Regulation No. 6-01 Proposed Supplement 27

Name:Regulation No. 6-01 Proposed Supplement 27
Description:Direction Indicators. Proposed Supplement 27 to the 01 Series.
Official Title:Proposal for Supplement 27 to the 01 Series of Amendments to Regulation No. 6 (Direction Indicators).
Country:ECE - United Nations
Date of Issue:2016-12-19
Amendment Level:Original
Number of Pages:8
Vehicle Types:Agricultural Tractor, Bus, Car, Component, Heavy Truck, Light Truck, Motorcycle, Trailer
Subject Categories:Drafts and Proposals (Current)
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ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2017/21
PROPOSAL FOR SUPPLEMENT 27 TO THE 01 SERIES OF
AMENDMENTS TO
REGULATION NO. 6
(DIRECTION INDICATORS)
ADOPTED AT THE 171 SESSION – MARCH 2017
PROVISIONAL DATE OF ENTRY INTO FORCE: OCTOBER 10, 2017

Paragraph 5., amend to read:
"5. General Specifications
5.1. …"
The requirements contained in Sections 5. "General Specifications" and 6. "Individual
Specifications" and in the Annexes referenced in the said sections of Regulations Nos. 48,
53, 74 or 86, and their series of amendments in force at the time of application for the lamp
type approval shall apply to this Regulation.
The requirements pertinent to each lamp and to the category/ies of vehicle on which the
lamp is intended to be installed shall be applied, where its verification at the moment of lamp
type approval is feasible.
Insert a new Paragraph 5.6., to read:
"5.6. In the case of non-replaceable filament lamp(s) or light source module(s) equipped with
non-replaceable filament lamp(s), the applicant shall annex to the type approval
documentation a report (by the light source manufacturer indicated in the type approval
documentation), acceptable to the Authority responsible for type approval, that
demonstrates compliance of these non-replaceable filament lamp(s) with the requirements
as specified in Paragraph 4.11. of IEC 60809, Edition 3."
Paragraph 6.1., amend to read:
"6.1. The light emitted by each of the two lamps supplied must be in the case of direction
indicators of Categories 1, 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, in the reference axes, in the case of direction
indicators of Categories 5 or 6 in direction A according to Annex 1 of not less than the
minimum intensity and of not more than the maximum intensity specified below:
Direction
indicator of
category
Minimum
luminous intensity
in cd
A single lamp
Maximum luminous intensity in cd when used as
A lamp marked "D" (see Paragraph 4.2.2.3. above)
1 175 1,000 500
1a 250 1,200 600
1b 400 1,200 600
2a (steady) 50 500 250
2b (variable) 50 1,000 500
5 0.6 280 140
6 50 280 140
"

Annex 1, amend to read:
"…
Category 1b:
For use at a distance less than or equal to 20mm from the dipped-beam headlamp
and/or the front fog lamp.
Under the H plane for lamps
intended to be installed with this
plane at a mounting height less
than 750mm above ground
H plane: "horizontal plane going
through the reference centre of the
lamp"
Categories 2a and 2b:
Direction indicators for the rear of the vehicle…
______________________
Note: the diagrams are not changed."

Annex 6,
Paragraph 1.2., amend to read:
"1.2. With respect to photometric performance, the conformity of mass-produced lamps shall not
be contested if, when testing according to Paragraph 7. of this Regulation, the photometric
performances as set forth in Paragraph 6. of this Regulation of any lamp chosen at
random:"
Paragraph 1.2.1., amend to read:
"1.2.1. According to the requirements in Paragraph 1.2.1. of Annex 5 to this Regulation depending
on the prevailing class of direction indicator lamps are met."
Paragraphs 2. to 5., amend to read:
"2. First Sampling
In the first sampling four lamps are selected at random. The first sample of two is marked A,
the second sample of two is marked B.
2.1. The conformity of mass-produced lamps shall not be contested if the deviation of any
specimen of samples A and B (all four lamps) is not more than 20%.
In the case, that the deviation of both lamps of sample A is not more than 0%, the
measurement can be closed.
2.2. The conformity of mass-produced lamps shall be contested if the deviation of at least one
specimen of samples A or B is more than 20%.
The manufacturer shall be requested to bring his production in line with the requirements
(alignment) and a repeated sampling according to Paragraph 3. below shall be carried out
within two months' time after the notification. The samples A and B shall be retained by the
Technical Service until the entire Conformity of Production process is finished.
3. First Repeated Sampling
A sample of four lamps is selected at random from stock manufactured after alignment.
The first sample of two is marked C, the second sample of two is marked D.
3.1. The conformity of mass-produced lamps shall not be contested if the deviation of any
specimen of samples C and D (all four lamps) is not more than 20%.
In the case, that the deviation of both lamps of sample C is not more than 0%, the
measurement can be closed.

Direction Indicators. Proposed Supplement 27 to the 01 Series.