• EN 60099-1:1994/A1:1999

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    SURGE ARRESTERS - PART 1: NON-LINEAR RESISTOR TYPE GAPPED SURGE ARRESTERS FOR A.C. SYSTEMS

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    Withdrawn date:  05-05-2015

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    Published date:  12-01-2013

    Publisher:  European Committee for Standards - Electrical

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    Foreword
    Introduction
    Section 1: General
    1.1 Scope
    1.2 Normative references
    Section 2: Definitions
    2.1 Surge arrestor
    2.2 Non-linear resistor type gapped arrester
    2.3 Series gap of an arrester
    2.4 Non-linear series resistor of an arrester
    2.5 Section of an arrester
    2.6 Unit of an arrester
    2.7 Pressure-relief device of an arrester
    2.8 Rated voltage of an arrester
    2.9 Rated frequency of an arrester
    2.10 Disruptive discharge
    2.11 Puncture
    2.12 Flashover
    2.13 Sparkover of an arrester
    2.14 Impulse
    2.15 Rectangular impulse
    2.16 Peak (crest) value of an impulse
    2.17 Front of an impulse
    2.18 Tail of an impulse
    2.19 Full-wave voltage impulse
    2.20 Chopped voltage impulse
    2.21 Prospective peak (crest) value of a chopped
            voltage impulse
    2.22 Virtual origin of an impulse
    2.23 Virtual front time of an impulse (T1)
    2.24 Virtual steepness of the front of an impulse
    2.25 Virtual time to half value on the tail of an
            impulse (T2)
    2.26 Designation of an impulse shape
    2.27 Standard lightning voltage impulse
    2.28 Switching voltage impulse
    2.29 Virtual duration of the peak of a rectangular
            impulse
    2.30 Virtual total duration of a rectangular impulse
    2.31 Peak (crest) value of opposite polarity of an
            impulse
    2.32 Discharge current of an arrester
    2.33 Nominal discharge current of an arrester
    2.34 Follow-current of an arrester
    2.35 Residual voltage (discharge voltage) of an
            arrester
    2.36 Power-frequency sparkover voltage of an arrester
    2.37 Impulse sparkover voltage of an arrester
    2.38 Front-of-wave impulse sparkover of an arrester
    2.39 Standard lightning impulse sparkover voltage of
            an arrester
    2.40 Time to sparkover of an arrester
    2.41 Impulse sparkover-voltage/time curve
    2.42 Prospective current
    2.43 Type tests (design tests)
    2.44 Routine tests
    2.45 Acceptance tests
    2.46 Protective characteristics of an arrester
    2.47 Arrester disconnector
    Section 3: Identification and classification
    3.1 Arrester identification
    3.2 Arrester classification
    Section 4: Standard ratings
    4.1 Standard voltage ratings
    4.2 Standard rated frequencies
    4.3 Standard nominal discharge currents
    4.4 Service conditions
            4.4.1 Normal service conditions
            4.4.2 Abnormal service conditions
    Section 5: Requirements
    5.1 Power-frequency sparkover voltage
    5.2 Standard lightning impulse sparkover voltage
    5.3 Front-of-wave impulse sparkover voltage
    5.4 Switching impulse sparkover voltage
    5.5 Lightning impulse residual voltage
    5.6 Switching impulse residual voltage
    5.7 High-current impulse withstand
    5.8 Long-duration current withstand
    5.9 Operating-duty
    5.10 Pressure-relief
    5.11 Disconnectors
            5.11.1 Disconnector withstand
            5.11.2 Disconnector operation
    Section 6: General testing procedure
    6.1 Test samples and measurements
    6.2 Power-frequency voltage tests
    6.3 Wet tests
    6.4 Artificial-pollution tests
    Section 7: Routine and acceptance tests
    7.1 Routine tests
    7.2 Acceptance tests
    Section 8: Type tests (design tests)
    8.1 General
    8.2 Power-frequency voltage sparkover tests
    8.3 Voltage impulse sparkover tests
            8.3.1 General
            8.3.2 Standard lightning impulse sparkover test
            8.3.3 Lightning impulse sparkover-voltage/time
                    curve test
            8.3.4 Front-of-wave impulse sparkover test
            8.3.5 Switching impulse sparkover-voltage/time
                    curve test
    8.4 Measurement of residual voltage
            8.4.1 Lightning impulse residual voltage
            8.4.2 Switching impulse residual voltage
    8.5 Current impulse withstand test
            8.5.1 General
            8.5.2 High-current impulse test
            8.5.3 Long-duration current impulse test
    8.6 Operating-duty test
    8.7 Pressure-relief tests
            8.7.1 General
            8.7.2 High-current pressure-relief tests
            8.7.3 Low-current pressure-relief tests
    8.8 Tests of arrester disconnectors
            8.8.1 General
            8.8.2 Current impulse withstand and
                    operating-duty tests
            8.8.3 Disconnector operation
    Annexes
    A (normative) Abnormal service conditions
    B (informative) Typical information given with
            enquiries and tenders
    C (informative) Selection of the long-duration
            discharge class of heavy-duty arresters
    D (informative) Typical circuit for a
            distributed-constant impulse generator for the
            long-duration current impulse test according to
            8.5.3
    E (informative) Typical circuit for operating-duty
            test according to 8.6
    ZA (normative) Other international publications
            quoted in this standard with the references of
            the relevant European publications

