• EN 60376 : 2005

    Superseded A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.

    SPECIFICATION OF TECHNICAL GRADE SULFUR HEXAFLUORIDE (SF[6]) FOR USE IN ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT

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    Superseded date:  31-01-2022

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    Published date:  04-10-2005

    Publisher:  European Committee for Standards - Electrical

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    FOREWORD
    INTRODUCTION
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 General properties of SF[6]
      4.1 Electrical properties
      4.2 Compatibility
    5 Maximum acceptable impurity levels for technical
      grade SF[6]
    6 Environmental, health and safety aspects
      6.1 Environmental aspects
          6.1.1 Introductory remarks
          6.1.2 Environmental characteristics of SF[6]
          6.1.3 Environmentally compatible use of SF[6]
      6.2 Health and safety
          6.2.1 Introduction
          6.2.2 Toxicity
          6.2.3 Oxygen depletion
          6.2.4 Mechanical
          6.2.5 Freezing
    7 Handling, storage and transportation
      7.1 Gas handling procedures
      7.2 Gas handling
      7.3 Storage
      7.4 Transportation
    Annex ZA (normative) Normative references to international
             publications with their corresponding European
             publications
    Bibliography

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    Describes the quality requirements and properties for technical grade sulfur hexafluoride (SF[6]) for use in electrical equipment.

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    Committee SR 10
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher European Committee for Standards - Electrical
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By

