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IEEE C37.20.2-2015

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IEEE Standard for Metal-Clad Switchgear

Available format(s)

PDF

Superseded date

13-01-2023

Language(s)

English

Published date

22-09-2015

1 Overview
2 Normative references
3 Definitions
4 Service conditions
5 Ratings
6 Tests
7 Construction
8 Application guide for MC switchgear
9 Guide for handling, storage, and installation
Annex A (informative) - Bibliography
Annex B (normative) - Guide for enclosure categories
        and related requirements
Annex C (informative) - Partial discharge testing
Annex D (normative) - Voltage dividers

This standard covers metal-clad switchgear containing, but not limited to, such devices as power circuit breakers, other interrupting devices, switches, control, instrumentation and metering, and protective and regulating equipment.

Committee
Switchgear
DevelopmentNote
Supersedes IEEE DRAFT C37.20.2 (04/2001)
DocumentType
Standard
ISBN
978-0-7381-9943-6
Pages
171
PublisherName
Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers
Status
Superseded
SupersededBy
Supersedes

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