• BS EN 60439-1 : 1999

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    LOW-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR ASSEMBLIES - PART 1: TYPE-TESTED AND PARTIALLY TYPE-TESTED ASSEMBLIES

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    Withdrawn date:  27-10-2018

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1999

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    1 General
      1.1 Scope and object
      1.2 Normative references
    2 Definitions
      2.1 General
      2.2 Constructional units of ASSEMBLIES
      2.3 External design of ASSEMBLIES
      2.4 Structural parts of ASSEMBLIES
      2.5 Conditions of installation of ASSEMBLIES
      2.6 Protective measures with regard to electric shock
      2.7 Gangways within ASSEMBLIES
      2.8 Electronic functions
      2.9 Insulation co-ordination
      2.10 Short-circuit currents
    3 Classification of ASSEMBLIES
    4 Electrical characteristics of ASSEMBLIES
      4.1 Rated voltages
      4.2 Rated current (I[n]) (of a circuit of an ASSEMBLY)
      4.3 Rated short-time withstand current (I[cw]) (of a
           circuit of an ASSEMBLY)
      4.4 Rated peak withstand current (I[pk]) (of a circuit
           of an ASSEMBLY)
      4.5 Rated conditional short-circuit current (I[cc])
           (of a circuit of an ASSEMBLY)
      4.6 Rated fused short-circuit current (I[cf])
           (of a circuit of an ASSEMBLY)
      4.7 Rated diversity factor
      4.8 Rated frequency
    5 Information to be given regarding the ASSEMBLY
      5.1 Nameplates
      5.2 Markings
      5.3 Instructions for installation, operation and
           maintenance
    6 Service conditions
      6.1 Normal service conditions
      6.2 Special service conditions
      6.3 Conditions during transport, storage and erection
    7 Design and construction
      7.1 Mechanical design
      7.2 Enclosure and degree of protection
      7.3 Temperature rise
      7.4 Protection against electric shock
      7.5 Short-circuit protection and short-circuit withstand
           strength
      7.6 Switching devices and components installed in
           ASSEMBLIES
      7.7 Internal separation of ASSEMBLIES by barriers or
           partitions
      7.8 Electrical connections inside an ASSEMBLY: bars and
           insulated conductors
      7.9 Requirements for electronic equipment supply
           circuits
      7.10 Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC)
      7.11 Description of the types of electrical connections
           of functional units
    8 Test specifications
      8.1 Classification of tests
      8.2 Type tests
      8.3 Routine tests
    Annex A (normative) Minimum and maximum cross-sections
            of copper conductors suitable for connection
    Annex B (normative) Method of calculating the cross-sectional
            area of protective conductors with regard to
            thermal stresses due to currents of short duration
    Annex C (deleted)
    Annex D (informative) Forms of internal separations
    Annex E (informative) Items subject to agreement between
            manufacturer and user
    Annex F (normative) Measurement of creepage distances and
            clearances
    Annex G (normative) Correlation between the nominal voltage
            of the supply system and the rated impulse withstand
            voltage of the equipment
    Annex H (normative) Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC)
    Annex ZA (normative) Normative references to international
             publications with their corresponding European
             publications
    Bibliography

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    Applies to low-voltage switchgear and controlgear ASSEMBLIES (type-tested ASSEMBLIES (TTA) and partially type-tested ASSEMBLIES (PTTA)), the rated voltage of which does not exceed 1000 V a.c. at frequencies not exceeding 1000 Hz, or 1500 V d.c.

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    Committee PEL/17/3
    Development Note Also numbered as IEC 60439-1 Supersedes 01/200921 DC & 96/207525 DC (06/2004)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Withdrawn
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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    BS 7430:1998 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR EARTHING
    BS PD6541(1995) : 1995 GUIDE TO SELECTION AND ERECTION OF ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT - WIRING SYSTEMS - LIMITATION OF TEMPERATURE RISES OF CONNECTING INTERFACES
    BS 7909:1998 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN AND INSTALLATION OF TEMPORARY DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS DELIVERING A.C. ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES FOR LIGHTING, TECHNICAL SERVICES AND OTHER ENTERTAINMENT RELATED PURPOSES
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    BS 8488(2009) : 2009 PREFABRICATED WIRING SYSTEMS INTENDED FOR PERMANENT CONNECTION IN FIXED INSTALLATIONS - SPECIFICATION
    BS 7798(1998) : 1998 SPECIFICATION FOR INDUSTRIAL IMMERSION HEATERS USING METAL-SHEATHED ELEMENTS
    BS EN 61330 : 1996 HIGH-VOLTAGE/LOW-VOLTAGE PREFABRICATED SUBSTATIONS
    BS 7657:2010 (published 2010-02) Specification for cut-out assemblies up to 100 A rating, for power supply to buildings
    BS 7797(1998) : 1998 SPECIFICATION FOR INDUSTRIAL DUCT HEATERS USING METAL-SHEATHED ELEMENTS
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