• EN 60383-1:1996/A11:1999

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    INSULATORS FOR OVERHEAD LINES WITH A NOMINAL VOLTAGE ABOVE 1 KV - CERAMIC OR GLASS INSULATOR UNITS FOR A.C. SYSTEMS - DEFINITIONS, TEST METHODS AND ACCEPTANCE CRITERIA

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    Published date:  08-10-1999

    Publisher:  European Committee for Standards - Electrical

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    INTRODUCTION
    Section 1: General
    1 Scope and object
    2 Normative references
    3 Definitions
        3.1 Insulator string
        3.2 Pin insulator
        3.3 Line post insulator
        3.4 Traction insulator
        3.5 Lot
        3.6 Flashover
        3.7 Dry lightning impulse withstand voltage
        3.8 50% dry lightning impulse flashover voltage
        3.9 Wet power-frequency withstand voltage
        3.10 Electromechanical failing load
        3.11 Mechanical failing load
        3.12 Puncture voltage
        3.13 Creepage distance
        3.14 Displacements
        3.15 Short standard string
        3.16 Specified characteristics
    Section 2: Insulators
    4 Classification, types of insulators and insulating
        materials
        4.1 Insulator classes
        4.2 Insulator types
        4.3 Insulating materials
    5 Identification of insulators
    Section 3: Classification of tests, sampling rules and
    procedures
    6 Classification of tests
        6.1 Type tests
        6.2 Sample tests
        6.3 Routine tests
    7 Quality assurance
    8 Procedures for type and sample tests
        8.1 Insulator selection for type tests
        8.2 Sampling rules and procedures for sample tests
        8.3 Re-test procedure for sample tests
    Section 4: Test procedures for electrical tests
    9 General requirements for high voltage tests
    10 Standard atmospheric conditions and correction factors
        10.1 Standard reference atmosphere
        10.2 Correction factors for atmospheric conditions
    11 Artificial rain parameters for wet tests
    12 Mounting arrangements for electrical tests
    13 Lightning impulse voltage tests (type test)
        13.1 Test procedure
        13.2 Acceptance criteria
    14 Wet power-frequency voltage tests (type test)
        14.1 Test procedure
        14.2 Acceptance criteria
    15 Puncture withstand test (sample test, for class B
        insulators only)
        15.1 Power-frequency puncture withstand test
        15.2 Impulse overvoltage puncture withstand test
    16 Routine electrical test (only on class B insulators
        of ceramic material or annealed glass)
    Section 5: Test procedures for mechanical and other tests
    17 Verification of the dimensions (type and sample test)
    18 Electromechanical failing load test (type and sample
        test)
        18.1 Test procedure
        18.2 Acceptance criteria
    19 Mechanical failing load test (type and sample test)
        19.1 Test procedure for pin and line post insulators
        19.2 Test procedure for string insulator units
        19.3 Acceptance criteria for pin insulators
        19.4 Acceptance criteria for string insulator units
              and line post insulators
    20 Thermal-mechanical performance test (type test)
        20.1 Test procedure
        20.2 Acceptance criteria
    21 Verification of the axial, radial and angular
        displacements (sample test)
        21.1 Test procedure
        21.2 Acceptance criteria for cap and pin insulators
        21.3 Acceptance criteria for long rod insulators
    22 Verification of the locking system (sample test)
        22.1 Conformity of the locking device
        22.2 Verification of locking
        22.3 Position of the locking device
        22.4 Procedure for the operation test
        22.5 Acceptance criteria for the operation test
    23 Temperature cycle test (sample test)
        23.1 Test procedure for string insulator units,
              pin insulators and line post insulators composed
              of ceramic material
        23.2 Test procedure for string insulator units,
              pin insulators and line post insulators composed
              of annealed glass
        23.3 Special test procedure for insulators with thick
              sections or very large insulators
        23.4 Complementary specifications
        23.5 Acceptance criteria
    24 Thermal shock test (sample test)
        24.1 Test procedure
        24.2 Acceptance criteria
    25 Porosity test (sample test)
        25.1 Test procedure
        25.2 Acceptance criteria
    26 Galvanizing test (sample test)
        26.1 Test procedures
        26.2 Acceptance criteria
    27 Routine visual inspection
        27.1 Insulators with ceramic insulating parts
        27.2 Insulators with glass insulating parts
    28 Routine mechanical test
        28.1 Routine mechanical test on line post insulators
        28.2 Routine mechanical test on string insulator units
    29 Mounting arrangements for tests on pin insulators
        29.1 Standard mounting arrangement for electrical
              tests
        29.2 Mounting arrangements for electrical tests
              reproducing service conditions
        29.3 Mounting arrangement for the mechanical failing
              load test
    Section 7: Line post Insulators
    30 Coefficient for statistical analysis of the test
        results on line post insulators
        30.1 Coefficient for type tests
        30.2 Coefficients for sample tests
    31 Mounting arrangements for tests on line post
        insulators
        31.1 Standard mounting arrangement for electrical tests
        31.2 Mounting arrangements for electrical tests
              reproducing service conditions
        31.3 Mounting arrangement for the mechanical failing
              load test
    Section 8: String Insulator units
    32 Prescriptions concerning type tests on string insulators
        32.1 Electrical type tests on string insulators
        32.2 Mechanical type tests
    33 Coefficients for statistical analysis of the test
        results on string insulators
        33.1 Coefficient for type tests
        33.2 Coefficients for sample tests
    34 Mounting arrangements for electrical tests on string
        insulator units
    Section 9: Insulators for overhead electric traction lines
    35 Mounting arrangements for electrical tests on insulators
        for overhead electric traction lines
        35.1 Standard mounting arrangement
        35.2 Mounting arrangement representing service conditions
    Figures
    Annexes
    A Method of comparison of the results of electromechanical
        or mechanical type and sample tests
    B Illustration of the mechanical and electromechanical or
        mechanical type and sample tests
    C List of normative documents given for information
    ZA Normative references to international publications
        with their corresponding European publications
    ZA (informative) A-deviations

