International Standards and Conformity Assessment for all electrical, electronic and related technologies

SC 3C

Graphical symbols for use on equipment

 
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SC 3C Scope

Standardization in the field of graphical symbols for the human interaction with equipment regarding methods and rules.

Included:

- Basic design rules for graphical symbols.

- The design of graphical symbols for particular applications.

 

Graphical symbols for use on equipment are primarily intended to:

- identify the equipment or a part of the equipment (e.g. a control or display);

- indicate a functional state (e.g. on, off, alarm);

- designate connections (e.g. terminals, filling points for materials);

- provide information on packaging (e.g. identification of contents, instructions for handling);

- provide instruction for the operation of the equipment (e.g. limitations of use).

Further information

Secretariat
Japan
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SC 3C Officers