• IEEE C37.04-1999

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    IEEE Standard Rating Structure for AC High-Voltage Circuit Breakers

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    Superseded date:  03-06-2019

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    Published date:  30-12-1999

    Publisher:  Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers

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    1 Scope
    2 References
    3 Definitions
    4 Service conditions
    5 Ratings
       5.1 Rated maximum voltage
       5.2 Rated power frequency
       5.3 Rated continuous current
       5.4 Rated dielectric withstand capability
       5.5 Rated standard operating duty (standard duty
            cycle)
       5.6 Rated interrupting time
       5.7 Contact parting time
       5.8 Rated short-circuit current and related
            required capabilities
            5.8.1 Rated short-circuit current - No major
                   changes
            5.8.2 Related required capabilities
       5.9 Rated transient recovery voltage (TRV)
       5.10 Rated operating endurance capabilities
       5.11 Rated capacitance current switching
       5.12 Out-of-phase switching current capability
       5.13 Shunt reactor current switching capability
       5.14 Line closing switching surge factor
       5.15 Rated control voltage
       5.16 Rated operating pressure for insulation and/or
            interruption (Pre)
       5.17 Rated operating pressure for mechanical
            operation (Prm)
    6 Construction
       6.1 Outdoor apparatus bushings
       6.2 Creepage distance
       6.3 Mechanical loading
       6.4 Pressurized components
       6.5 Pressurized systems
       6.6 Gas and vacuum tightness
       6.7 Functional components
       6.8 Stored energy requirements for operating
            mechanisms
       6.9 Operating mechanism requirements
       6.10 Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC)
       6.11 Requirements for simultaneity of poles
    7 Nameplate markings

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    Covers all outdoor and in-door types of ac high-voltage circuit breakers rated above 1000V on symmetrical current basis.

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    Committee Switchgear
    Development Note Amendment 1 is available separately, see IEEE C37.04A. (09/2003) Amendment 2 is available separately, see IEEE C37.04B. (04/2009) NEW CHILD ERR 1 IS NOW ADDED
    Document Type Standard
    Product Note NEW CHILD COR 1 IS NOW ADDED NEW CHILD ERR 1 IS NOW ADDED
    Publisher Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
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