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    Applicable to insulators of ceramic material or glass to be used on a.c. overhead power and traction lines, having a nominal voltage more than 1000 V and a frequency not in excess of 100 Hz. Also applicable to insulators to be used on d.c. overhead electric traction lines.

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    Committee SR 36B
    Document Type Test Method
    Publisher European Committee for Standards - Electrical
    Status Current

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

    PREN 50341-1 : DRAFT 2012 OVERHEAD ELECTRICAL LINES EXCEEDING AC 1 KV - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS - COMMON SPECIFICATIONS
    UNE-EN 50124-1:2017 Railway applications - Insulation coordination - Part 1: Basic requirements - Clearances and creepage distances for all electrical and electronic equipment
    CEI EN 61109 : 2009 INSULATORS FOR OVERHEAD LINES - COMPOSITE SUSPENSION AND TENSION INSULATORS FOR A/C/ SYSTEMS WITH A NOMINAL VOLTAGE GREATER THAN 1 000 V - DEFINITIONS, TEST METHODS AND ACCEPTANCE CRITERIA
    CEI EN 60437 : 1998 RADIO INTERFERENCE TEST ON HIGH-VOLTAGE INSULATORS
    UNE-EN 50341-1:2017 Overhead electrical lines exceeding AC 1 kV - Part 1: General requirements - Common specifications
    CEI EN 61952 : 2009 INSULATORS FOR OVERHEAD LINES - COMPOSITE LINE POST INSULATORS FOR A.C. SYSTEMS WITH A NOMINAL VOLTAGE GREATER THAN 1000 V - DEFINITIONS, TEST METHODS AND ACCEPTANCE CRITERIA
    I.S. EN 60437:1999 RADIO INTERFERENCE TEST ON HIGH-VOLTAGE INSULATORS
    12/30260570 DC : 0 BS EN 50341-1 - OVERHEAD ELECTRICAL LINES EXCEEDING AC 1 KV - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS - COMMON SPECIFICATIONS
    BS EN 60437 : 1998 RADIO INTERFERENCE TEST ON HIGH-VOLTAGE INSULATORS
    EN 60437 : 1997 RADIO INTERFERENCE TEST ON HIGH-VOLTAGE INSULATORS
    BS EN 61109:2008 (published 2009-03) Insulators for overhead lines. Composite suspension and tension insulators for a.c. systems with a nominal voltage greater than 1000 V. Definitions, test methods and acceptance criteria
    BS EN 61952:2008 (published 2009-03) Insulators for overhead lines. Composite line post insulators for A.C. systems with a nominal voltage greater than 1000 V. Definitions, test methods and acceptance criteria
    BS EN 61467 : 2008 INSULATORS FOR OVERHEAD LINES - INSULATOR STRINGS AND SETS FOR LINES WITH A NOMINAL VOLTAGE GREATER THAN 1000 V - AC POWER ARC TESTS
    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
    BS EN 61211 : 2005 INSULATORS OF CERAMIC MATERIAL OR GLASS FOR OVERHEAD LINES WITH A NOMINAL VOLTAGE GREATER THAN 1 000 V - IMPULSE PUNCTURE TESTING IN AIR
    PREN 50124-1 : DRAFT 2015 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - INSULATION COORDINATION - PART 1: BASIC REQUIREMENTS - CLEARANCES AND CREEPAGE DISTANCES FOR ALL ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT
