• I.S. EN 61230:2008

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    LIVE WORKING - PORTABLE EQUIPMENT FOR EARTHING OR EARTHING AND SHORT-CIRCUITING

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    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2008

    Publisher:  National Standards Authority of Ireland

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    FOREWORD
    INTRODUCTION
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Requirements
      4.1 General
      4.2 Electrical rating
      4.3 Cables for earthing and short-circuiting
           4.3.1 Selection of cables
           4.3.2 Earthing cables used on solidly earthed (neutral)
                 systems
           4.3.3 Earthing cables used on non-solidly earthed (neutral)
                 systems
      4.4 Short-circuiting bars
      4.5 Connections of cables to rigid parts within devices
      4.6 Clamps
      4.7 Earthing and short-circuiting device
      4.8 Basic safety requirements for the insulating element(s)
           of the insulating component
      4.9 Marking
           4.9.1 General
           4.9.2 Marking on earthing and short-circuiting device
           4.9.3 Marking on clamp
           4.9.4 Marking on cable
           4.9.5 Marking on other components
      4.10 Instructions for use
    5 Tests
      5.1 General
      5.2 Verification and checking
      5.3 Tests for the selection of cables
           5.3.1 Cables complying with IEC 61138
           5.3.2 Cables not complying with IEC 61138
      5.4 Fatigue and humidity penetration tests on cable
           with end fittings
           5.4.1 Fatigue test
           5.4.2 Humidity penetration test
      5.5 Tension test on cable with end fittings
      5.6 Test on clamps, permanent connection points and
           connections
           5.6.1 Tests for tightening types
           5.6.2 Tests for non-tightening types
      5.7 Short-circuit current test
           5.7.1 General
           5.7.2 Preparation of test pieces
           5.7.3 Test set-ups and test arrangements
           5.7.4 Test current, Joule-integral and duration
           5.7.5 Documentation and evaluation of the test
           5.7.6 Alternative means to short-circuit current test
                 for conformity assessment during production phase
      5.8 Durability of marking
    6 Conformity assessment
    7 Modifications
    Annex A (informative) Guidelines for portable equipment for
            earthing to be used on railway systems
    Annex B (informative) Guidelines for earthing sticks
    Annex C (informative) Guidelines for selection, use and
            maintenance of portable earthing or earthing and
            short-circuiting equipment
    Annex D (informative) Guideline for determination of the
            equivalent r.m.s. value of a short-time current
            during a short-circuit of a given duration
    Annex E (normative) List of type tests
    Annex F (normative) Classification of defects
    Annex ZA (normative) Normative references to international
             publications with their corresponding European
             publications
    Bibliography

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    Applicable to portable equipment, with or without matching connection points, for temporary earthing or earthing and short-circuiting of electrically isolated or de-energized a.c. and d.c. installations, distribution and transmission networks, whether they are overhead or underground or of low or high voltage.

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    Document Type Standard
    Publisher National Standards Authority of Ireland
    Status Current