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    Applies to surge protective devices designed for repeated operation to limit voltage surges on a.c. power circuits and to interrupt power follow current. Coverage includes arrester identification, arrester classification, standard voltage ratings, standard rated frequencies, switching impulse sparkover voltage, pressure relief, wet tests and acceptance tests. Also gives detailed definitions, table and annexes.

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    Committee SR 37
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher European Committee for Standards - Electrical
    Status Withdrawn

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    EN 50123-7-3:2003 Railway applications - Fixed installations - D.C. switchgear - Part 7-3: Measurement, control and protection devices for specific use in d.c. traction systems - Isolating voltage transducers and other voltage measuring devices
    UNE-EN 50124-1:2017 Railway applications - Insulation coordination - Part 1: Basic requirements - Clearances and creepage distances for all electrical and electronic equipment
    DIN EN 50123-5 : 2003 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - D.C. SWITCHGEAR - PART 5: SURGE ARRESTERS AND LOW-VOLTAGE LIMITERS FOR SPECIFIC USE IN D.C. SYSTEMS
    96/209091 DC : DRAFT JUN 1996 EN 50124-2 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - INSULATION COORDINATION - PART 2: OVERVOLTAGES AND RELATED PROPERTIES
    15/30298492 DC : 0 BS EN 50124-2 - RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - INSULATION COORDINATION - PART 2: OVERVOLTAGES AND RELATED PROTECTION
    CEI CLC/TR 50450 : 2006 RESISTIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR EQUIPMENT HAVING (A) TELECOMMUNICATION PORT(S)
    BS EN 60664-1:2007 (published 2007-08) Insulation coordination for equipment within low-voltage systems Principles, requirements and tests
    BS EN 45510-2-7 : 2002 GUIDE FOR PROCUREMENT OF POWER STATION EQUIPMENT - PART 2-7: ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT - SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR
    BS EN 50123-7-3 : 2003 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - D.C. SWITCHGEAR - PART 7-3: MEASUREMENT, CONTROL AND PROTECTION DEVICES FOR SPECIFIC USE IN D.C. TRACTION SYSTEMS - ISOLATING VOLTAGE TRANSDUCERS AND OTHER VOLTAGE MEASURING DEVICES
    I.S. EN 61810-1:2015 ELECTROMECHANICAL ELEMENTARY RELAYS - PART 1: GENERAL AND SAFETY REQUIREMENTS
    BS EN 50123-7-1 : 2003 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - D.C. SWITCHGEAR - PART 7-1: MEASUREMENT, CONTROL AND PROTECTION DEVICES FOR SPECIFIC USE IN D.C. TRACTION SYSTEMS - APPLICATION GUIDE
    BS EN 50123-2 : 2003 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - D.C. SWITCHGEAR - PART 2: D.C. CIRCUIT BREAKERS
    BS EN 61095:1993 ELECTROMECHANICAL CONTACTORS FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR PURPOSES
    BS EN 50124-1:2017 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - INSULATION COORDINATION - PART 1: BASIC REQUIREMENTS - CLEARANCES AND CREEPAGE DISTANCES FOR ALL ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT
    15/30298489 DC : 0 BS EN 50124-1 - RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - INSULATION COORDINATION - PART 1: BASIC REQUIREMENTS - CLEARANCES AND CREEPAGE DISTANCES FOR ALL ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT
    CEI EN 50123-1 : 2003 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - D.C. SWITCHGEAR - PART 1: GENERAL
    CEI EN 60664-1 : 2008 INSULATION COORDINATION FOR EQUIPMENT WITHIN LOW-VOLTAGE SYSTEMS - PART 1: PRINCIPLES, REQUIREMENTS AND TESTS
