• EN 60831-1:2014/AC:2014

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    SHUNT POWER CAPACITORS OF THE SELF-HEALING TYPE FOR A.C. SYSTEMS HAVING A RATED VOLTAGE UP TO AND INCLUDING 1000 V - PART 1: GENERAL - PERFORMANCE, TESTING AND RATING - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS - GUIDE FOR INSTALLATION AND OPERATION

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    Published date:  23-05-2014

    Publisher:  European Committee for Standards - Electrical

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    FOREWORD
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Service conditions
    5 Test requirements
    6 Classification of tests
    7 Capacitance measurement and output calculation
    8 Measurement of the tangent of the loss angle
       (tan delta) of the capacitor
    9 Voltage tests between terminals
    10 Voltage tests between terminals and container
    11 Test of internal discharge device
    12 Sealing test
    13 Thermal stability test
    14 Measurement of the tangent of the loss angle
       (tan delta) of the capacitor at elevated
       temperature
    15 Lightning impulse voltage test between terminals
       and container
    16 Discharge test
    17 Ageing test
    18 Self-healing test
    19 Destruction test
    20 Maximum permissible voltage
    21 Maximum permissible current
    22 Discharge device
    23 Container connections
    24 Protection of the environment
    25 Other safety requirements
    26 Marking of the unit
    27 Marking of the bank
    28 General
    29 Choice of the rated voltage
    30 Operating temperature
    31 Special service conditions
    32 Overvoltages
    33 Overload currents
    34 Switching and protective devices and connections
    35 Choice of creepage distance
    36 Capacitors connected to systems with audio-frequency
       remote control
    37 Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC)
    Annex A (normative) - Additional definitions, requirements
            and tests for power filter capacitors
    Annex B (informative) - Formulae for capacitors and
            installations
    Bibliography
    Annex ZA (normative) - Normative references to
             international Publications with their
             corresponding European publications

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Pertains to both capacitor units and capacitor banks intended to be used, particularly, for power-factor correction of a.c. power systems having a rated voltage up to and including 1000 V and frequencies of 15 Hz to 60 Hz.

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    Committee SR 33
    Document Type Guide
    Publisher European Committee for Standards - Electrical
    Status Current

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

    BS EN 60110-1 : 1998 POWER CAPACITORS FOR INDUCTION HEATING INSTALLATIONS - PART 1: GENERAL
    I.S. EN 61642:1999 INDUSTRIAL A.C. NETWORKS AFFECTED BY HARMONICS - APPLICATION OF FILTERS AND SHUNT CAPACITORS
    EN 60831-2:2014 SHUNT POWER CAPACITORS OF THE SELF-HEALING TYPE FOR A.C. SYSTEMS HAVING A RATED VOLTAGE UP TO AND INCLUDING 1000 V - PART 2: AGEING TEST, SELF-HEALING TEST AND DESTRUCTION TEST (IEC 60831-2:2014)
    EN 61642 : 1997 INDUSTRIAL A.C. NETWORKS AFFECTED BY HARMONICS - APPLICATION OF FILTERS AND SHUNT CAPACITORS
    CEI EN 61921 : 2004 POWER CAPACITORS - LOW VOLTAGE POWER FACTOR CORRECTION BANKS
    I.S. EN 61921:2003 POWER CAPACITORS - LOW VOLTAGE POWER FACTOR CORRECTION BANKS
    CEI EN 60831-2 : 2015 SHUNT POWER CAPACITORS OF THE SELF-HEALING TYPE FOR A.C. SYSTEMS HAVING A RATED VOLTAGE UP TO AND INCLUDING 1000 V - PART 2: AGEING TEST, SELF-HEALING TEST AND DESTRUCTION TEST
    I.S. EN 60831-2:2014 SHUNT POWER CAPACITORS OF THE SELF-HEALING TYPE FOR A.C. SYSTEMS HAVING A RATED VOLTAGE UP TO AND INCLUDING 1000 V - PART 2: AGEING TEST, SELF-HEALING TEST AND DESTRUCTION TEST
    BS EN 60831-2:2014 Shunt power capacitors of the self-healing type for a.c. systems having a rated voltage up to and including 1 000 V Ageing test, self-healing test and destruction test
    BS EN 61921 : 2003 POWER CAPACITORS - LOW-VOLTAGE POWER FACTOR CORRECTION BANKS
    I.S. EN 60931-1:1997 SHUNT POWER CAPACITORS OF THE NON-SELF-HEALING TYPE FOR A.C. SYSTEMS HAVING A RATED VOLTAGE UP TO AN INCLUDING 1 KV - PART 1: GENERAL - PERFORMANCE, TESTING AND RATING - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS GUIDE FOR INSTALLATION AND OPERATION
    EN 60931-1:1996/A1:2003 SHUNT POWER CAPACITORS OF THE NON-SELF-HEALING TYPE FOR A.C. SYSTEMS HAVING A RATED VOLTAGE UP TO AND INCLUDING 1 KV - PART 1: GENERAL - PERFORMANCE, TESTING AND RATING - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS - GUIDE FOR INSTALLATION AND OPERATION
    EN 61921 : 2003 POWER CAPACITORS - LOW VOLTAGE POWER FACTOR CORRECTION BANKS

