• IEEE DRAFT C37.63 : D5 95

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    Superseded date:  15-09-1997


    Published date:  12-01-2013

    Publisher:  Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers

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    1. Scope
    2. References
    3. Service Conditions
     3.1 Usual Service Conditions
     3.2 Other Conditions that may affect Design and
    4. Definitions
    5. Rating
     5.1 Rating Information
     5.2 Rated maximum Voltage
     5.3 Rated Frequency
     5.4 Rated Continuous Current
          5.4.1 Conditions of Continuous Current Rating
          5.4.2 Limits of Observable Temperature Rise
        Classification of Insulating
     5.5 Rated Minimum Actuating Current
     5.6 Rated Symmetrical Interrupting (Load current
          switching) Current (Manual operation only)
     5.7 Rated Marking Current
     5.8 Rated Momentary Current
     5.9 Rated 1 s Current
     5.10 Rated 10 s Current
     5.11 Rated Dielectric Withstand Voltage
     5.12 Overload Rating
     5.13 Rated control voltage and Ranges
     5.14 Rated Cable Charging Interrupting Current (where
    6. Design Tests
     6.1 General
          6.1.1 Condition of Device to be Tested
          6.1.2 Mounting of Device
          6.1.3 Grounding Device
          6.1.4 Frequency
          6.1.5 Control Voltage
     6.2 Insulation (Dielectric tests)
          6.2.1 Withstand Test Voltage
          6.2.2 Electrical Connections
          6.2.3 Points of Application of Test Voltage
          6.2.4 Temperature
          6.2.5 Dielectric Test Procedures and Voltage
     6.3 Interrupting Tests
          6.3.1 Load Current Interrupting Tables
        Test Conditions
        Test Procedure
          6.3.2 Cable Charging Current Interrupting Test
        Test Conditions
        Test Procedure
          6.3.3 Transformer Magnetizing Current Interruption
        Test Conditions
        Test Procedure
     6.4 Standard Operating Duty Tests
          6.4.1 Operating Duty Tests for Load Interrupting
          6.4.2 Operating Duty Tests for Nonload
                 Interrupting Sectionalizers
          6.4.3 Operating Performance
          6.4.4 Condition After Standard Operating Duty
          6.4.5 Interpretation of Standard Operating Duty
     6.5 Making and Momentary Current tests
     6.6 Minimum Actuating Current Tests
          6.6.1 Test Circuit
          6.6.2 Test Procedure
     6.7 Partial Discharge Tests
     6.8 Radio Influence Voltage (RIV) Tests
          6.8.1 Test Voltages and Limits
          6.8.2 Test Conditions
        Proximity of Other Apparatus
        Oil-Filled Sectionalizers
        Electrical Connections
        Ambient Radio Noise
        Atmospheric Conditions
          6.8.3 Test Equipment and Procedure
        Tests on Multipole Devices
        Tests on Assembled Apparatus
     6.9 Short-Time Current Tests
          6.9.1 Determination of 1 s and 10 s Currents
          6.9.2 Condition After Test
     6.10 Surge Current Test-Series Coil Sectionalizers
          6.10.1 Test Conditions
          6.10.2 Test Procedure
          6.10.3 Condition After Test
     6.11 Temperature Rise Test
          6.11.1 Test Conditions
          6.11.2 Electrical Conditions
          6.11.3 Test Procedure
        Method of Temperature Determination
        Value of Ambient Temperature During
        Determination of the Ambient
        Placing of Thermocouples
        Use of Oil Cup
     6.12 Mechanical Operation Test
          6.12.1 Mechanical Duty test
          6.12.2 Cold Temperature Test
     6.13 Control Elements Surge Withstand Capability Tests
          6.13.1 Oscillatory Surge Tests
        Test Procedure
          6.13.2 Simulated Surge Arrester Operation Test
        Test Procedure
          6.13.3 Condition of Control During and after Test
    7. Production Tests
     7.1 Counting and Overcurrent Trip Calibration
     7.2 Control, Secondary Wiring, and Accessory Devices
          Check Tests
     7.3 Dielectric Withstand Test-1 min Dry Power
     7.4 Mechanical Operation Tests
     7.5 Leak Test
    8. Construction Requirements
     8.1 Tank Construction
     8.2 Grounding Provisions
     8.3 Insulating Medium Quantity Indicators (Submersible
     8.4 Oil Sampling Provisions (Submersible
     8.5 Manual Operating Provision
          8.5.1 Submersible or Dry-Vault Sectionalizer
          8.5.2 Pad-Mounted Sectionalizers
     8.6 Position Indicator
     8.7 Nameplate Markings
     8.8 Stored Energy Mechanism Charge Indicator
     8.9 Separate Mounting of Control Apparatus
     8.10 Counters
     8.11 Conductor Terminal Sizes
     8.12 Vacuum Interrupters
    9. Application Considerations
     9.1 Unusual Service Conditions
     9.2 Safety Provisions
    Fig 1 Load Current Switching Interrupting Circuits (a)
          Three-Phase Circuit (b) Single-Phase Test Circuit
    Fig 2 Cable Charging Current Interrupting Test Circuit
    Fig 3 Magnetizing Current Test Circuits (a) Test Circuit
          Wye Connected (b) Test Circuit-Delta Connected
    Fig 4 Surge Withstand Test Circuits-Control (a) Control
          Element with Sectionalizer (b) Control with
    Table 1 Preferred Ratings & Performance Characteristics
             of Automatic Line Sectionalizers
    Table 2 Preferred Ratings of Automatic Line
    Table 3A Temperature Limits for Insulating Materials as
             used in Automatic Line sectionalizers
    Table 3B Temperature Limits for Contacts, Conducting
             Joints, or Bushing Terminals when clean and
             bright as used in Automatic Line
    Table 4 Rated Control Voltages and Ranges for
    Table 5 Preferred Cable Charging Interrupting Current
    Table 6 Test Voltages and Limits of Conducted Radio
             Influence Voltage
    Table 7 Size of Bare Copper Leads
    Table 8 Size of Aluminium Cable Leads
    Table 9 Altitude Correction Factors

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    Applies to all overhead, pad mounted, dry-vault, and submersible single or multi-pole alternating current automatic line sectionalizers for rated maximum voltages above 1000 V ac.

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    Document Type Draft
    Publisher Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By

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