• DIN EN 60470 : 2002

    Superseded A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.

    HIGH-VOLTAGE, ALTERNATING CURRENT CONTACTORS AND CONTACTOR-BASED MOTOR-STARTERS

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    Superseded date:  01-06-2012

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    Published date:  12-01-2013

    Publisher:  German Institute for Standardisation (Deutsches Institut für Normung)

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    1 General
          1.1 Scope and object
          1.2 Normative references
    2 Normal and special service conditions
          2.1 Normal service conditions
          2.2 Special service conditions
    3 Definitions
          3.1 General terms
          3.2 Assemblies of switchgear and controlgear
          3.3 Parts of assemblies
          3.4 Switching devices
          3.5 Parts of switchgear and controlgear
          3.6 Operation
          3.7 Characteristic quantities
    4 Ratings
          4.1 Rated voltage (Ur)
          4.2 Rated insulation level
          4.3 Rated frequency (fr)
          4.4 Rated normal current and temperature rise
          4.5 Rated short-time withstand current (lk)
          4.6 Rated peak withstand current (lp)
          4.7 Rated duration of short circuit (tk)
          4.8 Rated supply voltage of closing and opening
                 devices, and of auxiliary and control
                 circuits (Ua)
          4.9 Rated supply frequency of closing and opening
                 devices, and of auxiliary circuits
          4.10 Rated pressure of compressed gas supply for
                 insulation and/or operation
    5 Design and construction
          5.1 Requirements for liquids
          5.2 Requirements for gases
          5.3 Earthing
          5.4 Auxiliary and control equipment
          5.5 Dependent power operation
          5.6 Stored energy operation
          5.7 Independent manual operation
          5.8 Operation of releases
          5.9 Low- and high-pressure interlocking and
                 monitoring devices
          5.10 Nameplates
          5.11 Interlocking devices
          5.12 Position indication
          5.13 Degrees of protection by enclosures
          5.14 Creepage distances
          5.15 Gas and vacuum tightness
          5.16 Liquid tightness
          5.17 Flammability
          5.18 Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC)
    6 Type tests
          6.1 General
          6.2 Dielectric tests
          6.3 Radio interference voltage (r.i.v.) test
          6.4 Measurement of the resistance of circuits
          6.5 Temperature-rise tests
          6.6 Short-time withstand current and peak withstand
                 current tests
          6.7 Verification of the protection
          6.8 Tightness tests
          6.9 Electromagnetic compatibility tests (EMC)
    7 Routine tests
          7.1 Dielectric test on the main circuit
          7.2 Dielectric test on auxiliary and control circuits
          7.3 Measurement of the resistance of the main circuit
          7.4 Tightness test
          7.5 Design and visual checks
    8 Guide to the selection of contactors and motor-starters
          for service
    9 Information to be given with enquiries, tenders and
          orders
    10 Rules for transport, storage, erection, operation and
          maintenance
    11 Safety
    Annex A (normative) Records and reports for type tests for
                        making, breaking and short-time current
                        performance
    Annex ZA (normative) Normative references to international
                         publications with their corresponding
                         European publications
    Figure 1 - Examples of speed/time curves
    Figure 2 - Test duties A and B - preferred earth point
    Figure 3 - Test duties A and B - alternative earth point
    Figure 4 - Test duty C - preferred earth point
    Figure 5 - Test duty C - alternative earth point
    Figure 6 - Representation by two parameters of a prospective
               TRV of a circuit
    Figure 7 - Representation by four parameters of a prospective
               TRV of a circuit
    Figure 8 - Representation of the specified TRV by a two-
               parameter reference line and a delay line
    Figure 9 - Determination of power frequency recovery voltage
    Figure 10 - Characteristics for determining take-over current
    Table 1 - Ratings and characteristics
    Table 2 - Utilization categories
    Table 3 - Characteristics dependent on starter type
    Table 4 - Characteristics of the opening operation of overload
              relays when energized on all poles
    Table 5 - Characteristics of the opening operation of three-
              pole thermal overload relays when energized on two
              poles only
    Table 6 - Characteristics of the opening by three-pole phase
              failure-sensitive thermal overload relays when
              their poles are not equally energized
    Table 7 - Applicable type tests
    Table 8 - Test copper conductors for test currents up to
              800 A inclusive
    Table 9 - Intermittent duty operating cycles
    Table 10 - Verification of rated making and breaking
               capacities - Conditions for making and breaking
               corresponding to the several utilization
               categories at rated voltage Ur
    Table 11 - Relationship between current broken lc and OFF
               time
    Table 12 - Overload current withstand requirements
    Table 13 - Transient recovery voltage characteristics
    Table 14 - Verification of the number of on-load operating
               cycles - Conditions for making and breaking
               corresponding to the several utilization
               categories

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    This International Standard is applicable to a.c. contactors and/or contactor-based motor-starters designed for indoor installation and operation at frequencies up to and including 60 Hz on systems having voltages above 1 000 V but not exceeding 12 000 V.

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    Development Note Supersedes DIN VDE 0660-105, DIN 57660-105, DIN VDE 0660-103 and DIN 57660-103. (02/2002)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher German Institute for Standardisation (Deutsches Institut für Normung)
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes
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