• IEC 61921 : 2.0

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    POWER CAPACITORS - LOW-VOLTAGE POWER FACTOR CORRECTION BANKS

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    Language(s):  English - French

    Published date:  20-06-2017

    Publisher:  International Electrotechnical Committee

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    FOREWORD
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Marking of a capacitor bank
    5 Service conditions
    6 Guide for design, installation, operation and safety
    7 Design verification
    8 Routine verification
    Annex A (normative) - Minimum and maximum
            cross-sections of copper conductors suitable
            for connections
    Annex B (informative) - Formulae for capacitors
            and installations
    Annex C (informative) - Definition of similar designs
            for capacitor bank
    Annex D (informative) - Methods for connecting
            additional capacitors for performing
            temperature rise test
    Bibliography

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Pertains to low-voltage AC shunt capacitor banks intended to be used for power factor correction purposes, possibly equipped with a built-in switchgear and controlgear apparatus capable of connecting to or disconnecting from the mains part(s) of the bank with the aim to correct its power factor.

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    Committee TC 33
    Development Note Stability Date: 2020. (06/2017)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher International Electrotechnical Committee
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    16/30301661 DC : 0 BS EN 61439-1 ED3.0 - LOW-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR ASSEMBLIES - PART 1: GENERAL RULES

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

    IEC 60931-2:1995 SHUNT POWER CAPACITORS OF THE NON-SELF-HEALING TYPE FOR A.C. SYSTEMS HAVING A RATED VOLTAGE UP TO AND INCLUDING 1000 V - AGEING TEST AND DESTRUCTION TEST
    IEC TR 61000-4-1:2016 Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) - Part 4-1: Testing and measurement techniques - Overview of IEC 61000-4 series
    IEC 60831-2:2014 SHUNT POWER CAPACITORS OF THE SELF-HEALING TYPE FOR A.C. SYSTEMS HAVING A RATED VOLTAGE UP TO AND INCLUDING 1000 V - PART 2: AGEING TEST, SELF-HEALING TEST AND DESTRUCTION TEST
    IEC 61642:1997 Industrial a.c. networks affected by harmonics - Application of filters and shunt capacitors
    IEC 61000-2-2:2002+AMD1:2017 CSV Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) - Part 2-2: Environment - Compatibility levels for low-frequency conducted disturbances and signalling in public low-voltage power supply systems
    IEC 60831-1:2014 RLV Shunt power capacitors of the self-healing type for a.c. systems having a rated voltage up to and including 1 000 V - Part 1: General - Performance, testing and rating - Safety requirements - Guide for installation and operation
    IEC 60931-3:1996 SHUNT POWER CAPACITORS OF THE NON-SELF-HEALING TYPE FOR A.C. SYSTEMS HAVING A RATED VOLTAGE UP TO AND INCLUDING 1000 V - INTERNAL FUSES
    IEC 60050-436:1990 INTERNATIONAL ELECTROTECHNICAL VOCABULARY - POWER CAPACITORS
    IEC 61439-1:2011 Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies - Part 1: General rules
    IEC 60060-1:2010 High-voltage test techniques - Part 1: General definitions and test requirements
    IEC 61439-2:2011 LOW-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR ASSEMBLIES - PART 2: POWER SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR ASSEMBLIES
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