• IEC 60255-1:1967

    Superseded A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.

    Electrical relays - Part 1: Instantaneous all-or-nothing relays

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    Superseded date:  12-09-2022

    Language(s):  English - French

    Published date:  01-01-1967

    Publisher:  International Electrotechnical Committee

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    FOREWORD
    INTRODUCTION
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Environmental conditions
       4.1 General
       4.2 Normal environmental conditions
       4.3 Special environmental conditions
       4.4 Storage conditions
    5 Ratings
       5.1 General
       5.2 Rated voltage
            5.2.1 Input energizing voltage
            5.2.2 Auxiliary energizing voltage
            5.2.3 Rated insulation voltage
       5.3 Rated current
            5.3.1 Input energizing current
            5.3.2 Auxiliary energizing current
       5.4 Binary input and output
            5.4.1 Binary input
            5.4.2 Binary output
       5.5 Transducer analogue input and output
            5.5.1 Transducer analogue input
            5.5.2 Transducer analogue output
       5.6 Frequency
            5.6.1 Rated frequency
            5.6.2 Frequency operating range
       5.7 Rated burden
       5.8 Rated ambient temperature
    6 Design and construction
       6.1 Marking
       6.2 Dimensions
       6.3 Enclosure protection
       6.4 Product safety requirements
       6.5 Functional performance requirements
            6.5.1 General
            6.5.2 Intrinsic accuracy
            6.5.3 Operating accuracy
            6.5.4 Performance under dynamic system conditions
            6.5.5 Performance under transient signal conditions
            6.5.6 Multifunctional protection relay
            6.5.7 Programmable logic
       6.6 Communication protocols
       6.7 Binary input and output
            6.7.1 Binary input
            6.7.2 Binary output
       6.8 Transducer analogue input and output
            6.8.1 Transducer analogue input
            6.8.2 Transducer analogue output
       6.9 Input circuit for energizing quantities
            6.9.1 Characteristic energizing quantity
            6.9.2 Auxiliary energizing quantity
       6.10 Burden tests
            6.10.1 Burden for voltage transformers
            6.10.2 Burden for current transformers
            6.10.3 Burden for AC power supply
            6.10.4 Burden for DC power supply
            6.10.5 Burden for binary input
       6.11 Contact performance
       6.12 Climatic performance
            6.12.1 General
            6.12.2 Verification procedure
            6.12.3 Climatic environmental tests
       6.13 Mechanical requirements
            6.13.1 Vibration response and endurance (sinusoidal)
            6.13.2 Shock response, shock withstand and bump
            6.13.3 Seismic
       6.14 Pollution
       6.15 Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC)
    7 Tests
       7.1 General
       7.2 Test reference conditions
       7.3 Test overview
       7.4 Type test report content
    8 Marking, labelling and packaging
    9 Rules for transport, storage, installation, operation and
       maintenance
    10 Product documentation
    Annex A (informative) Type testing guidelines
    Annex B (informative) Intrinsic, operating and overall system
            accuracy
    Annex C (informative) Guidance on dependability
    Bibliography

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    Describes common rules and requirements applicable to measuring relays and protection equipment including any combination of devices to form schemes for power system protection such as control, monitoring and process interface equipment in order to obtain uniformity of requirements and tests.

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    Committee TC 94
    Development Note Supersedes IEC 60255-6. (08/2009) Stability Date: 2018. (09/2017)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher International Electrotechnical Committee
    Status Superseded
    Supersedes