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    CEI EN 62271-4 : 2014 HIGH-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR - PART 4: HANDLING PROCEDURES FOR SULPHUR HEXAFLUORIDE (SF[6]) AND ITS MIXTURES
    CLC/TR 62271-303 : 2009 HIGH-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR - PART 303: USE AND HANDLING OF SULPHUR HEXAFLUORIDE (SF[6])
    BS EN 50152-1 : 2012 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR ALTERNATING CURRENT SWITCHGEAR - PART 1: CIRCUIT-BREAKERS WITH NOMINAL VOLTAGE ABOVE 1 KV
    BS EN 62271-4:2013 High-voltage switchgear and controlgear Handling procedures for sulphur hexafluoride (SF6) and its mixtures
    UNE-EN 62271-204:2012 High-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 204: Rigid gas-insulated transmission lines for rated voltage above 52 kV
    I.S. EN 62271-4:2013 HIGH-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR - PART 4: HANDLING PROCEDURES FOR SULPHUR HEXAFLUORIDE (SF[6]) AND ITS MIXTURES (IEC 62271-4:2013 (EQV))
    UNE-EN 50152-2:2013 Railway applications - Fixed installations - Particular requirements for alternating current switchgear - Part 2: Disconnectors, earthing switches and switches with nominal voltage above 1 kV
    BS EN 61869-1 : 2009 INSTRUMENT TRANSFORMERS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    CEI EN 62271-203 : 2013 HIGH-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR - PART 203: GAS-INSULATED METAL-ENCLOSED SWITCHGEAR FOR RATED VOLTAGES ABOVE 52 KV
    UNE-EN 60137:2011 Insulated bushings for alternating voltages above 1 000 V
    BS EN 62271-109 : 2009 HIGH-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR - PART 109: ALTERNATING-CURRENT SERIES CAPACITOR BY-PASS SWITCHES
    EN IEC/IEEE 65700 : 2018 BUSHINGS FOR DC APPLICATION (IEC/IEEE 65700-19-03:2014)
    S.R. CLC/TR 62271-303:2009 HIGH-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR - PART 303: USE AND HANDLING OF SULPHUR HEXAFLUORIDE (SF[6])
    BS PD CLC/TR 62271-303 : 2009 HIGH-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR - PART 303: USE AND HANDLING OF SULPHUR HEXAFLUORIDE (SF[6])
    BS EN 60214-1 : 2014 TAP-CHANGERS - PART 1: PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS
    11/30235280 DC : 0 BS EN 50152-1 - RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR ALTERNATING CURRENT SWITCHGEAR - PART 1: CIRCUIT-BREAKERS WITH NOMINAL VOLTAGE ABOVE 1 KV
    CEI EN 62271-204 : 2012 HIGH-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR - PART 204: RIGID GAS-INSULATED TRANSMISSION LINES FOR RATED VOLTAGES ABOVE 52 KV
    BS EN 62271-204:2011 High-voltage switchgear and controlgear Rigid gas-insulated transmission lines for rated voltage above 52 kV
    11/30235283 DC : 0 BS EN 50152-2 - RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR ALTERNATING CURRENT SWITCHGEAR - PART 2: DISCONNECTORS, EARTHING SWITCHES AND SWITCHES WITH NOMINAL VOLTAGE ABOVE 1 KV
    BS EN 62271-203:2012 High-voltage switchgear and controlgear Gas-insulated metal-enclosed switchgear for rated voltages above 52 kV
    I.S. EN 62271-204:2011 HIGH-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR - PART 204: RIGID GAS-INSULATED TRANSMISSION LINES FOR RATED VOLTAGE ABOVE 52 KV (IEC 62271-204:2011 (EQV))
    UNE-EN 50152-1:2013 Railway applications - Fixed installations - Particular requirements for alternating current switchgear - Part 1: Circuit-breakers with nominal voltage above 1 kV
    CEI EN 61869-1 : 2010 INSTRUMENT TRANSFORMERS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    BS EN 50152-2 : 2012 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR ALTERNATING CURRENT SWITCHGEAR - PART 2: DISCONNECTORS, EARTHING SWITCHES AND SWITCHES WITH NOMINAL VOLTAGE ABOVE 1 KV
    I.S. EN 62146-1:2014 GRADING CAPACITORS FOR HIGH-VOLTAGE ALTERNATING CURRENT CIRCUIT-BREAKERS - PART 1: GENERAL
    I.S. EN 62271-1:2017 HIGH-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR - PART 1: COMMON SPECIFICATIONS FOR ALTERNATING CURRENT SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR
    BS EN 60137 : 2017 INSULATED BUSHINGS FOR ALTERNATING VOLTAGES ABOVE 1000 V
    EN 62271-100 : 2009 AMD 2/COR 18 HIGH-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR - PART 100: ALTERNATING-CURRENT CIRCUIT-BREAKERS (IEC 62271-100:2008/A2:2017/COR1:2018)
    I.S. EN 50152-1:2012 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR ALTERNATING CURRENT SWITCHGEAR - PART 1: CIRCUIT-BREAKERS WITH NOMINAL VOLTAGE ABOVE 1 KV
    I.S. EN 61869-1:2009 INSTRUMENT TRANSFORMERS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    BS EN 62271-1:2017 High-voltage switchgear and controlgear Common specifications for alternating current switchgear and controlgear
    PREN 50152-1 : DRAFT 2011 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR ALTERNATING CURRENT SWITCHGEAR - PART 1: CIRCUIT-BREAKERS WITH NOMINAL VOLTAGE ABOVE 1 KV
