IEC 62893-4-1:2020 applies to cables for DC charging according to mode 4 of IEC 61851-1. These cables are not intended to be used with a thermal management system such as that specified in IEC 61851-23.
Charging cables specified in IEC 62893 (all parts) are intended to be used for electrical appliances of class II equipment.
The maximum conductor operating temperature for the cables in this document is 90 °C.
The test methods specified are given in IEC 62893-2, IEC 60245-2, IEC 60332-1-2, IEC 62821‑1:2015, Annex B and in the relevant parts of IEC 60811.
IEC 62440 is intended to be used as guidance on the safe use of cables in this document together with Clause 5 of this document.
This document is to be read in conjunction with IEC 62893-1:2017 and IEC 62893-2:2017.