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    15/30314789 DC : 0 BS EN 50152-3-1 - RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR A.C. SWITCHGEAR - PART 3-1: MEASUREMENT, CONTROL AND PROTECTION DEVICES FOR SPECIFIC USE IN A.C. TRACTION SYSTEMS - DEVICES
    BS EN 60255-149 : 2013 MEASURING RELAYS AND PROTECTION EQUIPMENT - PART 149: FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR THERMAL ELECTRICAL RELAYS
    BS EN 60255-26:2013 Measuring relays and protection equipment Electromagnetic compatibility requirements
    08/30186712 DC : DRAFT JULY 2008 BS EN 60255-127 - MEASURING RELAYS AND PROTECTION EQUIPMENT - PART 127: FUNCTIONAL STANDARD FOR OVER/UNDER VOLTAGE PROTECTION
    BS EN 60255-151 : 2009 MEASURING RELAYS AND PROTECTION EQUIPMENT - PART 151: FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR OVER/UNDER CURRENT PROTECTION
    I.S. EN 60255-127:2014 MEASURING RELAYS AND PROTECTION EQUIPMENT - PART 127: FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR OVER/UNDER VOLTAGE PROTECTION
    10/30215568 DC : 0 BS EN 60255-121 - MEASURING RELAYS AND PROTECTION EQUIPMENT - PART 121: FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR DISTANCE PROTECTION
    EN 62689-1 : 2016 CURRENT AND VOLTAGE SENSORS OR DETECTORS, TO BE USED FOR FAULT PASSAGE INDICATION PURPOSES - PART 1: GENERAL PRINCIPLES AND REQUIREMENTS (IEC 62689-1:2016)
    CEI EN 60255-151 : 2011 RELAIS DE MESURE ET DISPOSITIFS DE PROTECTION - PARTIE 151: EXIGENCES FONCTIONNELLES POUR LES PROTECTIONS A MAXIMUM ET MINIMUM DE COURANT
    PREN 50152-3-1 : DRAFT 2015 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR A.C. SWITCHGEAR - PART 3-1: MEASUREMENT, CONTROL AND PROTECTION DEVICES FOR SPECIFIC USE IN A.C. TRACTION SYSTEMS - DEVICES
    17/30355564 DC : 0 BS EN 61869-13 ED.1.0 - INSTRUMENT TRANSFORMERS - PART 13: STAND-ALONE MERGING UNIT
    07/30168458 DC : 0 BS EN 60255-151 - MEASURING RELAYS AND PROTECTION EQUIPMENT - PART 151: FUNCTIONAL STANDARD FOR OVER/UNDER CURRENT PROTECTION
    BS EN 60255-127 : 2014 MEASURING RELAYS AND PROTECTION EQUIPMENT - PART 127: FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR OVER/UNDER VOLTAGE PROTECTION
    I.S. EN 60143-2:2013 SERIES CAPACITORS FOR POWER SYSTEMS - PART 2: PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT FOR SERIES CAPACITOR BANKS (IEC 60143-2:2012 (EQV))
    BS EN 60255-121 : 2014 MEASURING RELAYS AND PROTECTION EQUIPMENT - PART 121: FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR DISTANCE PROTECTION
    NF EN 60255-151 : 2010 MEASURING RELAYS AND PROTECTION EQUIPMENT - PART 151: FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR OVER/UNDER CURRENT PROTECTION
    BS EN 61000-6-5 : 2015 ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY (EMC) - PART 6-5: GENERIC STANDARDS - IMMUNITY FOR EQUIPMENT USED IN POWER STATION AND SUBSTATION ENVIRONMENT
    11/30244275 DC : 0 BS EN 60255-149 - MEASURING RELAYS AND PROTECTION EQUIPMENT - PART 149: FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR THERMAL PROTECTION
    BS EN 62689-1:2016 (published 2017-01) Current and voltage sensors or detectors, to be used for fault passage indication purposes General principles and requirements
    PD IEC/TR 61869-100:2017 Instrument transformers Guidance for application of current transformers in power system protection
    BS EN 60255-27 : 2014 MEASURING RELAYS AND PROTECTION EQUIPMENT - PART 27: PRODUCT SAFETY REQUIREMENTS
    10/30240055 DC : DRAFT DEC 2010 BS EN 60255-26 - MEASURING RELAYS AND PROTECTION EQUIPMENT - PART 26: ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
    I.S. EN 50152-3-1:2017 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR A.C. SWITCHGEAR - PART 3-1: MEASUREMENT, CONTROL AND PROTECTION DEVICES FOR SPECIFIC USE IN A.C. TRACTION SYSTEMS - DEVICES
