• EN 60129:1994/A2:1996

    Superseded A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.

    ALTERNATING CURRENT DISCONNECTORS AND EARTHING SWITCHES

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    Superseded date:  01-07-2002

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    Published date:  12-01-2013

    Publisher:  European Committee for Standards - Electrical

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    1. Scope
    2. Normal and special service conditions
    3. Definitions
    3.101 General terms
    3.102 Switching devices
    3.103 Parts of switching devices
    3.104 Operation (of a mechanical switching device)
    3.105 Characteristic quantities
    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 operation
    4.101 Rated short-circuit making current
    4.102 Rated contact zone
    4.103 Rated mechanical terminal load
    4.104 Rated values of maximum force required for manual
          operation (under consideration)
    4.105 Behaviour when carrying rated peak withstand current
          and rated short-time withstand current
    4.106 Behaviour of earthing switches when making
          short-circuit currents
    4.107 Co-ordination of rated voltages, rated normal
          currents and rated peak withstand currents
    5. Design and construction
    5.1 Requirements for liquids in disconnectors and
          earthing switches
    5.2 Requirements for gases in disconnectors and earthing
          switches
    5.3 Earthing of disconnectors and earthing switches
    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 Special requirements for earthing switches
    5.102 Requirements in respect of the isolating distance of
          disconnectors
    5.103 Mechanical strength
    5.104 Position of the movable contact system and its
          indicating or signalling devices
    6. Type tests
    6.1 Dielectric tests
    6.2 Radio interference voltage (r.i.v.) 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 Tests to prove the short-circuit making performance
          of earthing switches
    6.102 Operating and mechanical endurance tests
    6.103 Operation under severe ice conditions
    6.104 Operation at the temperature limits
    7. Routine tests
    7.1 Power-frequency voltage withstand dry tests on the
          main circuit
    7.2 Voltage withstand tests on auxiliary and control
          circuits
    7.3 Measurement of the resistance of the main circuit
    7.101 Mechanical operating tests
    8. Guide to the selection of switching devices for
          service
    8.101 General
    8.102 Selection of rated vales for normal service
          conditions
    9. Information to be given with enquiries, tenders and
          orders
    9.101 Information to be given with enquiries and orders
    9.102 Information to be given with tenders
    10. Rules for transport, storage, erection and
          maintenance
    10.1 Conditions during transport, storage and erection
    10.2 Erection
    10.3 Maintenance
    Figures
    Annex ZA: Other international publications quoted in this
          standard with the references of the relevant
          European publications

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    Applies to alternating current disconnectors and earthing switches for voltages above 1,000 V and for service frequencies up to and including 60 Hz. Includes the following sections: definitions, rating, type tests, routine tests, and design and construction.

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    Committee TC 17A
    Development Note Supersedes HD 408. (06/2005)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher European Committee for Standards - Electrical
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By

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    CEI EN 61116 : 1996 ELECTROMECHANICAL EQUIPMENT GUIDE FOR SMALL HYDROELECTRIC INSTALLATIONS
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    BS EN 60204-11 : 2001 SAFETY OF MACHINERY - ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT OF MACHINES - PART 11: REQUIREMENTS FOR HV EQUIPMENT FOR VOLTAGES ABOVE 1000 V A.C. OR 1500 V D.C. AND NOT EXCEEDING 36 KV
    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
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    CEI EN 50123-1 : 2003 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - D.C. SWITCHGEAR - PART 1: GENERAL
    I.S. EN 45510-2-7:2002 GUIDE FOR PROCUREMENT OF POWER STATION EQUIPMENT - PART 2-7: ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT - SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR
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    BS EN 60298:1996 A.C. METAL-ENCLOSED SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR FOR RATED VOLTAGES ABOVE 1 KV AND UP TO AND INCLUDING 52 KV
    I.S. EN 61116:1995 ELECTROMECHANICAL EQUIPMENT GUIDE FOR SMALL HYDROELECTRIC INSTALLATIONS
    BS EN 60265-1:1998 SPECIFICATION FOR HIGH-VOLTAGE SWITCHES - PART 1: SWITCHES FOR RATED VOLTAGES ABOVE 1 KV AND LESS THAN 52 KV
    BS EN 50123-7-2:2003 Railway applications. Fixed installations. d.c. switchgear. Measurement, control and protection devices for specific use in d.c. traction systems Isolating current transducers and other current measuring devices
    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 61116:1994 Electromechanical equipment guide for small hydroelectric installations
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