• BS EN 60517:1997

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    Gas-insulated metal-enclosed switchgear for rated voltages of 72.5 kV and above

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Withdrawn date:  27-10-2018

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  15-06-2001

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Committees responsible
    National foreword
    1 Scope
    2 Normal and special service conditions
    3 Definitions
    4 Rating
    4.1 Rated voltage
    4.2 Rated insulation level
    4.3 Rated frequency
    4.4 Rated normal current and temperature rise
    4.5 Rated short-time withstand current
    4.6 Rated peak withstand current
    4.7 Rated duration of short-circuit
    4.8 Rated supply voltage of closing and opening
           devices and auxiliary circuits
    4.9 Rated supply frequency of operating devices and
           auxiliary circuits
    4.10 Rated pressure of compressed gas supply for
           operating mechanisms
    4.101 Rated density of gas for insulation
    5 Design and construction
    5.1 Requirements for liquids in switchgear and
    5.2 Requirements for gases in switchgear and
    5.3 Earthing
    5.4 Auxiliary equipment
    5.5 Dependent power closing
    5.6 Stored energy closing
    5.7 Operation of releases
    5.8 Low and high pressure interlocking devices
    5.9 Nameplates
    5.101 Degree of protection
    5.102 Internal fault
    5.103 Enclosures
    5.104 Partitions
    5.105 Pressure relief
    5.106 Disconnectors and earthing switches
    5.107 Interlocks
    5.108 Noise
    5.109 Provisions for dielectric tests on cables
    6 Type tests
    6.1 Dielectric tests
    6.2 Radio interference voltage (RIV) tests
    6.3 Temperature-rise tests
    6.4 Measurement of the resistance of the main circuit
    6.5 Short-time and peak withstand current tests
    6.101 Verification of making and breaking capacities
    6.102 Mechanical operation tests
    6.103 Verification of the degree of protection for
           auxiliary circuits and moving parts
    6.104 Proof tests for enclosures
    6.105 Weatherproofing test
    6.106 Test under conditions of arcing due to an
           internal fault
    6.107 Thermal stability test
    6.108 Operation tests at limit temperatures
    6.109 Gas tightness tests
    7 Routine tests
    7.1 Power-frequency voltage tests on the main circuit
    7.2 Dielectric tests on auxiliary and control
    7.3 Measurement of the resistance of the main circuit
    7.101 Partial discharge measurement
    7.102 Pressure tests of enclosures
    7.103 Gas tightness tests
    7.104 Mechanical operation tests
    7.105 Tests of auxiliary electrical, pneumatic and
           hydraulic devices
    7.106 Verification of the correct wiring
    7.107 Tests after erection on site
    8 Guide to the selection of the switchgear for
    National annex NA (informative)

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    Requirements for indoor or outdoor switchgear utilising gas other than air at atmospheric pressure for insulation for a.c. rated voltages of 7.2 kV upwards at frequencies up to and including 60 Hz.

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    Committee PEL/17
    Development Note Supersedes 87/21834 DC. Also numbered as IEC 60517. (06/2001) Renumbers and supersedes BS 5524(1992). 1997 version incorporates amendment 9211 to BS 5524(1992). Supersedes 93/200463 DC. (04/2005)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Withdrawn
    Superseded By

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    BS EN 60137:2008 Insulated bushings for alternating voltages above 1000 V
    BS EN 60651:1994 Specification for sound level meters
    BS 6904:1987 Guide for cable connections for gas-insulated metal-enclosed switchgear for rated voltages of 72.5 kV and above
    BS 6184:1981 Method for measuring partial discharges in instrument transformers
    BS EN 60129:1994 Specification for alternating current disconnectors and earthing switches
    BS EN 60060-2:1995 High-voltage test techniques Measuring systems
    IEC 60141-1:1993 Tests on oil-filled and gas-pressure cables and their accessories - Part 1: Oil-filled, paper or polypropylene paper laminate insulated, metal-sheathed cables and accessories for alternating voltages up to and including 500 kV
    BS EN 60298:1996 A.C. metal-enclosed switchgear and controlgear for rated voltages above 1 kV and up to and including 52 kV
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