• IEC 60298:1990

    Superseded A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.

    A.C. metal-enclosed switchgear and controlgear for rated voltages above 1 kV and up to and including 52 kV

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    Superseded date:  06-11-2003

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    Published date:  31-12-1990

    Publisher:  International Electrotechnical Committee

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    Section one - General
    1 Scope
    Section two - Service conditions
    2 Normal and special service conditions
    Section three - Terms and definitions
    3 Definitions
    Section four - Rated characteristics
    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 filling pressure (of gas-filled compartments)
    Section five - Rules for design and construction
    5 Design and construction
    5.1 Requirements for liquids in switchgear and controlgear
    5.2 Requirements for gases in switchgear and controlgear
    5.3 Earthing
    5.4 Auxiliary equipment
    5.5 Dependent power closing
    5.6 Stored energy closing
    5.7 Operating of releases
    5.8 Low and high pressure interlocking devices
    5.9 Nameplates
    5.101 Degree of protection and internal fault
    5.102 Enclosure
    5.103 Partitions and shutters
    5.104 Pressure relief of gas-filled compartments
    5.105 Disconnectors and earthing switches
    5.106 Interlocks
    5.107 Provisions for dielectric tests on cables
    Section six - Rules for type tests
    6 Type tests
    6.1 Dielectric tests
    6.2 Radio interference voltage (RIV) 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 Verification of making and breaking capacities
    6.102 Mechanical operation tests
    6.103 Verification of the IP-coding
    6.104 Pressure withstand test for gas-filled compartments
    6.105 Gas tightness tests of gas-filled compartments
    6.106 Measurement of leakage currents
    6.107 Weatherproofing test
    6.108 Arcing due to internal fault
    6.109 Mechanical impact tests
    Section seven - Rules for routine tests
    7 Routine tests
    7.1 Power-frequency voltage tests on the main circuit
    7.2 Dielectric tests on auxiliary and control circuits
    7.3 Measurement of the resistance of the main circuit
    7.101 Partial discharge measurement
    7.102 Mechanical operation tests
    7.103 Pressure tests of gas-filled compartments
    7.104 Gas tightness tests of gas-filled compartments
    7.105 Tests of auxiliary electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic
           devices
    7.106 Verification of correct wiring
    7.107 Tests after erection on site
    7.108 Measurement of gas condition after filling on site
    Section eight - General information
    8 Guide to the selection of switching devices for service
    9 Information to be given with enquiries, tenders for
           service
    9.101 Information with enquiries and orders
    9.102 Information with tenders
    10 Rules for transport, storage, erection and maintenance
    10.1 Conditions during transport, storage and erection
    10.2 Erection (mounting)
    10.3 Maintenance
    Figure
    1 Standard test finger
    Annexes
    AA (normative) Internal fault
    BB (normative) Method for calculating the cross-sectional
           area of bare conductors with regard to thermal stresses
           due to currents of short duration
    CC Deleted
    DD (normative) Guide to voltage tests after erection on
           site
    EE (normative) Rated insulation level for Series II
    FF (normative) Partial discharge measurement
    GG Gas tightness specifications and tests

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    This publication completes IEC 60694 as regards a.c. metal-enclosed switchgear and controlgear and applies also to gas-filled compartments used in metal-enclosed switchgear and controlgear. Defines service conditions, applicable terms and rated characteristics. Specifies rules for design and construction and rules for type tests and routine tests. Also provides general information on the selection of devices, tenders, transport, erection and maintenance, etc.The contents of the corrigenda of April 1995 and May 1998 have been included in this copy.