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

    IEC 60060-2:2010 High-voltage test techniques - Part 2: Measuring systems
    IEC 60143-2:2012 Series capacitors for power systems - Part 2: Protective equipment for series capacitor banks
    IEC 60143-1:2015 Series capacitors for power systems - Part 1: General
    EN 61000-4-1:2007 Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) - Part 4-1: Testing and measurement techniques - Overview of IEC 61000-4 series
    IEC 61000-4-1:2006 Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) - Part 4-1: Testing and measurement techniques - Overview of IEC 61000-4 series
    IEC 61048:2006+AMD1:2015 CSV Auxiliaries for lamps - Capacitors for use in tubular fluorescent and other discharge lamp circuits - General and safety requirements
    EN 60831-2:2014 SHUNT POWER CAPACITORS OF THE SELF-HEALING TYPE FOR A.C. SYSTEMS HAVING A RATED VOLTAGE UP TO AND INCLUDING 1000 V - PART 2: AGEING TEST, SELF-HEALING TEST AND DESTRUCTION TEST (IEC 60831-2:2014)
    IEC 60050-601:1985 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 601: Generation, transmission and distribution of electricity - General
    EN 60060-1 : 2010 HIGH-VOLTAGE TEST TECHNIQUES - PART 1: GENERAL DEFINITIONS AND TEST REQUIREMENTS
    IEC 60269-1:2006+AMD1:2009+AMD2:2014 CSV Low-voltage fuses - Part 1: General requirements
    IEC TR 60996:1989 Method for verifying accuracy of tan delta measurements applicable to capacitors
    EN 61000-2-2:2002/A1:2017 ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY (EMC) - ENVIRONMENT - COMPATIBILITY LEVELS FOR LOW-FREQUENCY CONDUCTED DISTURBANCES AND SIGNALLING IN PUBLIC LOW-VOLTAGE POWER SUPPLY SYSTEMS (IEC 61000-2-2:2002/A1:2017)
    IEC 61049:1991 Capacitors for use in tubular fluorescent and other discharge lamp circuits. Performance requirements
    IEC 60695-2-12:2010+AMD1:2014 CSV Fire hazard testing - Part 2-12: Glowing/hot-wire based test methods- Glow-wire flammability index (GWFI) test method for materials
    IEC 60721-2-6:1990 Classification of environmental conditions. Part 2: Environmental conditions appearing in nature. Earthquake vibration and shock
    IEC 60831-2:2014 Shunt power capacitors of the self-healing type for a.c. systems having a rated voltage up to and including 1 000 V - Part 2: Ageing test, self-healing test and destruction test
    IEC 60273:1990 Characteristic of indoor and outdoor post insulators for systems with nominal voltages greater than 1000 V
    IEC 60358-1:2012 Coupling capacitors and capacitor dividers - Part 1: General rules
    IEC 61000-2-2:2002+AMD1:2017 CSV Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) - Part 2-2: Environment - Compatibility levels for low-frequency conducted disturbances and signalling in public low-voltage power supply systems
    IEC 60252-1:2010+AMD1:2013 CSV AC motor capacitors - Part 1: General - Performance, testing andrating - Safety requirements - Guidance for installation and operation
    IEC 60050-436:1990 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 436: Power capacitors
    IEC 60060-1:2010 High-voltage test techniques - Part 1: General definitions and test requirements
    IEC 60143-3:2015 Series capacitors for power systems - Part 3: Internal fuses
    EN 60695-2-12:2010/A1:2014 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 2-12: GLOWING/HOT-WIRE BASED TEST METHODS - GLOW-WIRE FLAMMABILITY INDEX (GWFI) TEST METHOD FOR MATERIALS (IEC 60695-2-12:2010/A1:2014)
    IEC 60143-4:2010 Series capacitors for power systems - Part 4: Thyristor controlled series capacitors
    IEC 60110-1:1998 Power capacitors for induction heating installations - Part 1: General
    EN 60269-1:2007/A2:2014 LOW-VOLTAGE FUSES - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS (IEC 60269-1:2006/A2:2014)
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