• IEEE C37.20.3-2013 REDLINE

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    IEEE Standard for Metal-Enclosed Interrupter Switchgear (1 kV-38 kV)

    Available format(s):  PDF

    Superseded date:  27-09-2023

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  31-01-2014

    Publisher:  Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers

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    1 Overview
    2 Normative references
    3 Definitions
    4 Normal (usual) and special (unusual)
      service conditions
    5 Ratings
    6 Tests
    7 Construction
    8 Application guide for MEI switchgear
    9 Guide for handling, storage, and installation
    Annex A (normative) - Guide for enclosure categories
            and related requirements
    Annex B (normative) - Flame-resistance tests for
            applied insulation
    Annex C (informative) - Bibliography

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Gives the usual service conditions, definition of ratings, preferred ratings, design and production tests, construction requirements, an application guide, and a guide for handling, storage, and installation for MEI switchgear.

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    Committee Switchgear
    Development Note Supersedes IEEE DRAFT C37.20.3. (02/2005)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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    TM 5-811-1 : V19950228 ARMY TECHNICAL MANUAL - ELECTRICAL POWER SUPPLY AND DISTRIBUTION
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    ANSI C37.22:1997 AMERICAN NATIONAL STANDARD PREFERRED RATINGS AND RELATED REQUIRED CAPABLITIES FOR INDOOR AC MEDIUM VOLTAGE SWITCHES USED IN METAL-ENCLOSED SWITCHGEAR
    IEEE C37.20.7-2007 REDLINE IEEE Guide for Testing Metal-Enclosed Switchgear Rated Up to 38 kV for Internal Arcing Faults
    CSA C22.2 No. 0.22 : 2011 : INC : UPD 1 : 2012 EVALUATION METHODS FOR ARC RESISTANCE RATINGS OF ENCLOSED ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT
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    IEEE C37.81-1989 IEEE Guide for Seismic Qualification of Class 1E Metal-Enclosed Power Switchgear Assemblies
    NEMA SG 10 : 2013 GUIDE TO OSHA AND NFPA 70E SAFETY REQUIREMENTS WHEN SERVICING AND MAINTAINING MEDIUM-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR, CIRCUIT BREAKERS, AND MEDIUM-VOLTAGE CONTROLLERS RATED ABOVE 1000 V
    ANSI C37.57 : 1990 SWITCHGEAR - METAL-ENCLOSED INTERRUPTER SWITCHGEAR ASSEMBLIES - CONFORMANCE TESTING
    NEMA SG 3 : 1995 LOW-VOLTAGE POWER CIRCUIT BREAKERS
    ANSI C37.58 : 1990 INDOOR AC MEDIUM-VOLTAGE SWITCHES FOR USE IN METAL-ENCLOSED SWITCHGEAR - CONFORMANCE TEST PROCEDURES
    NEMA SG 5-1995 POWER SWITCHGEAR ASSEMBLIES
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    IEEE C37.34-1994 IEEE Standard Test Code for High-Voltage Air Switches
    IEEE DRAFT C37.20.4 : 2001 DRAFT STANDARD FOR INDOOR AC SWITCHES RATED ABOVE 1KV THROUGH 38KV FOR USE IN METAL-ENCLOSED SWITCHGEAR
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    CSA C22.2 No. 0.22 : 2011 : R2016 EVALUATION METHODS FOR ARC RESISTANCE RATINGS OF ENCLOSED ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT
    IEEE 3001.5-2013 IEEE Recommended Practice for the Application of Power Distribution Apparatus in Industrial and Commercial Power Systems
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    IEEE C37.121-2012 GUIDE FOR SWITCHGEAR - UNIT SUBSTATION - REQUIREMENTS
    IEEE DRAFT 693 : D9 2004 SEISMIC DESIGN OF SUBSTATIONS
    IEEE 242 : 2001 PROTECTION AND COORDINATION OF INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL POWER SYSTEMS
    IEEE 1147-2005 IEEE Guide for the Rehabilitation of Hydroelectric Power Plants
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    UL 1008A:2ED 2017-09 Transfer Switch Equipment, Over 1000 Volts
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    IEEE C37.82-1987 IEEE Standard for the Qualification of Switchgear Assemblies for Class 1E Applications in Nuclear Power Generating Stations
    IEEE 241 : 1990 ELECTRIC POWER SYSTEMS IN COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS
    BS ISO/IEC/IEEE 80005-1:2012 Utility connections in port High Voltage Shore Connection (HVSC) Systems. General requirements
    IEEE 1303-2011 IEEE Guide for Static Var Compensator Field Tests
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    IEEE C37.121-2012 REDLINE IEEE Guide for Switchgear - Unit Substation - Requirements
    IEEE 1247 : 2005 INTERRUPTER SWITCHES FOR ALTERNATING CURRENT, RATED ABOVE 1000 V
    IEEE C37.20.4-2013 REDLINE IEEE Standard for Indoor AC Switches (1 kV to 38 kV) for Use in Metal-Enclosed Switchgear
    IEEE C37.37-1996 IEEE Loading Guide for AC High-Voltage Air Switches (in Excess of 1000 V)
    IEEE C37.41-2008 REDLINE IEEE Standard Design Tests for High-Voltage (>1000 V) Fuses, Fuse and Disconnecting Cutouts, Distribution Enclosed Single-Pole Air Switches, Fuse Disconnecting Switches, and Fuse Links and Accessories Used with These Devices
    IEEE C37.21-2005 IEEE Standard for Control Switchboards
    IEEE C37.81-2017 IEEE Guide for Seismic Qualification of Class 1E Metal-Enclosed Power Switchgear Assemblies
    IEEE C37.121-2020 REDLINE IEEE Guide for Switchgear--Unit Substation--Requirements
    PIP ELSSG03 : 2016 DESIGN AND FABRICATION OF MEDIUM VOLTAGE METAL-ENCLOSED LOAD INTERRUPTER SWITCHGEAR
    IEEE C37.04-2018 IEEE Standard for Ratings and Requirements for AC High-Voltage Circuit Breakers with Rated Maximum Voltage Above 1000 V
    IEEE C37.09-2018 REDLINE IEEE Standard Test Procedures for AC High-Voltage Circuit Breakers with Rated Maximum Voltage Above 1000 V
    IEEE 3004.11-2019 IEEE Recommended Practice for Bus and Switchgear Protection in Industrial and Commercial Power Systems
    IEEE C37.82-2017 IEEE Standard for the Qualification of Switchgear Assemblies for Class 1E Applications in Nuclear Power Generating Stations
    IEEE C37.20.9-2019 IEEE Standard for Metal-Enclosed Switchgear Rated 1 kV to 52 kV Incorporating Gas Insulating Systems
    IEEE C37.24-2017 IEEE Guide for Evaluating the Effect of Solar Radiation on Outdoor Metal-Enclosed Switchgear
    IEEE C37.20.7-2017 IEEE Guide for Testing Switchgear Rated Up to 52 kV for Internal Arcing Faults