    I.S. EN 60255-149:2013 MEASURING RELAYS AND PROTECTION EQUIPMENT - PART 149: FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR THERMAL ELECTRICAL RELAYS (IEC 60255-149:2013 (EQV))
    I.S. EN 60255-27:2014 MEASURING RELAYS AND PROTECTION EQUIPMENT - PART 27: PRODUCT SAFETY REQUIREMENTS
    BS EN 60143-2:2013 Series capacitors for power systems Protective equipment for series capacitor banks
    CEI EN 60143-2 : 2014 SERIES CAPACITORS FOR POWER SYSTEMS - PART 2: PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT FOR SERIES CAPACITOR BANKS
    NF EN 60255-26 : 2014 MEASURING RELAYS AND PROTECTION EQUIPMENT - PART 26: ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
    CAN/CSA-IEC 61000-6-5:18 Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) — Part 6-5: Generic standards — Immunity for equipment used in power station and substation environment (Adopted IEC 61000-6-5:2015, first edition, 2015-08) | Compatibilité électromagnétique (CEM) — Partie 6-5 : Normes génériques — Immunité pour les équipements utilisés dans les environnements de centrales électriques et de postes (norme IEC 61000-6-5:2015 adoptée, première édition, 2015-08)
    I.S. EN 61000-6-5:2015 ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY (EMC) - PART 6-5: GENERIC STANDARDS - IMMUNITY FOR EQUIPMENT USED IN POWER STATION AND SUBSTATION ENVIRONMENT
    I.S. EN 60255-121:2014 MEASURING RELAYS AND PROTECTION EQUIPMENT - PART 121: FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR DISTANCE PROTECTION
    CEI EN 60255-149 : 2014 MEASURING RELAYS AND PROTECTION EQUIPMENT - PART 149: FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR THERMAL ELECTRICAL RELAYS
    I.S. EN 60255-26:2013 MEASURING RELAYS AND PROTECTION EQUIPMENT - PART 26: ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY REQUIREMENTS (IEC 60255-26:2013 (EQV))
    BS EN 50152-3-1:2017 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR A.C. SWITCHGEAR - PART 3-1: MEASUREMENT, CONTROL AND PROTECTION DEVICES FOR SPECIFIC USE IN A.C. TRACTION SYSTEMS - DEVICES
    CEI EN 60255-27 : 2014 MEASURING RELAYS AND PROTECTION EQUIPMENT - PART 27: PRODUCT SAFETY REQUIREMENTS
    I.S. EN 62689-1:2016 CURRENT AND VOLTAGE SENSORS OR DETECTORS, TO BE USED FOR FAULT PASSAGE INDICATION PURPOSES - PART 1: GENERAL PRINCIPLES AND REQUIREMENTS
    CEI EN 60255-121 : 2014 MEASURING RELAYS AND PROTECTION EQUIPMENT - PART 121: FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR DISTANCE PROTECTION
    I.S. EN 60255-151:2009 MEASURING RELAYS AND PROTECTION EQUIPMENT - PART 151: FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR OVER/UNDER CURRENT PROTECTION
    IEC TR 61869-100:2017 Instrument transformers - Part 100: Guidance for application of current transformers in power system protection
    I.S. EN 61733-1:1999 MEASURING RELAYS AND PROTECTION EQUIPMENT - PROTECTION COMMUNICATION INTERFACING - PART 1: GENERAL
    IEC 62689-1:2016 Current and voltage sensors or detectors, to be used for fault passage indication purposes - Part 1: General principles and requirements
    IEC 60255-127:2010 Measuring relays and protection equipment - Part 127: Functional requirements for over/under voltage protection
    IEC 60255-27:2013 Measuring relays and protection equipment - Part 27: Product safety requirements
    IEC 60255-151:2009 Measuring relays and protection equipment - Part 151: Functional requirements for over/under current protection
    IEC 60255-26:2013 Measuring relays and protection equipment - Part 26: Electromagnetic compatibility requirements
    UNE-EN 61000-6-5:2016 Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) - Part 6-5: Generic standards - Immunity for equipment used in power station and substation environment