    I.S. EN 61952:2008 INSULATORS FOR OVERHEAD LINES - COMPOSITE LINE POST INSULATORS FOR A.C. SYSTEMS WITH A NOMINAL VOLTAGE GREATER THAN 1 000 V - DEFINITIONS, TEST METHODS AND ACCEPTANCE CRITERIA
    BS EN 50341-1 : 2012 OVERHEAD ELECTRICAL LINES EXCEEDING AC 1 KV - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS - COMMON SPECIFICATIONS
    EN 50124-1:2017 Railway applications - Insulation coordination - Part 1: Basic requirements - Clearances and creepage distances for all electrical and electronic equipment
    CEI EN 60433 : 1999 INSULATORS FOR OVERHEAD LINES WITH A NOMINAL VOLTAGE ABOVE 1 KV CERAMIC INSULATORS FOR A.C. SYSTEMS CHARACTERISTICS OF INSULATOR UNITS OF THE LONG ROD TYPE
    I.S. EN 50341-1:2012 OVERHEAD ELECTRICAL LINES EXCEEDING AC 1 KV - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS - COMMON SPECIFICATIONS
    CEI EN 50341-1 : 2013 OVERHEAD ELECTRICAL LINES EXCEEDING AC 1 KV - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS - COMMON SPECIFICATIONS
    EN 50341-1:2012 OVERHEAD ELECTRICAL LINES EXCEEDING AC 1 KV - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS - COMMON SPECIFICATIONS
    I.S. EN 50124-1:2017 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - INSULATION COORDINATION - PART 1: BASIC REQUIREMENTS - CLEARANCES AND CREEPAGE DISTANCES FOR ALL ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT
    BS EN 60433 : 1999 INSULATORS FOR OVERHEAD LINES WITH A NOMINAL VOLTAGE ABOVE 1 KV - CERAMIC INSULATORS WITH A.C. SYSTEMS - CHARACTERISTICS OF INSULATOR UNITS OF THE LONG ROD TYPE
    I.S. EN 61211:2005 INSULATORS OF CERAMIC MATERIAL OR GLASS FOR OVERHEAD LINES WITH A NOMINAL VOLTAGE GREATER THAN 1000 V - IMPULSE PUNCTURE TESTING IN AIR
    I.S. EN 60433:1998 INSULATORS FOR OVERHEAD LINES WITH A NOMINAL VOLTAGE ABOVE 1 KV - CERAMIC INSULATORS FOR A.C. SYSTEMS - CHARACTERISTICS OF INSULATOR UNITS OF THE LONG ROD TYPE
    I.S. EN 61109:2008 INSULATORS FOR OVERHEAD LINES - COMPOSITE SUSPENSION AND TENSION INSULATORS FOR A.C. SYSTEMS WITH A NOMINAL VOLTAGE GREATER THAN 1 000 V - DEFINITIONS, TEST METHODS AND ACCEPTANCE CRITERIA
    EN 60433 : 1998 INSULATORS FOR OVERHEAD LINES WITH A NOMINAL VOLTAGE ABOVE 1 KV - CERAMIC INSULATORS FOR A.C. SYSTEMS - CHARACTERISTICS OF INSULATOR UNITS OF THE LONG ROD TYPE
    EN 61952:2008 Insulators for overhead lines - Composite line post insulators for A.C. systems with a nominal voltage greater than 1 000 V - Definitions, test methods and acceptance criteria
    EN 61467 : 2008 INSULATORS FOR OVERHEAD LINES - INSULATOR STRINGS AND SETS FOR LINES WITH A NOMINAL VOLTAGE GREATER THAN 1000 V - AC POWER ARC TESTS
    EN 61211 : 2005 INSULATORS OF CERAMIC MATERIAL OR GLASS FOR OVERHEAD LINES WITH A NOMINAL VOLTAGE GREATER THAN 1 000 V - IMPULSE PUNCTURE TESTING IN AIR
    EN 61109 : 2008 INSULATORS FOR OVERHEAD LINES - COMPOSITE SUSPENSION AND TENSION INSULATORS FOR A.C. SYSTEMS WITH A NOMINAL VOLTAGE GREATER THAN 1000 V - DEFINITIONS, TEST METHODS AND ACCEPTANCE CRITERIA

