• NBN EN 61071 : 2007

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    Published date:  12-01-2013

    Publisher:  Belgian Standards

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    Table of Contents - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Service conditions
      4.1 Normal service conditions
      4.2 Unusual service conditions
    5 Quality requirements and tests
      5.1 Test requirements
      5.2 Classification of tests
      5.3 Capacitance and tan delta measurements (routine test)
      5.4 Measurement of the tangent of the loss angle (tan delta)
           of a capacitor (type test)
      5.5 Voltage test between terminals
      5.6 AC voltage test between terminals and case
      5.7 Test of internal discharge device
      5.8 Sealing test
      5.9 Surge discharge test
      5.10 Thermal stability test
      5.11 Self-healing test
      5.12 Resonance frequency measurement
      5.13 Environmental testing
      5.14 Mechanical testing
      5.15 Endurance test
      5.16 Destruction test
      5.17 Disconnecting test on internal fuses
    6 Overloads
      6.1 Maximum permissible voltages
    7 Safety requirements
      7.1 Discharge device
      7.2 Case connections
      7.3 Protection of the environment
      7.4 Other safety requirements
    8 Markings
      8.1 Marking of the units
    9 Guide to installation and operation
      9.1 General
      9.2 Choice of rated voltage
      9.3 Operating temperature
      9.4 Special service conditions
      9.5 Overvoltages
      9.6 Overcurrents
      9.7 Switching and protective devices
      9.8 Choice of creepage distance and clearance
      9.9 Connections
      9.10 Parallel connections of capacitors
      9.11 Series connections of capacitors
      9.12 Magnetic losses and eddy currents
      9.13 Guide for internal fuse and disconnector protection in
      9.14 Guide for unprotected capacitors
    Annex A (informative) - Waveforms
    Annex B (normative) - Operational limits of capacitors with
            sinusoidal voltages as a function of frequency and
            at maximum temperature (theta[max])
    Annex C (normative) - Resonance frequency measuring methods -
    Annex ZA (normative) - Normative references to international
             publications with their corresponding European

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Defines an extremely wide range of capacitor technologies for numerous applications, e.g. overvoltage protection, d.c. and a.c. filtering, switching circuits, d.c. energy storage, auxiliary inverters, etc. Applies to capacitors for power electronics applications.

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    Development Note Supersedes NBN EN 61071-1 and NBN EN 61071-2. (12/2007)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Belgian Standards
    Status Current
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