    IEC 60255-121:2014 Measuring relays and protection equipment - Part 121: Functional requirements for distance protection
    IEC 60255-149:2013 Measuring relays and protection equipment - Part 149: Functional requirements for thermal electrical relays
    IEC 60143-2:2012 Series capacitors for power systems - Part 2: Protective equipment for series capacitor banks
    UNE-EN 50152-3-1:2017 Railway applications - Fixed installations - Particular requirements for a.c. switchgear - Part 3-1: Measurement, control and protection devices for specific use in a.c. traction systems - Devices
    EN 60255-121 : 2014 MEASURING RELAYS AND PROTECTION EQUIPMENT - PART 121: FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR DISTANCE PROTECTION (IEC 60255-121:2014)
    EN 61000-6-5:2015/AC:2018-01 ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY (EMC) - PART 6-5: GENERIC STANDARDS - IMMUNITY FOR EQUIPMENT USED IN POWER STATION AND SUBSTATION ENVIRONMENT (IEC 61000-6-5:2015/COR1:2017)
    EN 60255-127 : 2014 MEASURING RELAYS AND PROTECTION EQUIPMENT - PART 127: FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR OVER/UNDER VOLTAGE PROTECTION (IEC 60255-127:2010)
    EN 60255-27:2014 MEASURING RELAYS AND PROTECTION EQUIPMENT - PART 27: PRODUCT SAFETY REQUIREMENTS (IEC 60255-27:2013)
    EN 60255-149 : 2013 MEASURING RELAYS AND PROTECTION EQUIPMENT - PART 149: FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR THERMAL ELECTRICAL RELAYS (IEC 60255-149:2013)
    EN 50152-3-1:2017 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR A.C. SWITCHGEAR - PART 3-1: MEASUREMENT, CONTROL AND PROTECTION DEVICES FOR SPECIFIC USE IN A.C. TRACTION SYSTEMS - DEVICES
    EN 61733-1:1996 MEASURING RELAYS AND PROTECTION EQUIPMENT - PROTECTION COMMUNICATION INTERFACING - PART 1: GENERAL
    EN 60255-151 : 2009 MEASURING RELAYS AND PROTECTION EQUIPMENT - PART 151: FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR OVER/UNDER CURRENT PROTECTION
    EN 60143-2:2013 SERIES CAPACITORS FOR POWER SYSTEMS - PART 2: PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT FOR SERIES CAPACITOR BANKS (IEC 60143-2:2012)
    EN 60255-26:2013/AC:2013 MEASURING RELAYS AND PROTECTION EQUIPMENT - PART 26: ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

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    IEC 60300-1:2014 Dependability management - Part 1: Guidance for management and application
    IEC 60068-2-2:2007 Environmental testing - Part 2-2: Tests - Test B: Dry heat
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    IEC 60255-22-2:2008 Measuring relays and protection equipment - Part 22-2: Electrical disturbance tests - Electrostatic discharge tests
    ISO/IEC 17799:2005 Information technology Security techniques Code of practice for information security management
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    IEC 60721-3-3:1994+AMD1:1995+AMD2:1996 CSV Classification of environmental conditions - Part 3-3: Classification of groups of environmental parameters and their severities - Stationary use at weatherprotected locations
    IEC 60068-2-1:2007 Environmental testing - Part 2-1: Tests - Test A: Cold
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    IEC 60255-26:2013 Measuring relays and protection equipment - Part 26: Electromagnetic compatibility requirements
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    IEC 60068-2-14:2009 Environmental testing - Part 2-14: Tests - Test N: Change of temperature
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    IEC 60068-2-30:2005 Environmental testing - Part 2-30: Tests - Test Db: Damp heat, cyclic (12 h + 12 h cycle)
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