IEC 61300-2-38:2023 is available as IEC 61300-2-38:2023 RLV which contains the International Standard and its Redline version, showing all changes of the technical content compared to the previous edition.IEC 61300-3-38:2023 presents two methods for testing the sealing performance of a fibre optic sealed closure and hardened connector using air pressure. This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition published in 2006. It constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
a) addition of sealed hardened connectors;
b) recommended test severities from IEC 61753-1;
c) test configurations for hardened connectors and adaptors.