• EN 60931-1:1996/A1:2003

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    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

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    Published date:  10-02-2003

    Publisher:  European Committee for Standards - Electrical

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    Foreword
    Section 1. General
    1 Scope and object
    2 Normative references
    3 Definitions
    4 Service conditions
    Section 2. Quality requirements and tests
    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
    Section 3. Overloads
    20 Maximum permissible voltage
    21 Maximum permissible current
    Section 4. Safety requirements
    22 Discharge device
    23 Container connections
    24 Protection of the environment
    25 Other safety requirements
    Section 5. Markings
    26 Marking of the unit
    27 Marking of the bank
    28 General
    Section 6. Guide for installation and operation
    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
    Annex ZA (normative) Normative references to international
             publications with their corresponding European
             publications
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    Tables

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Applies to capacitor units and capacitor banks meant to be used, particularly, for power factor correction of a.c. power systems having a rated voltage up to and including 1 000 V and frequency 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)

    I.S. EN 60931-2:1999 SHUNT POWER CAPACITORS OF THE NON-SELF-HEALING TYPE FOR A.C. SYSTEMS HAVING A RATED VOLTAGE UP TO AN INCLUDING 1 KV - PART 2: AGEING TEST AND DESTRUCTION TEST
    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
    BS EN 61921:2003 POWER CAPACITORS - LOW-VOLTAGE POWER FACTOR CORRECTION BANKS
    I.S. EN 60931-3:1999 SHUNT POWER CAPACITORS OF THE NON-SELF-HEALING TYPE FOR A.C. SYSTEMS HAVING A RATED VOLTAGE UP TO AN INCLUDING 1 KV - PART 3: INTERNAL FUSES
    I.S. EN 61642:1999 INDUSTRIAL A.C. NETWORKS AFFECTED BY HARMONICS - APPLICATION OF FILTERS AND SHUNT CAPACITORS
    BS EN 60931-3:1997 Shunt power capacitors of the non-self-healing type for a.c. systems having a rated voltage up to and including 1000 V Internal fuses
    CEI EN 60931-3 : 1997 SHUNT POWER CAPACITORS OF THE NON-SELF HEALING TYPE FOR A.C. SYSTEMS HAVING A RATED VOLTAGE UP TO AND INCLUDING 1 KV - PART 3: INTERNAL FUSES
    EN 60931-3 : 1996 SHUNT POWER CAPACITORS OF THE NON-SELF-HEALING TYPE FOR A.C. SYSTEMS HAVING A RATED VOLTAGE UP TO AND INCLUDING 1 KV - INTERNAL FUSES
    EN 60931-2:1996 Shunt power capacitors of the non-self-healing type for a.c. systems having a rated voltage up to and including 1 kV - Part 2: Ageing test and destruction test
    EN 61921 : 2003 POWER CAPACITORS - LOW VOLTAGE POWER FACTOR CORRECTION BANKS

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

    IEC 60252:1993 A.C. motor capacitors
    EN 60252 : 94 AC 94 A.C. MOTOR CAPACITORS
    IEC 60931-2:1995 Shunt power capacitors of the non-self-healing type for a.c. systems having a rated voltage up to and including 1000 V - Part 2: Ageing test and destruction test
    EN 61000-4-1:2007 Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) - Part 4-1: Testing and measurement techniques - Overview of IEC 61000-4 series
    ENV 61000-2-2 : 1993 ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY (EMC) - ENVIRONMENT - COMPATIBILITY LEVELS FOR LOW-FREQUENCY CONDUCTED DISTURBANCES AND SIGNALLING IN PUBLIC LOW-VOLTAGE POWER SUPPLY SYSTEMS
    EN 61048:2006/A1:2016 AUXILIARIES FOR LAMPS - CAPACITORS FOR USE IN TUBULAR FLUORESCENT AND OTHER DISCHARGE LAMP CIRCUITS - GENERAL AND SAFETY REQUIREMENTS (IEC 61048:2006/A1:2015)
    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
    HD 597 S1:1992/corrigendum:1992 COUPLING CAPACITORS AND CAPACITOR DIVIDERS
    EN 61071-1 : 1996 POWER ELECTRONIC CAPACITORS - PART 1: GENERAL
    IEC 60269-1:2006+AMD1:2009+AMD2:2014 CSV Low-voltage fuses - Part 1: General requirements
    IEC 61071-1:1991 Power electronic capacitors - Part 1: General
    HD 588.1 : S1 AMD 1 HIGH VOLTAGE TEST TECHNIQUES - GENERAL DEFINITIONS AND TEST REQUIREMENTS
    HD 207 : 200S1 RECOMMENDATION FOR CAPACITORS FOR INDUCTIVE HEAT GENERATING PLANTS OPERATING AT FREQUENCIES BETWEEN 40 AND 24 000 HZ
    IEC 61049:1991 Capacitors for use in tubular fluorescent and other discharge lamp circuits. Performance requirements
    EN 61049 : 1993 CAPACITORS FOR USE IN TUBULAR FLUORESCENT AND OTHER DISCHARGE LAMP CIRCUITS - PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
    IEC 60871-1:2014 Shunt capacitors for a.c. power systems having a rated voltage above 1 000 V - Part 1: General
    EN 60831-1:2014/AC:2014 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
    IEC 60143:1972 Series capacitors for power systems
    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 60831-1:2014 RLV Shunt power capacitors of the self-healing type for a.c. systems having a rated voltage up to and including 1 000 V - Part 1: General - Performance, testing and rating - Safety requirements - Guide for installation and operation
    IEC 60931-3:1996 Shunt capacitors of the non-self-healing type for AC power systems having a rated voltage up to and including 1000 V - Part 3: Internal fuses
    EN 60931-3 : 1996 SHUNT POWER CAPACITORS OF THE NON-SELF-HEALING TYPE FOR A.C. SYSTEMS HAVING A RATED VOLTAGE UP TO AND INCLUDING 1 KV - INTERNAL FUSES
    IEC 60050-436:1990 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 436: Power capacitors
    EN 60931-2:1996 Shunt power capacitors of the non-self-healing type for a.c. systems having a rated voltage up to and including 1 kV - Part 2: Ageing test and destruction test
    HD 525.1 : S1 AMD 1 SHUNT CAPACITORS FOR A.C. POWER SYSTEMS HAVING A RATED VOLTAGE ABOVE 660 V - GENERAL - PERFORMANCE, TESTING AND RATING - SAFETY
    EN 60143 : 93 AC 94 SERIES CAPACITORS FOR POWER SYSTEMS - GENERAL PERFORMANCE, TESTING AND RATING - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS - GUIDE FOR INSTALLATION
    IEC 60060-1:2010 High-voltage test techniques - Part 1: General definitions and test requirements
    IEC 60110:1973 Recommendation for capacitors for inductive heat generating plants operating at frequencies between 40 and 24 000 Hz
    EN 60269-1:2007/A2:2014 LOW-VOLTAGE FUSES - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS (IEC 60269-1:2006/A2:2014)
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