    CEI UNI EN 45510-2-7 : 2006 GUIDE FOR PROCUREMENT OF POWER STATION EQUIPMENT - PART 2-7: ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT - SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR
    PREN 50124-1 : DRAFT 2015 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - INSULATION COORDINATION - PART 1: BASIC REQUIREMENTS - CLEARANCES AND CREEPAGE DISTANCES FOR ALL ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT
    BS PD CLC/TR 50450 : 2006 RESISTIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR EQUIPMENT HAVING (A) TELECOMMUNICATION PORT(S)
    I.S. EN 50123-3:2003 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - D.C. SWITCHGEAR - PART 3: INDOOR D.C. DISCONNECTORS, SWITCH-DISCONNECTORS AND EARTHING SWITCHES
    I.S. EN 50123-5:2003 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - D.C. SWITCHGEAR - SURGE ARRESTERS AND LOW-VOLTAGE LIMITERS FOR SPECIFIC USE IN D.C. SYSTEMS
    DIN EN 45510-2-7:2003-12 GUIDE FOR PROCUREMENT OF POWER STATION EQUIPMENT - PART 2-7: ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT - SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR
    UNI CEI EN 45510-2-7 : 2011 GUIDE FOR PROCUREMENT OF POWER STATION EQUIPMENT - PART 2-7: ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT - SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR
    EN 50123-7-2:2003 Railway applications - Fixed installations - D.C. switchgear - Part 7-2: Measurement, control and protection devices for specific use in d.c. traction systems - Isolating current transducers and other current measuring devices
    CEI EN 61810-1 : 2016 ELECTROMECHANICAL ELEMENTARY RELAYS - PART 1: GENERAL AND SAFETY REQUIREMENTS
    CEI EN 60071-2 : 1998 INSULATION CO-ORDINATION - PART 2: APPLICATION GUIDE
    PREN 50124-2 : DRAFT 2015 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - INSULATION COORDINATION - PART 2: OVERVOLTAGES AND RELATED PROTECTION
    BS EN 61810-1:2015 ELECTROMECHANICAL ELEMENTARY RELAYS - PART 1: GENERAL AND SAFETY REQUIREMENTS
    BS EN 50123-5 : 2003 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - D.C. SWITCHGEAR - PART 5: SURGE ARRESTERS AND LOW-VOLTAGE LIMITERS FOR SPECIFIC USE IN D.C. SYSTEMS
    BS EN 50123-1 : 2003 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - D.C. SWITCHGEAR - PART 1: GENERAL
    I.S. EN 50123-4:2003 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - D.C. SWITCHGEAR - PART 4: OUTDOOR D.C. DISCONNECTORS, SWITCH-DISCONNECTORS AND EARTHING SWITCHES
    CEI EN 61095 : 2010 ELECTROMECHANICAL CONTACTORS FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR PURPOSES
    I.S. EN 60934:2001 CIRCUIT BREAKERS FOR EQUIPMENT (CBE) (IEC 60934:2000 (EQV))
    I.S. EN 50123-1:2003 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - D.C. SWITCHGEAR - GENERAL
    EN 61810-1:2015/AC:2018-04 ELECTROMECHANICAL ELEMENTARY RELAYS - PART 1: GENERAL AND SAFETY REQUIREMENTS (IEC 61810-1:2015/COR1:2018)
    BS EN 60934 : 2001 CIRCUIT-BREAKERS FOR EQUIPMENT (CBE)
    I.S. CLC/TR 50450:2006 RESISTIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR EQUIPMENT HAVING (A) TELECOMMUNICATION PORT(S)
    I.S. EN 61095:2009 ELECTROMECHANICAL CONTACTORS FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR PURPOSES
    EN 50124-1:2017 Railway applications - Insulation coordination - Part 1: Basic requirements - Clearances and creepage distances for all electrical and electronic equipment
    UNE-EN 60099-4:2016 Surge arresters - Part 4: Metal-oxide surge arresters without gaps for a.c. systems
    BS EN 50123-7-2 : 2003 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - D.C. SWITCHGEAR - PART 7-2: MEASUREMENT, CONTROL AND PROTECTION DEVICES FOR SPECIFIC USE IN D.C. TRACTION SYSTEMS - ISOLATING CURRENT TRANSDUCERS AND OTHER CURRENT MEASURING DEVICES
