• EN 60298:1996/A11:1999

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    A.C. METAL-ENCLOSED SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR FOR RATED VOLTAGES ABOVE 1 KV AND UP TO AND INCLUDING 52 KV

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    Superseded date:  01-02-2004

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    Published date:  12-01-2013

    Publisher:  European Committee for Standards - Electrical

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    Committees responsible
    National foreword
    Foreword
    Section 1 - General
    1 Scope
    Section 2 - Service conditions
    2 Normal and special service conditions
    Section 3 - Terms and definitions
    3 Definitions
    Section 4 - Rated characteristics
    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 filling pressure
           (of gas-filled compartments)
    Section 5 - Rules for design and construction
    5 Design
    5.1 Requirements for liquids in switchgear
           and controlgear
    5.2 Requirements for gases in switchgear
           and controlgear
    5.3 Earthing
    5.4 Auxiliary equipment
    5.5 Dependent power closing
    5.6 Stored energy closing
    5.7 Operating of releases
    5.8 Low and high pressure interlocking devices
    5.9 Nameplates
    5.101 Degree of protection and internal fault
    5.102 Enclosure
    5.103 Partitions and shutters
    5.104 Pressure relief of gas-filled compartments
    5.105 Disconnectors and earthing switches
    5.106 Interlocks
    5.107 Provisions for dielectric tests on cables
    Section 6 - Rules for type tests
    6 Type tests
    6.1 Dielectric tests
    6.2 Radio interference voltage (RIV) 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 Verification of making and breaking
           capacities
    6.102 Mechanical operation tests
    6.103 Verification of the IP-coding
    6.104 Pressure withstand test for gas-filled
           compartments
    6.105 Gas tightness tests of gas-filled
           compartments
    6.106 Measurement of leakage currents
    6.107 Weatherproofing test
    6.108 Arcing due to internal fault
    6.109 Mechanical impact tests
    Section 7 - Rules for routine tests
    7 Routine tests
    7.1 Power-frequency voltage tests on the
           main circuit
    7.2 Dielectric tests on auxiliary and control
           circuits
    7.3 Measurement of the resistance of the
           main circuit
    7.101 Partial discharge measurement
    7.102 Mechanical operation tests
    7.103 Pressure tests of gas-filled compartments
    7.104 Gas tightness tests of gas-filled compartments
    7.105 Tests of auxiliary electrical, pneumatic and
           hydraulic devices
    7.106 Verification of correct wiring
    7.107 Tests after erection on site
    7.108 Measurement of gas condition after filling
           on site
    Section 8 - General information
    8 Guide to the selection of switching devices
           for service
    9 Information to be given with enquiries,
           tenders for service
    9.101 Information with enquiries and orders
    9.102 Information with tenders
    10 Rules for transport, storage, erection and
           maintenance
    10.1 Conditions during transport, storage and
           erection
    10.2 Erection (mounting)
    10.3 Maintenance
    Figure
    1 Standard test finger
    Annexes
    AA (normative) Internal fault
    BB (normative) Method for calculating the
           cross-sectional area of bare conductors
           with regard to thermal stresses due to
           currents of short duration
    CC Deleted
    DD (normative) Guide to voltage tests after
           erection on site
    EE (normative) Rated insulation level for
           Series II
    FF (normative) Partial discharge measurement
    GG Deleted
    ZA (normative) Normative references to
           international publications with their
           corresponding European publications
    ZB (normative) Special national conditions
    ZC (informative) A-deviations

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Gives requirements for factory-assembled metal-enclosed switchgear and controlgear for alternating current of rated voltages above 1 kV and up to and including 52 kV for indoor and outdoor installation, and for service frequencies up to and including 60 Hz.

