IEC TS 62885-1:2020 specifies the physical characteristics of test equipment and material used in tests common to several products covered by the IEC 62885 series for surface cleaning appliances. In addition, it provides guidance regarding the evaluation of Wilton and other types of carpets to determine their acceptability for testing and pre-treatment of test dust. This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition published in 2016. This edition constitutes a technical revision.
This edition includes the following significant technical change with respect to the previous edition:
a) Clauses 4 and 5 on test carpets have been combined into the new Clause 4;
b) a new Clause 5 has been added containing specifications and treatment of various kinds of test dust;
c) a level loop test carpet specification has been added.