• IEC 60129:1984

    Superseded A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.

    Alternating current disconnectors and earthing switches

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    Superseded date:  19-12-2001

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    Published date:  01-01-1984

    Publisher:  International Electrotechnical Committee

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    FOREWORD
    PREFACE
    1 Scope
    2 Normal and special service conditions
    3 Definitions
       3.101 General terms
       3.102 Switching devices
       3.103 Parts of switching devices
       3.104 Operation (of a mechanical switching device)
       3.105 Characteristic quantities
    4 Rating
       4.1 Rated voltage
       4.2 Rated insulation level
       4.3 Rated frequency
       4.4 Rated normal current and temperature rise
       4.5 Rated short-time withstand current
       4.6 Rated peak withstand current
       4.7 Rated duration of short circuit
       4.8 Rated supply voltage of closing and opening
             devices and auxiliary circuits
       4.9 Rated supply frequency of operating devices
             and auxiliary circuits
       4.10 Rated pressure of compressed gas supply for
             operation
       4.101 Rated short-circuit making current
       4.102 Rated contact zone
       4.103 Rated mechanical terminal load
       4.104 Rated values of maximum force required for
             manual operation (under consideration)
       4.105 Behaviour when carrying rated peak withstand
             current and rated short
       4.106 Behaviour of earthing switches when making
             short-circuit currents
       4.107 Co-ordination of rated voltages, rated normal
             currents, rated short-time withstand currents
             and rated peak withstand currents
    5 Design and construction
       5.1 Requirements for liquids in disconnectors and
             earthing switches
       5.2 Requirements for gases in disconnectors and
             earthing switches
       5.3 Earthing of disconnectors and earthing switches
       5.4 Auxiliary equipment
       5.5 Dependent power closing
       5.6 Stored energy closing
       5.7 Operation of releases
       5.8 Low and high pressure interlocking devices
       5.9 Nameplates
       5.101 Special requirements for earthing switches
       5.102 Requirements in respect of the isolating distance
             of disconnectors
       5.103 Mechanical strength
       5.104 Position of the movable contact system and
             its indicating or signalling devices
    6 Type tests
       6.1 Dielectric tests
       6.2 Radio interference voltage (r.i.v.) tests
       6.3 Temperature-rise tests
       6.4 Measurement of the resistance of the main circuit
       6.5 Short-time and peak withstand current tests
       6.101 Tests to prove the short-circuit making
             performance of earthing switches
       6.102 Operating and mechanical endurance tests
       6.103 Operation under severe ice conditions
       6.104 Operation at the temperature limits
    7 Routine tests
       7.1 Power-frequency voltage withstand dry tests
            on the main circuit
       7.2 Voltage withstand tests on auxiliary and
            control circuits
       7.3 Measurement of the resistance of the main
             circuit
       7.101 Mechanical operating tests
    8 Guide to the selection of switching devices for service
       8.101 General
       8.102 Selection of rated values for normal service
             conditions
    9 Information to be given with enquiries, tenders
       and orders
       9.101 Information to be given with enquiries and orders
       9.102 Information to be given with tenders
    10 Rules for transport, storage, erection and maintenance
       10.1 Conditions during transport, storage and erection
       10.2 Erection
       10.3 Maintenance
    FIGURES

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    Applies to alternating current disconnectors and earthing switches, designed for indoor and outdoor installation, for voltages above 1000 V and for service frequencies up to and including 60 Hz.This standard also applies to the operating devices and the auxiliary equipment.

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    Committee TC 17/SC 17A
    Development Note BS DRAFT 93/203419 DC REFERS TO AMD.
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher International Electrotechnical Committee
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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