• BS 6867:2013

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    Maintenance of electrical switchgear and controlgear for voltages above 36 kV. Code of practice

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  30-09-2013

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Section 1: General
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Maintenance policy
    5 Operational policy
    6 Competence
    Section 2: Safety
    7 Personal protective equipment and treatment of persons
       suffering from electric shock
    8 Operational experience
    9 Safety rules and procedures for safe systems of work
    10 Equipment location
    11 Isolation and access for maintenance
    12 Preparing for maintenance work
    13 Fire extinguishing equipment
    14 Testing
    15 Disposal of scrap
    Section 3: Common recommendations relating to
    16 Manufacturer's instructions
    17 Newly commissioned equipment
    18 Frequency of maintenance
    19 Records and drawings
    20 Replacement parts
    21 Cleanliness
    22 Marking of covers and connections
    23 Quality of connections
    24 Maintenance and testing of insulation
    25 Maintenance of safety earthing continuity
    26 Shutters, locking devices, etc.
    27 Interlocks
    28 Ventilation
    29 Equipment heating and lighting
    30 Lifting devices
    31 Mechanisms
    32 Tripping and closing supplies
    33 Equipment tools, spares and test instruments
    34 Conclusion of maintenance
    Section 4: Additional recommendations relating to
               the maintenance of specific items
    35 Circuit breakers
    36 Switches and switch disconnectors
    37 Disconnectors and earthing switches
    38 Busbars and busbar chambers
    39 Relays
    40 Protective, measuring and control transformers
    41 Cable boxes and terminations
    42 Compressed air plant
    43 Ancillary and auxiliary circuits
    44 Capacitive charged motor drive mechanisms
    Annex A (informative) - Statutory requirements and related
    Annex B (informative) - Example of items to be covered in
            safety rules

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    Specifies recommendations and guidance for the maintenance of electrical switchgear and controlgear having a rated a.c. or d.c. voltage above 36 kV.

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    This British Standard gives recommendations and guidance for the maintenance of electrical switchgear and controlgear having a rated a.c. or d.c. voltage above 36 kV.

    NOTE This standard is not applicable to explosion protected switchgear and controlgear. Inspection and maintenance of electrical apparatus in explosive gas atmospheres is covered in BS EN 60079-17.

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    Committee PEL/17
    Development Note Supersedes BS 6867(1987) & 13/30174947 DC. (10/2013)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    BS 6423:1983 Code of practice for maintenance of electrical switchgear and controlgear for voltages up to and including 1 kV
    BS EN 60422:2013 Mineral insulating oils in electrical equipment. Supervision and maintenance guidance
    BS EN 60480:2004 Guidelines for the checking and treatment of sulphur hexafluoride (SF6) taken from electrical equipment and specification for its re-use
    IEC 60050-441:1984 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 441: Switchgear, controlgear and fuses
    BS EN 60812:2006 Analysis techniques for system reliability. Procedure for failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA)
    BS EN 13306:2010 Maintenance. Maintenance terminology
    PD CLC/TR 62271-303:2009 High-voltage switchgear and controlgear Use and handling of sulfur hexafluoride (SF6)
    BS EN 62271-1:2017 High-voltage switchgear and controlgear Common specifications for alternating current switchgear and controlgear
    BS EN 60079-17:2014 Explosive atmospheres Electrical installations inspection and maintenance
    BS EN 60300-3-11:2009 Dependability management Application guide. Reliability centred maintenance
    BS EN 50110-1:2013 Operation of electrical installations General requirements
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