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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.3 code 3120


  • Tabulation Category: D - Manufacturing
  • Division: 31 - Manufacture of electrical machinery and apparatus n.e.c.
  • Group: 312 - Manufacture of electricity distribution and control apparatus
  • Class: 3120 - Manufacture of electricity distribution and control apparatus

Explanatory note

This class includes manufacture of:
- electrical apparatus for switching or protecting electrical circuits, or for making connections to or in electrical circuits (e.g. switches, fuses, lightning arresters, voltage limiters, surge suppressors, plugs, junction boxes), for a voltage exceeding 1,000 volts such as are generally used in power distribution systems.
- apparatus for switching or protecting electrical circuits, similar to the apparatus described above, but including relays, sockets, lamp holders, etc., for a voltage not exceeding 1,000 volts, such as are generally used for dwellings, industrial equipment or household appliances.
- boards, panels (including numerical control panels), consoles, desks, cabinets and other bases, equipped with two or more of the apparatus described above, for electricity control or distribution of electricity, including those incorporating instruments or apparatus of class 3312 (Manufacture of instruments and appliances for measuring, checking, testing, navigating and other purposes, except industrial process control equipment).

Exclusions: Manufacture of parts of moulded plastics, of glass or of ceramic material is classified in class 2520 (Manufacture of plastics products), 2610 (Manufacture of glass and glass products) and 2691 (Manufacture of non-structural non-refractory ceramic ware), respectively.
Manufacture of fuse wire or strip is classified in class 2720 (Manufacture of basic precious and non-ferrous metals).
Manufacture of carbon or graphite electrodes is classified in class 3190 (Manufacture of other electrical equipment n.e.c.).
Manufacture of boards, panels, consoles, etc., for use in line telephony or line telegraphy is classified in class 3220 (Manufacture of television and radio transmitters and apparatus for line telephony and line telegraphy).

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