. An essential protection for the prescriber but also for the user. The NF 20010 standard concerns the electrical field and defines the degree of protection, whether against water or shocks ... This allows for example to know precisely if a device can be used in a bathroom or not, and where (more or less far from the bathtub, sink ...) To inform the consumer, it must be indicated on all electrical devices. The level of protection is expressed by the succession of three figures each defining resistance to dust, water and impact. The higher the numbers, the higher the resistance of the device. Critical information for a perfect, safe installation. You too, send us your DIY question