• BS EN 61958:2001

    Superseded A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.

    High-voltage prefabricated switchgear and controlgear assemblies. Voltage presence indicating systems

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  31-07-2011

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  08-04-2002

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    1 General
       1.1 Scope
       1.2 Normative references
    2 Service conditions
    3 Definitions
    4 Ratings
       4.1 Rated voltage
       4.2 Rated insulation level
       4.3 Rated frequency
    5 Design and construction
       5.1 General
       5.2 Treshold values for voltage presence indication
       5.3 Indication and perceptibility
       5.4 Coupling element and voltage limiting device
       5.5 Marking
       5.6 Phase comparator and connecting point
       5.7 Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC)
    6 Type tests
       6.1 General
       6.2 Arrangement, assembly, marking, and instructions
           for use
       6.3 Clear indication of VPIS
       6.4 Response time of VPIS
       6.5 Dielectric strength of the coupling element of
       6.6 Maximum current delivered by the connecting point
       6.7 Voltage limiting device
       6.8 Clear perceptibility of visual indication
       6.9 Impact resistance
       6.10 Clear indication of phase comparators
       6.11 Electromagnetic compatibility tests (EMC)
       6.12 Indication until power source is exhausted
    7 Routine tests
       7.1 General
       7.2 Clear indication
    8 Guide to the selection of VPIS
    9 Information to be given with enquiries, tenders
       and orders
    10 Instructions for use
       10.1 General
       10.2 Instructions for use of VPIS
       10.3 Instructions for use of phase comparators
    11 Safety
    Annex ZA (normative) Normative references to
             international publications with their
             corresponding European publication
    Annex ZB (informative) A-deviations

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Specifies voltage presence indicating systems (VIPS) incorporated in a.c. switchgear and controlgear. These voltage presence indicating systems are used to provide information to operators about the voltage condition of the main circuit of the switchgear in which they are installed.

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    Is applicable to voltage presence indicating systems (VPIS) incorporated in a.c. switchgear and controlgear coverred by IEC 60298 or IEC 60466. Is also applicable to phase comparators specifically designed for use with VPIS.

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    Committee PEL/17
    Development Note Also numbered as IEC 61958. (05/2002)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By

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

    IEC 60050-601:1985 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 601: Generation, transmission and distribution of electricity - General
    IEC 61243-2:1995+AMD1:1999+AMD2:2002 CSV Live working - Voltage detectors - Part 2: Resistive type to be used for voltages of 1 kV to 36 kV a.c.
    IEC 61243-1:2003+AMD1:2009 CSV Live working - Voltage detectors - Part 1: Capacitive type to be used for voltages exceeding 1 kV a.c.
    IEC 60694:1996+AMD1:2000+AMD2:2001 CSV Common specifications for high-voltage switchgear and controlgear standards
    IEC 60529:1989+AMD1:1999+AMD2:2013 CSV Degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP Code)
    IEC 61243-5:1997 Live working - Voltage detectors - Part 5: Voltage detecting systems (VDS)
    IEC 60068-2-75:2014 Environmental testing - Part 2-75: Tests - Test Eh: Hammer tests
    IEC 60060-1:2010 High-voltage test techniques - Part 1: General definitions and test requirements
    IEC 60068-2-14:2009 Environmental testing - Part 2-14: Tests - Test N: Change of temperature
    IEC 60298:1990 A.C. metal-enclosed switchgear and controlgear for rated voltages above 1 kV and up to and including 52 kV
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