IEC 62561-1:2023 is available as IEC 62561-1:2023 RLV which contains the International Standard and its Redline version, showing all changes of the technical content compared to the previous edition.IEC 62561-1:2023 specifies the requirements and tests for metallic connection components that form part of a lightning protection system (LPS). Typically, these can be connectors, clamps, bonding and bridging components, expansion pieces and test joints. This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition published in 2017. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
a) definitions of connection types mentioned in the scope have been added;
b) location classification has been expanded in detail;
c) the document has been updated in line with the new edition of ISO 22479:2019 on humid sulphurous atmosphere treatment;
d) a new normative Annex E for reduced test procedures has been introduced.