• EN 61071 : 2007

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    CAPACITORS FOR POWER ELECTRONICS

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    Published date:  25-04-2007

    Publisher:  European Committee for Standards - Electrical

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    FOREWORD
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Service conditions
      4.1 Normal service conditions
      4.2 Unusual service conditions
    5 Quality requirements and tests
      5.1 Test requirements
      5.2 Classification of tests
      5.3 Capacitance and tan delta measurements (routine test)
      5.4 Measurement of the tangent of the loss angle (tan delta)
           of a capacitor (type test)
      5.5 Voltage test between terminals
      5.6 AC voltage test between terminals and case
      5.7 Test of internal discharge device
      5.8 Sealing test
      5.9 Surge discharge test
      5.10 Thermal stability test
      5.11 Self-healing test
      5.12 Resonance frequency measurement
      5.13 Environmental testing
      5.14 Mechanical testing
      5.15 Endurance test
      5.16 Destruction test
      5.17 Disconnecting test on internal fuses
    6 Overloads
      6.1 Maximum permissible voltages
    7 Safety requirements
      7.1 Discharge device
      7.2 Case connections
      7.3 Protection of the environment
      7.4 Other safety requirements
    8 Markings
      8.1 Marking of the units
    9 Guide to installation and operation
      9.1 General
      9.2 Choice of rated voltage
      9.3 Operating temperature
      9.4 Special service conditions
      9.5 Overvoltages
      9.6 Overcurrents
      9.7 Switching and protective devices
      9.8 Choice of creepage distance and clearance
      9.9 Connections
      9.10 Parallel connections of capacitors
      9.11 Series connections of capacitors
      9.12 Magnetic losses and eddy currents
      9.13 Guide for internal fuse and disconnector protection in
           capacitors
      9.14 Guide for unprotected capacitors
    Annex A (informative) Waveforms
    Annex B (normative) Operational limits of capacitors with
            sinusoidal voltages as a function of frequency and
            at maximum temperature (theta[max])
    Annex C (normative) Resonance frequency measuring methods -
            Examples
    Annex ZA (normative) Normative references to international
             publications with their corresponding European
             publications
    Bibliography

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    This International Standard applies to capacitors for power electronics applications.

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    Committee SR 33
    Development Note Supersedes EN 61071-1 and EN 61071-2. (04/2007)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher European Committee for Standards - Electrical
    Status Current
    Supersedes

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    IEC 61287-1:2014 Railway applications - Power converters installed on board rolling stock - Part 1: Characteristics and test methods
    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
    IEC 60384-14:2013+AMD1:2016 CSV Fixed capacitors for use in electronic equipment - Part 14: Sectional specification - Fixed capacitors for electromagnetic interference suppression and connection to the supply mains
    IEC 61048:2006+AMD1:2015 CSV Auxiliaries for lamps - Capacitors for use in tubular fluorescent and other discharge lamp circuits - General and safety requirements
    IEC 60068-2-20:2008 Environmental testing - Part 2-20: Tests - Test T: Test methods for solderability and resistance to soldering heat of devices with leads
    IEC 60068-2-21:2006 Environmental testing - Part 2-21: Tests - Test U: Robustness of terminations and integral mounting devices
    IEC 60695-2-11:2014 Fire hazard testing - Part 2-11: Glowing/hot-wire based test methods - Glow-wire flammability test method for end-products (GWEPT)
    IEC 60269-1:2006+AMD1:2009+AMD2:2014 CSV Low-voltage fuses - Part 1: General requirements
    EN 60947-1:2007/A2:2014 LOW-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR - PART 1: GENERAL RULES (IEC 60947-1:2007/A2:2014)
    IEC 61881:1999 Railway applications - Rolling stock equipment - Capacitors for power electronics
    IEC 60252-2:2010+AMD1:2013 CSV AC motor capacitors - Part 2: Motor start capacitors
    IEC 61049:1991 Capacitors for use in tubular fluorescent and other discharge lamp circuits. Performance requirements
    IEC 61270-1:1996 Capacitors for microwave ovens - Part 1: General
    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 60077-2:2017 Railway applications - Electric equipment for rolling stock - Part 2: Electrotechnical components - General rules
    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 60146-1-1:2009 Semiconductor converters - General requirements and line commutated converters - Part 1-1: Specification of basic requirements
    IEC 60871-1:2014 Shunt capacitors for a.c. power systems having a rated voltage above 1 000 V - Part 1: General
    IEC 60947-1:2007+AMD1:2010+AMD2:2014 CSV Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 1: General rules
    EN 60068-2-21:2006 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 2-21: TESTS - TEST U: ROBUSTNESS OF TERMINATIONS AND INTEGRAL MOUNTING DEVICES
    EN 60664-1:2007 INSULATION COORDINATION FOR EQUIPMENT WITHIN LOW-VOLTAGE SYSTEMS - PART 1: PRINCIPLES, REQUIREMENTS AND TESTS
    EN 60071-1:2006/A1:2010 INSULATION CO-ORDINATION - PART 1: DEFINITIONS, PRINCIPLES AND RULES
    IEC TS 60110-2:2000 Power capacitors for induction heating installations - Part 2: Ageing test, destruction test and requirements for disconnecting internal fuses
    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 60252-1:2010+AMD1:2013 CSV AC motor capacitors - Part 1: General - Performance, testing andrating - Safety requirements - Guidance for installation and operation
    EN 60068-2-78:2013 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 2-78: TESTS - TEST CAB: DAMP HEAT, STEADY STATE (IEC 60068-2-78:2012)
    IEC 60071-2:1996 Insulation co-ordination - Part 2: Application guide
    IEC 60050-436:1990 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 436: Power capacitors
    EN 60068-2-6:2008 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 2-6: TESTS - TEST FC: VIBRATION (SINUSOIDAL)
    EN 60071-2 : 1997 INSULATION CO-ORDINATION - APPLICATION GUIDE
    IEC 60071-1:2006+AMD1:2010 CSV Insulation co-ordination - Part 1: Definitions, principles and rules
    IEC 60077-1:2017 Railway applications - Electric equipment for rolling stock - Part 1: General service conditions and general rules
    IEC 60068-2-14:2009 Environmental testing - Part 2-14: Tests - Test N: Change of temperature
    IEC TS 60871-2:2014 Shunt capacitors for a.c. power systems having a rated voltage above 1 000 V - Part 2: Endurance testing
    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 60664-1:2007 Insulation coordination for equipment within low-voltage systems - Part 1: Principles, requirements and tests
    EN 60068-2-14:2009 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 2-14: TESTS - TEST N: CHANGE OF TEMPERATURE
    IEC 60110-1:1998 Power capacitors for induction heating installations - Part 1: General
    EN 60695-2-11:2014 FIRE HAZARD TESTING - PART 2-11: GLOWING/HOT-WIRE BASED TEST METHODS - GLOW-WIRE FLAMMABILITY TEST METHOD FOR END-PRODUCTS (GWEPT) (IEC 60695-2-11:2014)
    EN 60269-1:2007/A2:2014 LOW-VOLTAGE FUSES - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS (IEC 60269-1:2006/A2:2014)
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