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    Committee TC 17/SC 17C
    Development Note Also numbered as BS EN 60298 (07/2001)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher International Electrotechnical Committee
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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    DIN 57660-105 : 1984 HIGH-VOLTAGE MOTOR STARTERS; PART 1: DIRECT-ON-LINE (FULL VOLTAGE) A.C. STARTERS
    DIN ISO 175:1989-04 PLASTICS - DETERMINATION OF THE EFFECTS OF LIQUID CHEMICALS, INCLUDING WATER
    DIN VDE 0660-105 : 1984 HIGH-VOLTAGE MOTOR STARTERS; PART 1: DIRECT-ON-LINE (FULL VOLTAGE) A.C. STARTERS
    94/712993 DC : DRAFT NOV 1994 PREN 45511 - GUIDE FOR PROCUREMENT - ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT - SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR
    BS EN 61958 : 2001 HIGH-VOLTAGE PREFABRICATED SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR ASSEMBLIES - VOLTAGE PRESENCE INDICATING SYSTEMS
    98/232755 DC : DRAFT DEC 1998 IEC 61936-1 - POWER INSTALLATIONS EXCEEDING 1 KV A.C. - PART 1: COMMON RULES
    I.S. EN 50123-4:2003 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - D.C. SWITCHGEAR - PART 4: OUTDOOR D.C. DISCONNECTORS, SWITCH-DISCONNECTORS AND EARTHING SWITCHES
    BS EN 60204-11 : 2001 SAFETY OF MACHINERY - ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT OF MACHINES - PART 11: REQUIREMENTS FOR HV EQUIPMENT FOR VOLTAGES ABOVE 1000 V A.C. OR 1500 V D.C. AND NOT EXCEEDING 36 KV
    BS EN 50123-7-2:2003 Railway applications. Fixed installations. d.c. switchgear. Measurement, control and protection devices for specific use in d.c. traction systems Isolating current transducers and other current measuring devices
    I.S. EN 61219:1994 LIVE WORKING - EARTHING OR EARTHING AND SHORT-CIRCUITING EQUIPMENT USING LANCES AS A SHORT-CIRCUITING DEVICE - LANCE EARTHING
    I.S. EN 61958:2001 HIGH-VOLTAGE PREFABRICATED SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR ASSEMBLIES - VOLTAGE PRESENCE INDICATING SYSTEMS
    EN 60204-11:2000/corrigendum:2010 SAFETY OF MACHINERY - ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT OF MACHINES - PART 11: REQUIREMENTS FOR HV EQUIPMENT FOR VOLTAGES ABOVE 1000 V A.C. OR 1500 V D.C. AND NOT EXCEEDING 36 KV
    EN 61219 : 1993 LIVE WORKING - EARTHING OR EARTHING AND SHORT-CIRCUITING EQUIPMENT USING LANCES AS SHORT-CIRCUITING DEVICE - LANCE EARTHING (IEC 1219:1993)
    EN 62271-102:2002/AC:2014 HIGH-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR - PART 102: ALTERNATING CURRENT DISCONNECTORS AND EARTHING SWITCHES (IEC 62271-102:2001/A2:2013)
    ENA TS 41-27 : ISSUE 1 AMD 3 OUTDOOR DISTRIBUTION SWITCHGEAR FOR SERVICE UP TO 36 KV (OVERHEAD CONDUCTOR CONNECTED)
    ESI 41-27 : ISSUE 1 AMD 2 OUTDOOR DISTRIBUTION SWITCHGEAR FOR SERVICE UP TO 36kV (OVERHEAD CONDUCTOR CONNECTED)
    DEFSTAN 02-607/2(2008) : 2008 DESIGN OF HIGH VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL POWER SYSTEMS FOR HM SHIPS, SUBMARINES AND THE ROYAL FLEET AUXILIARY
    BS EN 45510-2-7 : 2002 GUIDE FOR PROCUREMENT OF POWER STATION EQUIPMENT - PART 2-7: ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT - SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR
    BS EN 50123-2:2003 Railway applications. Fixed installations. D.C. switchgear D.C. circuit breakers
    DIN ISO 8528-1:1997-11 RECIPROCATING INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE DRIVEN ALTERNATING CURRENT GENERATING SETS - PART 1: APPLICATION, RATINGS AND PERFORMANCE
    DIN VDE 0660-103 : 1984 HIGH-VOLTAGE ALTERNATING CURRENT CONTACTORS
    CSA C22.2 No. 0.22 : 2011 : INC : UPD 1 : 2012 EVALUATION METHODS FOR ARC RESISTANCE RATINGS OF ENCLOSED ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT
    CEI UNI EN 45510-2-7 : 2006 GUIDE FOR PROCUREMENT OF POWER STATION EQUIPMENT - PART 2-7: ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT - SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR
    EN 50123-7-2:2003 Railway applications - Fixed installations - D.C. switchgear - Part 7-2: Measurement, control and protection devices for specific use in d.c. traction systems - Isolating current transducers and other current measuring devices
    I.S. EN 50123-1:2003 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - D.C. SWITCHGEAR - GENERAL