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

    IEC 61477:2009 Live working - Minimum requirements for the utilization of tools, devices and equipment
    IEEE 1048 : 2003 PROTECTIVE GROUNDING OF POWER LINES
    IEC 61472:2013 Live working - Minimum approach distances for a.c. systems in the voltage range 72,5 kV to 800 kV - A method of calculation
    IEC 60811-3-1:1985 Common test methods for insulating and sheathing materials ofelectric cables - Part 3: Methods specific to PVC compounds -Section One: Pressure test at high temperature - Tests forresistance to cracking
    IEC 61936-1:2010+AMD1:2014 CSV Power installations exceeding 1 kV a.c. - Part 1: Common rules
    IEC TS 60479-1:2005+AMD1:2016 CSV Effects of current on human beings and livestock - Part 1: Generalaspects
    IEC 60228:2004 Conductors of insulated cables
    IEC 61138:2007 Cables for portable earthing and short-circuiting equipment
    IEC 60855:1985 Insulating foam-filled tubes and solid rods for live working
    IEC 61235:1993 Live working - Insulating hollow tubes for electrical purposes
    IEC 60832:1988 Insulating poles (insulating sticks) and universal tool attachments (fittings) for live working
    IEC 62475:2010 High-current test techniques - Definitions and requirements for test currents and measuring systems
    EN 60068-2-42 : 2003 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - PART 2-42: TESTS - TEST KC: SULPHUR DIOXIDE TEST FOR CONTACTS AND CONNECTIONS
    IEC 60050-195:1998 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 195: Earthing and protection against electric shock
    IEC 60050-601:1985 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 601: Generation, transmission and distribution of electricity - General
    IEC TR 60909-1:2002 Short-circuit currents in three-phase a.c. systems - Part 1: Factors for the calculation of short-circuit currents according to IEC 60909-0
    IEC TS 61201:2007 Use of conventional touch voltage limits - Application guide
    IEC 60050-151:2001 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 151: Electrical and magnetic devices
    EN 50508 : 2009 MULTI-PURPOSE INSULATING STICKS FOR ELECTRICAL OPERATIONS ON HIGH VOLTAGE INSTALLATIONS
    IEC 60743:2013 Live working - Terminology for tools, devices and equipment
    IEC 60068-2-11:1981 Basic environmental testing procedures - Part 2-11: Tests - Test Ka: Salt mist
    IEC 60909-0:2016 Short-circuit currents in three-phase a.c. systems - Part 0: Calculation of currents
    HD 588.1 : S1 AMD 1 HIGH VOLTAGE TEST TECHNIQUES - GENERAL DEFINITIONS AND TEST REQUIREMENTS
    EN 61138:2007 CABLES FOR PORTABLE EARTHING AND SHORT-CIRCUITING EQUIPMENT
    EN 60811-3-1 : 95 AMD 2 2001 INSULATING AND SHEATHING MATERIALS OF ELECTRIC CABLES - COMMON TEST METHODS - METHODS SPECIFIC TO PVC COMPOUNDS - PRESSURE TEST AT HIGH TEMPERATURE - TESTS FOR RESISTANCE TO CRACKING
    EN 61318:2008 LIVE WORKING - CONFORMITY ASSESSMENT APPLICABLE TO TOOLS, DEVICES AND EQUIPMENT
    IEC 60050-101:1998 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 101: Mathematics
    IEC 60865-1:2011 Short-circuit currents - Calculation of effects - Part 1: Definitions and calculation methods
    IEC TR 60865-2:2015 Short-circuit currents - Calculation of effects - Part 2: Examples of calculation
    EN 61477:2009/corrigendum:2010 LIVE WORKING - MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR THE UTILIZATION OF TOOLS, DEVICES AND EQUIPMENT
    IEC 61318:2007 Live working - Conformity assessment applicable to tools, devices and equipment
    IEC 60068-2-42:2003 Environmental testing - Part 2-42: Tests - Test Kc: Sulphur dioxide test for contacts and connections
    IEC 60050-121:1998 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 121: Electromagnetism
    IEC 60071-2:1996 Insulation co-ordination - Part 2: Application guide
    ISO 9000:2015 Quality management systems Fundamentals and vocabulary
    EN 60811-2-1 : 98 AMD 1 2001 INSULATING AND SHEATHING MATERIALS OF ELECTRIC CABLES - COMMON TEST METHODS - PART 2-1: METHODS SPECIFIC TO ELASTOMERIC COMPOUNDS - OZONE RESISTANCE, HOT SET AND MINERAL OIL IMMERSION TESTS
    IEC 60050-651:2014 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 651: Live working
    EN 60068-2-11 : 1999 ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - TESTS - TEST KA-SALT MIST
    IEC 60060-1:2010 High-voltage test techniques - Part 1: General definitions and test requirements
    IEC 60811-1-4:1985 Common test methods for insulating and sheathing materials of electric cables - Part 1: Methods for general application - Section Four: Tests at low temperature
    IEC 60071-1:2006+AMD1:2010 CSV Insulation co-ordination - Part 1: Definitions, principles and rules
    ISO 48:2010 Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic Determination of hardness (hardness between 10 IRHD and 100 IRHD)
    IEC 60811-2-1:1998+AMD1:2001 CSV Common test methods for insulating and sheathing materials of electric and optical cables - Part 2-1: Methods specific to elastomeric compounds - Ozone resistance, hot set and mineral oil immersion tests
    EN 60811-1-4:1995/A2:2001 INSULATING AND SHEATHING MATERIALS OF ELECTRIC CABLES - COMMON TEST METHODS - PART 1-4: GENERAL APPLICATION - TESTS AT LOW TEMPERATURE
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