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    IEEE 241 : 1990 ELECTRIC POWER SYSTEMS IN COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS
    ANSI C37.57 : 1990 SWITCHGEAR - METAL-ENCLOSED INTERRUPTER SWITCHGEAR ASSEMBLIES - CONFORMANCE TESTING
    UL 50:13ED 2015-10 Enclosures for Electrical Equipment, Non-Environmental Considerations
    IEEE C37.100.1-2007 IEEE Standard of Common Requirements for High Voltage Power Switchgear Rated Above 1000 V
    ASTM G 21 : 2015 : REDLINE Standard Practice for Determining Resistance of Synthetic Polymeric Materials to Fungi
    NEMA WC 70 : 2009 POWER CABLES RATED 2000 VOLTS OR LESS FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF ELECTRICAL ENERGY
    IEEE 4-1995 IEEE Standard Techniques for High-Voltage Testing
    IEEE 142-2007 IEEE Recommended Practice for Grounding of Industrial and Commercial Power Systems
    IEEE 344-2013 IEEE Standard for Seismic Qualification of Equipment for Nuclear Power Generating Stations
    IEEE C37.2-2008 IEEE Standard Electrical Power System Device Function Numbers, Acronyms, and Contact Designations
    IEEE C37.48-2005 IEEE Guide for the Application, Operation, and Maintenance of High-Voltage Fuses, Distribution Enclosed Single-Pole Air Switches, Fuse Disconnecting Switches, and Accessories
    IEEE 4-2013 IEEE Standard for High-Voltage Testing Techniques
    ASTM D 2303 : 2013 Standard Test Methods for Liquid-Contaminant, Inclined-Plane Tracking and Erosion of Insulating Materials
    IEEE 242 : 2001 PROTECTION AND COORDINATION OF INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL POWER SYSTEMS
    IEEE C37.20.4-2013 REDLINE IEEE Standard for Indoor AC Switches (1 kV to 38 kV) for Use in Metal-Enclosed Switchgear
    IEEE C2-2017 NATIONAL ELECTRICAL SAFETY CODE (NESC)(R)
    IEEE 142 : 2007 GROUNDING OF INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL POWER SYSTEMS
    NFPA 70 : 2017 NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE
    IEEE C37.90.2:2004 WITHSTAND CAPABILITY OF RELAY SYSTEMS TO RADIATED ELECTROMAGNETIC INTERFERENCE FROM TRANSCEIVERS
    IEEE C37.09-1999 IEEE Standard Test Procedure for AC High-Voltage Circuit Breakers Rated on a Symmetrical Current Basis
    IEEE C37.90.1-2012 IEEE Standard for Surge Withstand Capability (SWC) Tests for Relays and Relay Systems Associated with Electric Power Apparatus
    IEEE C37.301-2009 IEEE Standard for High-Voltage Switchgear (Above 1000 V) Test Techniques--Partial Discharge Measurements
    IEEE C37.47-2011 IEEE Standard Specifications for High-Voltage (>1000 V) Distribution Class Current-Limiting Type Fuses and Fuse Disconnecting Switches
    IEC 62271-1:2017 High-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 1: Common specifications for alternating current switchgear and controlgear
    IEEE C37.24-2003 IEEE Guide for Evaluating the Effect of Solar Radiation on Outdoor Metal-Enclosed Switchgear
    UL 1332:5ED 2016-02 Standard for Organic Coatings for Steel Enclosures for Outdoor Use Electrical Equipment
    NEMA CC1 : 2009(R2015) ELECTRIC POWER CONNECTORS FOR SUBSTATIONS
    NEMA LI 1 : 1998(R2011) INDUSTRIAL LAMINATED THERMOSETTING PRODUCTS
    IEEE C57.13-2008 IEEE Standard Requirements for Instrument Transformers
    IEEE C37.04-1999 IEEE Standard Rating Structure for AC High-Voltage Circuit Breakers
    IEEE C37.06-2009 IEEE Standard for AC High-Voltage Circuit Breakers Rated on a Symmetrical Current Basis--Preferred Ratings and Related Required Capabilities for Voltages Above 1000 V
    IEEE 141 : 1993 IEEE Recommended Practice for Electric Power Distribution for Industrial Plants
    IEEE C37.100-1992 IEEE Standard Definitions for Power Switchgear
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