    I.S. EN 50123-2:2003 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - D.C. SWITCHGEAR - D.C. CIRCUIT BREAKERS
    I.S. EN 45510-2-7:2002 GUIDE FOR PROCUREMENT OF POWER STATION EQUIPMENT - PART 2-7: ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT - SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR
    CLC/TR 50450 : 2006 RESISTIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR EQUIPMENT HAVING (A) TELECOMMUNICATION PORT(S)
    I.S. EN 50124-1:2017 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - INSULATION COORDINATION - PART 1: BASIC REQUIREMENTS - CLEARANCES AND CREEPAGE DISTANCES FOR ALL ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT
    I.S. EN 60730-1:2016 AUTOMATIC ELECTRICAL CONTROLS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    I.S. EN 50123-7-3:2003 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - D.C. SWITCHGEAR - PART 7-3: MEASUREMENT, CONTROL AND PROTECTION DEVICES FOR SPECIFIC USE IN D.C. TRACTION SYSTEMS - ISOLATING VOLTAGE TRANSDUCERS AND OTHER VOLTAGE MEASURING DEVICES
    I.S. EN 60664-1:2007 INSULATION COORDINATION FOR EQUIPMENT WITHIN LOW-VOLTAGE SYSTEMS - PART 1: PRINCIPLES, REQUIREMENTS AND TESTS
    I.S. EN 60439-1:2000 LOW VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR ASSEMBLIES - PART 1 - TYPE TESTED AND PARTIALLY TYPE TESTED ASSEMBLIES
    I.S. EN 50123-7-2:2003 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - D.C. SWITCHGEAR - PART 7-2: MEASUREMENT, CONTROL AND PROTECTION DEVICES FOR SPECIFIC USE IN D.C. TRACTION SYSTEMS - ISOLATING CURRENT TRANSDUCERS AND OTHER CURRENT MEASURING DEVICES
    BS EN 60730-1:2011 Automatic electrical controls for household and similar use General requirements
    BS EN 60439-1 : 1999 LOW-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR ASSEMBLIES - PART 1: TYPE-TESTED AND PARTIALLY TYPE-TESTED ASSEMBLIES
    EN 60664-1:2007 INSULATION COORDINATION FOR EQUIPMENT WITHIN LOW-VOLTAGE SYSTEMS - PART 1: PRINCIPLES, REQUIREMENTS AND TESTS
    UNE-EN 60730-1:2013 Automatic electrical controls for household and similar use - Part 1: General requirements
    EN 60730-1:2016 AUTOMATIC ELECTRICAL CONTROLS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS (IEC 60730-1:2013, MODIFIED + COR1:2014)
    EN 60934:2001/A2:2013 CIRCUIT BREAKERS FOR EQUIPMENT (CBE) (IEC 60934:2000/A2:2013)
    EN 50123-1:2003 Railway applications - Fixed installations - D.C. switchgear - Part 1: General
    EN 50123-7-1:2003 Railway applications - Fixed installations - D.C. switchgear - Part 7-1: Measurement, control and protection devices for specific use in d.c. traction systems - Application guide
    EN 50123-4:2003/A1:2013 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - D.C. SWITCHGEAR - PART 4: OUTDOOR D.C. DISCONNECTORS, SWITCH-DISCONNECTORS AND EARTHING SWITCHES
    EN 50123-2:2003 Railway applications - Fixed installations - D.C. switchgear - Part 2: D.C. circuit breakers
    EN 60439-1:1999/A1:2004 LOW VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR ASSEMBLIES - PART 1 - TYPE TESTED AND PARTIALLY TYPE TESTED ASSEMBLIES
    EN 50123-3:2003/A1:2013 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - D.C. SWITCHGEAR - PART 3: INDOOR D.C. DISCONNECTORS, SWITCH-DISCONNECTORS AND EARTHING SWITCHES
    EN 61095:2009 ELECTROMECHANICAL CONTACTORS FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR PURPOSES
    EN 45510-2-7 : 2002 GUIDE FOR PROCUREMENT OF POWER STATION EQUIPMENT - PART 2-7: ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT - SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR
    EN 50123-5:2003 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - D.C. SWITCHGEAR - PART 5: SURGE ARRESTERS AND LOW-VOLTAGE LIMITERS FOR SPECIFIC USE IN D.C. SYSTEMS
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