• EN 50539-11 : 2013 AMD 1 2014

    Superseded A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.

    LOW-VOLTAGE SURGE PROTECTIVE DEVICES - SURGE PROTECTIVE DEVICES FOR SPECIFIC APPLICATION INCLUDING D.C. - PART 11: REQUIREMENTS AND TESTS FOR SPDS IN PHOTOVOLTAIC APPLICATIONS

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    Superseded date:  28-01-2022

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    Published date:  11-04-2013

    Publisher:  European Committee for Standards - Electrical

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    Foreword
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms, definitions and abbreviations
    4 Service conditions
    5 Classification
    6 Requirements
    7 Type tests
    8 Routine and acceptance tests
    Annex A (normative) - Tests to determine the
            presence of a switching component and the
            magnitude of the follow current
    Annex B (informative) - Environmental tests
            for outdoor SPDs
    Annex C (normative) - Temperature rise limits
    Annex D (informative) - Transient behaviour
            of the PV Test source in 7.2.5.1 a)
    Bibliography

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Specifies the requirements and tests for SPDs intended to be installed on the d.c. side of photovoltaic installations to protect against induced and direct lightning effects.

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    Committee TC 37A
    Development Note Supersedes PREN 50539-11. (03/2013)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher European Committee for Standards - Electrical
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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    15/30314469 DC : 0 BS EN 62548 ED.1 - PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) ARRAYS - DESIGN REQUIREMENTS
    NFPA 780 : 2017 INSTALLATION OF LIGHTNING PROTECTION SYSTEMS
    BS PD CLC/TR 50656 : 2016 SPD APPLICATION IN CONJUNCTION WITH CLASS 2 EQUIPMENT
    S.R. HD 60364-7-712:2016 LOW-VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - PART 7-712: REQUIREMENTS FOR SPECIAL INSTALLATIONS OR LOCATIONS - PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) SYSTEMS
    CLC/TS 50539-12:2013 LOW-VOLTAGE SURGE PROTECTIVE DEVICES - SURGE PROTECTIVE DEVICES FOR SPECIFIC APPLICATION INCLUDING D.C. - PART 12: SELECTION AND APPLICATION PRINCIPLES - SPDS CONNECTED TO PHOTOVOLTAIC INSTALLATIONS
    BS IEC 62548:2016 Photovoltaic (PV) arrays. Design requirements
    BS PD CLC/TS 50539-12 : 2013 LOW-VOLTAGE SURGE PROTECTIVE DEVICES - SURGE PROTECTIVE DEVICES FOR SPECIFIC APPLICATION INCLUDING D.C. - PART 12: SELECTION AND APPLICATION PRINCIPLES - SPDS CONNECTED TO PHOTOVOLTAIC INSTALLATIONS
    CLC/TR 50656 : 2016 SPD APPLICATION IN CONJUNCTION WITH CLASS 2 EQUIPMENT
    S.R. CLC/TS 50539-12:2013 LOW-VOLTAGE SURGE PROTECTIVE DEVICES - SURGE PROTECTIVE DEVICES FOR SPECIFIC APPLICATION INCLUDING D.C. - PART 12: SELECTION AND APPLICATION PRINCIPLES - SPDS CONNECTED TO PHOTOVOLTAIC INSTALLATIONS
    S.R. CLC/TR 50656:2016 SPD APPLICATION IN CONJUNCTION WITH CLASS 2 EQUIPMENT
    HD 60364-7-712:2016 Low-voltage electrical installations - Part 7-712: Requirements for special installations or locations - Photovoltaic (PV) systems

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