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

    IEC 60305:1995 INSULATORS FOR OVERHEAD LINES WITH A NOMINAL VOLTAGE ABOVE 1,000 V - CERAMIC OR GLASS INSULATOR UNITS FOR A.C. SYSTEMS - CHARACTERISTICS OF INSULATOR UNITS OF THE CAP AND PIN TYPE
    IEC 60050-471:2007 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 471: Insulators
    ISO 1463:2003 Metallic and oxide coatings Measurement of coating thickness Microscopical method
    ISO 1461:2009 Hot dip galvanized coatings on fabricated iron and steel articles — Specifications and test methods
    IEC 60720:1981 CHARACTERISTICS OF LINE POST INSULATORS
    ISO 1459:1973 Metallic coatings — Protection against corrosion by hot dip galvanizing — Guiding principles
    IEC 60372:1984 LOCKING DEVICES FOR BALL AND SOCKET COUPLINGS OF STRING INSULATOR UNITS: DIMENSIONS AND TESTS
    ISO 2178:2016 Non-magnetic coatings on magnetic substrates Measurement of coating thickness Magnetic method
    ISO 1460:1992 Metallic coatings Hot dip galvanized coatings on ferrous materials Gravimetric determination of the mass per unit area
    IEC 60433:1998 INSULATORS FOR OVERHEAD LINES WITH A NOMINAL VOLTAGE ABOVE 1000 V - CERAMIC INSULATORS FOR A.C. SYSTEMS - CHARACTERISTICS OF INSULATOR UNITS OF THE LONG ROD TYPE
    IEC 60060-1:2010 High-voltage test techniques - Part 1: General definitions and test requirements
    IEC 60120:1984 Dimensions of ball and socket couplings of string insulator units
    ISO 2064:1996 Metallic and other inorganic coatings Definitions and conventions concerning the measurement of thickness
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