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  • BS EN 60168 : 1995

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    TESTS ON INDOOR AND OUTDOOR POST INSULATORS OF CERAMIC MATERIAL OR GLASS FOR SYSTEMS WITH NOMINAL VOLTAGES GREATER THAN 1 KV

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1995

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Foreword
    Introduction
    Section 1. General
    1.1 Scope and object
    1.2 Normative references
    1.3 Definitions
    Section 2. Insulators
    2.1 Insulator designs and insulating materials
    2.2 Values which characterize a post insulator
    2.3 Identification of insulators
    Section 3. Classification of the tests, sampling
               rules and procedures
    3.1 Classification of the tests
    3.2 Quality assurance
    3.3 General requirements for type tests
    3.4 General requirements for sample tests
    Section 4. Test procedures for electrical tests
    4.1 General requirements for high-voltage tests
    4.2 Standard atmospheric conditions and correction
         factors for electrical tests
    4.3 Artificial rain parameters for wet tests
    4.4 Mounting arrangements for electrical tests
    4.5 Dry lightning-impulse withstand voltage test-Type test
    4.6 Dry or wet switching-impulse withstand voltage tests
         - Type test
    4.7 Dry power-frequency withstand voltage test - Type test
         (applicable only to post insulators for indoor use)
    4.8 Wet power-frequency withstand voltage test - Type test
         (applicable only to post insulators for outdoor use)
    4.9 Puncture test - Sample test
    4.10 Routine electrical test
    Section 5. Test procedures for mechanical and other tests
    5.1 Verification of the dimensions - Type and sample test
    5.2 Mechanical failing load test - Type and sample test
    5.3 Test for deflection under load - Special type test
    5.4 Temperature cycle test - Sample test
    5.5 Routine thermal shock test (applicable only to
         toughened glass insulating parts)
    5.6 Porosity test - Sample test (applicable only to
         ceramic post insulators)
    5.7 Galvanizing test - Sample test
    5.8 Routine visual inspection
    5.9 Routine mechanical test
    Section 6. Tests applicable to post insulators
    6.1 Type tests
    6.2 Sample tests
    6.3 Routine tests
    6.4 Summary of tests on post insulators
    Annex A (informative) Methods of testing for tolerances
            of parallelism, eccentricity, angular deviation,
            camber and shed angle of post insulators
    Annex B (informative) Methods of routine testing of
            unassembled insulator units
    Annex C (informative) Bibliography
    Annex ZA (normative) Other international publications
             quoted in this standard with the references of
             the relevant European publications

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    Applies to post insulators and post insulator units of ceramic material or glass, for indoor and outdoor use in electrical installations or equipment, operating on alternating current with a nominal voltage greater than 1000 V and a frequency not more than 100 Hz.

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    Committee PEL/36
    Development Note Also numbered as IEC 60168:1994. Supersedes BS 3297-1(1982) & 92/29485 DC. (09/2005)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    HD 540.3 : 200S1 INSULATION COORDINATION - PHASE TO PHASE INSULATION COORDINATION - PRINCIPLES, RULES AND APPLICATION GUIDE
    IEC 60050-471:2007 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 471: Insulators
    ISO 1463:2003 Metallic and oxide coatings Measurement of coating thickness Microscopical method
    ISO 1461:2009 Hot dip galvanized coatings on fabricated iron and steel articles — Specifications and test methods
    HD 540.2 : 200S1 INSULATION COORDINATION - APPLICATION GUIDE
    HD 588.1 : S1 AMD 1 HIGH VOLTAGE TEST TECHNIQUES - GENERAL DEFINITIONS AND TEST REQUIREMENTS
    HD 578 : 200S1 CHARACTERISTICS OF INDOOR AND OUTDOOR POST INSULATORS FOR SYSTEMS WITH NOMINAL VOLTAGES GREATER THAN 1000 V
    ISO 1459:1973 Metallic coatings — Protection against corrosion by hot dip galvanizing — Guiding principles
    IEC 60273:1990 Characteristic of indoor and outdoor post insulators for systems with nominal voltages greater than 1000 V
    ISO 2178:2016 Non-magnetic coatings on magnetic substrates Measurement of coating thickness Magnetic method
    IEC 60071-3:1982 Insulation co-ordination - Part 3: Phase-to-phase insulation co-ordination - Principles, rules and application guide
    IEC 60071-2:1996 Insulation co-ordination - Part 2: Application guide
    ISO 1460:1992 Metallic coatings Hot dip galvanized coatings on ferrous materials Gravimetric determination of the mass per unit area
    IEC 60060-1:2010 High-voltage test techniques - Part 1: General definitions and test requirements
    IEC 60071-1:2006+AMD1:2010 CSV Insulation co-ordination - Part 1: Definitions, principles and rules
    ISO 2064:1996 Metallic and other inorganic coatings Definitions and conventions concerning the measurement of thickness
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