    BS EN 50123-1:2003 Railway applications. Fixed installations. D.C. switchgear General
    CSA C22.3 No. 61936-1 : 2008 POWER INSTALLATIONS EXCEEDING 1 KV A.C. - PART 1: COMMON RULES
    I.S. EN 50123-7-2:2003 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - D.C. SWITCHGEAR - PART 7-2: MEASUREMENT, CONTROL AND PROTECTION DEVICES FOR SPECIFIC USE IN D.C. TRACTION SYSTEMS - ISOLATING CURRENT TRANSDUCERS AND OTHER CURRENT MEASURING DEVICES
    IEEE 45-7 : 2012 RECOMMENDED PRACTICE FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS ON SHIPBOARD - AC SWITCHBOARDS
    IEC 61958:2000 High-voltage prefabricated switchgear and controlgear assemblies - Voltage presence indicating systems
    ESI 41-26 : ISSUE 1 AMD 1 DISTRIBUTION SWITCHGEAR FOR SERVICE UP TO 36kV (CABLE CONNECTED)
    DEFSTAN 02-607/3(2013) : 2013 DESIGN OF HIGH VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL POWER SYSTEMS FOR HM SHIPS, SUBMARINES AND THE ROYAL FLEET AUXILIARY
    BS EN 62271-102 : 2002 HIGH-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR - PART 102: ALTERNATING CURRENT DISCONNECTORS AND EARTHING SWITCHES
    BS EN 50123-7-1:2003 Railway applications. Fixed installations. d.c. switchgear. Measurement, control and protection devices for specific use in d.c. traction systems Measurement, control and protection devices for specific use in d.c. traction systems. Application guide
    02/201465 DC : DRAFT NOV 2002 IEC 60092-508 ED. 1 - ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS IN SHIPS - PART 508: SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR ASSEMBLIES FOR RATED VOLTAGES ABOVE 1 KV AND UP TO AND INCLUDING 15 KV
    DIN 57660-103 : 1984 HIGH-VOLTAGE ALTERNATING CURRENT CONTACTORS
    CEI EN 50123-1 : 2003 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - D.C. SWITCHGEAR - PART 1: GENERAL
    99/200375 DC : DRAFT MAR 1999 IEC 60420 - HIGH-VOLTAGE ALTERNATING CURRENT SWITCH-FUSE COMBINATIONS
    IEC 60420:1990 High-voltage alternating current switch-fuse combinations
    CSA C22.2 No. 0.22 : 2011 : R2016 EVALUATION METHODS FOR ARC RESISTANCE RATINGS OF ENCLOSED ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT
    API 14F : 2008 : R2013 DESIGN, INSTALLATION, AND MAINTENANCE OF ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS FOR FIXED AND FLOATING OFFSHORE PETROLEUM FACILITIES FOR UNCLASSIFIED AND CLASS 1, DIVISION 1 AND DIVISION 2 LOCATIONS
    IEC 60204-11:2000 Safety of machinery - Electrical equipment of machines - Part 11: Requirements for HV equipment for voltages above 1 000 V a.c. or 1 500 V d.c. and not exceeding 36 kV
    I.S. EN 60204-11:2000 SAFETY OF MACHINERY - ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT OF MACHINES PART 11: REQUIREMENTS FOR HV EQUIPMENT FOR VOLTAGES ABOVE 1000 V A.C. OR 1500 V D.C. AND NOT EXCEEDING 36 KV
    IEC 61219:1993 Live working - Earthing or earthing and short-circuiting equipment using lances as a short-circuiting device - Lance earthing
    ENA TS 41-26 : ISSUE 1 AMD 4 1999 DISTRIBUTION SWITCHGEAR FOR SERVICE UP TO 36 KV (CABLE CONNECTED)
    BS 7698-4(1993) : 1993 RECIPROCATING INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE DRIVEN ALTERNATING CURRENT GENERATING SETS - SPECIFICATION FOR CONTROLGEAR AND SWITCHGEAR
    I.S. EN 50123-3:2003 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - D.C. SWITCHGEAR - PART 3: INDOOR D.C. DISCONNECTORS, SWITCH-DISCONNECTORS AND EARTHING SWITCHES
    BS 7698-1(1993) : 1993 RECIPROCATING INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE DRIVEN ALTERNATING CURRENT GENERATING SETS - SPECIFICATION FOR APPLICATION, RATINGS AND PERFORMANCE
    NFC 33 051 : 96 AMD 1 1998 XP INSULATED CABLES AND THEIR ACCESSORIES FOR POWER SYSTEMS - SCREENED SEPARABLE CONNECTORS AND ASSOCIATED DEVICES FOR RATED VOLTAGES FROM 6/10 (12) KV UP TO 18/30 (36) KV
    CSA C22.2 No. 0.22 : 2011 EVALUATION METHODS FOR ARC RESISTANCE RATINGS OF ENCLOSED ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT
    DIN ISO 8528-4:1997-11 RECIPROCATING INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE DRIVEN ALTERNATING CURRENT GENERATING SETS - PART 4: CONTROL AND SWITCHGEAR
    GOST R ISO 8528-4 : 2005 RECIPROCATING INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE DRIVEN ALTERNATING CURRENT GENERATING SETS - PART 4: CONTROLGEAR AND SWITCHGEAR