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    Committee TC 17AC
    Development Note Supersedes HD 187 (07/2001)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher European Committee for Standards - Electrical
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By

    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
    DIN EN 45510-2-7:2003-12 GUIDE FOR PROCUREMENT OF POWER STATION EQUIPMENT - PART 2-7: ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT - SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR
    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 60204-11:2000 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
    BS EN 60470 : 2001 HIGH-VOLTAGE ALTERNATING CURRENT CONTACTORS AND CONTACTOR-BASED MOTOR STARTERS
    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
    CEI EN 50187 : 1998 GAS-FILLED COMPARTMENTS FOR A.C. SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR FOR RATED VOLTAGES ABOVE 1 KV AND UP TO AND INCLUDING 52 KV
    BS EN 50123-2 : 2003 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - D.C. SWITCHGEAR - PART 2: D.C. CIRCUIT BREAKERS
    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
    CEI EN 50123-1 : 2003 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - D.C. SWITCHGEAR - PART 1: GENERAL
    CEI UNI EN 45510-2-7 : 2006 GUIDE FOR PROCUREMENT OF POWER STATION EQUIPMENT - PART 2-7: ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT - SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR
    I.S. EN 62271-102:2005 HIGH-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR - PART 102: ALTERNATING CURRENT DISCONNECTORS AND EARTHING SWITCHES (IEC 62271-102:2001 (EQV))
    I.S. EN 50123-4:2003 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - D.C. SWITCHGEAR - PART 4: OUTDOOR D.C. DISCONNECTORS, SWITCH-DISCONNECTORS AND EARTHING SWITCHES
    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
    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
    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
    BS EN 50123-1 : 2003 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - D.C. SWITCHGEAR - PART 1: GENERAL
    I.S. EN 50123-1:2003 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - D.C. SWITCHGEAR - GENERAL
    I.S. HD 637:1999 POWER INSTALLATIONS EXCEEDING 1 KV A.C.
    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
    I.S. EN 61958:2001 HIGH-VOLTAGE PREFABRICATED SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR ASSEMBLIES - VOLTAGE PRESENCE INDICATING SYSTEMS
    API 14F REDLINE : 2008 DESIGN, INSTALLATION, AND MAINTENANCE OF ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS FOR FIXED AND FLOATING OFFSHORE PETROLEUM FACILITIES FOR UNCLASSIFIED AND CLASS 1, DIVISION 1 AND DIVISION 2 LOCATIONS
    API 14F:2008 DESIGN, INSTALLATION, AND MAINTENANCE OF ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS FOR FIXED AND FLOATING OFFSHORE PETROLEUM FACILITIES FOR UNCLASSIFIED AND CLASS 1, DIVISION 1 AND DIVISION 2 LOCATIONS
    API 14F : 2008 : R2013 DESIGN, INSTALLATION, AND MAINTENANCE OF ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS FOR FIXED AND FLOATING OFFSHORE PETROLEUM FACILITIES FOR UNCLASSIFIED AND CLASS 1, DIVISION 1 AND DIVISION 2 LOCATIONS
    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 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
    EN 60204-11:2000/corrigendum:2010 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
    HD 637 S1:1999/corrigendum:2005 POWER INSTALLATIONS EXCEEDING 1 KV A.C.
    EN 61958 : 2001 HIGH-VOLTAGE PREFABRICATED SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR ASSEMBLIES - VOLTAGE PRESENCE INDICATING SYSTEMS
    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 50187 : 96 AC 96 GAS-FILLED COMPARTMENTS FOR A.C. SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR FOR RATED VOLTAGES ABOVE 1 KV AND UP TO AND INCLUDING 52 KV
    EN 50123-1:2003 Railway applications - Fixed installations - D.C. switchgear - Part 1: General
    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 50123-3:2003/A1:2013 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - D.C. SWITCHGEAR - PART 3: INDOOR D.C. DISCONNECTORS, SWITCH-DISCONNECTORS AND EARTHING SWITCHES
    EN 45510-2-7 : 2002 GUIDE FOR PROCUREMENT OF POWER STATION EQUIPMENT - PART 2-7: ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT - SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR

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