• I.S. EN 60871-1:2014

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    SHUNT CAPACITORS FOR A.C. POWER SYSTEMS HAVING A RATED VOLTAGE ABOVE 1000 V - PART 1: GENERAL

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    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2014

    Publisher:  National Standards Authority of Ireland

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    FOREWORD
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Service conditions
    5 Quality requirements and tests
    6 Classification of tests
    7 Capacitance measurement (routine test)
    8 Measurement of the tangent of the loss
       angle (tan delta) of the capacitor (routine test)
    9 Voltage test between terminals (routine test)
    10 AC voltage test between terminals and container
       (routine test)
    11 Test of internal discharge device (routine test)
    12 Sealing test (routine test)
    13 Thermal stability test (type test)
    14 Measurement of the tangent of the loss angle
       (tan delta) of the capacitor at elevated temperature
       (type test)
    15 AC voltage test between terminals and container
       (type test)
    16 Lightning impulse test between terminals and
        container (type test)
    17 Short-circuit discharge test (type test)
    18 Insulation levels
    19 Overloads - Maximum permissible voltage
    20 Overloads - Maximum permissible current
    21 Safety requirements for discharge devices
    22 Safety requirements for container connections
    23 Safety requirements for protection of the environment
    24 Other safety requirements
    25 Markings of the capacitor unit
    26 Markings of the capacitor bank
    27 Guide for installation and operation
    Annex A (normative) - Precautions to be taken to
            avoid pollution of the environment by
            polychlorinated biphenyls
    Annex B (normative) - Additional definitions, requirements
            and tests for power filter capacitors
    Annex C (normative) - Test requirements and application
            guide for external fuses and units to be externally fused
    Annex D (informative) - Formulae for capacitors and installations
    Annex E (informative) - Capacitor bank fusing and unit
            arrangement
    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 above 1000 V and frequencies of 15 Hz to 60 Hz.

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    Development Note For CENELEC adoptions of IEC publications, please check www.iec.ch to be sure that you have any corrigenda that may apply. (01/2017)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher National Standards Authority of Ireland
    Status Current

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

    IEC 60038:2009 IEC standard voltages
    IEC 60871-4:2014 Shunt capacitors for AC power systems having a rated voltage above 1 000 V - Part 4: Internal fuses
    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 60050-151:2001 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 151: Electrical and magnetic devices
    IEC TS 60815-2:2008 Selection and dimensioning of high-voltage insulators intended for use in polluted conditions - Part 2: Ceramic and glass insulators for a.c. systems
    EN 60060-1 : 2010 HIGH-VOLTAGE TEST TECHNIQUES - PART 1: GENERAL DEFINITIONS AND TEST REQUIREMENTS
    EN 60549 : 2013 HIGH-VOLTAGE FUSES FOR THE EXTERNAL PROTECTION OF SHUNT CAPACITORS (IEC 60549:2013)
    IEC 60549:2013 High-voltage fuses for the external protection of shunt capacitors
    IEEE 1036 : 2010 GUIDE FOR APPLICATION OF SHUNT POWER CAPACITORS
    IEC TR 60996:1989 Method for verifying accuracy of tan delta measurements applicable to 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 60273:1990 Characteristic of indoor and outdoor post insulators for systems with nominal voltages greater than 1000 V
    IEC 61642:1997 Industrial a.c. networks affected by harmonics - Application of filters and shunt capacitors
    EN 60071-1:2006/A1:2010 INSULATION CO-ORDINATION - PART 1: DEFINITIONS, PRINCIPLES AND RULES
    IEC 61071:2017 Capacitors for power electronics
    IEC 60071-2:1996 Insulation co-ordination - Part 2: Application guide
    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 60071-1:2006+AMD1:2010 CSV Insulation co-ordination - Part 1: Definitions, principles and rules
    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 60871-4:2014 SHUNT CAPACITORS FOR AC POWER SYSTEMS HAVING A RATED VOLTAGE ABOVE 1000 V - PART 4: INTERNAL FUSES (IEC 60871-4:2014)
    IEC TS 60871-3:2015 Shunt capacitors for a.c. power systems having a rated voltage above 1000 V - Part 3: Protection of shunt capacitors and shunt capacitor banks
    IEEE 18 : 2012 SHUNT POWER CAPACITORS
    IEC TS 60815-3:2008 Selection and dimensioning of high-voltage insulators intended for use in polluted conditions - Part 3: Polymer insulators for a.c. systems
    IEC 60110-1:1998 Power capacitors for induction heating installations - Part 1: General
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