    UNI CEI EN 45510-2-7 : 2011 GUIDE FOR PROCUREMENT OF POWER STATION EQUIPMENT - PART 2-7: ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT - SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR
    IEC PAS 62271-109:2002 High-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 109: Alternating-current series capacitor by-pass switches
    I.S. EN 50123-2:2003 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - D.C. SWITCHGEAR - D.C. CIRCUIT BREAKERS
    API 14F:2008 DESIGN, INSTALLATION, AND MAINTENANCE OF ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS FOR FIXED AND FLOATING OFFSHORE PETROLEUM FACILITIES FOR UNCLASSIFIED AND CLASS 1, DIVISION 1 AND DIVISION 2 LOCATIONS
    I.S. EN 50123-7-3:2003 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - D.C. SWITCHGEAR - PART 7-3: MEASUREMENT, CONTROL AND PROTECTION DEVICES FOR SPECIFIC USE IN D.C. TRACTION SYSTEMS - ISOLATING VOLTAGE TRANSDUCERS AND OTHER VOLTAGE MEASURING DEVICES
    BS EN 61330 : 1996 HIGH-VOLTAGE/LOW-VOLTAGE PREFABRICATED SUBSTATIONS
    IEC 61330:1995 High-voltage/low voltage prefabricated substations
    EN 45510-2-7 : 2002 GUIDE FOR PROCUREMENT OF POWER STATION EQUIPMENT - PART 2-7: ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT - SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR
    EN 50123-7-3:2003 Railway applications - Fixed installations - D.C. switchgear - Part 7-3: Measurement, control and protection devices for specific use in d.c. traction systems - Isolating voltage transducers and other voltage measuring devices
    BS EN 60470 : 2001 HIGH-VOLTAGE ALTERNATING CURRENT CONTACTORS AND CONTACTOR-BASED MOTOR STARTERS
    BS EN 50123-7-3:2003 Railway applications. Fixed installations. d.c. switchgear. Measurement, control and protection devices for specific use in d.c. traction systems Isolating voltage transducers and other voltage measuring devices
    CEI EN 50187 : 1998 GAS-FILLED COMPARTMENTS FOR A.C. SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR FOR RATED VOLTAGES ABOVE 1 KV AND UP TO AND INCLUDING 52 KV
    03/100521 DC : DRAFT MAR 2003 IEC 62271-107 ED.1.0 - HIGH-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR - PART 107: ALTERNATING CURRENT FUSED CIRCUIT-SWITCHERS FOR RATED VOLTAGES ABOVE 1 KV UP TO AND INCLUDING 52 KV
    I.S. EN 62271-102:2005 HIGH-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR - PART 102: ALTERNATING CURRENT DISCONNECTORS AND EARTHING SWITCHES (IEC 62271-102:2001 (EQV))
    CSA C22.3 No. 61936-1 : 2008 : R2015 POWER INSTALLATIONS EXCEEDING 1 KV A.C. - PART 1: COMMON RULES
    GOST R ISO 8528-1 : 2005 RECIPROCATING INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE DRIVEN ALTERNATING CURRENT GENERATING SETS - PART 1: APPLICATION, RATINGS AND PERFORMANCE
    API 14F REDLINE : 2008 DESIGN, INSTALLATION, AND MAINTENANCE OF ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS FOR FIXED AND FLOATING OFFSHORE PETROLEUM FACILITIES FOR UNCLASSIFIED AND CLASS 1, DIVISION 1 AND DIVISION 2 LOCATIONS
    02/714212 DC : DRAFT DEC 2002 IEC 62271-202 ED.1 - HIGH VOLTAGE/LOW VOLTAGE PREFABRICATED SUBSTATIONS
    EN 60470:2000/corrigendum Jun. 2000 HIGH-VOLTAGE ALTERNATING CURRENT CONTACTORS AND CONTACTOR-BASED MOTOR STARTERS
    EN 61958 : 2001 HIGH-VOLTAGE PREFABRICATED SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR ASSEMBLIES - VOLTAGE PRESENCE INDICATING SYSTEMS
    EN 50123-1:2003 Railway applications - Fixed installations - D.C. switchgear - Part 1: General
    EN 61330:1996 HIGH-VOLTAGE/LOW-VOLTAGE PREFABRICATED SUBSTATIONS
    EN 50123-7-1:2003 Railway applications - Fixed installations - D.C. switchgear - Part 7-1: Measurement, control and protection devices for specific use in d.c. traction systems - Application guide
    EN 50123-4:2003/A1:2013 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - D.C. SWITCHGEAR - PART 4: OUTDOOR D.C. DISCONNECTORS, SWITCH-DISCONNECTORS AND EARTHING SWITCHES
    EN 50123-2:2003 Railway applications - Fixed installations - D.C. switchgear - Part 2: D.C. circuit breakers
    EN 50123-3:2003/A1:2013 RAILWAY APPLICATIONS - FIXED INSTALLATIONS - D.C. SWITCHGEAR - PART 3: INDOOR D.C. DISCONNECTORS, SWITCH-DISCONNECTORS AND EARTHING SWITCHES
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