    BS EN 62146-1 : 2014 GRADING CAPACITORS FOR HIGH-VOLTAGE ALTERNATING CURRENT CIRCUIT-BREAKERS - PART 1: GENERAL (IEC 62146-1:2013)
    BS EN 62271-100 : 2009 HIGH-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR - PART 100: ALTERNATING-CURRENT CIRCUIT-BREAKERS (IEC 62271-100:2008)
    EN 62271-1:2017 HIGH-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR - PART 1: COMMON SPECIFICATIONS FOR ALTERNATING CURRENT SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR (IEC 62271-1:2017)
    I.S. EN 60137:2017 INSULATED BUSHINGS FOR ALTERNATING VOLTAGES ABOVE 1000 V
    I.S. EN 62271-203:2012 HIGH-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR - PART 203: GAS-INSULATED METAL-ENCLOSED SWITCHGEAR FOR RATED VOLTAGES ABOVE 52 KV (IEC 62271-203:2011 (EQV))
    I.S. EN 62271-100:2009 HIGH-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR - PART 100: ALTERNATING-CURRENT CIRCUIT-BREAKERS
    I.S. EN IEC/IEEE 65700:2018 BUSHINGS FOR DC APPLICATION
    UNE-EN 62271-4:2014 High-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 4: Handling procedures for sulphur hexafluoride (SF6) and its mixtures
    CEI EN 60137 : 2009 INSULATED BUSHINGS FOR ALTERNATING VOLTAGES ABOVE 1000 V
    PREN 50152-2 : DRAFT 2011 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR ALTERNATING CURRENT SWITCHGEAR - PART 2: DISCONNECTORS, EARTHING SWITCHES AND SWITCHES WITH NOMINAL VOLTAGE ABOVE 1 KV
    I.S. EN 50152-2:2012 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR ALTERNATING CURRENT SWITCHGEAR - PART 2: DISCONNECTORS, EARTHING SWITCHES AND SWITCHES WITH NOMINAL VOLTAGE ABOVE 1 KV
    EN 60137:2017 INSULATED BUSHINGS FOR ALTERNATING VOLTAGES ABOVE 1000 V (IEC 60137:2017)
    CEI EN 50152-2 : 2013 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR ALTERNATING CURRENT SWITCHGEAR - PART 2: DISCONNECTORS, EARTHING SWITCHES AND SWITCHES WITH NOMINAL VOLTAGE ABOVE 1 KV
    I.S. EN 62271-109:2009 HIGH-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR - PART 109: ALTERNATING-CURRENT SERIES CAPACITOR BY-PASS SWITCHES (IEC 62271-109:2008 (EQV))
    UNE-EN 62271-203:2013 High-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 203: Gas-insulated metal-enclosed switchgear for rated voltages above 52 kV
    UNE-EN 61869-1:2010 Instrument transformers -- Part 1: General requirements
    EN 62271-109:2009/A1:2013 HIGH-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR - PART 109: ALTERNATING-CURRENT SERIES CAPACITOR BY-PASS SWITCHES (IEC 62271-109:2008/A1:2013)
    EN 62271-4 : 2013 High-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 4: Handling procedures for sulphur hexafluoride (SF6) and its mixtures
    EN 50152-2:2012 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR ALTERNATING CURRENT SWITCHGEAR - PART 2: DISCONNECTORS, EARTHING SWITCHES AND SWITCHES WITH NOMINAL VOLTAGE ABOVE 1 KV
    EN 62146-1:2014/A1:2016 GRADING CAPACITORS FOR HIGH-VOLTAGE ALTERNATING CURRENT CIRCUIT-BREAKERS - PART 1: GENERAL (IEC 62146-1:2013/A1:2016)
    EN 61869-1 : 2009 INSTRUMENT TRANSFORMERS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    EN 50152-1 : 2012 AMD 1 2013 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR ALTERNATING CURRENT SWITCHGEAR - PART 1: CIRCUIT-BREAKERS WITH NOMINAL VOLTAGE ABOVE 1 KV
    EN 62271-203:2012 High-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 203: Gas-insulated metal-enclosed switchgear for rated voltages above 52 kV
    EN 60214-1:2014 TAP-CHANGERS - PART 1: PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS (IEC 60214-1:2014)
    EN 62271-204:2011 High-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 204: Rigid gas-insulated transmission lines for rated voltage above 52 kV

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    IEC 60480:2004 Guidelines for the checking and treatment of sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) taken from electrical equipment and specification for its re-use
    IEC 60050-441:1984 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 441: Switchgear, controlgear and fuses
    IEC 60050-212:2010 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 212: Electrical insulating solids, liquids and gases
    EN 60480:2004 Guidelines for the checking and treatment of sulphur hexafluoride (SF6) taken from electrical equipment and specification for its re-use
    IEC 60694:1996+AMD1:2000+AMD2:2001 CSV Common specifications for high-voltage switchgear and controlgear standards
    IEC 60050-826:2004 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 826: Electrical installations
    ISO 14040:2006 Environmental management Life cycle assessment Principles and framework
    ISO 14050:2009 Environmental management Vocabulary
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