Interference relating to industrial, scientific and medical radio-frequency apparatus, to other (heavy) industrial equipment, to overhead power lines, to high voltage equipment and to electric traction


CIS/B Scope

Standardization in the field of limits and particular methods of measurement for control of radio frequency disturbances from industrial, scientific and medical electrical equipment also including particular industrial, scientific and medical ISM RF equipment as defined in the ITU Radio Regulations. The scope of activities in CISPR SC B comprises, but is not limited to the following typical types of products:

General purpose applications

  • Laboratory equipment
  • Medical electrical equipment
  • Scientific equipment
  • Semiconductor-converters
  • Industrial electroheating equipment with operating frequencies less than or equal to 9 kHz
  • Machine tools
  • Industrial process measurement and control equipment
  • Semiconductor manufacturing equipment

ISM RF applications

  • Microwave-powered UV irradiating apparatus
  • Microwave lighting apparatus
  • Industrial induction heating equipment operating at frequencies above 9 kHz
  • Induction cookers
  • Dielectric heating equipment
  • Industrial microwave heating equipment
  • Microwave ovens
  • Medical electrical equipment
  • Electric welding equipment
  • Electro-discharge machining (EDM) equipment
  • Demonstration models for education and training

Standardization in the field of limits and measuring methods for evaluation of radio frequency disturbances from high-voltage overhead power lines inclusive electric traction of railways and urban transport, and from high voltage alternate current (AC) substations and direct current (DC) converter stations.

Further information

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